| Mar 20, 2012
N.C. State could surprise
The lowest seed I see reaching New Orleans is Marquette. But the Golden Eagles are the West's No. 3 and the Big East regular-season runner-up, hardly what you'd consider a interloper. So...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:30 PM
A man robbed a Belcamp gas station at knifepoint early Saturday morning, Maryland State Police said.
The suspect entered Sunoco gas station, at 1319 Riverside Parkway, at about 1:19 a.m., walked behind the counter, displayed a kitchen knife and stole...
| May 5, 2012
100 Years Ago
In the Howard County courthouse column:
"After the completion of the criminal docket, the civil docket was taken up and the first case on it was the one of Curtis vs. Thompson. This grew out of a dispute over a...
| Jul 4, 2012
Robert M. Wright, a retired attorney who earned the respect of his peers during his many years in the practice of construction law, died of complications of pulmonary and neurosurgery June 23 at his St. Margaret's home. He was 73.
Born in Natick, Mass.,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Sixty years ago this week, the world's attention was riveted on one man's dream as the liner United States, designed by William Francis Gibbs, steamed eastward across the Atlantic on its maiden voyage.
Known as "The Big U," the liner sailed from New...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital.
The former Cockeysville...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:57 PM
In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Sea level around the Chesapeake Bay is rising. Larger-than-ever storm surges are a certainty. Land is sinking further. The time has come to plan an orderly human retreat from more development along the watershed's low-lying edges.
The science that...
| Mar 4, 2012
I was attending a pancake supper at St. Francis Catholic Church in Fulton on Fat Tuesday when I was approached by another parishioner who I didn't recognize.
Shay Fourney had seen my U.S. Air Force ball cap sitting on the table and she was curious if I...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:01 PM
One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history.
The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
| Mar 7, 2012
Watch for upsets
Todd M. Adams
Three teams are better than everyone else — Kentucky, Syracuse and North Carolina. But they all could get upset.
First is Syracuse, just because of the strength of the Big East. Marquette is a...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Rosie L. Stanfield, a registered nurse who later became the first African-American director of nursing at Spring Grove Hospital Center, died Saturday of ovarian cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The longtime Randallstown resident was 66.