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  • Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist

    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist
    Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., a former managing editor of the Baltimore Afro-American who worked closely with Malcolm X in the early 1960s and once shared a house with a young Miles Davis, died April 3 at the Adelphi House assisted living facility in...
  • Cherry blossoms help MARC set weekend ridership record

    Cherry blossoms help MARC set weekend ridership record
    A total of 13,338 people rode MARC trains along the Penn Line this weekend, setting a record for the new service as many made their way to Washington for cherry blossom celebrations. That's more than triple the number — 4,085 — who rode...
  • Paper or plastic? [Commentary]

    Paper or plastic? [Commentary]
    Cash or credit? Cash: At the Hot Stove restaurant on Cape Cod, which I visit every summer vacation for one of their tasty burgers served on English muffins, patrons must pay their tab in cash or by check. A few years ago, the pub stopped taking credit...
  • Raymond E. Callegary, attorney

    Raymond E. Callegary, attorney
    Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
  • Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural

    Maryland native Duane Adler's first film as writer-director is multicultural
    With "Save the Last Dance" and the shot-in-Baltimore "Step Up," Duane Adler established himself as one of the go-to screenwriters for 21st-century dance movies. But apparently that wasn't enough. "Make Your Move," a multicultural dance drama with tons...
  • Outdoor party to celebrate spring is April 19 [Ellicott City]

    Enjoy the outdoors at Historic Ellicott City's annual Spring Celebration on Saturday, April 19, from noon to 7:30 p.m.  The festival includes free, live music from 22 bands, family activities such Earth Day-themed projects, food, shopping and craft beer...
  • Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland

    Foreclosure rates remained high in March in Maryland
    Even as the housing market recovers nationwide, echoes of the mortgage lending crisis continue to reverberate in Maryland, home to the nation's second-highest foreclosure rate last month. One in every 527 housing units in the state was touched by a...
  • Bel Air signs agreement with first sister city - Narva, Estonia

    Bel Air signs agreement with first sister city - Narva, Estonia
    Bel Air residents, say hello to your new sister city: Narva, Estonia. The "friendly exchange relationship" with Narva, a first for The Town of Bel Air, got underway Wednesday morning at Town Hall with a little high-tech help. Mayor Robert Reier and...
  • Washington's Arena Stage has diverse offerings, prominent stars

    Washington's Arena Stage has diverse offerings, prominent stars
    If great theater is your thing, Arena Stage is the place to be. The Southwest Washington, D.C., theater has been on a roll this season, with exceptional plays that covered a broad range of subjects, featuring well-known cast members. I've always felt...
  • Laurel man convicted in child sex assault

    Laurel man convicted in child sex assault
    Detectives with the Laurel Police Department worked more than four years in helping with a child sex assault case that led to a conviction and sentencing last month in federal court. Laurel Police said Enrique Menendez, of Laurel, was convicted of first...
  • Wearing lots of red apparel, fans support Terps women in Nashville

    Wearing lots of red apparel, fans support Terps women in Nashville
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It was easy to find Maryland fans inside Bridgestone Arena and on the streets outside. The arena is located in a downtown tourist area filled with restaurants and bars, many featuring live country music. The Terps wear four colors --...
  • 'The Americans' exhibit opens at spy museum in D.C.

    'The Americans' exhibit opens at spy museum in D.C.
    An exhibit on "The Americans," an FX series starring Keri Russell as a Soviet spy living in 1980s America, opened at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. From background on a band of real soviet agents discovered in the U.S....