On Sunday, Rather will be at M&T Bank Stadium for the team's wild-card playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts. He hopes that it won't be the last time he cheers on Lewis, who announced Wednesday that he will retire after the team's playoff run ends.
A smoking ban went into effect at the start of 2012 for all properties owned or leased by the Harford County government, with one exception, the Circuit Courthouse on Bel Air's Main Street. There would still be a designated smoking area away from building entrances and at least 25 feet away from the building doors.
So the gray-and-white Jerusalem donkey this month becomes the 18th livestock resident of the new Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary and Eco Retreat in Ellicott City. Livestock is the specialty at this historic manor house with 10 acres that was recently turned into Howard County's only haven catering chiefly to farm animals.
Gertrude Brownstein, who worked eight decades in a grocery and department stores and later in a family-owned auction business, died of cancer Dec. 18 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 100 and lived in Owings Mills.
One of the owners of Sparrows Point broke its silence on the bidding process Thursday to say it didn't turn away any "qualified parties" interested in operating the steel mill, implying that the groups the local union said wanted to restart parts or all of the plant did not have the financial wherewithal to make the purchase.
Several hundred former Sparrows Point workers gathering Monday for details of their steel mill's demise heard from union leaders that at least two groups had wanted to restart the plant but weren't given the chance.
The effort to connect former Sparrows Point workers with training for new careers gained even more urgency last week as the final hopes of reopening the steel mill were dashed — and as the deadline to apply for the help or forever lose it fast approaches for hundreds.
An out-of-state steelmaker has bought the most valuable piece of the Sparrows Point plant to use as spare parts, likely signaling the death knell for hopes that the steel mill would be purchased by an operator and reopened.
A pioneering regional compact to fight climate change stands at a crossroads, as officials from Maryland and eight other Northeast states meet Tuesday in New York to weigh new limits on their power plants' carbon dioxide emissions.
Train lovers in Harford County who have grown used to stopping by the Forest Hill Station for all their model train needs might soon have to look elsewhere to buy their intricate track pieces or get a broken-down caboose examined.
The Orioles added their latest reclamation project Wednesday, agreeing to terms with first baseman Conor Jackson on a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training, executive vice president Dan Duquette announced.
Grotech Ventures will be the first venture capital firm to invest in Maryland startup companies using $12 million in state money as part of the InvestMaryland program, state economic development officials said Wednesday.
NASHVILLE -- Impacted first hand by colleagues being diagnosed by cancer, public relations officials from Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs announced Monday afternoon they have organized a unique auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer.
Below is a listing of local helping organizations seeking donations of either money or items, or both. In this season of giving and Thanksgiving, please share your blessings, by giving to those less fortunate.
"There's going to be blood," Wendy McCord warned her parents before they watched the bouts against Mobtown Mods, Speed Regime, Junkyard Dolls and Night Terrors on Oct. 13 at the DuBurns Arena in Canton. McCord, a Summit Park resident, is a member of the Charm City Roller Girls, Baltimore's only all-female flat track roller derby league.
Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in the novelist's Baltimore home, died of dementia complications Oct. 11 in Bolton Hill. He was 88.
The Harford Land Trust, a nonprofit organization that helps protect farms and forests and create community parks in Harford County, will hold its first Harvest Moon Dinner and Auction fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Bel Air Reckord Armory.