Louis Mortimer Sleater, a standout high school athlete who ended his seven-year major league pitching career with the Baltimore Orioles and was later a steel salesman, died of lung disease Monday at his Timonium home. He was 88.
Is Laurel at the center of the Major League Baseball universe? That may be a stretch, but then again it was also far-fetched at the beginning of the season that the Baltimore Orioles would have a winning record let alone make the playoffs for the first time since 1997.
In a letter to the editor of the Laurel Leader, a resident writes that a July 19 story about two state senators asking the PSC to fine Pepco and BGE $100, 000,000 contained considerable grandstanding by senators Jim Rosapepe and Brian Frosh, and misleading assertions.
It's Major League All Star Week so I thought I would take the opportunity to reminisce a little about the only All Star Game I have personally witnessed which occurred 50 years ago this week on July 10, 1962, at what was then known as D.C. Stadium in Washington.
Havre de Grace could roll out steadily increasing water and sewer rates for at least the next three years, if the city council passes the bill it introduced at its meeting Monday night to set rates in advance for up to three years.
Expect the Capitals, who trail the Lightning by five points in the Southeast Division, to be players before the NHL's trade deadline on Feb. 28. As it's currently constituted, this team doesn't appear to be capable of going on a deep playoff run (though nothing should be discounted as long as Alex Ovechkin is still in the scarlet and white).