Abbey Victor Kovens, a Baltimore travel agent who during the 1970s encircled the world in record time this earning him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records, died Wednesday from complications of heart disease at his Owings Mills home. He was 67.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
On Aug. 2, 1926, the newly formed Law and Order League for Carroll County held a meeting in the community room on the third-floor of the Wantz building in downtown Westminster. In Carroll County, the debate over law and order, crime, bootlegging, illegal stills and alcohol was hotter than the weather.
Long known for spicing up American food, McCormick & Co. is taking its food flavorings abroad, with plans to peddle masala powder in the open-air markets of India and borscht seasoning in the stores of Eastern Europe.
Jay Hancock: Willard Hackerman and his partners aren't in this for charity. The case for doubling convention-center space in Baltimore is not inarguable. Even if the project makes sense and gets built, it raises new questions about downtown development and taxpayer investment.