| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Kevin Hernandez was 11 when he left his grandmother's home in El Salvador, traveling by bus and on foot — alone — to Maryland to meet his mother, whom he had not seen since he was 6.
Shortly after the boy waded through chest-high water to...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:25 AM
A pair of Francis Scott Key High School students — Cara Hunter and Jillian Luetje — participated last month in the annual Dance Gala at the Maryland Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance convention in Hunt Valley
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:14 PM
For the second time in six days, Baltimore's aging water system ruptured, affecting service to dozens of businesses and homes downtown and in Essex, including two hospitals, while snarling traffic and providing yet another unpleasant reminder of the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Shortly before 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sarah Weber walked out of Binkert's Meat Products in Essex and locked the door behind her — an early departure for the third-generation sausage and deli meats producer.
Just down the hill, traffic narrowed and was...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Local legislators offered hope tempered with an acknowledgment of the economy's continuing lethargy as they spoke during the annual legislative luncheon hosted by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
"Our economy is going to...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz this week joined forces with state and local health officials to promote flu shot season in the county, and was scheduled to get a flu shot himself during a Towson press conference on Oct. 9.
Dr. Gregory Wm....
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Michael Vincent Manieri, a Baltimore City firefighter and medic, died of heart disease Wednesday at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 40 and lived in Towson.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Parklawn Avenue, he attended Shrine of the Little Flower...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Baltimoreans like their beer, and so far it's been a good year.
My colleague Erik Maza, who keeps his eye on the local brew scene, has been the bearer of malty good news.
He has written about the Heavy Seas Alehouse, which opened earlier this year...
| May 7, 2012
| 2:21 PM
As the school year draws to a close, one group of Baltimore students isn't making plans for summer. They deflect discussions about courseloads for next year, and shy away from questions about which colleges they hope to attend. They don't talk about...
| May 5, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Alice Pinkham Davies, who helped thousands of clients with their business careers as the co-owner of a resume writing service, died of Alzheimer's disease Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 85 and lived in Towson.
Born Alice Arnold Pinkham in...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Slash (feat. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators) performed at Rams Head Live on Thursday night. Contributor Jay Trucker has this review:
The banner atop the stage during Thursday night’s tour-opening performance said it all. In size-72 font was the...