| May 4, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Ray W. Kauffman, who owned and operated E.J. Codd machine shop in Southeast Baltimore, died of sarcoma complications April 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson. The lifelong Roland Park resident was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ray...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Nine workers were hospitalized Monday after the roof gave way on a building at the former steel mill in Sparrows Point, disrupting work on the lengthy dismantling of the Baltimore County industrial complex.
Four of those hurt suffered serious to...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:44 PM
At some point during my stint as a chili judge at this year's Spring on Fourth, What's on Third? festival in south Bethlehem, I was feeling particularly mellow, and I couldn't resist pulling my phone out and sending a Twitter message.
"I'm drinking beer...
| May 7, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Baltimore County officials released three 911 calls Wednesday from the collapse of a steel mill building during demolition at Sparrows Point this week.
Thirteen people were inside the former cold mill building when it collapsed Monday morning. A crew...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:19 PM
John W. Trageser Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who headed a contracting firm, died of cancer Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 88.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John W. Trageser Sr., who owned Trageser's Cozy Inn, and the former...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Patricia Warble's letter laying blame for the negative transformation of Dundalk to greed, neglect and opportunism truly misses the point of what ails Dundalk and its surrounding communities ("Dundalk needs more than a new marketing plan," June 12)....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:48 AM
I'll begin this edition of bloopers with a wildlife story.
According to a newspaper police item, authorities were looking for a man who tried to lure girls into his car.
"He is described as between the ages of 40 and 50 with a brownish-red bear...
| May 5, 2014
When you've written as many columns as I have over 25 years, you're bound to have some favorites. One of the nice things about having this blog is that I occasionally get to bring one of those columns back and......
| Jun 4, 2014
Confession time. When I first heard we would be selecting, contacting and then writing about athletes of the week every Monday during the school year, I wasn't thrilled. "It's not like we don't have enough to do," I thought. But when I attended the...
| May 22, 2014
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. THE MONKEES The chance for all four members of The Monkees to reunite passed with the 2012 death of Davy Jones, meaning the last full U.S. tour of the......
| May 16, 2014
The opening concert for this year’s season at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, scheduled at 7:30 p.m. today, May 16, has been canceled because of rain. The show by Easton-based indie-pop band Our Griffins will not be held, said Mark......