| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
During Passover, the holiday that begins tonight, observant Jews avoid eating leavened bread and all other foods whose ingredients rise during preparation. That means doing without some of the modern diet's tastiest staples, from bagels and pizza to pasta...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Martha E. Roach, a retired seamstress and teacher's assistant who was a Sharp Leadenhall community activist, died of pneumonia Saturday at Howard County General Hospital. She was 90 and had lived in South Baltimore.
Born Martha Eleanor Tilghman in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It was the final day of a two-month trip to Europe. I was in London, and with all of my work behind me, I had the freedom to do whatever I wanted. So I decided to test my five free London audio tours in a citywide blitz spanning two neighborhoods, one...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:02 AM
After 20 years as a Mount Washingtonian, Linda Noll felt like she still didn't really know her community and its past as well as she would like.
Now, Noll is promoting her new book for Arcadia Publishing, "Around Mount Washington," part of Arcadia's...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Weather forecasting models are suggesting a snow-heavy system will track up the East Coast from the Carolinas late Wednesday through Thursday.
But forecasters aren't making specific accumulation predictions yet, other than to caution of the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A "nor'easter" storm has the potential to bring 6 inches of snow or more Thursday across Central Maryland, but accumulations will depend on the storm's unpredictable path, forecasters said.
The National Weather Service placed nearly all of Maryland...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
A few more inches of snow is forecast to fall Thursday afternoon and evening on top of the foot or more that accumulated overnight, already making it Baltimore's snowiest day since 2010.
Snow accumulation reports included 18 inches in Glyndon, 15 inches...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Dec 16, 2013
The Rev. John T. Carter, a retired Roman Catholic Navy chaplain who later pastored several churches in Western Maryland, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of respiratory failure. He was 71.
"Our Uncle Martin Hyland was...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:46 PM
The fatal shooting Monday morning of a 48-year-old man in Northwest Baltimore was the sixth killing in as many days, pushing the city's homicide count to its highest level in four years.
Police said the unidentified man was shot in the chest at about...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Pamela Becker, a graphics design production manager and artist, died of cancer Dec. 17 at her Owings Mills home. She was 64.
Born Pamela Joyce Brown in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Henry Brown, who owned a jewelry distributorship, and his wife,...