| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The zero tolerance mentality that many schools have incorporated is just so un-American. The mind-set is rigid, unyielding and is just utterly ridiculous ("Common sense in the classroom," Sept. 3).
Our school systems have lost their focus on priorities,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Herman L. "Dinky" Wockenfuss, a Northeast Baltimore candy maker whose family's much-sought-after confections have been tempting candy lovers and expanding waistlines for nearly a century, died Monday of heart failure at his Kingsville home. He was 92....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Armed with a machete and a handgun, two men robbed three 7-Eleven stores across Baltimore County in about an hour Thursday night before being arrested, police said.
A 7-Eleven in White Marsh on Philadelphia Road was the first target, where shortly before...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The United Nations has decried the Vatican for not being transparent about the sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests, bishops and cardinals over the past few decades ("UN panels urges Vatican to turn over sex abusers to authorities," Feb. 5). Moreover,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:15 AM
While it sounds encouraging on paper, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's plan to open youth curfew centers in Baltimore represents a misplaced priority ("Mayor proposes year-round curfew centers," Feb. 10). Once again, the onus is on Big Brother, not...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Mariner Finance will move its corporate headquarters to Baltimore County later this year, part of a broader planned expansion of the Baltimore-based consumer-loan company.
The recovering economy has boosted the growth of the company, founded in 2002...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Plans for redevelopment in downtown Towson have prompted area merchants to consider face-lifts of their own, spurring renewed interest in a Baltimore County program for commercial revitalization.
To keep up with projects that will bring new stores,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Who slipped the "flawed Ray Rice" pills to Sun sports writer Mike Preston ("The fall has come quickly for Rice," Feb. 17)?
Mr. Rice and his fiance were apparently involved in a situation at a casino where slaps were traded, but the couple left the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Marianna T. Earp, a retired music appreciation teacher, died of dementia Sunday at Maryland Masonic Home in Cockeysville. The Towson resident was 82.
Born Marianna T. Markowski in the Baltic section of Poland, she was the daughter of Walter and Michelina...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Several drivers passing beneath an Interstate 95 overpass near White Marsh got an unwelcome surprise Christmas Eve morning when construction debris fell from the highway, damaging their vehicles.
No one was injured in the incident, but four vehicles were...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I have been targeted because I shopped at Target and made credit card purchases ("Why hackers keep winning," Dec. 20). Sadly, this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
If this is a glimpse into our future, I want nothing to do with it. I...