| May 13, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Dr. Otis B. Michael, a retired physician and former chairman of the city's Commission on Aging, died of cancer May 2 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Pikesville and Inner Harbor resident was 82.
Born in Asheville, N.C., he was the son...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:45 AM
The check-out inquiry was "paper or plastic?" But it's no longer a choice. Merchants love plastic. It's easy to store and less expensive than paper. Multiple bags can handle heavier items. Thin plastic wraps around whatever is in the bag and around one'...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Take vodka, rum, whiskey, bourbon, peach schnapps, orange juice, pineapple juice, sour mix, orange-flavored liqueur, elderflower-flavored liqueur, shake, pour into a souvenir glass and garnish with an orange slice, cherry and mint sprig.
Then dump it on...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
I feel sorry for anyone who has to alienate others by overtly Christianizing prayer before Carroll Board of County Commissioners meetings ("Carroll commissioners resume opening with Christian prayer," May 14).
Are these people so fearful or dependent...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:45 PM
I couldn't believe my eyes when I read that immigrant children would be housed in the city ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children," June 9).
They should be housed in their own cities with their parents. Let's keep them safe and healthy...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:24 AM
A 58-year-old Baltimore County firefighter died Friday afternoon after he suffered a suspected heart attack during training, officials said.
Robert Fogle III, a 27-year veteran and career firefighter, was participating in exercises at the Sparrows...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Commentator Peter Morici thinks Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is out of touch with inflation and what ought to be done about it ("Yellen: It's later than you think May 27).
He himself, however, seems a bit out of touch with reality when he...
| May 24, 2014
| 5:12 PM
The Long Reach and Pikesville boys track and field teams won state titles on Saturday in the championship meet at Morgan State. The Manchester Valley girls also took home a team title, but all three teams took different paths to their crowns.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Patricia Jones of Catonsville was in search of the recipe for the crab imperial that was served at the Garrison Grill, a restaurant located near Walbrook Junction in West Baltimore during the 1950s.
No luck tracking down the owner or anyone else who...
| May 30, 2014
They're everywhere these days, the Russians. By "Russians" I mean Russian-Americans, about 3 million of whom reside in the United States. And by "everywhere," I mean locales as unexpected as Pikesville, Md., (where they're 19.3 percent of the population),...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:34 PM
Date: April 6
Her story: Chrissy Bielot, 35, grew up in Pikesville. She works as a payroll analyst for an information technology staffing firm in Hanover.
His story: Jeff Marshall, 36, calls Blackfoot, Idaho, his hometown, but says his family moved...