| Mar 26, 2013
| 10:09 AM
John Marra's full-time job is an assistant community lot projects coordinator at Civic Works. But his second job, although he works for free, is quartermaster of puppets for the Baltimore Rock Opera Society.
"We get paid in glory," said Marra, 28, who...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Vantis Life Insurance Co. reports that its new recurring premium was just more than $4 million in 2012, an 18 percent increase from the year before.
Vantis, based in Windsor, sells life insurance products through banks, credit unions and brokers across...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Last April, The New York Times reported on a startling spike in the deaths of horses running at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens. The investigation found widespread use of drugs to prop up horses that were worn out, broken down or otherwise unfit for...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'm interested in getting involved in property tax lien purchases in Queens, N.Y. It seems everyone I ask shies away from answering my questions. I'm hoping you can help.
If we bid at the tax auction, we get 18 percent from the owner, and the owner...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:30 PM
James Conlon is a born and bred New Yorker but sunny Los Angeles apparently agrees with him.
The 62-year-old conductor has renewed his contract with the Los Angeles Opera for five more years, and will remain music director at least through the end of the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:55 PM
During a packed town hall meeting at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Tuesday, campus police said as many as 30 people may have witnessed the death of student Edmond A. St. Clair over the weekend and asked students with information to come...
| Feb 21, 2013
Robert C. Richardson
Won Nobel Prize for physics in 1996
Robert C. Richardson, 75, a Cornell University professor who shared a Nobel Prize for a key discovery in experimental physics, died Tuesday in Ithaca, N.Y., from complications of a heart attack,...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Sitting in a living room in Queens, New York, I like so many others held my breath during the final seconds of Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers ("Staying power," Feb. 4).
I, too anxiously watched the final kick...
| Apr 7, 2013
SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| NASCAR || Sprint Cup STP Gas Booster 500 || 45, 512:30 ||
|| IndyCar || Honda Grand Prix of Alabama || NBCSN3 ||
|| MLB || Washington@Cincinnati || MASN1 ||
|| Yankees@Detroit || TBS1 ||
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Charles Sandlass, a retired computer instruments worker who competed in numerous wheelchair sports competitions, died Wednesday at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Family members said no cause of death has been determined. He was 74 and lived in...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:22 AM
A South Florida guy, LeBron James included, could learn a few things in San Antonio, says Jay Armstead, hoops fan and barbecue whiz.
Armstead is the owner and master of the parking-lot smoker at Texas Hold ’Em BBQ, which opened recently in a new...