| Aug 21, 2014
• Barbara, Newport News: I object to the picture you have on the Wednesday, Aug. 13, front page, under the headline "One swimmer dead, one missing in creek." I think it's very poor judgment of the paper to take a picture of this...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Shipyard and downtown workers will soon have a new option for their caffeine fix.
Dunkin’ Donuts will soon be brewing its coffee, and serving up its multitude of breakfast sandwiches and donuts at 3201 Washington Ave., Suite 101, in the 30,000-...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Long ago, Charles Taylor did the Wright thing for a pair of brothers and now aviation enthusiasts have done the right thing for the man who built the engine for the first powered aircraft.
Taylor, a mechanic who worked in the Dayton, Ohio, bicycle...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Robert V. Rood, a retired longshoreman and world champion powerlifter, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Pasadena home. He was 73.
Robert Vincent Rood was born in Berwick, Pa., and moved with his family to a home on East Hill Street in South Baltimore...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:08 PM
This was not the year for nonsense at the Capitol. Nevertheless, this session included a bill calling for a day to honor "the first powered flight" by Gustave Whitehead.
The debate over whether the German immigrant was first to fly a powered aircraft is...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:23 PM
A former south suburban man charged in the 2011 killing of a Steger woman hanged himself in his North Carolina jail cell Sunday, the second anniversary of the alleged murder.
Enrico Mascaro, 21, was charged with killing his friend, 18-year-old honor...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:31 AM
If you’d like to start the New Year by transforming your home’s interior look, you don’t have to empty your wallet.
“Rethinking how to use what you already have, perhaps incorporating just a few new pieces or elements, can...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum has been taking the Glenn L. Martin Company rocket age history on the road to Harford County. Thanks to support from the Dresher Foundation, the museum is offering its outreach STEM education program "From Sand...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
There are probably people at the Smithsonian Institution who wish they hadn't bothered to hire John Brown to help them research a television documentary.
Brown is a U.S.-educated Australian living in Germany, a project manager for an aircraft...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:10 PM
It started as the kind of delivery Pat Schoenberger, an Annapolis sea captain, had made many times: Pick up a client's motor sailboat, ferry it to Florida and return home in a few weeks' time.
A brilliant morning sky beckoned as Schoenberger and Jim...