| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Q: Friends from North Carolina recently attended their daughter's wedding in our area, and soon after returning from the joyous event, they received a speeding ticket in the mail. It's an electronic ticket for going 68 in a 55 mile zone in Maryland on...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:37 AM
As many Marylanders are busy preparing for the holidays, the state's politicians are scurrying to raise money for an election next summer.
The political calendar is chock full of breakfasts, luncheons and evening receptions geared toward gathering as...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill this week joined a list of 49 other hospitals in the United States to be honored for superior clinical outcomes while keeping an eye on costs. Truven Health Analytics, a health information and services...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The controversy over exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay has become an issue in the race for Maryland's State House, at least among the Democratic candidates for governor.
Saying the environmental costs are too high, Montgomery County...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:12 AM
With public approval ratings for most political figures suffering these days — Congress is hovering around 9 percent, an all-time low — and unemployment still relatively high, it's probably not the best time for elected officials of any kind...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 12:14 PM
It became apparent this past week where Gov. Tom Corbett will aim his biggest political cannons in what has become his desperate bid to get re-elected.
The main salvos target U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democrat from Montgomery County who is seen as...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:53 PM
The Bethlehem man was seething over last Sunday's discussion of two gubernatorial candidates, incumbent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and a top challenger, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, a Democrat from Montgomery County.
On previous occasions, I had...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Janet Hirsch says she has always been an adventurous eater, willing to try new things.
But the Catonsville resident never ate pork ribs, Delmonico steaks or even turnips -- until last year.
That’s when Hirsch joined Friends & Farms, a Columbia-...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Once upon a time in the Dark Ages, in the deep, dark, dank depths of The Fort, which is what inmates called Graterford state prison in Montgomery County, there resided an ogre known as Stanley Hoss.
At that time, Hoss, who came from Tarentum in the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig wants to roll back state environmental laws that protect the Chesapeake Bay. He says it's not clear in his mind that these laws have been effective.
The facts are indisputable: our efforts to decrease...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:55 PM
There are two certainties Pennsylvanians should keep in mind as the sensational story of motorcycle group violence in New York City continues to unfold.
Could such an episode happen here?
I cannot say what was in the minds of those bikers as they...