| Sep 11, 2011
Andre Budd, a Polish immigrant and self-made businessman who established a Highlandtown machine shop, died Wednesday from complications after kidney surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The Sparks resident was 77.
The son of a factory worker and...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:58 AM
| Sep 7, 2011
The moment he saw her, Floyd Harris stretched his arms open and embraced the sister he never knew. He held her close for a few moments and rocked from side to side.
Gripping her cane, Emma Lee Harris Thomas hugged Harris back with one arm, a wide grin...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:32 PM
I looked out the upstairs window yesterday morning to see the long-haired, long-horned goat named Edward flash across my field of vision as fast as his 14-year-old legs would carry him.
Hot on his heels was the mini horse Doodlebug, who was apparently in...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 12:32 PM
As snow fell across New York harbor, Isabel Belarsky said she clutched her mother, Clara, aboard a passenger ship that puttered toward Ellis Island, and wondered what their new lives would bring.
The year was 1930. About a week earlier, the 10 year-old...
| Oct 28, 2011
You can now see the view from the State of Liberty’s torch courtesy of a new live stream ing web camera. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island has installed the camera in time to celebrate the 125th anniversary of lady Liberty.
You can see the find...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Cecil George Mateer, a retired machinist and Royal Navy veteran, died July 28 of pneumonia at Lorien of Bel Air. He was 90.
Born and raised in Belfast, Ireland, Mr. Mateer ran away to the sea when he was 13, and served onboard windjammers as a cabin boy....
| Sep 17, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva The Constitution is 221 years old today. First Lady Laura Bush, who turned 60 not long ago, spoke to the occasion today in the East Room of the White House. Joined by the director of the National......
| May 8, 2009
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the crown of the Statue of Liberty will reopen July 4.
Salazar made the announcement Friday morning from in the statue's crown on NBC's "Today."
The statue was closed to the public after 9/11 because of security...
| May 9, 2009
NEW YORK -- The Statue of Liberty's crown, with its exhilarating view of New York's skyscrapers, bridges and seaport, is reopening on Independence Day for the first time since terrorists leveled the World Trade Center just across the harbor.
| Mar 26, 2009
So there we were, chugging along a very typical but, as always, mildly entertaining episode of "America's Next Top Model" when the girl I had just picked as my favorite, Celia Ammerman, went ahead and, during judges' panel, potentially torpedoed her...