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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | December 26, 2013
Two men were robbed on Christmas Day in Anne Arundel County, and police have arrested a suspect in one of the incidents. A 58-year-old man returning to his home early Wednesday in the 1600 block of Bluestone Court in Hanover told police that two men approached him as he was getting out of his vehicle. One of the men brandished a handgun and demanded money. The victim complied and the two men ran off into an older model black sedan. Police responded to the area at about 12:18 a.m. but couldn't find the suspects.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 30, 2013
Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County over the past week. The first was shot with a rifle at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day while feeding on a deer carcass in a field that adjoins Georgia Avenue and Bordley Road in Brookville, according to a police news release. Then, on Saturday morning, another eagle was found wounded by a bird shot near a residence on Deakins Lane in Darnestown, the release said. The bird later died of its injuries.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | December 19, 2012
Here's what we know right now about Christmas Day. With the exception of Joey Chiu's in Lutherville, most of the restaurants that were open last year are again. Note that Bistro 300 at the Hyatt is currently operating on the hotel's second floor while its dining rooms are being renovated. Eichenkranz (611 Fagley St., 410-563-7577) will be open again on Christmas Day, from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. The German restaurant in Brewers Hill serves what may be the currently longest-running Christmas dinner in the Baltimore area.
NEWS
December 27, 2013
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Highridge Street, 5400 block, between 2 and 6:10 p.m. Dec. 25. Attempt to break into residence failed. Bero Road, 3000 block,   10:50 a.m. Dec. 23. Resident confronted two young men attempting to break into his residence.
NEWS
December 24, 1998
This schedule will be in effect in the Baltimore area tomorrowfor the Christmas Day holiday:Anne Arundel CountyCounty offices, closedCourts, closedLibraries, closedPublic schools closed, reopen Jan. 4Trash removal, no pickupAnnapolisCity offices, closedCourts, closedPublic schools closed, reopen Jan. 4Trash removal, no pickupBaltimoreCity offices, closedCourts, closedLibraries, closedParking meters, freePublic schools closed, reopen Jan. 4Trash removal, no...
ENTERTAINMENT
Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | December 20, 2013
We have added a few options to our round-up of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining options . Regi's in Federal Hill is open until 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve, offering a $30.18 holiday prix-fixe menu in addition to its regular menu., and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas day, starting with brunch fare and moving on to big salads and dinner. RA Sushi is open until 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve and opens at 4 p.m. on Christmas Day. And take a look at what Pazo is doing this year.
NEWS
December 27, 2013
The following is compiled from local police reports. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Wilkens Police Station at 410-887-0872. Highridge Street, 5400 block, between 2 and 6:10 p.m. Dec. 25. Attempt to break into residence failed. Bero Road, 3000 block,   10:50 a.m. Dec. 23. Resident confronted two young men attempting to break into his residence.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | December 11, 2011
Dec. 25 is still a quiet dining day. Eichenkranz (611 Fagley St., 410-563-7577) will be open again on Christmas Day, from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. The German restaurant in Brewers Hill serves what may be the currently longest-running Christmas dinner in the Baltimore area. Regi's in Federal Hill is serving a Christmas Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sotto Sopra is open on Christmas Day from noon to 10 p.m. Wit & Wisdom is serving a $105 fixed-price, three-course menu from noon to 8 p.m., and Bistro 300 (300 Light St., 410-528-1234)
NEWS
December 21, 1990
Dec. 24-25Government offices Federal open Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.State open Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.Baltimore City open Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.Baltimore County closed both days.Anne Arundel open Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.Carroll closed both days.Harford open Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.Howard open Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.Courts Federal closed both days.State may close early Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.Libraries Baltimore City close at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve; closed Christmas Day.Baltimore County closed both days.
NEWS
By JOHN FRITZE and JOHN FRITZE,SUN REPORTER | December 26, 2005
It wouldn't be Christmas without a tree, a turkey and presents. But for Ravens fan Chad F. Hartlove, it just wouldn't be right to skip the last home game of the season. And so the 22-year-old from Pasadena did what he had to do. He brought Christmas to the game - including a hip-high plastic tree with colored lights and a portable DVD player that played A Christmas Story. "It's Christmas Day and the Ravens are in town - what's better?" said Hartlove, whose family adjusted their routine and celebrated Christmas on Saturday so they could make the game.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | December 27, 2013
Ten people were robbed across Baltimore on Christmas and Christmas Eve, according to police. Six of the incidents occurred on Christmas Eve, including the robbery of a Holiday Inn Express in the 200 block of N. Gay St. at about 10:15 p.m. Police say an employee reported that a man robbed the front desk of cash.  Christmas Day saw four robberies. At 7:10 a.m. on Christmas Day, a 37-year-old woman standing at the bus stop at Eastern and Dundalk Avenues said a man who implied he had a gun stole her wallet and fled.
NEWS
By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | December 26, 2013
Two men were robbed on Christmas Day in Anne Arundel County, and police have arrested a suspect in one of the incidents. A 58-year-old man returning to his home early Wednesday in the 1600 block of Bluestone Court in Hanover told police that two men approached him as he was getting out of his vehicle. One of the men brandished a handgun and demanded money. The victim complied and the two men ran off into an older model black sedan. Police responded to the area at about 12:18 a.m. but couldn't find the suspects.
NEWS
By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 25, 2013
Four-year-old Kate Grossman held out the white paper bag, one of the 500 she and her two siblings were handing out to the needy at Our Daily Bread's downtown employment center on Christmas Day. But the woman approaching smiled and shook her head. "I just want a hug," she said. Without hesitation, all three Grossmans rushed forward for a group embrace that brought the woman to tears. The Grossmans were among the 600 or so who took part in the ninth annual Mitzvah Day, preparing gifts at the Jewish Community Center in Pikesville and taking them to charities around the city.
EXPLORE
December 25, 2013
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Dec. 26, 1963: Santa arrived in Edgewood Meadows at the model home riding on an Abingdon Fire Company truck. The developers of the subdivision, Ward and Bosely, were the hosts of the party for the residents. The most impressive thing about the arrival of Santa was his size. Santa was six feet nine inches tall and weighed 300 pounds. The Bel Air Moose Club sponsored a Christmas party for some underprivileged families.
ENTERTAINMENT
Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | December 20, 2013
We have added a few options to our round-up of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dining options . Regi's in Federal Hill is open until 11 p.m. on Christmas Eve, offering a $30.18 holiday prix-fixe menu in addition to its regular menu., and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas day, starting with brunch fare and moving on to big salads and dinner. RA Sushi is open until 7 p.m. on Christmas Eve and opens at 4 p.m. on Christmas Day. And take a look at what Pazo is doing this year.
NEWS
December 13, 2013
Uh, oh, dear readers, It's Friday the 13th. Beware of black cats, broken mirrors and traversing under ladders! December is National Tie Month. Could a tie be lurking in the birthday gifts of: Ella Renee Stratton (Dec. 6); Makayla Hopps (Dec. 9); Steiner Pierce (Dec. 10); Margaret Perry (Dec. 11); Jane Martin (Dec. 13); Bryan Dawson (Dec. 16); George McClaskey (one year old), Roberta Hessler (Dec. 17) or the anniversary presents of Scott and Linda Kirkendall (Dec. 1) or Bud and Kathy Webb (Dec.
NEWS
December 27, 1996
An Annapolis man was killed Christmas Day when he was hit by a truck on Skidmore Drive in Arnold, county police said.Dennis Lee Perry, 36, of the 1400 block of Log Inn Road died at Anne Arundel Medical Center.Police said Perry was crossing the eastbound lanes of Skidmore Drive shortly after 6 p.m. when he was struck by a 1988 Toyota pickup truck, driven by George Bradford Hartsuff III, 39, of the 1100 block of River Bay Road in Annapolis.Perry was treated by paramedics at the scene, but was pronounced dead at the hospital less than an hour later.
NEWS
By Jessica Gregg | December 12, 2013
The front door had barely cracked open and already the lilt of harmonizing voices could be heard from the sanctuary at Central Presbyterian Church in Towson. This was just choir practice - an important one to be sure, for the Christmas concert was only a week away - but the group sang without nerves beneath gold-bowed wreaths and evergreen boughs on an altar already decorated for the holidays. The singers paused in their rendition of "I Saw Three Ships," for handbell players to chime the melody.
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