January 13, 2012
This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Libraries Closed Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties and Baltimore City. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions.
January 12, 2012
Though it's been open since last fall, you might not have heard of The Americana , a handsome two-story bar and restaurant in Canton. But with its brunch menu and sports-ready clientele, Sunday's divisional game may be the time to check it out. The Americana replaced Clutch, which ostentatiously billed itself as "Baltimore's premier sports bar," with a low-key attitude. For decor, the owners have peppered the bar with some vintage knick-knacks and framed covers of the Saturday Evening Post.
September 27, 2006
Aside from glitzy ads on TV and in magazines, information on prescription drugs can be tough to come by for Gregory Wollon, a 62-year-old Havre de Grace resident. "You don't choose a prescription because beautiful people are using it," said Wollon, adding that she has been researching acid reflux medications. This search could get easier starting today when the Harford County library system plans to launch a service providing access to a Web site from Consumer Reports magazine on costs, types and availability of prescription drugs.
September 28, 2005
Herbert Rogers Age: 55 Years in business: 12 Salary: $38,000 a year How he started: Herbert Rogers graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore with a bachelor's degree in modern languages. He went on to the National Autonomous University of Mexico where he obtained a master's degree in Latin American literature. He stayed in Mexico for eight years. When he returned to Baltimore he briefly taught Spanish in Baltimore City public schools. He was encouraged by a friend to become a librarian at the Enoch Pratt.
January 25, 2005
In The Region Maryland General union sets deadline for one-day strike The union representing about 225 Maryland General Hospital employees has notified the hospital that its workers will go on strike next week if the two sides don't reach a new contract agreement before then, the union said yesterday. Workers from the Service Employees International Union local 1199E-DC will strike from 6 a.m. Feb. 4 until 6 a.m. Feb. 5 if a deal isn't made, the union said. At issue is a proposed one-year wage freeze.
September 2, 2004
The head of Spherix Inc., whose eclectic businesses range from developing an artificial sweetener to processing campground reservations, has resigned over differing opinions on the direction of the Beltsville company. Spherix announced yesterday that Thomas W. Gantt resigned Tuesday as president and chief executive officer, about a year after being named to lead the company. He is the second president to resign from Spherix in 18 months. He was replaced by Richard C. Levin, a 13-year company veteran who was named acting chief executive and president.