April 17, 2010
A state judiciary committee decision on recommending a statewide policy that could ban electronics such as cell phones from Maryland courthouses, was postponed Friday. The committee wants to redraft the policy to allow cell phones, but their use would be "very controlled," said Sandra F. Haines, the reporter for the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, an arm of the state court system. The move raises issues of inconvenience for the public and access for journalists, but proponents say it would protect witness identities by preventing cell phone pictures of them, and minimize disruptions.
February 9, 2010
The Maryland Terrapins, who have won their four Atlantic Coast Conference games at Comcast Center by an average of 19points, finally encountered an insurmountable foe in their backyard: the weather. Maryland's game with Virginia, originally scheduled for tonight, was postponed until Monday because of the second powerful winter storm to hit the region in the past five days. The postponement means Maryland (16-6, 6-2 ACC) must play three games in five days, beginning Saturday at first-place Duke, which leads the Terps by a half-game.
February 2, 2010
Because of the threat of ice and snow Tuesday evening, athletics events in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll and Harford counties were postponed along with all other evening events at schools in those systems. Greg LeGrand, coordinator of athletics for the Anne Arundel County public schools, said that even though the snow was forecast for later in the evening, especially with the potential for ice, it was better to err on the side of safety. "All the projections ... say that we're going to get some kind of freezing rain sometime during the time that we would have our games," LeGrand said.
May 19, 2010
A previously scheduled auction of the former Talking Head Club in downtown Baltimore was postponed Wednesday at the request of a lender that had initiated foreclosure proceedings against the owner. The three-story building at 203-205 Davis St. has housed a series of music clubs, including The Ottobar, Talking Head Club and Chambers, that gave local and national bands a place to perform. The auction, by Alex Cooper Auctioneers, was a foreclosure sale on behalf of PNC Bank.
December 22, 2009
Construction on a stretch of Interstate 695 between Interstate 83 and Charles Street has been postponed until January because of the weekend's heavy snow, according to the State Highway Administration. Agency spokesman David Buck said the work could begin as early as Jan. 4 or 5, but for now highway workers will be dealing with snow and ice. The months-long construction project will require a temporary split of the lanes along the east-bound Inner Loop as workers replace concrete on the bridge over the light rail tracks.
January 9, 1994
A snow and ice storm caused the postponement of Navy's basketball game at Army yesterday. The game was tentatively rescheduled for Feb. 28.