October 6, 1998
Joe Morgan says that he and Bob Costas have yet to do their best work as a baseball announcing team. If they manage that feat during this week's American League Championship Series telecasts, sports television may not get much better than what we're going to hear.The ALCS will effectively serve as Costas' and Morgan's first extended work together as a duo because Bob Uecker, suffering back ailments, decided earlier this year not to work NBC telecasts.With only two men occupying the booth, rather than three, the movement of the telecast should be more to each of their liking, which, in turn, should make for a better broadcast.
August 22, 1998
One person was killed and several others were injured in a four-car accident in Essex last night, a Baltimore County fire official said.The crash occurred about 9: 40 p.m. at Rossville Boulevard and Ridge Road outside the entrance to Essex Community College, said Lt. Bill Johns, a spokesman for the Baltimore County Fire Department.Several people were trapped in vehicles, and two, including a baby, were flown to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for treatment, he said.The identities of the victims were unavailable last night.
August 18, 1998
FireMount Airy: Firefighters responded at 4: 18 p.m. Sunday to a trailer fire in the 1900 block of Old Annapolis Road in Howard County. The time units were out was unavailable.Pub Date: 8/18/98
May 11, 1998
You've got your satellite television. You've got your satellite telephone. You've even got your satellite Internet service, which transmits Web pages to your personal computer.What in the world could be next?Try satellite radio.In the next two years, two companies each plan to bring 50-channel digital satellite radio to an American audience, especially to people in their cars. A third company aims to deliver what it calls "information affluence," through scores of music and news channels, to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and South America.
April 30, 1998
Nearly 200,000 people are expected to descend on Annapolis this weekend when the Whitbread Round the World Race, the Spring Boat Show and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Walk converge on the 18th-century city.That means restaurants and shops will be jammed, parking spaces will be all but unavailable and traffic jams will dwarf those caused by the fall U.S. Sail and Power Boat Shows and homecoming weekend at the Naval Academy.Here is a short schedule of events and parking suggestions: The Annapolis Salutes Its Maritime Heritage Festival has opened at City Dock, and the Volvo Race Village, with Whitbread yacht displays, open-air exhibits, antique boat exhibits and story-tellers, will open there today.
December 24, 1997
A man used a note to rob a bank at Harundale Mall Monday, county police said.A man wearing a dark blue parka and gray sweat pants walked into the Crestar branch in the 7700 block of Ritchie Highway shortly before 2 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money, police said.The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of money, and he fled toward Value City, police said. They did not have a detailed description.Pub Date: 12/24/97
May 27, 1997
PoliceMount Airy: A Dogwood Drive resident told police someone stole a propane gas grill from his property between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday. An estimate of the loss was unavailable.Pub Date: 5/27/97
March 31, 1997
FireReese: Firefighters responded to a cleanup detail on Route 140 at 4: 23 p.m. Wednesday. The period of time firefighters were at the scene was unavailable.Pub Date: 3/31/97