%2 http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/feed/letter-from-the-editor/all en Hey There, Autumn http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/hey-there-autumn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This week we bring you 50-plus ways to revel in the new season</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Autumn comes to us in many ways.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Meteorological autumn, now three weeks past, came with just the right gifts to be welcome. Clear, dry, comfortable days &hellip; cool nights that demanded a light blanket &hellip; blue skies that made imaginations soar and sent painters scurrying to capture them &hellip; clouds that looked gathered for a new entertainment called Cloud Bounce: For benefits like those, we could let summer go.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/hey-there-autumn" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/fall%20leaves.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/hey-there-autumn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/hey-there-autumn#comments Letter from the Editor Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:52:22 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 40084 at http://www.bayweekly.com Equipped with Hope and Know-How http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/equipped-hope-and-know-how <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Those school supplies last a lifetime</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Once the ritual of going back to school is no longer yours, it falls into the realm of nostalgia.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Most bad memories fade, courtesy of pain&rsquo;s blessed inability to be recalled in its actual intensity. The third-grade bully, the looming memory test on the mathematics tables and the hours of confinement are more likely to stay in the past as facts than to haunt the present.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The good memories, however, awaken with each new school year.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/equipped-hope-and-know-how" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/welcome-back-to-school-chalkboard.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/equipped-hope-and-know-how" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/equipped-hope-and-know-how#comments Letter from the Editor Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:59:12 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39840 at http://www.bayweekly.com Making History http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/making-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>That&rsquo;s what we do by telling your stories</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Every summer, usually around the All Star break, we watch our favorite baseball movie, Bull Durham. Many of the lines in that good-hearted and now only slightly daring 1988 movie have become quotable, at least by fans.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Lines like How come in former life times, everybody thinks they were somebody famous? How come nobody ever says they were Joe Schmo?</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/making-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/making-history#comments Letter from the Editor Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:49:14 +0000 bayweekly_master 39450 at http://www.bayweekly.com Bay Weekly’s Guide to ­Shooting Better Pictures http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-guide-%C2%ADshooting-better-pictures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Photoplay for the 21st century</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Ever since people could snap pictures, we have.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Brownies (1900-1960) &hellip; Polaroids (1948-1998) &hellip; disposables (1986) &hellip; digitals (since the mid-1990s) &hellip; cell-phones (since 2000) &hellip;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-guide-%C2%ADshooting-better-pictures" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Elkie-photographers-072717.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="82" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Young Elkie photographers, Kinsey Helmly (kneeling), Hannah Dove (far left), Holly Lanzaron (in red), Skylar Dunlap (in tie-dye), Brianna Horvath (back left), Le&#039;Nae Mooring (looking through camera), Samantha Reese and Shelby Williams (far right). </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-guide-%C2%ADshooting-better-pictures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-guide-%C2%ADshooting-better-pictures#comments Letter from the Editor Thu, 27 Jul 2017 22:00:44 +0000 bayweekly_master 39255 at http://www.bayweekly.com What Have You Got Against Sturgeon? http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/what-have-you-got-against-sturgeon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>That&rsquo;s a question for Congressman Andy Harris</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>The sturgeon is not the star of Chesapeake &shy;osteichthyes, the bony fish of the world. That limelight falls on striped bass, the rockfish.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Atlantic sturgeon &mdash; finning around the bottom of rivers sucking up aquatic macroinvertebrates, freshwater mussels, snails, crustaceans and small fish &mdash; barely make the cast of characters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/what-have-you-got-against-sturgeon" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Atlantic-Sturgeon-NOAA.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fisheries scientists measure an Atlantic sturgeon before returning it to the water. &lt;&lt;photo BY NOAA&gt;&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/what-have-you-got-against-sturgeon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/what-have-you-got-against-sturgeon#comments Letter from the Editor Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:08:21 +0000 bayweekly_master 39153 at http://www.bayweekly.com Getting Married http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/getting-married <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>It&rsquo;s a big production</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>No matter how times keep changing, people keep getting married.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/getting-married" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/getting-married-ring-071317.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/getting-married" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/getting-married#comments Letter from the Editor Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:14:17 +0000 bayweekly_master 39141 at http://www.bayweekly.com Two Takes on the Bay http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/two-takes-bay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>The Case for Oyster Sanctuaries</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>As you&rsquo;ll see down the page in Your Say, reader Fred Millhiser continues the discussion opened by my Editor&rsquo;s Letter of June 22 &mdash; &ldquo;Gov. Hogan: Champion of the Chesapeake? With the title comes accountability&rdquo;.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;I quoted the governor as sharing watermen&rsquo;s conviction that &ldquo;rotational harvesting&rdquo; is good for oyster sanctuaries as well as their own interest.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/two-takes-bay" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/oyster-sanctuary-070617.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="51" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/two-takes-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/two-takes-bay#comments Letter from the Editor Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:46:27 +0000 bayweekly_master 38922 at http://www.bayweekly.com What’s This Car? http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/what%E2%80%99s-car <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Read on to find out</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Seek and you shall find is the journalist&rsquo;s creed.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; So I was anticipating a full mailbox after I asked in the paper of June 15 for your help in identifying my grandfather&rsquo;s car.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;You came through.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;First, on the afternoon of the very day Bay Weekly was delivered throughout Anne Arundel and Calvert counties, was William Hopkins.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/what%E2%80%99s-car" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/driving-old-car-062917.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="59" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/what%E2%80%99s-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/what%E2%80%99s-car#comments Letter from the Editor Mon, 03 Jul 2017 22:39:37 +0000 bayweekly_master 38825 at http://www.bayweekly.com Gov. Hogan: Champion of the Chesapeake http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/gov-hogan-champion-chesapeake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>With the title comes accountability</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>As Gov. Larry Hogan revs up his reelection machine, he is burnishing his credentials. In the two weeks since Bay Weekly&rsquo;s Father&rsquo;s Day interview in his office, he&rsquo;s been buddying up with fellow Republicans, &ldquo;delivering on his promise to transform transit in Baltimore&rdquo; and carefully styling himself an environmental, and particularly a Chesapeake, champion.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/gov-hogan-champion-chesapeake" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/GovHogan-skipjack-wheel.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> photo from https://www.facebook.com/larryhogan </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/gov-hogan-champion-chesapeake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/gov-hogan-champion-chesapeake#comments Letter from the Editor Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:17:00 +0000 bayweekly_master 38732 at http://www.bayweekly.com In Search of My Father http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/search-my-father <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>How much &mdash; or how little &mdash; do we know about the man behind the role?</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Who was this man I know as my father?<br /> His coincidence with that term is a big deal to me.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;To him, fatherhood was one of a long life&rsquo;s many roles.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;In the 36 years before I was born, he was son, grandson, nephew, brother, student, rail-rider, card player, bartender, shore patrolman in the Navy, husband and, as I am now discovering, many things it was not my business to know.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;I shared my half-century with him with people dearer and occupations more pressing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/letter-editor/article/search-my-father" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/driving-old-car-061517.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="59" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/search-my-father" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/search-my-father#comments Letter from the Editor Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:32:09 +0000 bayweekly_master 38635 at http://www.bayweekly.com