%2 http://bayweekly.com/articles/feed/letter-from-the-editor/all en What Have You Got Against Sturgeon? http://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://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://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/what-have-you-got-against-sturgeon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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://bayweekly.com Getting Married http://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://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://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/getting-married" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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://bayweekly.com Two Takes on the Bay http://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://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://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/two-takes-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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://bayweekly.com What’s This Car? http://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://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://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/what%E2%80%99s-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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://bayweekly.com Gov. Hogan: Champion of the Chesapeake http://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://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://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/gov-hogan-champion-chesapeake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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://bayweekly.com In Search of My Father http://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://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://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/search-my-father" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://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://bayweekly.com How Did the Turtle Cross the Road? http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/how-did-turtle-cross-road <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>With your help</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>Has the world ever looked more beautiful? Probably, in some pristine past, but in the eye of this beholder, these late days of spring sparkle with perfection &mdash; and when the sun doesn&rsquo;t come out they give us moody skies reflected in shady green.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Who doesn&rsquo;t want to be out in times like this?</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/how-did-turtle-cross-road" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/box-turtle-crossing-road-060117.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/how-did-turtle-cross-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/how-did-turtle-cross-road#comments Letter from the Editor Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:35:34 +0000 bayweekly_master 38376 at http://bayweekly.com Memorial Day http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/memorial-day-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Honor the holy day. Then celebrate the holiday.</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>Memorial Day is both a holiday and a holy day.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; On the far side of war, it&rsquo;s the holiday beginning summer&rsquo;s season of outdoor living, welcomed with barbecues, crab feasts and pool openings. I&rsquo;m eager to plunge into that season this week or next, weather permitting. Imagining you are too, all of us here are preparing Bay Weekly&rsquo;s indispensible Summer Guide to tuck inside your June 8 paper.</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/memorial-day-0" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/MemorialDay-tombstones-052517.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="34" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/memorial-day-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/memorial-day-0#comments Letter from the Editor Fri, 26 May 2017 16:17:54 +0000 bayweekly_master 38256 at http://bayweekly.com A Tale of Two Stories http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/tale-two-stories <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>On these, you did your part</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>A couple of recent stories have given us just the response we like to hear: You loved them.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Every Wednesday afternoon, we wash our hands of the next day&rsquo;s paper, just as I&rsquo;m doing today on the paper of May 18, 2017 &mdash; which happens to be one of which we&rsquo;re all proud.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;When our work is done, yours begins. For newspapering is a partnership among those who make it &mdash; writers, editors, photographers, designers, ad reps, advertisers &mdash; and those who read it. We and You.</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://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/tale-two-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/tale-two-stories#comments Letter from the Editor Mon, 22 May 2017 17:31:44 +0000 bayweekly_master 38158 at http://bayweekly.com Say Nice Things to Your Mother http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/say-nice-things-your-mother <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Or, if it&rsquo;s too late, about her (in which case you can skip the flowers and candy, or enjoy them yourself)</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>In due to Anna Jarvis, who lobbied for a day to thank our mothers and give women a share of the limelight trained on men, I can think of a couple of good things to say about Mother&rsquo;s Day.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;First, it&rsquo;s broad enough to include us all, for while all of us are not mothers, we all do have mothers.</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/say-nice-things-your-mother" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/MothersDay-051117.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="61" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/say-nice-things-your-mother" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bayweekly.com/articles/letter-editor/article/say-nice-things-your-mother#comments Letter from the Editor Wed, 17 May 2017 14:08:16 +0000 bayweekly_master 38040 at http://bayweekly.com