| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Atlantis is ready for its close-up.
The orbiter that made the final flight of NASA's shuttle program now is in a new $100-million home created for it at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The 90,000-square foot attraction — called Space...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:50 PM
"End of Serenity," the famous photograph taken by Indian Lake resident Val McClatchey on Sept. 11, 2001, will find a home aboard the USS Somerset.
The photo depicts a smoke plume above a red barn near the crash site of United Airlines Flight 93. A...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:22 AM
"It was the best choice of our lives to come to this country," Irmgard Klee says.
"You bet," adds her husband, Otmar. But, "It was a struggle."
"Don't ask me how many chicken wings we ate," Irmgard says.
"Before that it was chicken necks," Otmar...
| Jun 17, 2013
Patty Stonesifer sits cross-legged on the floor of a preschool classroom, her hands dripping with purple watercolor paint as she makes small block prints with the help of a 4-year-old who expounds on the proper technique to dip and print. In a flash of...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
“End of Serenity,” the famous photograph taken by Indian Lake resident Val McClatchey on Sept. 11, 2001, will find a home aboard the USS Somerset.
The photo depicts a smoke plume above a red barn near the crash site of United Airlines Flight...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:51 AM
It was a third-grade homework assignment that sparked the creation of a collection of African-American art and artifacts on exhibit at Epcot.
The Kinsey Collection, gathered by Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, grew from a desire to help their son, Khalil,...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Four local women will present a cooking demonstration Sunday in Ellendale, N.D., called “Let's Dish: Cooking from the Heart.”
Attendees will be able to sample the food that's prepared by Kari Nishek, Allison Rademacher, Sonja Bommersbach...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Not everything was better in the "good old days." That includes tours of historic sites.
At Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in the early 1970s, I recall docents speaking in hushed tones about "Mr. Jefferson," whose house seemed more a showplace for...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The Smithsonian Institution exhibit in Ellendale, N.D., which has been seen by more than 800 people since it opened May 4, will close on Sunday.
The exhibit, called “Key Ingredients: American by Food,” is set up in the Ellendale Opera...
| Feb 15, 2013
A recent study by researchers at the Smithsonian Institution and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been all over the news recently.
The study claims cats kill birds and mammals with abandon, and that trap-neuter-return — the nationally...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:27 AM
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the American Civil War, Harford County Public Library is hosting Civil War 150, a series of events including visits from bestselling authors of books about the Civil War, book discussion...