| Sep 14, 2012
Sunday, Sept. 16
Plant sale Adkins Arboretum's annual Fall Native Plant Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Native Plant Nursery, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. The sale benefits the Arboretum's education programs. Information: 410-634-2847 or...
| Sep 5, 2012
Think of a routine as a kind of habit. We all know how tough it is to break a bad habit. Well, by the same token, it is also hard to break a good habit. Overall, I would suggest nurturing beneficial routines in young children. Once established, they...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:08 AM
The 2013 edition of "The Best 377 Colleges," which goes on sale Tuesday, has 62 ranking lists based on surveys of 122,000 students during the last school year. Students answered 80 questions about academics, administration, campus life, the student body...
| Aug 12, 2012
Karl Fleming, a former Newsweek reporter who helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement in the 1960s — and risked his life covering it with perceptive stories about its major figures and the inequalities that fueled it —...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 12:36 PM
John Cheney Wood, a Baltimore artist who worked in a variety of media, died July 20 of advanced Parkinson's disease at his summer home and studio in Ithaca, N.Y.
The Mount Washington resident was 90.
The son of a master carpenter and an executive...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Eight lawyers with a combined 184 years of legal experience are competing for three positions on the Broward Circuit bench this election season.
In the Aug. 14 primary, just one Broward Circuit judge – former Chief Judge Dale Ross – is facing...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Sebastian Martorana is a stoop storyteller in the finest tradition of Baltimore's stoop storytellers.
The sculptor, a transplant to the city who recognized immediately the cultural meaning of rowhouse marble steps, tells the story of trying to rescue...
| Jul 16, 2012
The Hagerstown Kiwanis Club awarded seven scholarships to graduating high school seniors at its May 10 meeting.
The scholarships are presented annually to area students as part of the club’s commitment to young people in the community. This year&...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Joseph Patrick Byrne, founder and proprietor of J. Patrick's Irish Pub, a popular Locust Point tavern with a reputation as a venue for Irish music that went well beyond Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at Harbor Hospital.
The former Cockeysville...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:58 PM
I couldn't tell you what the commencement speaker said at my high school graduation...don't remember who it was. At my graduation from Syracuse University the Gov. "at the time" of New Jersey Thomas H. Keen, said to "strive to do great things and be...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:56 AM
Robin Gibb, co-founder of Bee Gees who defined disco era, dies at 62 after long cancer battle
LONDON (AP) — With his carefully tended hair, tight trousers and perfect harmonies, Robin Gibb, along with his brothers Maurice and Barry, defined the...