| Mar 31, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Perched on a wooded bluff in rural southeastern Carroll County, the old Henryton State Hospital bears silent witness to the ravages of decades of neglect and vandalism. First opened in 1923, the 18-building complex that once housed the sick and...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 6:00 AM
By now, many have seen the horrific photograph from the front page of the New York Post ("Police question man in N.Y. subway train death," Dec. 5). A man clings helplessly to the platform of a New York subway seconds before he is struck and killed by an...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:27 PM
With its triangular, armored head, bulging eyes and serrated forearms, the predator attacking its prey is a menacing sight.
The Transformer-like creature on the computer screen in George Grall's home office is actually a Carolina mantis chowing down on a...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Some consider Baltimore Ravens star linebacker Ray Lewis, 37, an artist on the football field. But that's only one area where he expresses himself. You'll find creativity in how he presents himself -- he designs most of his suits -- and the world he...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:43 PM
If Vietnam was the nation's first televised war, then the Civil War was the country's first photographed war, dramatically and vividly bringing into American homes the horrors and carnage their husbands, brothers and sons faced on the battlefield.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:11 AM
COLLEGE PARK — As the number of speed cameras and red light cameras on Maryland roads grows, frustrated drivers can turn to any number of technologies to avoid automated tickets.
Drivers have used sprays, reflective license plate covers and even...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:20 PM
A new space at the Savage branch of the Howard County Library is giving teens the opportunity to experiment with the latest digital technology.
And the HiTech digital learning lab has developed a following, with some students coming every afternoon,...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Even though Halloween has become synonymous with "sexy" and "trashy" — heck, there's even a naughty ladies' "Bert & Ernie" ensemble — you have a choice. And you can choose fashion and sophistication.
There are plenty of options that will have...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:15 AM
When Beverly White-Seals took over as president and CEO of the Columbia Foundation this spring, one of her priorities had nothing to do with managing a 33-year-old foundation that awards grants to nonprofit organizations in Howard County.
She wanted to...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Owl Magazine, the student magazine of Harford Community College in Bel Air, recently won national honors in the Apple Awards Competition sponsored by the National College Media Association.
The Winter 2012 issue placed second in the category of Best...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Ryan Twentey, an advance placement photography teacher at Parkville High School and a resident of Bel Air, won $10,000 this week as one of two national honorees of the ASCD 2013 Outstanding Young Educator Award.
The award was announced Sunday at the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:57 AM
Twenty-five-year-old Greg Nickey has shot photos all over the continent, but his favorite subject to photograph is the city of Baltimore.
Nickey said he idolizes 20th-century Baltimore Sun photographer A. Aubrey Bodine, whose images of the city graced...