| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:28 AM
Barack Obama may already have been officially inaugurated yesterday, but don't tell that to the people on Washington's National Mall this morning: A second, more outdoor ceremony today will give the public a view as Obama starts his second term.
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
"Truth crushed to earth will rise again." -- Martin Luther King Jr. (quoting William Cullen Bryant)
Sometimes, oceans are not enough.
Usually, the fact that we are barricaded on both sides by great bodies of water gives us in this country a certain...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Children used paper plates, yarn, feathers and beads to make dream catchers decorated with words and phrases like "hope" and "I have a dream" to celebrate the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday while their parents watched President Barack...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Actor Richard Belzer, longtime star of "Law & Order: SVU" -- or as Baltimore prefers, of "Homicide" -- hit Bethesda this weekend to promote his new book.
Belzer's latest project is "Dead Wrong," his examination of four 1960s assassinations -- President...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
As traffic continues to flow to coverage of Super Bowl preparations, the Roe vs. Wade anniversary and post-inaugural activities, a few newer topics have also bubbled to the surface in our collective consciousness.
Instagram is posting impressive numbers,...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The Baltimore Civic Center opened on Oct. 23, 1962, with the hometown debut of the Baltimore Clippers hockey team. This week, it celebrates the beginning of its 50th year with nine performances of "Disney on Ice."
In between, the arena has hosted the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Marylanders can knock up to $8 off the cost of a morning visit to Baltimore's National Aquarium, under a program announced Monday.
The "Maryland Mornings" promotion discounts adult admission by $8 and child admission by $4 for visits that start before...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Kellie Cook of New York City pushed her 80-year-old mother, Yvette Cook, in a wheelchair down 18th Street, as her two sons playfully lagged behind them. This black family came to the nation's capital to watch President Barack Obama's swearing-in...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Though Jan. 21 was a school holiday for students around the country, a number of students were on a school campus earlier this week.
McDaniel College welcomed nearly 100 Carroll County schoolchildren on Monday to the fourth annual Martin Luther King Day...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:25 AM
Mark your calendar for Nov. 11, when Judge Roger Whelan will speak on "The War of 1812" in the glass room at the Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Road.
The talk is set for 1:30 to 3 p.m. Fee for the discussion is $10 and registration is...
| Nov 28, 2012
Hello dear readers,
Happy birthday wishes to Debbie Jobes and Drew Shank (Dec. 2); Jean Mentzer (Dec. 3); Tina Mike, Tina L. Ripken and Harford County Director of Tourism Wini Roche (Dec. 4); Julie Baker (Dec. 5); Casey Jobes and Michi Shank (Dec. 6);...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
After nearly 45 minutes of often impassioned comment from those supporting or opposing a measure to make English the official language of Carroll County, the Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to enact the bill.