| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:54 AM
What does it take to become a good doctor? In the midst of a period of health care reform and primary care shortages, how we do to encourage talented students who want to give back to the community to go into medicine?
Since the 1920s, the Medical...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Charlie "Fruit Man" McLean has been "a-rabbing" in Baltimore for more than 40 years, and he still can't think of a better way to spend his time.
As a boy, he rode with the men who sold fresh produce in the streets from their brightly colored horse-drawn...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Vivienne Sharp is too young to carry with her vivid memories of Sept. 11, 2001, but she had a solemn reaction as she walked in the rain last week amid the long benches of the Pentagon's memorial to those who died that day.
"It is a beautiful piece of...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:32 AM
My favorite story in The Baltimore Sun last week was by my colleague Eileen Ambrose, reporting on how Marylanders are a bunch of whiners, at least according to a state-by-state breakdown of the complaints received by the federal Consumer Financial...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Some people read military history for the technical details--why General X failed to match Hanibal's pincer movement at Cannae. Others, like me, dip into it to see how individuals and societies respond to circumstances of immense stress.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Three Harford Community College employees have been named recipients of the 2013 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Awards.
Jan M. Brewer, assistant professor of sociology and social work; Deborah Jaeger, mathematics...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Eva P. Brooks, a retired Baltimore County public schools educator who with other family members successfully traced their ancestry to Colonial Virginia, died June 21 of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Catonsville resident was 101.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:19 AM
These groups meet regularly
Columbia Area Mothers of Multiples — First Monday, 7 p.m. Mothers of twins and multiples. Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia. 410-750-1322.
Columbia Toastmasters — First and third Monday,...
| Jun 7, 2013
Sunday, June 9
Talking genealogy Wanda Franklin, director of the Columbia Family History Center and mother of three adopted children, will host a presentation on "Searching for Birth Parents: Some Experiences and Resources" at 3 p.m. at the Church of...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 9:51 AM
I wrote a pretty softball column last time, so this time, I'm giving you all some CONTROVERSY (maybe).
I think it's time to talk about women in sports. More specifically, professional sports. More specifically, Ravens football.
I know we have a full-...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens:
Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution. We affirm the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I am writing in response to Anne Neal's misinformed article criticizing St. Mary's College of Maryland ("Campus cautionary tale," May 30).
Rather than basing her judgment of St. Mary's College on biased reports that no one else seems to have heard of...