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  • Back Story: Images of black Civil War soldiers

    Back Story: Images of black Civil War soldiers
    Ronald S. Coddington, an author and editor, has spent nearly four decades collecting Civil War-era images — especially cartes de visite, his favorite. Out of a collection of 2,500 images he has assembled, 1,500 are cartes de visite, with the...
  • TVs becoming more common in restaurants, but some are bucking trend

    TVs becoming more common in restaurants, but some are bucking trend
    On a busy Thursday night, the Ale House Columbia vibrates with energy. At the bar and in the dining area, tables are packed with friends and families chatting away. Servers hustle from table to table delivering drinks and appetizers. And just above eye...
  • My Lady's Manor turns 300

    My Lady's Manor turns 300
    Because there are no guidebooks on how to create a tercentennial celebration, several members of the Manor Conservancy took matters into their own hands by forming the Manor 300 Committee with representatives from other nonprofit groups, churches, schools...
  • Technology driving younger generations' shift away from cars, study finds

    Technology driving younger generations' shift away from cars, study finds
    New car-sharing services, travel applications and other technological tools are contributing to the broader shift away from driving among Americans, especially younger ones interested in digital multitasking on the go, according to a study released...
  • Race infects juvenile justice in Maryland

    Race infects juvenile justice in Maryland
    In the past month, I anxiously awaited the outcomes of several important civil rights and criminal justice court decisions. But the case that triggered the strongest and most varied emotions was the criminal trial and acquittal of George Zimmerman, who...
  • For Carroll County students, lesson of 9/11 is summer enrichment

    For Carroll County students, lesson of 9/11 is summer enrichment
    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...
  • Let's Get Together in Howard County

    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,...
  • St. Mary's College challenges and educates young minds

    St. Mary's College challenges and educates young minds
    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...
  • Frank B. Ober Jr., farmer

    Frank B. Ober Jr., a farmer and World War II veteran, died Sunday of heart failure at his Hope Hollow Farm. He was 94. The son of Frank B. Ober, a founding partner in the Baltimore law firm of what is now Ober|Kaler, and Margaret Rochester Ober, a...
  • Eva P. Brooks, educator

    Eva P. Brooks, educator
    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. "You...
  • Wicomico's voting rights choice

    Wicomico's voting rights choice
    The Eastern Shore's civil rights history is not a happy one. From the lynchings of the 1930s to the Cambridge riots of the 1960s, the Shore has struggled with race relations. Much of that is in the past — although perhaps not entirely. In the late...
  • On Memorial Day, remember the first from Carroll to die in Vietnam [Eagle Archive]

    On Memorial Day, remember the first from Carroll to die in Vietnam [Eagle Archive]
    On Monday, Carroll County will mark its 146th annual observance of Memorial Day with a parade and ceremonies at the Westminster Cemetery. The annual tradition was first organized by Mary Bostwick Shellman on May 30, 1868. In past Eagle Archives...