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  • Connecting the social and the spatial

    Connecting the social and the spatial
    Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....
  • History left out of Historical Society gala

    The Maryland Historical Society's Bicentennial Gala Seems to me to have forgotten a few people ("Maryland Historical Society's War of 1812 Bicentennial Gala: Scene & Heard," June 17). Were any of the descendants of the original defenders asked to join?...
  • Hampton takes flak for title of black history program

    Officials at the Hampton National Historic Site in Towson this week officially changed the name of a black history program planned for next month after controversy erupted over its original title — "Slave for a Day." The July 8 event, which park...
  • Harford Revolutionary War patriots list compiled in digital format

    Harford Revolutionary War patriots list compiled in digital format
    The Harford County chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution has digitized a list of the 2,765 Harford County residents who served in the Revolution, either as soldiers or supporters of the cause. Bill Batton, of Fallston, a member of Harford...
  • Is there room for compassion in the American empire?

    Is there room for compassion in the American empire?
    Beyond the spectacle of the presidential race, the Washington consensus pursues business as usual. This is the season in which I wonder, with an ever-intensifying sense of urgency, what it would take to turn our political system into a democracy. "And...
  • What's wrong with conservatism today?

    Paul Jaskunas is to be commended for his critique of the shallow materialism of conservative individualism ("A false self-reliance," Aug. 24). Individual freedom narrowly conceived as egoistic self-interest, insatiable profiteering and idolatrous devotion...
  • Pew says 78 percent are following Olympics -- and 76 percent like NBC coverage

    Pew says 78 percent are following Olympics -- and 76 percent like NBC coverage
    Pew reports that "large majorities of Americans" are following the Olympics on TV, online and on social networks in a new survey released today. Among the most compelling findings is that 76 percent of those surveyed believe NBC is doing an "excellent"...
  • Remembering Esther Everitt Dombrowski: True blue Bel Air and more

    Remembering Esther Everitt Dombrowski: True blue Bel Air and more
    There was an unfortunate symmetry of sorts to Thursday, Oct. 11, as some members of The Aegis news staff worked on a story about the 40th anniversary of the opening of Harford Mall. Clipping files covering stories written about the mall from the 1980s...
  • Charles P. Ives III, history expert

    Charles P. Ives III, history expert
    Charles Pomeroy Ives III, a state of Maryland telecommunications worker who immersed himself in history causes from North Point to Carroll County, died in his sleep of a circulatory illness Oct. 20 at his Stoneleigh home. He was 63. Born in Elizabeth, N....
  • Dr. Joseph Taler

    Dr. Joseph Taler
    Dr. Joseph Taler, a retired Glen Burnie family physician who survived the Holocaust in Poland by not wearing his Star of David armband, taking a Christian surname, and hiding in a village, died Sunday of heart failure at his Annapolis home. He was 89....
  • Romney and Ryan build a bridge to the 20th century

    Romney and Ryan build a bridge to the 20th century
    The Republican team of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan is less about the future than it is about nostalgia for a past that many Americans imagine was better -- a time when businessmen were free of government meddling and all citizens, even the poor, old or...
  • May: Save The Day

    May 5 Tour de Cure: 10-, 22-, 32- and 63-mile bike rides raise money to fight diabetes. 410-265-0075 x4675 or atighe@diabetes.org 5 Camp Day 2012: Family fun at Centennial Park. Expo of area camps. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Contact Dawn Thomas as 410-313-4623...