| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:16 AM
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....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:45 AM
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?...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:49 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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.
| Aug 29, 2012
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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 5:17 AM
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"...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 6:20 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:46 PM
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....
| Aug 15, 2012
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....
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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 1, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Tour de Cure: 10-, 22-, 32- and 63-mile bike rides raise money to fight diabetes. 410-265-0075 x4675 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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...