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Winter Solstice

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  • Solstice marks the start of winter south of equator

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:We often forget about our cousins in the southern hemisphere. There’s more ocean down there, after all, so less land and fewer people. And their seasons are, well, all wrong. For them, today marks the winter solstice,.......
  • On the matter of Civil Twilight

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Joe Bollinger, in Glen Burnie, asks: “What time did twilight begin and end on June 21st, and is the length of twilight the same on the winter solstice?” Civil Twilight begins when the center of the sun’s......
  • June rivals December as the busiest month of the year

    June rivals December as a breathless month. In some ways it seems more intense. It's not just the "holidaze," with gift giving and parties around the religious celebrations of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa or the winter solstice. June is full of major...
  • It's the first day of summer

    It's the first day of summer
    Happy first day of summer. It officially arrives on the East Coast at 1:16 p.m. That means you have official permission to take a trip to the beach. No need for excuses or guilt. Summer = beach, no questions asked. (If you spend summer at your desk...
  • Pages from the Past: Speed of fire department's new engine quickly wins admirers in Catonsville

    An article in the March 16, 1912, edition of The Argus praised the power and speed of the fire department's new fire engine. Since the inauguration, several months ago, of automobile service in the Fire Department at Catonsville, the efficiency of the...
  • Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.  MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol Shame Sherlock...
  • Russett's breakfast with Santa was a delight

    Russett celebrated the holidays with its annual Breakfast with Santa Dec. 3 and 4. Sounds of the season were piped throughout the festively decorated community center and a giant tree decorated with care added to the ambience. Exuberant children and...
  • Finding a tree with four-season appeal

    One of our specimen trees is nearly kaput, so I've been looking for a suitable replacement that I can transplant this spring in full sun and in soil that drains freely. Any new tree should also be short enough to fit into the designated space —no...
  • West Friendship: Happy wishes for Carol and Don Miles on celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary

    Golden wishes to Carol and Don Miles who celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in October 2011. The Miles were married in Baltimore in October of 1961. Last fall, the couple renewed their vows during a Mass at St. Michael's Catholic Church in...
  • Harford's homeless remembered, honored at candlelight vigil

    Harford's homeless remembered, honored at candlelight vigil
    As they gathered to raise awareness about the homeless in Harford County, many people got a glimpse of what it meant to be without shelter Wednesday evening. A light drizzle fell on the people gathered outside of Bel Air United Methodist Church to honor...
  • In a word: Yule

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. This week's word: YULE We are well into Yuletide now. But the...
  • Look! Up in the sky! It's a year's worth of heavenly wonders

    Look! Up in the sky! It's a year's worth of heavenly wonders
    Marylanders will have plenty of reasons to step outdoors during 2008 and find a dark spot where they can gaze into the night sky. The new year brings the first total eclipse of the moon, visible here from start to finish during evening hours, since...