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  • A reunion to remember

    A reunion to remember
    It took 62 years to happen but the Class of 1949 of Havre de Grace Colored High School finally had an official reunion earlier this month. The reunion brought eight of the surviving members together at Bulle Rock's Red Room on Aug. 7. Pat Cole, whose...
  • My New Year's resolution this year is to radically change my resolutions

    After dutifully completing my list of New Year's resolutions, I realized it's the year to make radical changes to my resolutions. For example, rather than resolving to go on more date nights with hubby, I resolve to stay awake during them. When we have...
  • Mencken found his match in biographer Charles Fecher

    The legendary publisher Alfred A. Knopf was a man who valued excellence. For years he searched for someone to write a biography of his friend Henry Louis Mencken. In his opinion, no biography up to then, including that of William Manchester, was right....
  • HBO's Harry Belafonte biography is one sweet song of a film

    HBO's Harry Belafonte biography is one sweet song of a film
    One measure of a great biography is that you start into it thinking you know the subject. and by the end of it, you admit to yourself that you knew only the tip of the iceberg. "Sing Your Song," n HBO documentary film on the life and word of Harry...
  • Bay Theatre brings Emily Dickinson to life in season finale

    In her end-of-season program note, Bay Theatre Company co-founder and artistic director Janet Luby refers to "the astonishing success of Bay Theatre's 2011-2012 season," and promised that this season's final production would do justice to the preceding...
  • Walter Isaacson, 'Steve Jobs' biography author, to speak in Baltimore this Saturday -- and I'm introducing him!

    I'm getting psyched to meet and introduce Walter Isaacson, author of the bestselling Steve Jobs biography, at the CityLit Festival in Baltimore this Saturday! Are you going? It's an all day affair for book lovers. Or, if you want to just see Walter, come...
  • Biography: Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III

    Biography: Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III
    This official biography of Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III was provided by the Baltimore Police Department. Frederick H. Bealefeld, III was appointed Police Commissioner of the City of Baltimore, Maryland on November 20th, 2007 and commands the...
  • Maryland House's historic art to be preserved, but won't return

    Maryland House's historic art to be preserved, but won't return
    The Maryland House on I-95 near Aberdeen may be known more for its fast food and bevy of bathrooms than for fine artwork, but its murals portraying Maryland history, that have adorned the travel plaza for more than 40 years, have a significant history...
  • Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor

    Cynthia Earl Kerman, Villa Julie professor
    Cynthia Earl Kerman, a retired Villa Julie College faculty member who wrote biographies of a Quaker economist and a Harlem Renaissance writer, died of pneumonia July 22 at the Glen Meadows retirement community. She was 89 and had lived in Lauraville....
  • Newbery winner Laura Amy Schlitz publishes her magnum opus

    Newbery winner Laura Amy Schlitz publishes her magnum opus
    The witch had been weeping in the boxwoods for more than half a century before Laura Amy Schlitz picked up her pen and set her free. The 57-year-old Schlitz is the librarian at Park School and a Newbery Medal-winning author whose newest novel, "Splendors...
  • Playing 'Mind' games

    For the last few months, Universal Pictures has been juggling a live grenade, hoping it won't go off. In the public eye, the studio's Ron Howard-directed film, "A Beautiful Mind," has been viewed as one of the favorites for this year's best picture Oscar....
  • Md. official on board of company regulated by his department

    An official at the state Department of Human Resources has close ties to a company that is regulated by the department and receives millions of dollars from it to operate group homes. Elisha B. Pulivarti serves on the board of Evershine Residential...