| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:18 PM
The Walters Art Museum has been putting its stamp on the nation for more than 77 years — but never in quite the way that it's doing this holiday season.
The museum's "Madonna of the Candelabra," a painting by Raphael with a romantic past, has...
| Dec 17, 2011
It's a perfect storm of holidays this year, with Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa happening pretty much at the same time. I hope everyone who is celebrating has a wonderful holiday season. And, it isn't too late to do some holiday shopping.
Last week the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Happy Holidays to everyone! This is a great time of year for us all. The kids have a nice break from school, family visits are common and everything is so festive. If you do not celebrate one of the holidays at this time, it is a great time to enjoy...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Just because it's the holiday weekend doesn't mean there isn't stuff to do.
MOVIES OPENING (subject to change)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
The Adventures of Tintin
We Bought a Zoo
The Darkest Hour
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
For the second year, Harford County residents came out to Shamrock Park in Bel Air to mark the first night of Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday, with a public menorah lighting.
More than 100 people filled the park at sundown Tuesday for the festive...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 6:43 PM
About a dozen kids sat around a long table Sunday afternoon, waiting for the signal.
Before each of them was a plate loaded with latkes, the potato pancakes of Hanukkah. Whoever cleaned his or her plate first could claim the title: Champion Latke Eater...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Some people count down the days to a major holiday, or a vacation. I'm counting down the days to my next recycling pickup.
I've lived in Baltimore County a long time — long enough to remember the recycling center at the Owings Mills Metro on the...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:44 AM
A 21-year-old Parkville man received a 25-year sentence for the July 18, 2010 shooting death of Derrick Maxey Jr. in the parking lot of the American Legion Post on Bond Street in Bel Air.
Rakim Raid Muhammad pleaded guilty to second degree murder and use...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Wrapping paper, milk jugs, cardboard boxes and other recyclables are piling up in some Baltimore County homes.
About 82,000 county households — those whose recycling is collected on Mondays — are dealing with a three-week wait for pickup...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Brian C. Rogers, chairman of the Baltimore-based money management giant T. Rowe Price, works in the corporate office high-rise towering over an Inner Harbor park. And for weeks, the company overlooked a group of protesters beating drums, pitching tents...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:21 AM
From The Aegis dated Oct. 8, 1987:
The public school system was making the news 25 years ago, when SAT scores were up significantly from 1986 and the annual school calendar failed to note the Christian holidays.
The 1,958 students in the Class of 1987...
| May 5, 2012
In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life.
And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...