| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Renee Rosenblum-Lowden likes to go to the new Columbia DogPark — to people-watch.
“It’s fascinating to watch people interact with their dogs,” says the retired teacher and author who lives in Hobbits Glen.
Zeke, a white mutt,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:32 AM
You could almost say Casey Wong was born to play squash.
The sport is a tie that binds the Wong family.
Her mother, Pat Wong, a player for three decades and currently the squash coach at Roland Park Country School, used to put 3-month-old Wong in a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Hammond Park Pool, one of just a handful of private pools in the area, recently made good on its word to install two pool lifts compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The installation came after Howard County granted about $16,000 to Hammond...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:47 AM
After two years of planning, fundraising and actual construction, the veterans living at Perry Point Veterans Medical Center now have a gazebo to shelter them during summer picnics. For James Heuser, 18, of Towson, the project served as a way to show...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:24 PM
This July will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the event that would come to define the world as it exists today.
In modern times, it has come to be called World War I, but prior to the larger conflagration it spawned a scant two decades after...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:51 AM
On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby.
Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:06 AM
I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Water rescue teams pulled two people out of the Susquehanna River near Conowingo Dam after reports of a missing kayaker early afternoon on Memorial Day.
Rescue personnel and watercraft were staged along the river south of the dam near the Rock Run...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Before going for a dip in the bay or hopping on water skis this summer, there's a way to know how much bacteria is in the water.
The Maryland Department of the Environment posts swimming advisories on an interactive online map at marylandhealthybeaches....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:57 AM
On sunny Saturday in mid-May, Caitlin Moran kicked off summer early, with friends, cocktails, and a busy grill.
Moran, an Annapolis-based stylist and editorial director of the lifestyle website The Glitter Guide, is an expert party hostess – so...