| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:08 PM
It's Christmas and the song of the season that first pops into my head shouldn't be Elvis Presley crooning "Blue Christmas."
But it is, even though I'm not blue at all. Far from it, but that's the only Christmas song I can think of whenever I drive...
| Nov 19, 2011
Winter Beer Fest
Toast the holiday season at the Winter Beer Fest in the City of Brotherly Love. Taste craft beers that are fairly new to the market, including Firestone Walker, Wild Onion and White Birch, as well as plenty of old-time...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:03 AM
Many people find the holiday season a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use.
Fish of Laurel/Elizabeth House helps needy neighbors in the...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Thanksgiving traditionally serves as the beginning of the holiday season, and our community has much planned for our enjoyment in December.
St. John's United Methodist Church will have its annual Christmas bazaar Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
| Dec 22, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Thursday that he plans on using kicker Shayne Graham in Saturday's game against the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium. Graham was signed Wednesday as injury insurance for Billy Cundiff, who hurt his left calf two weeks...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 1:22 PM
At Sykesville's Merry Main Street holiday celebration early in December, Burke Holbrook and his buddy Benjamin Skalka seemed like just two of the many kids that night enjoying the sights and sounds of the holiday season.
The two 5-year-olds attended...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:11 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 9:00 AM
On Thursday, I asked Ravens fullback Vonta Leach whether he planned to don a Santa Claus suit for the team’s walkthrough Friday. Leach had a tradition of doing this when he was with the Houston Texans, but he told me Thursday that he wasn’t...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 7:56 PM
Maybe there is a TV Santa Claus. CBS Sports televised the Baltimore Ravens against the Cleveland Browns on Christmas Eve, and the network didn’t force local viewers to endure Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf in the booth.
Happy holidays to you, too,...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Santa Claus had left the building, but the Stratemeyer family of Dundalk was picking up where he left off Monday morning, planning a day of many stops to return or exchange bags of items that weren't quite right. This visit to Towson Town Center was...
| May 14, 2012
| 12:16 PM
On May 20, tens of thousands of people will again swarm downtown Arbutus to hunt for treasures and enjoy the festivities at the 39th annual Arbutus Arts Festival.
That's good news for Lansdowne resident Harold Goodman, who with his wife, Anna, has manned...
| May 17, 2012
While your co-workers hover around the water cooler debating whether it matters if Mitt Romney bullied some kid in his youth, a formerly First World nation called Greece is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Why, you might ask, should Middle America...