| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Millions of people got a long-distance view of the "Lincoln Bible," one of those used by President Barack Obama for his second inauguration on Monday. Starting tomorrow, you can get a closer look at the velvet-covered Bible that was used for Abraham...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Jina Shin, a South Korean schools budget analyst in the U.S. for three weeks of study, stood in a schoolyard among a boisterous crowd of children, teachers and parents at dismissal. The end of the school day at St. Mark's School in Catonsville is fairly...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Regarding SHADES OF GREY/Harford County Public Library
As a Harford County taxpayer and the holder of a Masters in Library Science I would like to offer the following observations:
HCPL has, through its intelligent and sensitive selection...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:30 PM
A geographical blessing we in Maryland share is our proximity to our nation's capital.
Regardless of politics,Washington, D.C., is a majestic city whose stature in national and world history is on par with the likes of London, Rome, Tokyo, Madrid,...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:54 AM
International Flower Show
With a theme based on the islands of Hawaii, this year's International Flower Show brings a taste of the tropics to Philadelphia. White sand, palm trees and hula dancers all have a role as the show, sponsored by...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:00 AM
It took a few tries to get daylight savings time to stick in the U.S.
Benjamin Franklin estimated the idea would have saved 1 million francs per year in candles as a French diplomat in 1784, according to a report in the Library of Congress. The U.S....
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Norman Henley, a retired Russian-language and world literature teacher and academic editor, died of congestive heart failure at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville. He was 96 and had earlier lived in Remington and Charles Village.
| May 8, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Ellicott City resident Jisoo Choi won top honors in her category at the state level of the Letters About Literature contest — a national contest that encourages young readers to write a letter to an author expressing how the author and book...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:10 AM
•••• "Minecraft's" release on Xbox Live has gone about as well as anyone could have hoped. Early sales figures project that the game sold over 400,000 copies in the first day it was available. [Major Nelson]
| Jun 7, 2012
When I was in college, many moons ago, I remember studying Carl Jung (1875-1961), a Swiss psychiatrist who was the founder of analytical psychology, in a cosmology class and again in a child development course. As a point of information, "Cosmology is the...
| Jun 8, 2012
Mary Lee Steadman, who assisted her late sportswriter husband, John F. Steadman, in the production of his six books, died June 1 of dementia at St. Joseph Medical Center.
She was 83.
The daughter of a firefighter and homemaker, Mary Lee Kreafle was born...