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  • Local agencies prepare response efforts in Philippines

    Local agencies prepare response efforts in Philippines
    Baltimore-area organizations were mobilizing relief efforts Saturday after one of the strongest typhoons to make landfall — with winds reaching almost 200 mph — struck the central Philippines, leaving as many as 1,200 people dead....
  • Delphine S. Kelly, music educator

    Delphine S. Kelly, music educator
    Delphine S. Kelly, a music teacher and former Eastern Shore social worker, died Oct. 27 of a stroke at the Chester River Hospital Center in Chestertown. She was 90. The former Delphine Stewart was born and raised in Toronto. She was the daughter of...
  • Disaster in the Philippines [Editorial]

    Disaster in the Philippines  [Editorial]
    The magnitude of the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan on the central Philippines Friday began to emerge over the weekend in the grisly images of buildings reduced to matchsticks and bodies lying in the streets. The Philippines were still reeling from...
  • Filipinos in Maryland racing to reach loved ones, respond with aid after typhoon

    Filipinos in Maryland racing to reach loved ones, respond with aid after typhoon
    Sonia Neumeier didn't know her family in the Philippines lost everything in Super Typhoon Haiyan until the retired Army nurse and Owings Mills resident received an email from her brother. Her hometown of Sara, in Iloilo province, hasn't been in the...
  • Peace lasts when women help broker it [Commentary]

    Peace lasts when women help broker it [Commentary]
    Women political leaders from the east and west came together in Washington D.C. this summer to advance women's roles in building sustainable peace as part of the women's leadership conference, "Women at the Tables of Power." This exchange between U.S....
  • 24 displaced by early-morning Bel Air fire

    24 displaced by early-morning Bel Air fire
    Twenty-four people were displaced was injured by a fire that caused an estimated $1 million in damages to a Bel Air apartment block Thursday morning. Firefighters from nine volunteer fire companies in Baltimore and Harford counties responded to the...
  • One rescued, five displaced in Maryland City house fire

    Fire crews rescued a person trapped in a burning Maryland City home early Saturday in a two-alarm fire on Old Line Avenue that displaced five adults. Anne Arundel County fire fighters arriving around 2:45 a.m. Saturday found a fire in the rear of a house...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Holly Madison's pool party

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Holly Madison's pool party
    Our troupe of chefs enter the kitchen still reeling over the Grand Canyon field trip. “What a filling!” says Thierry. Or maybe that was “feeling”. Tricky French accent. He also reveals he’s feeling much more competitive...
  • 'The Bachelorette' recap: Jersey boys

    'The Bachelorette' recap: Jersey boys
    Hello Rose Lovers and welcome to Week 4 of "The Bachelorette." It’s time for the 13 remaining guys to pack their bags, grab their passports and head to the first stop on their journey around the world. Exactly which exotic, romantic location will be...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 3, Teppanyaki time

    'Top Chef Masters' recap: Episode 3, Teppanyaki time
    Happy Wednesday! Here we go with episode three:  Chefs enter the kitchen still reeling over the wedding mayhem of last week. Quickfire presents a giant ice bar laced with every seafood imaginable. The catch of the day (har har) -- the chefs cannot use...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars All Stars' recap, Fusion night and a marathon

    'Dancing With the Stars All Stars' recap, Fusion night and a marathon
    Last week: Sabrina got voted off and Carrie Ann acted like she'd been shot in the gut when Tom announced it. Tonight is "fusion" night, aka you got your peanut butter in my chocolate. Oh, and there's going to be some sort of dance marathon. We start with...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap, Episode 7, Culinary knock-out

    'Top Chef Masters' recap, Episode 7, Culinary knock-out
    It's getting down to the wire, my friends. Five chefs remain: Lorena, Chris, Patricia, Takashi, and Kerry. This week the Quickfire challenge is all about prep (my favorite kind!). Each chef must separate 18 eggs, grate two pounds of parmesan, and butcher...