| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Lego recently introduced a new series of mini-figures and one is a female scientist, a first for the company famous for its plastic building bricks and kits. Some hope the tiny plastic scientist will help girls see the hard sciences (Professor C. Bodin...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The Gaggle, a local women’s group, is participating in its Second Annual Community Book Drive, sponsored by the Hagerstown Rotary Club, Hagerstown Area Religious Council and the United Way of Washington County.
The drive, which runs through...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Sol Republic, the headphone brand swimmer Michael Phelps wore everywhere except underwater at the 2012 Olympics, has gotten itself in deep with the new Master Tracks.
It's moving upscale, from the original $99.99 on-ear Tracks to the $199.99 over-ear...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:37 PM
Last year, Boonsboro became the first cross country program in Washington County to win both girls and boys team titles at the Maryland state meet in the same season, accomplishing the feat in Class 1A.
Now, beginning this school year, the Warriors are...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
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| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181 is reporting a spike in enrollment in its Summer Learning Program that is designed to keep students interested in learning and enhancing skills over summer break.
The district had a 117 percent increase in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The life of Beach Boys co-founder and California native Brian Wilson gets the hometown treatment in “Love & Mercy,” a feature film produced by television veteran John Wells (“ER,” “The West Wing,” “Southland&...
| Aug 29, 2013
I always say that when I was growing up I didn't play with enough blocks.
That is my usual excuse for not being able to assemble pretty much anything, including Legos.
But I am learning: from my son.
Part of being a good parent is playing with...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
MTV VMA 2013 preview: The MTV Video Music Awards celebrates its 30th anniversary with a move to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., and a redesigned Moonman award statuette. The MTV Video Music Awards celebrates its 30th anniversary with a move to Barclays...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms.
But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Over the last couple of weeks, a tiny monochromatic skyline has been growing in my kitchen.
Since opening Lego’s new “Architecture Studio,” my two daughters (who are 9 and 4) and I have been putting together, dismantling and...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Edmunds County 4-H Members displayed their 2013 projects and animals at the 4-H Achievement Days held August 7-9 in Ipswich. Crowned 4-H royalty was Queen Lynae Petersen, daughter of Monte & Monica Petersen of Ipswich and King Garrett Stafford, son of Jim...