| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:13 AM
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TOWN HALL
Ritchie Coliseum University of Maryland College Park, Maryland
11:04 A.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Maryland! (Applause.) Hello! Nice to see you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Everybody,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Former President Bill Clinton will headline Stevenson University's just-announced speakers series.
He'll open the 2012-2013 series on Oct. 16 with a talk about the challenge of globalization.
Here's the rest of the university's lineup,...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Sisto Joseph Averno Sr., a guard who played on the Baltimore Colts in the 1950s and went on to sell Chevrolets for 57 years, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Monday at Northwest Hospital. He was 86 and lived in Pikesville.
Born in Paterson,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:03 AM
It's our second results show of the season; who's going home? It's got to be one of the "24 is the new 21" scores, right? That'd be Jack, Gladys, Melissa, Gavin or Sherri. I'm thinking Melissa.
We start with a performance of Seal, covering "Lean on Me."...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:21 AM
When you look at the photographs taken by Michael Oberman around Wilde Lake and Lake Kittamaqundi, you can't be blamed for thinking you're out in the wilderness rather than in the center of Columbia. His exhibit at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:48 PM
If nothing else, Monday night's dueling prime-time addresses to the nation by President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner hopefully woke more Americans up to the fact that we are at an epic moment in the nation's history.
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:57 AM
The monthly art exhibits at Slayton House are a reliable showcase for local artists. When the administrator in charge of those exhibits, Bernice Kish, recently retired as Wilde Lake village manager, her contributions over the past 25 years prompted an...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:13 PM
The fact a commercial for Animal Planet's new series "Tanked" aired during tonight's live Smackdown seems oddly appropriate.
With much of the WWE roster already en route to Europe for an upcoming tour, the company tried to make the best of the show by...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:47 PM
Pool volunteers perched on the edge of their seats and others in green shirts supporting Watermont Frogs held their hands to their faces Thursday as the County Council voted down a tax-relief measure for nonprofit swim clubs.
At the final council hearing...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday accepted some of the blame for the budget impasse that left the state with a spending plan that cuts about half a billion dollars from key Democratic priorities such as education.
"We all hold blame," O'Malley, a...
| Oct 27, 2011
"Can you use it in a sentence?"
"Um … what's the definition?"
You can hear questions like that asked by participants of any given spelling bee. What you don't hear is people asking those questions — and meaning them seriously — in the...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 9:42 AM
The County Council voted down a bill Thursday, July 28 in a 3-2 vote that would have given the county's six nonprofit swim clubs a property tax break.
Though the bill is dead, the issue is not. County Executive Ken Ulman wrote a letter to the council...