| Nov 23, 2011
| 12:23 PM
William Alfred Long, a retired fuel oil salesman and longtime referee of high school and college lacrosse, died of pneumonia Nov. 16 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore. The Homeland resident was 80.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Irvington,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 11:53 AM
It's a great time to be a history buff, with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War upon us. And there are plenty of other ways to delight history lovers with unique gifts.
1. Tour the United States Naval Academy through black and white photography,...
| Nov 29, 2011
100 Years Ago
Horses and POWs
From the Woodbine social column:
"Mr. Beverley B. Bennett is spending some time with relatives in Sykesville.
Mr. Charles Krooner spent Wednesday in Westminster.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wolbert spent Sunday with...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 8:10 AM
The numbers are preliminary overnights, but based on the 6.0 rating for last night's prime-time game between the Ravens and 49ers, the NFL Network is declaring it the largest Thursday night audience in the channel's history.
A tweet from network...
| Dec 2, 2011
Sunday, Dec. 4
'Home for the Holidays' The Brooks Tegler Army Air Force Big Band performs holiday classics at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $28; $23 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:25 AM
In his talk this month regarding the history of Liberty Reservoir, James Slater Jr., water resources program manager for the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, said most of the water in Carroll County stays here a while, but not for long.
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Once upon a time, not so very long ago, a train meandered over 77 miles of track between Baltimore and York, Pa., crossing Harford County from the Cardiff quarry district in the north to Fallston and Baldwin in the west as part of that journey....
| Dec 1, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Last summer, the Maryland State Department of Education held "Educator Effectiveness Academies" for all public elementary and secondary schools across the state. The purpose of these academies was to provide professional development for teachers about the...
| Dec 4, 2011
Larry the Cable Guy's done some tailgating in his day. Naturally, he's got some advice to offer.
"First off," says Larry, who will be at M&T Bank Stadium this Sunday to tailgate with Ravens fans as part of a promotion for Prilosec OTC heartburn medicine,...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Looking for something to do this week? Check out our list of everything going on from 12/5-12/11.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
New Year’s Eve
The Young Turks (series debut; 7 p.m.; Current)
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Cell phones aren't always welcome at the dining room table, but this holiday season, the Carroll County History Project would like residents to take advantage of family time —at the table or in the family room — and pull out their phone or...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 3:59 PM
It was a bright, chilly morning when the Greyhound bus deposited me at the tiny depot and train station in Frederick. My daylong itinerary would require equal parts walking and sleuthing in this more than 250-year-old city.
My mission: to traverse...