| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:33 AM
Now that my kids are out of school, the surest sign for me that summer is ending is the fact that my neighbors and I have already had our planning meeting for the annual Labor Day crab feast. Yes, I've been complaining about the heat — and the...
| Oct 10, 2011
Minás — 815 W. 36th St., presents "A Portrait of Poe," a one-man play starring Mark S. Sanders and a fundraising event for "Pennies for Poe," Oct. 14, 15 and 21, 8 p.m. $10. Call 410-732-4258 or go to http://www.minasgalleryandboutique.com or http:/...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:03 AM
A visit to a Williamsburg pub, where live music, tavern games and draft beer combined for an enjoyable evening, planted an idea for a fundraising event at South Laurel's Montpelier Mansion.
"We were at a pub night in Williamsburg and thought, 'we could...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Decades ago, a trip to segregated Ocean City presented far too many challenges for African-American families. Instead they went to a sandy peninsula near Annapolis, known as "the beach," for a day's outing.
Carr's Beach — its proper name —...
| Oct 16, 2011
With Halloween just around the corner, here are some fang-tastic, spooky and family-friendly happenings to enjoy in and around Ellicott City.
Looking for the perfect pumpkin? Take a scenic hayride at Clark's Elioak Farm to their Pumpkin Patch.
| Dec 11, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Amid the tangle of slow-moving traffic, barbecue and purple jerseys that was Sunday's Baltimore Ravens tailgate party, Larry the Cable Guy, the working man's comedian, was talking food — and how to ease that ubiquitous heartburn pain.
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:50 PM
It took 62 years to happen but the Class of 1949 of Havre de Grace Colored High School finally had an official reunion earlier this month.
The reunion brought eight of the surviving members together at Bulle Rock's Red Room on Aug. 7. Pat Cole, whose...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 3:20 AM
Harford County plans to open its first new elementary school in about a decade this week to ease crowding throughout the Bel Air area.
Red Pump Elementary School expects about 600 students at the $26 million project, built north of the county seat....
| Dec 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone
Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol
| Dec 16, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Calvert Hall has named Rich Zinkand, a 1987 graduate and a member of the school’s English department, as its new varsity soccer coach.
Zinkand has been the head men’s soccer coach at CCBC-Essex for the past 10 years and replaces retired...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:51 PM
An old newspaper clipping from Aug. 24, 1934, described the construction of the "new" Westminster Post Office.
No, not the building at 345 Woodward Road, but the one that was in downtown Westminster at 83 E. Main St., up until Oct. 9, 1998.
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:41 PM
It's hard to argue with results.
The Southeastern Conference has won five straight Bowl Championship Series titles and clearly is the most dominant conference in college football.
So it would make perfect sense that my prediction for this year's BCS...