| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Maudeline A. Banks was inducted into the Harford County Public Schools Educator Hall of Fame as its 163rd member Monday.
Banks, 92, who retired in 1979, taught at the Bel Air Colored School, later named Central Consolidated, that is now Hickory...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Electronic readers will make their debut this week at Anne Arundel County public libraries, when 200 e-readers become available for patrons to take home.
E-reader technology allows a user to have hundreds of hours of reading materials on a portable,...
| 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....
| Jun 16, 2011
Boordy Vineyards will hold its annual Father's Day Picnic Sunday, June 19, 1-5 p.m. On the bill will be a picnic catered by Carl's Catering, live music by folk singer Ellis Woodward, wine tasting, and tours of the vineyard. Admission is $12 for adults,...
| Jun 19, 2011
The History Channel should probably consider airing a reality show called "Suburban Archeology."
Most of us have ancient artifacts, priceless and otherwise, buried in our closets and drawers, refrigerators and pantries.
Getting ready to go on a dig, I...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 11:07 AM
The story goes that Reginald F. Lewis, the remarkably successful Baltimore-born lawyer, businessman and philanthropist, learned the value of saving money from his grandmother. She gave him a tin cup to hold his earnings from delivering papers when he...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 8:40 AM
When Amy Winehouse's album "Back to Black" first appeared on American charts, I was teaching the History of Rock at Johns Hopkins. Given my focus on the history of musical genres, I was immediately struck by her innovative use of the past. Ms. Winehouse...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:54 AM
A pub crawl is simple: Gather some friends, hit some bars and stumble your separate ways home.
While fun, the routine can get a little repetitive. That's why, in the past couple years, a number of off-beat bar crawls have sprung up.
Now, you and a...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
FX has given a series order to drama "Tyrant," from "Homeland" creator Gideon Raff.
Series from Fox 21 and FX Prods. revolves around the son of a Middle Eastern dictator who returns to his home country with his American family after 20 years in the U.S....