| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Perky sunflowers, fragrant lavender and vibrant greenery surround a creaky wooden porch full of oddities on an Annapolis side street. A well-used plow, a porcelain wash basin and a cast-iron stove hardly seem germane to a consignment shop filled with high...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Ilean H. Jennings, a cosmetologist who had been supervisor of barbers and beauticians at the old Crownsville State Hospital, died July 4 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at her Severna Park home. She was 84.
The daughter of a businessman and a...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Severna Park baseball coach Jim McCandless, who guided the Falcons to three state championships in his 12 seasons coaching his alma mater, died Tuesday. He was 43.
The state's medical examiner confirmed to The Baltimore Sun on Thursday that McCandless'...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The three recent high school graduates, in a Chrysler Sebring sedan, were coming home from a birthday party. The 55-year-old warehouse manager, driving a black BMW convertible, was returning from dinner and cards at a friend's house.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:07 AM
For this Valentine's season, the folks at Bay Theatre are offering A. R. Gurney's 1989 off-beat near-classic, "Love Letters." This two-person play is ideally suited to Bay's intimate space, as well as its intention of extending the Valentine season...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 4:31 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold has been charged with using his taxpayer-funded police detail to help secure his re-election, run personal errands, keep his affair with a county employee private and drive him to frequent sexual rendezvous,...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 10:15 AM
As Anne Arundel Community College celebrates its 50th anniversary, Opera AACC marks its own milestone as a company now in its 10th year. Founded by musician Douglas Brandt Byerly as artistic director, Opera AACC provides professional training for young...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:03 PM
As a small-business owner on Clay Street, the rough-and-tumble Annapolis community where he grew up, Michael McFarland was keenly aware of the need for mentors for the neighborhood's youth.
In the early 1970s, when he owned a laundromat there, he began...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Anne Arundel Community College officials say that for some prospective students, particularly adults who have spent years away from a formal classroom setting, the stresses of school begin well before enrollment.
The school will hold an open house next...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:04 AM
Chef Wilbur G. Cox Jr. spent a day on a boat with a state bureaucrat who wanted him to put more local seafood on his menu. The excursion has prompted Cox to do that — and more.
"My next [tattoo] sleeve is going to be based all on Maryland seafood,"...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:56 PM
Most of the cast members in Catonsville Youth Theatre's production of "Grease" live in Anne Arundel County, so it seemed practical to offer the show in an Arundel venue.
On Aug. 19, "Grease" will open as the first full weekend production at the Robert...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Annapolis Summer Garden caps a strong season with "Hairspray," John Waters' nostalgic tribute to 1960s Baltimore that is a perfect fit for outdoor August evenings at City Dock.
Based on Waters' 1988 film, the musical has won eight Tony awards,...