| 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...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Baltimore school officials were wise to suspend the rule stating that only Western High School students accepted at four-year colleges could participate in this year's graduation ceremonies. Given that some Western students' college application efforts...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 8:18 PM
North Harford, jr., pitcher
•Went 7-1 with a 0.77ERA and struck out 88 in 551/3 innings
•Showed his physical strength, Beat strong C. Milton Wright team, 5-1, in state 3A North Regional final and then came coming...
| 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,"...
| Feb 29, 2012
Just last season, the Bowie State men's basketball team entered the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association tournament with a 22-4 record and high hopes, but after receiving a first-round bye, the Bulldogs were eliminated by Johnson C. Smith, 82-66....
| 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,...
| Feb 17, 2012
Free HPV vaccine
The health department will provide free human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The vaccine, Gardasil, is available for both males and females ages 9 to 26. Those under 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a consent form. The clinic will...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Robert Tomkies raced yachts in his native New Zealand, with a reputation respectable enough to be hired to work for a fellow named Ted Turner. But as Tomkies' dreams grew, so did his family, until he figured that he had to do something else to take care...