| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
It's been a glorious season of performance on our local stages, and there are still a few opportunities to let music and dance carry us through the holidays.
Early this month we opened the season with Anne Arundel Community College Dance Company's...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 7:22 AM
On the reality TV program "Shark Tank," investors bicker, maneuver and generally steal the thunder from aspiring entrepreneurs who come before them to pitch ideas.
Unlike the Tin Man who clanks and clatters as he nervously asks the Wizard of Oz for a...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Days after hearing Annapolis Chorale's "Messiah" at St. Anne's Church, we complete the holiday traditions by reflecting on another rewarding year of performing arts in Anne Arundel County.
We are fortunate to have a major performing arts venue at...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:15 PM
An Anne Arundel County man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to being the driver of a vehicle in a fatal drive-by shooting in Pasadena last fall, and to an unrelated shooting last summer.
Paul James Michael, 19, pleaded...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Chief Petty Officer Tori Novo says she finds herself saying "no" to young people who want to ship out to sea with the Navy more often than she used to.
A recruiter for seven years, Novo says she has seen the standards for enlisting in the Navy become...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Lawyers for John R. Leopold, the disgraced former Anne Arundel county executive, acknowledge his behavior was inappropriate. But they insist that's not a crime.
His attorneys are scheduled to appear at the Court of Special Appeals on Wednesday to...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:31 AM
A citizens' commission has given Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman a long to-do list for improving county government.
After meeting for eight months, the 45-member Commission on Excellence recommended Tuesday a suite of changes ranging from...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Attention, Anne Arundel County schools math whizzes: Meet Sammy the owl.
Sammy is a fictitious character that runs a pole measuring business. His wings are injured, so he can't fly to the top of the pole, which has a rope tied to the top. The rope is 3...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Each February, Larry White helps young people transform themselves into Rosa Parks, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders to share stories of African-American history with others in Anne Arundel County.
These days, White is busy...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
At one end of the minimum wage battle, you'll find Marissa Greene in Randallstown, for whom an increase would mean not having to eat nearly every meal at the fast-food place where she works, because groceries are a luxury.
And at the other end, you'll...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A Glen Burnie man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 years in prison for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting in Pasadena and an armed robbery that occurred within a week in 2012.
Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Pamela North sentenced Ronald Lee...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Seven Harford Countians completed a unique running challenge Sunday in Orlando, Fla., the Dopey Challenge.
They were among 50,000 runners who entered the 21st Annual Walt Disney World Marathon festival, which for the first time included four races....