| Mar 24, 2014
| 2:21 PM
John Patrick Cook, a consultant in health care sales who was active in Baltimore County recreation league soccer coaching, died Friday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Towson resident was 44.
Family members said Mr. Cook died of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:25 AM
Since screening the Season 2 premiere of “House of Cards” almost two weeks ago, I have been dying to talk about a showstopper of a moment in it.
But even though Netflix made all 13 episodes of the second season available to the public Friday,...
| Feb 19, 2014
Richard R. Jackson Jr., a former partner in the Baltimore law firm that is now Ober/Kaler, where he practiced admiralty law for nearly 25 years, died Thursday of a heart attack at his Owings Mills home. He was 77.
"Dick was a close friend. He was a...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:15 AM
For much of her first three seasons on the Reservoir girls soccer team, traditional striker Keri Rager was forced to play out of position to give her squad its best chance to win.
This year, however, the Gators' roster finally came together in a way...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Jean E. Christy, a former interior decorator and homemaker, died July 25 of arrhythmia at Howard County General Hospital. She was 86.
The daughter of an insurance salesman and a volunteer, Jean Ensign was born and raised in Cleveland and graduated in...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Gayle Danley called the Wilde Lake Middle School eighth-graders "poets," a label that sounded hip and eclectic and, by the tone of her fiery prose, non-negotiable.
After introducing them to the world of "poetry slam" — competitions involving...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:25 AM
The Reservoir High School music department is proud to announce a concert in the school auditorium given by the Syracuse University Singers on Friday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m.
A couple of Reservoir High School graduates have attended the university, with one...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:32 PM
This column begins with Jane Austen, the English author of corseted drawing room romances who wrote anonymously and in secret out of a sense of propriety. A woman in Regency England simply did not bring public attention to herself.
Thanks, at least in...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:47 AM
1. I have a mortgage. Why else do you think anyone goes in to work every day to deal with those people?
2. I lack the imagination to write fiction and the temperament to do academic scholarship.
As an undergraduate at Michigan State University, I...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:49 AM
During the school year, Varsity Letters will periodically ask student-athletes from various sports to step in as guest bloggers. They will share their personal thoughts during pivotal stretches of a given season.
This week's guest is River Hill senior...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Setting aside almost 60 years of athletic tradition in a quest for greater financial stability, the University of Maryland will join the Big Ten Conference, school and league officials announced Monday after a weekend of whirlwind negotiations.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:15 AM
More than half of the 1,900 city officials and employees required to complete ethics and financial disclosure forms fill out the forms incorrectly or not at all.
Those are the findings of a report written by a mayoral fellow this year who reviewed the...