| Sep 23, 2011
| 11:20 AM
What has become one of the area's hottest events is set to take place again Sept. 30, and it's not being held in a dance club, hotel ballroom or concert hall, but at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art on the National Mall.
The event, Africa...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Hazel and Maisie O'Neill have typical crazy weekends. The 12-year-old twins tend to their family's cows, mules, horses, chickens and rabbits at their Freeland home. They have soccer practice and games. They have homework as sixth-graders at Hereford...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Any 20th-century animator working in film who chose to ignore what was coming out of the Walt Disney studios did so at a professional cost. And from 1941 on, Disney's "Dumbo" was the elephant in the room.
This week it joins "Snow White," "Pinocchio,"...
| Oct 4, 2011
The message of "The Lion King" is so counter to what we hear all day in the mass media that it's hard to believe the movie ever found an audience:
Live up to your father's standards. Assume responsibility for your actions. Quit wallowing in guilt and...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:31 AM
From the pages of the Havre de Grace Record dated Thursday morning, Oct. 12, 1961:
The biggest story, or at least the one with the big headline across the top of the front page, was inexplicably that "Teachers To Convene October 19." As tradition has it,...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Parents, if your child recognizes the name Ponce de Leon and connects it to the search for a Fountain of Youth, thank a teacher.
My college-student daughter — a graduate of Howard County schools — asked me how in the world I knew of the...
| Oct 20, 2011
The annual BARCStoberfest & Strut Your Mutt Walk will happen Saturday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at Patterson Park, at the corner of Eastern and Linwood streets. The event, which is sponsored by the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, is held to...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 12:53 PM
When the doctor's office receptionist summons her, when she flashes her credit card at the grocery store, when she leaves a phone message — the reaction to her last name these days is always the same.
"They say, 'Are you …?' And...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Both have already given at "The Office," but Steve Carell and Jenna Fischer have more to offer movie-lovers in the digital domain this month. Carell's romantic comedy "Crazy, Stupid, Love" and Fischer's single-mom drama "A Little Help" arrive separately...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 12:30 PM
In an instant Russell and Kim Hurd went from planning their daughter's wedding to arranging her funeral.
Nearly four years ago, Heather L. Hurd was killed by a tractor-trailer truck driver who was texting while driving and slammed into nine cars on a...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 9:02 AM
Netflix's stock recently went into a tailspin as the company announced the loss of nearly a million customers in the last few months. Netflix exemplifies a success story going bad because of both external factors related to "creative destruction" stemming...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:00 PM
From The Aegis dated June 25, 1987:
At least three members of Harford County's delegation to the Maryland General Assembly weren't convinced 25 years ago that the corner of West Ring Factory Road and the new Route 24 was the best site for a new...