| Jul 4, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Congratulations to the local students who were winners in the recent 2013 National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland from June 9 through 13.
More than 2,600 students from across the nation participated. Students who received...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:40 AM
What with provisions of the Affordable Care Act and the Supreme Court's ruling that laws permitting gay marriage are constitutional, there has been a great deal of carrying on from various Christian groups and individuals claiming that their free exercise...
| Jul 6, 2013
Rafael Trujillo collected bottle caps. Mao Zedong was wed to an older woman at age 14 but refused to consummate the marriage. Joseph Stalin was a choirboy who studied to be a Russian Orthodox priest.
In "The Iron Bridge," Anton Piatigorsky used these...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. and other utilities in Maryland will make the case to state regulators Tuesday that customers who don't want smart meters should pay an upfront charge and a monthly fee — anywhere from $15 to $87 — to opt out....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Harford County government leaders broke ground Sunday afternoon for a new emergency operations facility designed to serve the county's needs for the next 25 to 30 years and it was noted as a "time of cooperation and support" between the county and the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Viewers of the television political talk shows may have noticed a phenomenon in the afterbirth of the last presidential election. High-powered consultants from both campaigns have invaded the studios as panelists, chewing over the political events of...
| Dec 21, 2012
In the Newtown massacre, as in all such tragic events in a free and open society, both the news and social media went all-out to provide the fullest coverage of what happened and why. The latter is not yet fully known. In too many instances, though, the...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Stephen Janis definitely took a path less traveled to the world of TV news.
For one thing, he was already 47 years old when he got his first full-time TV job. And at that age, he had virtually no TV training or experience — had never even written a...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:43 PM
For the Pasadena Theatre Company, the recent opening of the musical "Annie" at the Chesapeake Arts Center was a homecoming celebration.
The show marks the first Pasadena Theatre and Chesapeake Arts partnership, but the two share a rich past —...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:55 PM
The Baltimore-based NAACP and the pastor of a city mega-church were among those calling Sunday for a federal civil rights case against George Zimmerman after the Florida man was acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Lary Lewman, an actor who delighted baby boomers as television's Pete the Pirate and later became the recorded voice of national Democratic presidential campaign advertisements, died of complications for Parkinson's disease Thursday at his Clarksville...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The hardworking volunteers of the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department enjoyed a well earned getaway during the 121st annual Maryland State Firemen's Convention in Ocean City during mid June.
The hardworking volunteers of the West Friendship...