| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Orioles left-hander Troy Patton said he took an Adderall pill four days before this past season ended as a temporary fix to improve focus and then was tested for banned substances the next day.
On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that Patton...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Left-handed relief pitcher Troy Patton said he’s not sure what his spring will be like, but he understands that getting him work is not a priority for the Orioles.
“It’s going to be kind of interesting to see how Buck [Showalter]...
| Oct 11, 2013
Support group for families and friends of persons suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Road. Information: 410-313-1400.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Jordi Gray was just five years old when she first mounted a horse. Yet, because of dedicated teachers and endless practice sessions, the Owings Mills resident has quickly risen through the ranks to become a champion.
Last April, a month shy of her...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Noah's Ark Academic Tutoring, Inc. in Jarrettsville celebrated its 16th business anniversary on June 1.
The tutoring establishment was founded by and continues to be operated by Michelle L. Hoppe of Norrisville.
Academic tutoring services are...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Ravens reserve cornerback Asa Jackson has been suspended without pay for eight games for his second violation of the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
Jackson served a four-game suspension as a rookie last year. Both suspensions stem...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...
| Apr 19, 2013
Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes in April and May. Classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Register in advance online...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Young children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder continue to suffer from severe symptoms even with treatment, a study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers has found. The study, published online Feb. 11 in the Journal of the...
| Jun 2, 2012
The Maryland Pesticide Network (MPN) appreciates The Sun's extensive and fair coverage of the dispute regarding the current Lyme disease study being conducted in Maryland by the state's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and theU.S. Centers for...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 1:46 PM
With the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State continuing to play out, Maryland Sen. Nancy Jacobs, who represents Harford County, wants to institute a criminal penalty in Maryland for those who are required to report child abuse and fail to do so.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 2:00 PM
In the past six years, 60 percent of all overdose deaths of Harford County residents were due to prescription drugs, and in 2010, 80 percent of total drug or alcohol related overdose deaths for Harford residents were related to prescription drugs.