| May 17, 2012
| 11:06 AM
When the leaders of the globe's biggest economies — the G8 — meet at Camp David in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains this weekend, they will have a plate full of problems: banking and liquidity and bonds and loan guarantees and such.
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:09 AM
Not so long ago, only "health food nuts" preferred organically grown fresh fruits, vegetables and meats over their industrial agriculture equivalents. Nowadays, lots of people look for the words "organically grown" when they want to eat healthy. But...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Hunger and obesity are serious challenges that face far too many children in our state and across the country. At a quick glance, it may seem that attempts to reduce hunger and promote healthy eating are competing goals. Yet, evidence shows us that...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:10 PM
It’s farmers’ market time, and all those fruits and vegetables seem so fresh. But they aren’t necessarily clean.
Like supermarket produce, these local and even organic items need a wash before eating, according to the Academy of...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:08 AM
The final 2013 budget for Harford County Public Schools could be still up in the air by as much as $24 million because of ongoing labor negotiations and uncertainty about state funding – as well as by the county's refusal, thus far, to give the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Until this year, the only items that resembled produce on Blessin Giraldo's school lunch tray were berry-flavored Popsicles and Fruit Roll-Ups.
But now, the Baltimore eighth-grader's tray features beds of greens and fruits and vegetables that are...
| May 27, 2012
Don't miss the fourth annual Howard County Family Wellness Day (formerly Healthy Howard Day) Sunday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Centennial Park.
Organized by the We Promote Health organization, this is a free family and community event with fun...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Ocean City's Springfest sets summer in motion. The four-day event, in its 22nd year, begins May 3 and features live entertainment headlined by The Fabulous Hubcaps, Loretta Lynn, Eddie Money and Survivor. (Loretta Lynn concert is...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Main Street lot used by the Laurel Farmers Market is full of vendors, selling fresh fruit and vegetables, cut flowers and herbs, bedding and house plants and hand-made clothes and jewelry, according to Laurie Blitz, chair of the Laurel Board of Trade'...
| May 26, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Baltimore gets lots of face time in “VEEP,” the Maryland-made HBO political satire starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
But so far, all of it has been as a stand-in for Washington, the setting of this fictional series about the vice president of the...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:57 PM
With so many things to think about, expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth, but this can have implications for their unborn babies. In response, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene...
| Nov 2, 2012
Sunday, Nov. 4
'Rent' Silhouette Stages presents Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical/rock opera at 3 p.m. at Slayton House Theater, 10400 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia. Tickets are $18; $15 for seniors, students, and military....