| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:32 PM
A former high-ranking official at the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been accused of running a kickback scheme from his state office, allegedly fabricating military achievements and disability claims in exchange for a cut of the resulting...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Twelve 11th-grade girls, one from each of Harford County's high schools, were honored for their achievements in math and science, as well as extracurricular activities, during the annual Dr. Judith Resnik Luncheon Saturday at Harford Community College....
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:35 AM
During April, the Harford County Health Department highlights the importance of healthy habits before pregnancy with a Show Your Love campaign.
Show Your Love is a new, national campaign developed by the Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:21 PM
As a Foreign Service family who lived for six years in Central America, where no soda was allowed on our children's school campus, we were very surprised to discover that the highly rated Howard County schools still sell soda in vending machines.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:05 AM
100 Years Ago
Civil War reunion
From a Times article headlined "The Blue and the Gray" —
"The fiftieth anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg will be celebrated July 3rd and 4th and will be one of the most important celebrations of the 20th...
| Apr 15, 2013
For years, Baltimore officials felt they could do little more than throw up their hands in frustration over the archipelago of small liquor stores that blight many of the city's poorest neighborhoods. Local residents complain the businesses are magnets...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:27 AM
University of Colorado defensive lineman Will Pericak has visited the Ravens, Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers, according to sources.
Pericak is a 6-foot-4, 296-pound four-year starter and an All-Pac-12 honorable-mention selection.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Dr. Reubin Andres, a retired gerontologist who challenged commonly circulated height-weight tables for the elderly and conducted diabetes research, died of complications from heart disease Sunday at his Lake Roland-area home. He was 89.
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Carol G. Hjortsberg, former head of Grace Episcopal Day School and author of a history of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died March 27 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 69.
"Carol was very...
| Apr 21, 2013
It's not too early to start compiling your summer reading list. Here are some recommendations, courtesy of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, with publication dates.
Sophie Kinsella, "Wedding Night": An unlikely romance involves a pair desperate to...
| Apr 3, 2013
Rochester Hills, Mich.-based Leader Dogs for the Blind has given 14,500 guide dogs to the blind and visually impaired since it was founded in 1939.
With financial support from Lions Club International groups around the United States and other...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Lauren Williams and her father unbox the treasure: a three-wheeled cycle, powered by the arms.
Larry Williams adjusts the footrests and affixes Lauren's feet with Velcro straps. Lauren, 26, narrows her eyes in determination, pushes one pedal with her...