| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Mittens McGee doesn't exactly look like an artist.
He's a friendly, fat, gray-and-white cat who commands a comfy couch in his room with a view at the SPCA of Anne Arundel County in Annapolis.
A few weeks ago, though, teen volunteers wrangled Mittens...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The rise of drug-resistant bacteria is one of the more alarming health threats of the past several decades. Some of the nation's top hospitals, including one operated by the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, have experienced deadly outbreaks....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:55 PM
When the Roland Park Library needed a new roof in 2005, restaurateur Eddie Dopkin was quick to step in.
"He said, 'We'll have a fundraiser and call it Raise the Roof,'" recalls Susan Newhouse, who at the time was raising money to renovate and expand the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:35 AM
She's done it again. Glenwood Middle School student Ellie Feaga handed over two checks last week. After the sweet success of a charity bake sale that ultimately earned over $5,400 in donations and sales, the sixth grader delivered the funds to the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Ellie Feaga will hold her fifth annual bake sale to raise money for charity on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Feaga home, 15211 Frederick Road, in Woodbine.
The sixth grader from Glenwood Middle School has announced that this year's...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 27, 2013
Residents in Towson, Loch Raven, and surrounding areas have been working together since 2011 to help neighbors who have experienced unexpected hardships. Now, after running two successful holiday campaigns, the group has formed a nonprofit organization,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Congratulations to Louis Colangelo, a senior at Glenelg High School, who recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Colangelo is a member of Boy Scout Troop 007.
As part of his Eagle Scout project, Louis assembled 50 "life essentials" backpacks for...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Eileen Abato, a retired department store fashion director who became an advocate for AIDS awareness, died of leukemia Thursday at the Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 69.
Born Eileen Mary Wible in a Philadelphia suburb, she grew up in...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Issuing building permits and restarting stalled construction projects have been suspended in Bel Air until the town can find a solution to its drought issue.
Bel Air town commissioners voted at their meeting Monday to approve Resolution 1019-13, which...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:08 AM
On Sunday evening, three days after he arrived in Maryland, Lucas Townsend finally got to sit down with the woman whose life he had become entwined with forever.
Townsend, a 22-year-old outdoor enthusiast from Michigan, had helped rid Karen Kruger, of...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:48 AM
October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...