| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
A jury found Baltimore police instructor William S. Kern guilty Thursday of reckless endangerment for shooting and critically wounding a recruit during a training exercise at the Rosewood Center in Owings Mills.
Jurors found the veteran officer not...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:32 AM
AXELSON: Navy Seaman Recruit Adrian M. Axelson, son of Jessica D. and stepson of Jared M. Silberzahn of Forest Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Axelson...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:07 AM
In addition to keeping up with his six kids and working for the NFL as an appeals officer on player discipline, Matt Birk has apparently become even more of a fitness nut in retirement than he was as a player.
After getting up to as much as 310 pounds...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Residents of the Village of Cross Keys are opposing plans by the owner of the Cross Keys Shopping Center to rebuild a gatehouse there.
New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisitions Corp. proposes a makeover of the center that would include razing the aging...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Under Armour, in a race to expand its brand globally, opened its first-ever Under Armour Experience, a blend of retail store and promotional venue, in Shanghai, China.
Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of the Baltimore-based athletic apparel maker, hosted...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:05 AM
A big congratulations goes out to the Career and Technology Education Department at Reservoir High School. It has been selected for the ITEEA/TEEAM Maryland High School Program of Excellence award for 2014.
This award goes out to one Maryland high...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Baltimore County will build a $5 million animal shelter to replace its aging facility in Baldwin as part of a plan to improve services for pets, officials announced Monday.
The county also will begin offering spay and neuter services at the current...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:51 PM
In the past two years, fewer Baltimoreans have been hospitalized for diabetes, hypertension, asthma and drugs.
More city residents have health insurance, more are exercising and fewer are dying prematurely from heart disease. Fewer teens are having...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:11 PM
The Wellness for Life Fitness Center is a Francis family business. Lionel Francis took over the business a couple years ago, but he was a familiar fitness fixture there way before that. A believer in health and fitness, Lionel cares about all the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Most of us in South Laurel/Montpelier drive past Deerfield Run Community Center on Route 197 several times a week. We may become aware of some of the classes offered there as we catch sight of the electronic bulletin board near the street. I recently...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Last week's Columbia Flier article pointed out accurately how active our today's seniors are, and the growing need for programs that address their needs. More and more seniors are turning to swimming and water aerobics as an ideal form of exercise for...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Although Howard County is recognized as a state leader in health initiatives, there are some areas in the county that are lagging behind.
"Not everything is fine and dandy in this area," said Bibi Perotte-Fosten, a North Laurel resident and community...