| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:32 AM
My son Isaac turned 4 this week, and we're having his birthday party this weekend. I simply cannot wait. His third birthday was kind of a disaster -- his dad was in California for pre-deployment training, I was having some pregnancy complications, and...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:46 AM
Wedding Day: December 1, 2012
Her story: Colby Previti, 26, grew up in Bowley's Quarters and now lives in Middle River. She is a freelance model and make-up artist. Her father, Vincent Previti, is a retired firefighter. Her mother, Kimberly Previti, is a...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:12 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Markets Inc. says it's recalling a brownie mix after reports from two consumers about allergic reactions to undeclared milk in the product.
The recall involves 17.2-ounce packages of Wegmans Gluten Free Double...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 11:58 AM
This time of year, when Old Sol is having his way with us, we often turn to the tropics for culinary inspiration. The tropics, that is, of sandy beaches, blue oceans and cooling trade winds making the palm trees sway.
One reason, of course, is our innate...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Tonight's an abbreviated show due to the presidential debate. Four couples will do their individual routines, and the other four couples will dance their group routine.
Tomorrow, they switch.
It's "Guilty Pleasures" night -- which, don't get me...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Politicians haven't always been allergic to gun control, not even Republicans.
In 1968, after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and the Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., Congress — on a bipartisan vote — outlawed gun sales to felons and...
| May 3, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Q: I witnessed a bird (I think it was a cockatiel) at a pet shop that appeared to be picking at and pulling out its own feathers. Why would it do this?
A: Feathers are pretty amazing natural works of art and engineering. They make it possible for birds...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:36 PM
What's the best way to deal with seasonal allergies?
Pets react to airborne allergies just like humans do. But when they inhale these potential allergens, instead of just sneezing and sniffling, they get very inflamed and itchy skin that can become...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Brandy Dopkin gave her then-11/2-year-old daughter Jordana a snack — a small piece of multigrain bread topped with peanut butter — just before they headed to Jordana's music class. At the time, the child showed no indications of a food...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:20 AM
Welcome to our first live show of the season. Cat is shiny in gold. I won't lie -- I look forward to seeing what she's wearing each week.
Since we're only getting one show a week this season, I was worried we wouldn't get the group numbers we used to...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Kids who are allergic to foods can overcome their reactions through therapy that involves giving them increasing doses of the specific foods, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other hospitals.
The research adds to...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 12:50 PM
The scene at Hashawha Environmental Center in Westminster Friday evening was filled with the friendly chaos typical of the start of summer camp. Parents unloaded gear and gave last-minute instructions. Ubiquitous counselors welcomed visitors and ushered...