| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:27 AM
James H. Chambers founded the H. Chambers Co. in 1889 as a painting and wallpaper firm working in Baltimore's religious institutions and the homes of the city's upper crust.
Over the next century, the business grew into one of the country's elite...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:48 PM
My chocolate Lab is about 15 pounds overweight. We've tried low-calorie foods and cutting back, but he's hungry and not losing weight. I've heard I can try supplementing with pumpkin or green beans, but what are the best ways to help my boy lose weight?...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Stress, long hours and health concerns have long been associated with the NFL coaching profession.
And the hardships of the job were on display this weekend with Denver Broncos coach John Fox and Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak both stricken with...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:40 AM
When parents send their children to school, they expect them to be in a safe and nurturing environment. Part of that safety comes from the confidentiality of student records, which was the hot topic of discussion at the PTA Council of Howard County's...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:22 AM
It has been 37 years since Bill Fornoff first hit the road in his running shoes. Now, he is retiring from the sport, reluctantly. There is no mandatory retirement age for runners of course, but at 70, he will be giving it up, somewhat ceremoniously on...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:47 PM
It's not often someone welcomes the command to hit the floor and do push-ups, but Hilltop Elementary School fifth-grader Christian Gavarrete didn't hesitate Tuesday when Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice ordered, "Give me 20."
The 10-year-old said...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It's January and that means new year's resolutions to get fit. At the Maryland Athletic Club in Timonium, like hundreds of other gyms across Baltimore County, membership has spiked this month.
"It never fails," said Jeff Urban, MAC's director of...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Public employees have a right to be represented by a union and to collective bargaining in states like Maryland where the law allows it. And the only way such a system can work — at least on a practical level — is to require all those...
| Nov 6, 2013
A peaceful Veterans Day to you, dear readers,
Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is a tribute to all of those who served in our armed forces. The day is also titled Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in Canada, in recognition of the surrender of Imperial Germany in...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:07 AM
On the evening of Friday, Nov. 22, the Patterson Mill Middle/High School PTSA held our seventh annual PTSA Bingo Nite. This event is our PTSA's primary fundraiser, funding enrichment activities and programs for both the Middle and High School...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 2:02 PM
It was on the sideline turf at Richard Montgomery High where Catonsville junior Jenn Nonn sketched out a scoring play for classmate Renee Gast before the start of the second half of a scoreless tie in the Class 3A girls soccer state semifnals against...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:20 AM
From the Perry Hall/Kingsville Thanksgiving column last year: "During this reflective season, let us count our personal blessings and give thanks individually. Also, we join together as a group and share our gratitude for many community blessings."