| May 14, 2012
| 6:58 AM
When Ross Kennard gets ready to go for a run in his hilly Ellicott City neighborhood, he slips on special shoes that resemble mesh gloves. Each toe has its own slot with a thin rubber underside, and the shoe's overall design offers no arch support and...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Whether it's a wedding on the beach, a White Marlin fishing tournament, muscle car shows or ocean baptisms during the annual Jesus at the Beach festival, Ocean City isn't afraid to mix things up a bit. The resort offers an ample dose of tradition, yet...
| Nov 9, 2012
Caregivers and seniors
Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland has received an 18-month, $500,000 challenge grant from the Maryland Home and Community Care Foundation and additional funding from the Howard County Department of Citizen...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:05 PM
This is the first in a monthly series in which we put local fitness and recreational opportunities to the test.
"This is the best thing I've ever done!" a woman called out, smiling broadly as she skimmed across the water, standing up straight, paddle...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Registration for fall classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College is under way at the county's seven senior activity centers. Classes begin the week of Oct. 1. To register and for schedule information, go to the center you wish to...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Everybody likes to look their best on the beach right? Of course we all do, especially when you're bronzing up in the summer sun. Well, maybe you aren't at the shore for long, maybe just a weekend or a few days, but you should considering taking advantage...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:30 PM
For people who want to live past 100, the first step is taking a whole bunch more steps.
A recent survey found half of all centenarians are exercising almost every day. Most are walking, but many also are lifting weights, practicing yoga, biking or...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:59 AM
Now that the holiday season is behind us and the new year waits ahead, it is time to revisit our new year's resolutions and see how close we are to implementing them. Of particular relevance to our Montpelier/South Laurel community are promises made to...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:32 PM
On the eve of the NFL playoffs, Ricky Williams was standing in front of his locker with a book in his hand when a reporter approached him and started to ask a few questions. The reporter wanted to talk about what an interesting and strange trip his career...
| Jan 26, 2012
American Legion Parkville Post 183 — 2301 Putty Hill Ave.
• Balladiers meet first and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. 410-665-0372.
• Ballroom Dancing, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. with live or recorded music. Food and...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Are you a health role model?
We're thinking of starting a new feature of inspirational "models of health" who have achieved a health or fitness goal recently. Did you quit smoking? Lose 20 pounds? Complete your first marathon, walkathon, bike race, etc....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 5:39 PM
To understand the impact meditation can have on the human mind, picture a glass of muddy water. If you stir it, the water stays cloudy and anything that might sink to the bottom is instantly sucked back into motion. But if you allow the glass to become...