| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:38 AM
I always feel like the Olympics create some kind of twilight zone for TV watching, but this year seems to be even more twilight-y than usual.
Whatever my normal routine is, it will invariably get interrupted by the sight of a gymnast doing some amazing...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The family of Stephen John Hughes, who died in a car accident in England in June, will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, at Ruck Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.
The Ten Hills resident was 57.
Hughes died with his sons-in-law,...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Grand Masonic Lodge, 304 International Circle, Cockeysville, for Stephen J. Hughes, 57, a former economist and founding partner of the Towson law firm of Treanor Pope and Hughes, who died June 4.
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Deirdre Diane "Dee" Huddles, a master gardener who was co-founder of a gardening services company, was killed Wednesday in an automobile accident near Butler.
The Glyndon resident was 69.
Baltimore County police reported that Ms. Huddles was driving...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:18 PM
It's a sun-splashed morning in rolling southern Anne Arundel County, and a cluster of old oaks and maples make a fine canopy for the 25 gentlemen gathered at the cottage they see as a shrine.
Some wear seersucker blazers and boating shoes. Many sport...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:02 AM
In September 1972, the world watched in disbelief as 11 Israeli athletes were murdered by the Palestinian terrorist organization "Black September" at the Summer Olympic Games in Munich. The story, and Israel's decade-long retaliation, have been captured...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Brad Friedel began his career in the English Premier League when there were only a handful of Americans playing soccer overseas. He has watched the country's top league gain popularity in the U.S. and has seen some of his fellow Americans become stars...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Baltimore has witnessed love and loss.
From the banks of the harbor to Mount Vernon's cobblestones to the grassed-over burial plots of Greenmount Cemetery, embedded in this city are vestiges of some of history's great romances, stories of people coming...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Back in December at Language Log, the urbane Mark Liberman commented on a text distorted by a ham-fisted attempt to convert British English to American, saying, "God save us from such copy editors." That provoked a spirited defense of copy editors in...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 11:10 AM
W. Kennedy Cromwell III, a retired foreign service officer who spent the majority of his 32-year career in Africa, died Dec. 13 from complications of a stroke at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville.
The former Washington and Annapolis...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:11 AM
What does the Second Amendment actually say? "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
This has become a part of our history and culture, based...
| Dec 15, 2012
In 2000, the British film "Billy Elliot" generated a flurry of admiration on both sides of the Atlantic. Something about this story of an 11-year-old boy, who decides to study ballet even as it makes him a major oddity in his northern England mining town,...