| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:23 AM
A pair of local companies has their landscape work featured at the Maryland Home and Garden Show, which begins Saturday, March 3, and continues through this and the following weekend at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium.
The featured garden at the show...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:02 AM
The economic and political tumult in Europe has continued this week with anti-incumbent votes in France and Greece as well as signs of disaffection in Italy, Great Britain and Germany. The electorate is angry, and the election results have raised...
| May 10, 2012
| 5:18 PM
James Fitzpatrick leans back in a huge black office chair with wheels and points at a projection on a screen in the front of the classroom, not far from the Soccer Barbie dolls and a clock featuring the portrait of French writer Voltaire.
"Here is the...
| Apr 26, 2012
Are the French getting their Tea Party on? That's what an outsider looking at the country's first-round presidential voting results might have been led to believe. But, as with many things French, the reality is très compliquée.
The weekend vote...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"The war on terror is over," or so claims an unnamed senior State Department official, as reported by National Journal's Michael Hirsh in his recent article "The Post al-Qaida Era."
Really? Well, if the war is over, I must have missed the peace treaty...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:46 AM
At the age of 4, Sabina Foisor was in France, competing in her first chess tournament. By the age of 15, she was a Romanian and European junior champion, and three years later, in 2007, she finished in the top 20 in the European Chess Championship....
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Part of the fun of professional wrestling is watching the development of certain wrestlers, from their debut through the peaks and valleys of their career.
Many grew up watching Rocky Maivia transform into The Rock, or even John Cena develop from the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Jim Rogers ("Government workers deserve no sympathy," Dec. 11) denies sympathy to federal employees who complain about attacks on their pay and benefits. Truth is, federal employees have it good, like private-sector employees in those European "socialist"...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:05 AM
100 Years Ago
From north county to south
From the Personals column:
"Dr. and Mrs. Robert I. Swain of Sykesville are receiving congratulations upon the birth of a son.
"The Sunday guests at Fair View, the home of Mr. and Mrs. G.W.K. Ridgely near...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:50 PM
One of the ways in which Renaissance artists explored their world was by painting increasingly realistic portraits. Even when they depicted historical, religious and mythic subjects, they often relied upon the people around them to serve as models.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:04 PM
The debate about whether the United States should export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Cove Point and other waterfront terminals has been going on for months. It is time for action.
The United States has an abundance of cheap natural gas, thanks to...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
When Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen overheard a platoon of first-year midshipmen at the Naval Academy shout "kill" during training one summer day a decade ago, he ordered the word expunged from their vocabulary.
The then-commandant explained that...