| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:38 PM
When the days grow short and the first frost sets in, there are certain things some people look back at with longing.
Such as home-grown tomatoes.
That's why the ninth annual Carroll County Master Gardeners' Heirloom Tomato Festival, held Aug. 20 at the...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:41 AM
In between the earthquake and Hurricane Irene, the children and staff at St. Vincent's Center found time to celebrate a special event a their Pot Spring campus.
Multi-cultural day was held in the Pot Spring gym, and began with everyone "boarding" the S....
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:09 AM
The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II.
A more recent...
| Sep 9, 2011
Since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the following wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, men and women across the country — and Harford County — have bravely sacrificed their lives to fight for the rights we as Americans have every day....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Since the cinematic release early this year of the movie "Red Tails,"about the all-black Tuskegee Airmen who fought in World War II, Baltimore County's two "DOTA" – Documented Original Tuskegee Airmen – have been in high demand.
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:15 PM
British animal trainer Martin Lacey jr. shows off a white lion cub born at the end of August at the Circus Krone in Hamburg, Germany.
The rare birth has set off discussions in Germany about whether the circus should be banned from having wild animals.
| Sep 25, 2011
100 Years Ago
This social note was in the Dorsey section of the paper:
"Mr. Thomas A. Kingsbury accompanied by Prof. F. H. Spieker and son Edmond of Baltimore, spent Sunday at the Old Historic Fort McHenry."
Next year will be the...
| Sep 29, 2011
Just one sip is all it takes. That first swallow explodes with flavors not usually attributed to the grape: Arugula, sugar snap peas, moss, heather, lentils. There is a bracing and refreshing minerality, plus a weight on the palate that belies its...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Next year's concert announcements are already starting to roll out.
The German industrial metal band Rammstein will perform at 1st Mariner Arena, of all places, on April 25. Expect lots of pyrotechnics.
The band is promoting a greatest hits package,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:14 PM
An article in the Oct. 2, 1936 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian notes that a local family of 15 needs help after a fire ruined their home.
A father, mother and their thirteen children, living near Catonsville, recently lost most...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Dr. Herbert Leonard Warres, a World War II combat surgeon who later became a radiologist and headed the outpatient radiology department at what is now the University of Maryland Medical Center, died Wednesday at North Oaks retirement community in...
| Nov 19, 2011
Move over, Louvre. Show some respect, Basel's Bibliothek.
A new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes the case that two iconic Baltimore buildings can take their place in the first rank of the world's architectural gems. And that's not just the...