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  • American 'exceptionalism'? Get over it [Letter]

    I appreciated Dan Rodricks recent column about American "exceptionalism" ("Expecting the horrible is the American way," Jan. 25). Some years ago when I conducted student travel-study semesters in various European countries with, among other things,...
  • 'Downton Abbey' Season 4, Part 3 recap, Mary's whirlwind romance

    'Downton Abbey' Season 4, Part 3 recap, Mary's whirlwind romance
    That "glamorous pirate" Lord Gillingham is working on some sort of Guinness World Record of pursuit here.  I'd be weirded out a bit if Tony wasn't more likeable. He's proper, but not insufferable. And doesn't get drunk easily like Sir John "Dimples"...
  • Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead

    Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead
    A global company that manufactures spice concoctions for the food industry is building a new North American headquarters in Hampstead, relocating its operations from Baltimore County. The German-based Fuchs Group, which bought Old Bay creator Baltimore...
  • Honoring World War II foot soldiers

    Honoring World War II foot soldiers
    During a forced march from Belgium to southern Germany in the closing months of fighting in Europe in World War II, U.S. Army prisoner of war Cpl. Michael Romanelli said he thought often of getting home — to any sort of life he could make....
  • Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist

    Helga L. Pennewell, educator and activist
    Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84. Ms. Pennewell was born to...
  • Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria

    Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria
    Alexa Haymen says she has always been a fan of "The Sound of Music." Now, she will have the opportunity to visit Austria this summer as a member of the Children's Chorus of Carroll County. Voce Viaggio, which means "Traveling Voices" in Italian, is a...
  • Cecilia Poffel, homemaker

    Cecilia Poffel, homemaker
    Cecilia S. Poffel, a homemaker who lived for many years in Parkville, died of cancer Thursday at Harford Memorial Hospital. The Perryville resident was 76. Cecilia Schroeder was born in Gdynia, Poland, a fishing village, and came with her family to East...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • 'There's no way I could express how empty life is, really'

    'There's no way I could express how empty life is, really'
    Helena Williams went to the cemetery Saturday to lay a wreath on the grave of her son, Army 1st Lt. George "Geordie" Williams, a Joppatowne High School graduate, on the 25th anniversary of his death in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie,...
  • World Languages Cafe in Columbia helps improve fluency in other tongues

    At a crowded table in the cafe room at the Wegman's in Columbia, Ekaterina Pyankova greets people with the Russian word for hello: "privet." A few feet away, Nadja Todt offers a German greeting: "Hallo." And in the center of the room, Girija...
  • At 71, finally hearing her father's voice

    At 71, finally hearing her father's voice
    She is 71 years old, and she has no memory of his voice. But that was her father on the recording, and he called her his "Margaret Ann." She was glad she was alone when she heard him speak, she said. It was just such a surprise. His voice was so clear,...
  • Sports on TV

    FRIDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || M. bask. || Louisiana-Monroe@Ohio State || BIGTEN7 || || Northern Ky.@North Carolina || ESPNU7 || || Lafayette@Seton Hall || FS18 || || DePaul@Northwestern || BIGTEN9 || || NBA || Clippers@...