| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Calvary Lutheran Church will present a Christmas service in German on Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. Traditional German Christmas carols will be sung, and the Christmas gospel will be read in German. A brass choir will also be providing some of the music.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Christmas, along with a sharp chill, was in the air in Aberdeen Saturday as residents turned out for the city's annual Christmas Street Celebration.
The 2013 Christmas Street Celebration included the annual holiday parade and tree lighting; this year's...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:13 AM
This is the time of year when classical music organizations launch into their new seasons, but the Howard County Concert Orchestra is launching into a new existence with its concert on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church in...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Disney World is fine, but at Christmastime it's Maria Springer's home that is the happiest place on earth.
Throughout the month of December, Springer hosts gingerbread-decorating workshops in her lovely Phoenix home. Her kitchen — transformed into...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The big foreign policy story over the weekend was the Obama administration's agreement, along with five other nations, of a sweeping arms deal with Iran that involved Iran agreeing to a freeze of its nuclear program in exchange for relief from U.S....
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:37 PM
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,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:23 PM
For the Douglas clan of Nottingham, the most magical time of the year doesn't start until they spend a morning oohing and ahhing their way through the aisles of the glittering winter wonderland that is the annual Christmas display and sale at Valley...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:35 AM
If you want proof that truth can be stranger than fiction, check out Doug Wright's "I Am My Own Wife." It's a documentary-style play based on interviews the contemporary American playwright did with an elderly transvestite who lived openly during the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:10 AM
During next week's Charm City Fringe Fest, audiences will be able to ponder a nuclear holocaust drama starring Charlie Chaplin, meet a young German girl who used to mistake the Nazi salute for a friendly greeting, and throw tomatoes at actors performing...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 12:44 PM
In his recently published "1913: The Year Before The Storm," German journalist Florian Illies compiles a fascinating and exhaustively researched month-by-month compendium of the events, personalities, culture, politics, technology and fashions that shaped...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:58 PM
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,...