| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:16 AM
In the little town of Thurmont (population not quite 6,200), the recession has taken a heavy toll on Main Street, but things are picking up as residents prepare for next month's G8 Summit at nearby Camp David.
The Cozy Country Inn has been busy booking...
| Apr 11, 2012
Dr. Ernst Friedrich Lepold Niedermeyer, who was a leading researcher, author, clinician and pioneer in the field of electroencephalogy and its use in epilepsy and other brain research, died Thursday of colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson.
She was 92.
Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Apparently Brazil has enough umbrellas or maybe it just doesn’t like outsiders sending pointy items in the mail.
The international mail company DHL has sent along a list of items that aren't allowed to be shipped to certain countries. If you send...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Wolfgang Oehme, a renowned landscape architect and a founder of the New American Garden movement, which incorporated windblown ornamental grasses and massed perennial plantings, died of cancer Thursday at his Towson home. He was 81.
"He was a...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 3:09 PM
He was born into freedom in Pusan, South Korea, 60 years ago. Still, Jong C. Jang of Marriottsville spent much of his boyhood hearing his father, Ok Kyun Jang, rhapsodize about growing up in a place about 350 miles to the north.
Families were close-...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 11:19 AM
On the evening of April 3, during its annual Kaffeehaus program, the German department of Harford Christian School was officially recognized as the winner of a national competition of high school and college/university foreign language educational video...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
One of the world's largest container companies chose Baltimore over other East Coast cities as its first U.S. stop for direct shipping from Northern Europe after a long courtship by Maryland officials and private business leaders.
The service by Hapag-...
| Jan 1, 2012
About 20 of High Street Partners' employees are based at its Annapolis headquarters. The rest of its 160 workers are spread around the world, from California to London to Shanghai — which makes sense, considering its niche.
The company helps...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Pu Yang learned some English while growing up in China, but when he moved to Ellicott City, he discovered that he didn't know enough about the language to speak it.
Then he heard about a group called the English Conversation Club that meets Wednesday...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:02 PM
I suppose that soon enough, our pups right here in Maryland will have a chance to dip their little snouts in a fresh mound of snow.
But not yet.
Here a little German dog gets a chance though.
This pup was playing in the snow the other day in Oberhof,...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:53 AM
A new production of Charles Dickens' masterpiece of tragicomedy, "David Copperfield," will be presented at Harford Christian School on Friday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. An encore Dessert Theater presentation of the drama is set for the next day, Saturday, May 19,...