| 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,...
| 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.
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:14 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...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Adella "Alli" Russel, a retired Pikesville travel agent who made her way out of Nazi-controlled Germany in the 1930s, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 3 at the North Oaks retirement community. She was 96.
Born Adella Zipser in Leipzig, Germany, she...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:32 PM
The O'Malley administration has chosen a Canadian company to operate two MARC commuter train lines, passing over a competitor whose critics have tied it to Nazi Germany and avoiding a potential fight with Holocaust survivors.
The Maryland Department of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:39 AM
I am writing to thank everyone who came out to support my fundraiser held in the fellowship hall of Grace Reformed Episcopal Church in Havre de Grace.
Mrs. Kimie Ranken made the event possible by reserving the hall as well as providing the...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Dr. Gerhard Schmeisser, a retired orthopedic surgeon, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and an innovator in artificial-limb technology, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Sept. 23 at Roland Park Place. He was 86 and had lived on...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Maryland students have made greater gains on national tests than their peers across the country and are catching up with students in top-performing nations in the world, according to a Harvard study released Monday.
The state's students have been...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 7:30 AM
The ultimatum by the Obama Administration's Department of Health and Human Services to Christian church groups (and by implication Christian medical personal) to abandon their faith exposes further its increasingly totalitarian pagan character ("Fight...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Last week, while driving to work, I heard an NPR story that included snippets of an interview with a woman who had just applied for a marriage license. This would not have been newsworthy if not for the fact that she was gay. On Nov. 6, voters in...