| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Two years ago, an enormous earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas. While the cameras are gone, Haiti's recovery continues. Having recently visited Port-au-Prince, we can report that much has been accomplished...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:19 PM
The USNS Comfort, the white-hulled hospital ship that has been a fixture of the Baltimore waterfront for a quarter-century, is moving next year to Norfolk, Va., the Navy announced Tuesday.
Maryland officials had fought the move of the ship, whose...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:54 PM
A few years ago, Tyson Ritter, the lean lead singer of the All-American Rejects, was a walking rock 'n' roll cliche.
After experiencing "life-changing" success thanks to "Gives You Hell" — his band's 2008 single that sold more than 4 million copies...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 11:06 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles are confident that their five-month wait for Cuban defector Henry Urrutia, stuck in Haiti unable to play because of visa issues, will end within the next two weeks.
Urrutia, a 25-year-old corner outfielder, has...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:01 AM
We survived Superstorm Sandy, the presidential elections, Halloween, and the end of daylight saving time
Now let's backtrack to October since this column was a no-show here last month,
The Haiti Committee of St. Isaac Jogues parish, which was...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:44 AM
The unpaved street winds up a steep, rocky hill to a "shell of a hospital." It's a concrete structure without any patients, said Shirley Matlock, a member of Glen Mar Methodist Church, in Ellicott City. Construction supplies, tile and paint occupy most of...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 3:47 PM
The Least of These Ministries, based in Westminster, is hosting a school supply drive for children in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
The ministries is collecting spiral notebooks, pens and pencils for Haitian children living in work camps. The school...
| Nov 25, 2012
Ellen Reich's business — run out of her Butcher's Hill rowhouse — has international reach.
She's the proprietress (she loves that word) of Three Stone Steps, which sells metal art, recycled jewelry and other intriguing items made by...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 10:34 AM
As another challenging economic year nears its end, nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our help more than ever.
Below is a listing...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 3:04 PM
An All-State lineman on the offensive side of the ball last season, Wilde Lake's Moise Larose may be even more impressive this fall on the defensive side.
The 6-foot-5, 285-pound senior has committed to Rutgers as an offensive tackle, but Wildecats coach...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:39 AM
With the sun shining, the music blaring and the students smiling, St. Agnes School hosted its third annual fundraising walk on the school's St. Agnes Lane campus Friday afternoon.
"This is a big event," said first-year program chairwoman Alison Hewitt,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Cholera broke out in Haiti two years ago, and more than 7,000 people have died. Some researchers traced the outbreak's origin to United Nations peacekeepers sent from Nepal after the devastating earthquake in 2010.
The theory that Nepalese soldiers...