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  • More than 7 inches fall in rare St. Patrick's Day storm

    More than 7 inches fall in rare St. Patrick's Day storm
    A rare St. Patrick's Day snowfall made this month the snowiest March since 1993, spreading more than 7 inches of snow across much of the region. But while the snow closed schools and the federal government for another day and disrupted some travel, it...
  • Prosecutors seek up to 10 years for Howard County teen in terror plot

    Prosecutors seek up to 10 years for Howard County teen in terror plot
    Federal prosecutors are calling for up to a decade in prison for the Howard County resident who became the youngest person ever charged in a terrorism case, arguing that the Pakistani immigrant "linked up with truly dangerous people." Mohammad Hassan...
  • Two actors tackle multiple roles, accents for 'Stones in His Pockets' at Center Stage

    Two actors tackle multiple roles, accents for 'Stones in His Pockets' at Center Stage
    "Stones in His Pockets," a play about an American film company invading a community in rural Ireland, has more than a dozen characters, but only two actors. That means a lot of quick switches between genders, ages and, above all, accents. For its...
  • Authentic Irish charm in Center Stage production of 'Stones in His Pockets'

    Authentic Irish charm in Center Stage production of 'Stones in His Pockets'
    No one can beat the Irish when it comes to spinning a yarn. And when they weave threads of satire and bittersweetness in between the humor, we’re talking a little bit of verbal heaven. "Stones in His Pockets" is a cool example. The witty work from...
  • Irish novelist Colum McCann reads at Johns Hopkins University

    Irish novelist Colum McCann reads at Johns Hopkins University
    When the Irish-born novelist Colum McCann sits before a blank page, he launches himself into a vast, empty space. He's surrounded by fog on all sides, so he can't tell if his vehicle is right side up or upside down. The craft he's maneuvering is clunky,...
  • Bathras cited for work to help those with disabilities

    Bathras cited for work to help those with disabilities
    "Nothing makes me happier than when I hear someone say I've inspired them," said Michelle Bathras. "I think we all want to touch people's lives." Bathras, chief operating officer of Bello Machre in Annapolis, an organization providing services for...
  • Leith S. Griswold

    Leith S. Griswold
    Leith Symington Griswold, matriarch of the Symington and Griswold families, who was an accomplished equestrienne, died of heart failure Tuesday at her Monkton home. She was 97. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of John Fife "Jack" Symington, an...
  • John J. Moran II, attorney

    John J. Moran II, attorney
    John J. Moran II, a Baltimore-born attorney who practiced in York, Pa., died of an apparent heart attack Monday at his home in Hallam, Pa. He was 66. The son of John J. Moran, an orchestra leader, and Grace Eleanor Schweitzer, who ran a neighborhood...
  • Wedded: Kristina Donahue and Michael Tyler

    Wedded: Kristina Donahue and Michael Tyler
    Date: Aug. 9, 2013 Her story: Kristina Donahue, 28, grew up in Ellicott City. She graduated from University of Baltimore School of Law in May. She took the Maryland bar examination at the end of July and is now studying for the registration...
  • While Washington bickers, Republican governors solve problems

    While Washington bickers, Republican governors solve problems
    With frustration building over Washington's refusal to behave in the public interest, perhaps it's worth noting a drastic solution tried by the Irish. Last Friday, Irish voters cast ballots on a referendum to abolish the country's Upper House, known...
  • Celebrity traveler: John Astin heeds call of Aran Islands

    Celebrity traveler: John Astin heeds call of Aran Islands
    Johns Hopkins University students scramble to sign up for a coveted spot in the acting and directing classes taught by John Astin. After all, who wouldn't want to study theatrical techniques with a famous actor? Internationally known for his role as...
  • Advocates, insurers duel over cost of child dental coverage

    Advocates, insurers duel over cost of child dental coverage
    Like most 3-year-olds, Mariah Venable is a climber and a jumper. And sometimes she lands on her face instead of her legs. Her acrobatic attempts have cost her two baby teeth already — and have left her mother thankful she has good dental...