| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:53 PM
This particular column was meant to be.
In April, I received a phone call from Harry Rosenbluh, editor of The Phoenician, the newsletter of the Phoenix Society, which is mostly made up of National Security Agency retirees. Some of our readers may know...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The Annapolis Market House is open -- sort of.
The first vendor in the downtown landmark, Amsterdam Falafelshop, planned a soft opening with a private guest list for Thursday night.
After a few more private events, they hope to have the eatery open...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Cormac Woods spent the last week at the beach, looking out at the rolling waves and thinking of ways to make your Christmas shopping experience more fulfilling.
Woods is president and owner of The Becker Group, a Baltimore-based company that designs...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will leave the country Saturday to visit France and Ireland during a week-long trip billed as trade mission, his office said.
The governor's third international journey of 2013 will include visits to the Paris Air Show, meetings...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Officially the feast of Saint Patrick of Ireland but unofficially one of the biggest drinking days of the year, St. Patrick's Day promises to paint Harford County green as revelers come out to celebrate the entire weekend.
Bars around the Aberdeen,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Jeanine Cummins wants more than anything in the world to give a voice to people who are unable to speak for themselves.
In the past, she has spoken for family members. In her 2004 memoir, "A Rip in Heaven," Cummins spoke for her cousins, Julie and Robin...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Somewhere along the line, Hal Cummings came up with the slogan "Have Pipes, Will Travel."
That's no exaggeration. On St. Patrick's Day in particular, Cummings, a Naval Academy graduate and retired Navy line officer as well as a master bagpipe player,...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Niall Dempsey, chairman of the Gaelic Athletic Association's Mid-Atlantic Division, answered some questions about Irish sports.
How many teams are in the Mid-Atlantic Division GAA?
We currently have nine teams in the Mid-Atlantic Division under the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:57 AM
When Irish novelist Colum McCann reads from his work as part of the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society's 35th Irish Evening on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, the audience has a right to be in a green...
| Mar 6, 2013
Spring forth as taste tempting meals, planned with budding appetites in mind, pepper local church calendars:
Hop over to Violetville United Methodist Church, 3648 Coolidge Ave., Saturday, March 9, for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9 a.m. to noon....
| Feb 20, 2013
Walking the path leading us to Holy Week is more meaningful when shared with fellow believers. The Greater Lansdowne Interfaith Partnership provides a way by hosting Wednesday evening get-togethers throughout the 40 days of Lent, with potluck suppers at 6...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Letter writer Ruth Fleishman's fear that quarterback Joe Flacco may not renew his contract with the Ravens reminded me of an old Irish folk tale ("Flacco holding out? Say it ain't so, Joe," Feb. 16).
In a small town in the west of Ireland along the...