| 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...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Marie McG. Leaf, a World War II combat nurse who cared for the wounded and dying on the battlefields of Europe, died Thursday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn.
She was 95.
The daughter of...
| Mar 27, 2013
Harford Friends School hosted the 5th annual "Judy's Night of a Thousand Stars" recently, drawing more than 70 participants. This special event, coordinated by Alice Remsberg, is held each year in memory of Judy Harlan, one of the founding members of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
When they opened Eldersburg's County Cork Wine Pub in 2010, business partners Arlene Stecher and Chris McManus were thinking of their neighbors.
McManus and Stecher, both Eldersburg residents, wanted to build a spot where adults could gather with...
| 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 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Commentator Maria Santo's specious arguments for why everyone should be of the same mind about abortion only reinforces my conviction that the decision of whether to continue a pregnancy should be up to a woman and her doctor ("Dishonesty underlies...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:07 PM
He's across the Atlantic from his native Ireland, but Ken Keady was wearing the green Sunday as he bobbed his 3-year-old daughter on his shoulders to see Baltimore's St. Patrick Parade.
"It's a great occasion, a lot of color, a lot of flags and lot of...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:55 AM
For some area residents, St. Patrick's Day's means a time to wear green, eat green dyed food and drink green beer.
But at Appalachian Bluegrass on Frederick Road, the time for Celtic music is not limited to a day in March.
Evenings at the store...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Irish flutist Laura Byrne and her compatriots in the Irish music scene consider their passion a yearlong experience, but they also recognize that there's much more of a demand for Irish songs in mid-March.
"We were at Liam Flynn's last (Wednesday) and...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Let's set one thing straight right away: St. Patrick's Day stereotypes to the contrary, there's nothing green about an Irish breakfast.
"No, nothing will be green," pledges Chris Marquis, chef at Baltimore's Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant, before...
| 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...