| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
In 2003, 14.5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 16 lacked "basic prose literacy skills." That means they were either unable to read or understand any written information in English, or were limited to understanding short prose, "but nothing...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Helen B. Wolfe, an outspoken advocate of women's rights who also had been a member of the faculty of McDaniel College for more than a decade, died March 5 from cancer at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster. She was 79.
With a head of thick...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:37 PM
U.S. could play in Gold Cup here
M&T Bank Stadium will host CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals July 21 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and one of them could include the United States.
The U.S. team will play Belize, Costa Rica and Cuba in the...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 8:12 PM
A University of Maryland, Eastern Shore student was stabbed to death this weekend during a fight as the campus celebrated homecoming — plunging another state school into grief after an apparent murder-suicide left two students dead in College Park...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79.
"He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:11 AM
It's not quite warm outside but with the return of spring and summer offerings to our favorite local bar menus, you can certainly try to will (or numb) your body into feeling like it is.
So it snowed last week? Inside, I was sipping on a daiquiri,...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Since it is Older Americans Month and the theme is "Never Too Old to Play" here are some the fun events coming up at the Parkville Senior Center:
On May 31 at 1 p.m., a Caribbean calypso party will take you to the Islands of Trinidad and Tobago to...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:29 AM
Long before the throngs of audience members generate "oohs" and "ahhs," the staff of the UniverSoul Circus begins to craft its unusual performances, spending months combing the globe for fresh acts.
The result includes performers such as the Shaolin Kung...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:04 PM
In her singsong voice, Sarah Moses asked the nervous 22-year-old Colombian man questions about American civics and culture: What is the name of the national anthem? At what age may a citizen vote? Why does the American flag have 13 stripes?
| Jul 26, 2012
Triple jumper Waithe earns bronze medal in El Salvador
Parkville resident and Loch Raven High School grad Steve Waithe is building quite a track and field résumé in the triple jump.
At Loch Raven High School, he claimed two state championships and...
| Jul 15, 2011
Chrystal Naveeta Singh and Ryan Patrick Hess, of Bel Air, were united in marriage June 11 at the home of the groom's parents, Lynn and Patrick Hess, in Fallston. Rev. Stacey Nickerson officiated. Shaianne Montambaulf, daughter of the bride, was the ring...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:02 AM
At the recent 18th annual Employee and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon — hosted by Health Facilities Association of Maryland — the Timonium Optimist Club and longtime member, Jim Righter, were honored for years of volunteer service at the...