| Nov 27, 2011
| 1:50 PM
With 600 students, including a significant percentage of immigrants, music teacher Diane Schaming wanted to try something new to interest the children in the music of different cultures.
So last summer she went to Africa and brought back music to...
| Nov 25, 2011
Sunday, Nov. 27
'Feed the Hungry' The county NAACP Youth Council sponsors "Feed the Hungry" from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ridgelys Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road in Jessup. In addition to providing a free meal, the youths will give out gloves, hats,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:00 AM
I read the results of the Sun poll on November 19 which reported that 53 percent of Marylanders would support a law to continue to discriminate against gay people in adoption issues. The ideal place to raise a child may be a home with a happily married...
| Dec 4, 2011
100 Years Ago
Rolling out the welcome mat
In the Times social column:
"Mr. Henry J. Bender has returned to his home on Rolling Road after visiting friends in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Davis have returned to their home on Rolling Road after...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Theodore Neal "Ted" Holmes, who founded the old Chicken George restaurant chain and built it into a regional fast-food business, died of diabetic complications Nov. 29 at Sanctuary at Holy Cross in Burtonsville. The Jessup resident was 72.
Born in York,...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:54 PM
When University of Maryland law professor Larry Gibson was asked to become involved with the Liberian presidential campaign of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, he initially declined. But she ultimately won him over, and his efforts helped her become Africa's...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 6:43 PM
Beauty can be found even in the utilitarian.
A recently opened exhibit of African art at the Baltimore Museum of Art makes that point powerfully, with a varied array of elaborately handcrafted personal objects from across the continent — from...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Common Ground on the Hill is branching out from its roots in Westminster and launching a concert series in Baltimore.
The 18-year-old music and arts organization, founded at McDaniel College in Carroll County when the school was still called Western...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:55 PM
What comes to mind when Mexican immigrant Elsa Garcia thinks of Baltimore's drawbacks?
"Basura. O las drogas," said the East Baltimore resident. "Trash. Or drugs."
Then, quickly, comes her list of Baltimore's pluses: Her husband has been able to find...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 5:32 PM
Johns Hopkins researchers, in the largest study to date, will map the genetic code for asthma in people of African descent in hopes of better understanding why the disease and other allergy-related ailments disproportionately afflict that population....
| Dec 30, 2011
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature around 51 degrees. It is expected to be cloudy with a low temperature around 41 degrees tonight.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
| Jan 8, 2012
So here's how it is:
You have no driver's license because you have nothing to drive. You have no passport because you've never been out of the country. You have no other photo ID because you have no bank account. You work and get paid under the table,...