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100 Years Ago Suicide Bridge? Reported In the Ellicott City Times was a story about a game and an English woman: "Bridge Doomed? The Gambling Game Said to Be Losing Caste in England. Not so long ago an inquest was held on a Stratham woman who...
Foreign films are definitely among the good things in life that come to those who wait. Today, any home can be an art house. You can satisfy your wanderlust without sweating passports or custom forms. Indeed, the best foreign directors often place a...
Tags: Drama (genre), Ice Cube, Blu-ray Discs, Movies, Joan Chen
Brother James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School for the last decade, died of prostate cancer early Saturday at his order's residence in Irvington. He was 64. In a letter he wrote to students and parents in October, he quoted the...
Tags: Charles Street, Skype, Winston Churchill, Literature, Middletown
A private residence near Sykesville that predates the Revolutionary War is the latest structure in Howard County to be recommended for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Howard Lodge, a 21/2 -story brick house built about 1750, was...
Public Broadcasting Service's recent documentary on the War of 1812 failed to include the historic and decisive Battle of North Point, where British forces were repulsed by American regulars, militiamen and Baltimoreans under the command of Gen. Sam...
100 Years Ago Lime Green An advertisement in the Times: "Stone lime, oyster shell lime, hydrated lime, ground lime, ground lime stone, rail or water shipments: Robert S. Green, 853 Frederick Ave. Baltimore, Md." Another ad: "THE NEAL SANATORIUM...
Tags: Trials, Trials, Howard County, Prosecution, Justice System
"Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
Hot on the heels of the sold-out "Jukebox" performances by the students at Marriotts Ridge High School comes "Charley's Aunt," a raucous farce set in 19th century England. During this time period, of course, proper young ladies required a chaperone, so...
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— Poplar Forest is Thomas Jefferson's other house. Everyone knows about Monticello, Jefferson's stunning 33-room home at Charlottesville at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in western Virginia. But most people have never heard of Jefferson's...
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" packs up a lot of troubles into its old kit bag of magic spells and evil ambitions — and the result is smiles, smiles, smiles. The supposedly last installment in Warner Bros.' big-screen "Harry Potter"...
A few days ago, when I seconded Kory Stamper's indisputable tweet that irregardless is a word,* @kellizuzelka replied " 'irregardless' doesn't even make sense ('ir-' cancels out 'less' and you have some awful double-negative nonsense)." And @soixante10...
One area Howard County can certainly boast about is its vibrant arts scene, with an abundance of choices that include theater, music and dance companies, as well as free outdoor concerts at Lake Kittamaqundi, Centennial Park and Columbia’s village...
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