| Jul 12, 2014
What remarkable lives they led.
The five men, who hailed mostly from the pinnacle of French aristocracy, were liberals who threw off their own privileges to build a more equitable society. Individually, they danced with Marie Antoinette, fled the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Jill Bussey acknowledges she might be biased, but she thinks this year's five award winners for the Foreign-born Information and Network -- a nonprofit that supports local immigrants – are a particularly exceptional group.
"They are really...
| May 3, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Maggie Kaulius is the latest in an Archbishop Spalding legacy that includes her entire immediate family and much of her extended family.
Like her mother, Mary Love Kaulius, she plays field hockey and lacrosse. The younger Kaulius helped the No. 2...
| Feb 22, 2014
My wife of 55 years, Mallie, recently passed away in our home in South Florida after a hard-fought, three-year battle with stage-four lung cancer, although she never smoked, consumed alcoholic beverages, or, for that matter, ate red meat. But excruciating...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When most children celebrate birthdays, they and their families tend to mark the occasion with presents and loved ones, and possibly a party. This is even more true with the birthday is a milestone, like turning 13 and crossing the threshold into the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Howard High's Football Dinner: "George Petrlik, co-captain of Howard High's football team and Tom Anderson, Glenelg's hard-hitting quarterback, have been selected to receive honors at the Baltimore Chapter Second Annual...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:05 AM
We welcomed Daylight Saving Time, celebrated St. Patrick's Day with the first March 17 snow in 50 years and hopefully will soon be saying goodbye to this ice age. .
From Feb. 20-26, three members of St. Isaac Jogues' Haiti Committee — Sean...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:00 PM
It's practically impossible for Americans to learn much about the country of Haiti without running into the works of Goucher College's creative writing professor and award-winning novelist Madison Smartt Bell.
Along with a dozen or so published pieces,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:22 AM
It has been 37 years since Bill Fornoff first hit the road in his running shoes. Now, he is retiring from the sport, reluctantly. There is no mandatory retirement age for runners of course, but at 70, he will be giving it up, somewhat ceremoniously on...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:13 AM
For Friends School junior Aubrey Akers, the Philippines is like a homeland away from home.
Although she was born in the U.S., Akers' mother, Mary Anne, and extended family are from the Philippines. When Akers' grandfather, Joseph Alabanza comes to...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:56 PM
The author Madison Smartt Bell's 16th work of fiction, a book of short stories called "Zig Zag Wanderer" is guaranteed to make the author absolutely no money whatsoever. Nada. Zilch. Zip. Not one blessed penny.
And he wouldn't have it any other way....
| Dec 27, 2013
Happy new year dear readers!
Good luck in 2014. May you accomplish all your new year's resolutions.
On Dec. 29, the Susquehanna Ministerium hosts an open house of Havre de Grace churches, 2 to 4 p.m., 410 939-2464. This is a self-guided tour of HdG's...