| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Boy Scout Troop 730 is a special needs Scout Troop, and many of its members have been active for decades. They are intellectually limited young men, but they surely enjoy the fellowship of Scouting. Members of the troop participate in weekly meetings,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Three years after a devastating earthquake left much of Haiti in ruins, a new effort has been launched to help the long-suffering island nation — an effort based in Howard County and spearheaded by a well-known Haitian with close ties to Columbia....
| May 16, 2013
| 12:33 PM
St.Isaac Jogues parish welcomed a very special visitor from the Caribbean late last month.
The visitor was the Rev. Jude Cedule, pastor of St. Anthony the Hermit Church, St. Isaac's sister parish in Chenot, which is located in a remote area of the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:52 PM
BOWIE — On his first off day as an Orioles minor leaguer, Double-A Bowie outfielder Henry Urrutia took a trip to Baltimore, where he got a tour of Camden Yards — the place he hopes his uphill and divot-filled baseball journey reaches its...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:03 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold was removed from Friday’s Grapefruit League game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after just two innings with soreness in his right, throwing shoulder.
Reimold’s early exit was odd,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:31 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- When the Orioles made the unprecedented move to play the Cuban national team in Havana on March 28, 1999, the stated purpose was to improve relations between the countries through a sporting exhibition.
There was no way of knowing...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:22 AM
"Women are not dying because of disease we cannot treat; they are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving."
— Dr. Mahmoud Fathalla, author of the "World Report on Women's Health"
A young woman, large...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:19 PM
The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace.
Happy New Year...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:41 PM
The catastrophe in Haiti struck quickly in January 2010.
The consequences have gone on for much longer. A group in Howard County is seeking to make sure that the country is not forgotten.
More than two years after a massive 7.0 earthquake left...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Two years ago, an enormous earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas. While the cameras are gone, Haiti's recovery continues. Having recently visited Port-au-Prince, we can report that much has been accomplished...