| 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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:54 PM
A few years ago, Tyson Ritter, the lean lead singer of the All-American Rejects, was a walking rock 'n' roll cliche.
After experiencing "life-changing" success thanks to "Gives You Hell" — his band's 2008 single that sold more than 4 million copies...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 3:47 PM
The Least of These Ministries, based in Westminster, is hosting a school supply drive for children in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
The ministries is collecting spiral notebooks, pens and pencils for Haitian children living in work camps. The school...
| 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...
| 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....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 11:06 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles are confident that their five-month wait for Cuban defector Henry Urrutia, stuck in Haiti unable to play because of visa issues, will end within the next two weeks.
Urrutia, a 25-year-old corner outfielder, has...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:01 AM
We survived Superstorm Sandy, the presidential elections, Halloween, and the end of daylight saving time
Now let's backtrack to October since this column was a no-show here last month,
The Haiti Committee of St. Isaac Jogues parish, which was...
| Nov 25, 2012
Ellen Reich's business — run out of her Butcher's Hill rowhouse — has international reach.
She's the proprietress (she loves that word) of Three Stone Steps, which sells metal art, recycled jewelry and other intriguing items made by...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 10:34 AM
As another challenging economic year nears its end, nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our help more than ever.
Below is a listing...