| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:57 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our help...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:36 AM
A lifetime of selfless service was rewarded last month when retired Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeon and Cockeysville resident Dr. David Hungerford was given the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons' Humanitarian Award at the association's annual meeting...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Herman Cain has made a lot of waves in the GOP race for the White House lately. He's gone from a virtual unknown with a record of losing elections to one of the top three or four candidates in the race, largely on the strength of his performance at the...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Waves of refugees arrive daily to Kenya, some having walked weeks through unforgiving desert with virtually no possessions, and yet local relief workers report optimism among the millions threatened by the historic famine and drought spreading through the...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Broadneck graduate Matthew Centrowitz won his semifinal heat of the men's 1,500 meters in 3 minutes, 46.66 seconds Thursday to advance to Saturday's final at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Daegu, South Korea.
Centrowitz, a rising...
| Sep 9, 2011
Few things give me as much satisfaction in writing this column, then to hear news of the children of parents whom I wrote about when they were school kids. Such is the case with the latest good news from Kenya Conway, whom I recall from her days as a...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:19 PM
A 13-year-old Romesh Vance sat on a Baltimore carousel eight years ago, spinning slowly as he predicted his future.
"I think all our lives [are] going to be bad now," he said.
The statement was captured on camera by the documentary filmmakers...
| Jul 20, 2011
Kenya is calling Gina Pierleoni.
The invitation is out for everyone to meet and greet the Bel Air artist Saturday night, July 23, and, by the way, to enjoy an evening of live entertainment, silent auctions and raffles. The goal is to raise money to...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:17 AM
I know some of my more parochial colleagues can't get past the troubles CNN continues to have in its prime-time American operation.
And I am right up there in being dismayed by some of the moves management has made with Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker,...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Fourteen years after a truck bomb ripped through the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, the families of 12 Americans killed in the attack are still fighting for federal compensation that has been granted to other terrorism victims — a struggle that has...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Harford County residents recently gathered for the first time in support of an international awareness event, Walk on Water 5K Walk/Run, held June 16 at Tydings Park in Havre de Grace.
The 5K event, sponsored by the Harford County Alumnae Chapter of...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Few places are left unexplored for Jennifer Petrin Johannes. Over the years, the 38-year-old public high-school art teacher has been to six continents, 27 countries and 43 states. She also shares her passion for traveling with her students, taking them on...