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  • Duty, and a full St. Patrick's schedule, calls Arnold bagpiper

    Duty, and a full St. Patrick's schedule, calls Arnold bagpiper
    Somewhere along the line, Hal Cummings came up with the slogan "Have Pipes, Will Travel." That's no exaggeration. On St. Patrick's Day in particular, Cummings, a Naval Academy graduate and retired Navy line officer as well as a master bagpipe player,...
  • March over for food and fun before Easter bunny's arrival later this month

    Spring forth as taste tempting meals, planned with budding appetites in mind, pepper local church calendars: Hop over to Violetville United Methodist Church, 3648 Coolidge Ave., Saturday, March 9, for breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 9 a.m. to noon....
  • Q&A with the Gaelic Athletic Association's local division chair

    Q&A with the Gaelic Athletic Association's local division chair
    Niall Dempsey, chairman of the Gaelic Athletic Association's Mid-Atlantic Division, answered some questions about Irish sports. How many teams are in the Mid-Atlantic Division GAA? We currently have nine teams in the Mid-Atlantic Division under the...
  • Share lessons of Lent during fellowship hours at churches [Column]

    Walking the path leading us to Holy Week is more meaningful when shared with fellow believers. The Greater Lansdowne Interfaith Partnership provides a way by hosting Wednesday evening get-togethers throughout the 40 days of Lent, with potluck suppers at 6...
  • An Irish folk tale's lesson for Joe Flacco

    An Irish folk tale's lesson for Joe Flacco
    Letter writer Ruth Fleishman's fear that quarterback Joe Flacco may not renew his contract with the Ravens reminded me of an old Irish folk tale ("Flacco holding out? Say it ain't so, Joe," Feb. 16). In a small town in the west of Ireland along the...
  • Timonium residents show 'Pride in America' for Goucher concert

    Timonium residents Dick Dods and Tom McPoyle invite the community to attend their chorus' annual show, "Pride in America," being held in the Kraushaar Auditorium on the campus of Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, on Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. The show...
  • Inspiring students' creativity

    Inspiring students' creativity
    Growing up in Ireland, Richard McCready's top two subjects in school were music and computer science. Those loves followed him to the United States, and to Howard County's Mayfield Woods Middle School in Elkridge, where he started teaching music in 2001....
  • Marie McG. Leaf, combat nurse

    Marie McG. Leaf, combat nurse
    Marie McG. Leaf, a World War II combat nurse who cared for the wounded and dying on the battlefields of Europe, died Thursday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. She was 95. The daughter of...
  • Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday

    Memorial service held for College Park student killed Tuesday
    More than 100 people crowded into an intimate memorial service Saturday morning for Stephen Alex Rane, a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park who police say was killed Tuesday by his housemate. "We've witnessed a horrific tragedy this week,...
  • Kit Harington Q&A: I got 'lucky' landing 'Game of Thrones' role

    Kit Harington Q&A: I got 'lucky' landing 'Game of Thrones' role
    English actor Christopher “Kit” Harington, 25, has gone from a virtual unknown to international heartthrob in the course of a year, due to his role as Jon Snow on the HBO hit show “Game of Thrones.” In this Q&A, he talks about...
  • U2 mega-fans gear up for Baltimore's biggest show of the year

    U2 mega-fans gear up for Baltimore's biggest show of the year
    Don't try to convince Jason Siemer that Wednesday's U2 concert is only a rock show. He knows better. "For me, U2 is about a spiritual connection," says Siemer, 36, who runs a video production company out of his Locust Point home. "I literally cry at...
  • The euro has failed

    The euro has failed
    Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...