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  • Perry Hall/Kingsville: It's time for the wearing of the green

    Just in time forSt. Patrick's Day, a bit of Erin treasure sparkles like a rainbow right in our own, soon to be green, community back yard. The Emerald Isle Club, founded in 1956, meets once a month in Parkville and keeps the Irish heritage alive to...
  • Canton Irish Stroll do's and dont's: The only guide you need

    Canton Irish Stroll do's and dont's: The only guide you need
    The Canton Irish Stroll will make you a believer in the power of St. Patrick. I defy you to find a more spirited group of drunks. And I should know: I've been a Canton resident for seven years. But in its 11th year, Saturday's Stroll (1-9 p.m.) , can...
  • History Maters: Laurel mayor, city council offer $50 for information on 'blind tigers'

    100 Years Ago Tiger, tiger, luring site In the Times' Laurel column: "At a recent meeting of the Mayor and city council, it was stated that reports were in circulation that the law prohibiting the sale of spirits and malt liquors is being violated in...
  • Delay sought in terrorism trial of Ellicott City teen

    Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia are asking for a postponement until spring in the trial for an Ellicott City teen charged with aiding a terrorist, citing complexities in a case filled with classified information, voluminous evidence and multiple...
  • Music and arts festival comes to city

    Common Ground on the Hill is branching out from its roots in Westminster and launching a concert series in Baltimore. The 18-year-old music and arts organization, founded at McDaniel College in Carroll County when the school was still called Western...
  • Blessed St. Patrick, forgive them

    St. Patrick's Day is less than a week off (Baltimore's parade is tomorrow afternoon), and I'm going to go over this one more time. If you want to be on familiar terms with the saint who brought Christianity to Ireland, and I am by no means suggesting that...
  • Bunratty Potcheen, Blarney Stone Pub

    Bunratty Potcheen, Blarney Stone Pub
    Depending on your level of sobriety, potcheen can be your best friend or your worst enemy. This strong spirit (90 proof) is found at only a few bars in Baltimore but Blarney Stone in Fells Point is where I learned to love it. Blarney's house shot,...
  • The Rev. James J. McNamee III

    The Rev. James J. McNamee III
    The Rev. James J. McNamee III, a retired Episcopal priest who had pastored St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died Friday of cancer at his home in the Ambassador Apartments in Tuscany-Canterbury. He was 76. Mr. McNamee was born in Baltimore and...
  • Weekend filled with choices for music lovers

    Weekend filled with choices for music lovers
    The classical music calendar is covered with notes in Howard County this weekend. That's because there are several local concerts scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 17 and 18. Much as music lovers might like to be in two places at the same time,...
  • Live to celebrate again

    As saints go, possibly only St. Valentine is more thoroughly integrated into American pop culture than St. Patrick. Though their stories are rote to the faithful, they are perhaps less well known to the public at large. St. Valentine, whose feast day...
  • A toast to St. Patrick, and get his name right

    On Twitter, @paddynotpatty has had a merry time of it pointing out that the diminutive of St. Patrick is St. Paddy, from the Irish name Padraig, insisting that "St. Patty" is simply wrong. Well, actually, that's only half the fun. The other half has...
  • Engaged: Cori Seedenburg and Chris Gschwendtner

    Engaged: Cori Seedenburg and Chris Gschwendtner
    Her story: Cori Seedenburg, 25, grew up in Altoona, Penn., and now lives in Annapolis. She is a radiation therapist at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Her mother, Kim Shirley, is a salesperson at Ford Courtesy in Altoona and her stepfather, Peter Shirley, is...