| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, announced this morning that the massive social networking site had reached an awesome milestone: One billion active monthly users.
"Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Millard R. Hart Sr., a retired master woodworker and lifelong tugboat enthusiast, died May 11 of congestive heart failure at the Maples, a Towson assisted-living facility.
The longtime Hamilton resident was 85.
Millard Raymond Hart born at his family'...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Brittney Reese will have to wait a few months to try and capture an Olympic gold, but she'll get to hand out a few medals in the mean time.
The four-time and current long jump world champion will be on hand at the Maryland Class 4A track and field...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:10 PM
In mid-October, Bushy Park Elementary School held its second annual Bushy Bear Dash, a fun-filled day of fundraising with proceeds benefiting class assemblies, in-school field trips, curriculum advancements, and future school projects.
The school goal...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:37 PM
There’s a new eatery in Columbia that offers Turkish and Italian dishes as well as American flair and a menu for kids.
Rustem “Rudy” Keskin is the brains behind Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill & Diner, which opened in the Gateway Plaza...
| Sep 12, 2012
An article in the Sept. 13, 1962, edition of The Herald Argus recognized a local family's timely arrival that earned them a part in celebrating a milestone in the number of visitors to national parks.
As Paul Geiman and his family of Catonsville...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 3:25 PM
The white-haired Bosnian grabbed his certificate of citizenship with two hands, held it over his head and smiled broadly. A South Korean woman bowed. A long-haired woman from Ecuador posed like a beauty queen.
They were some of the 40 immigrants (from 31...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 12:00 PM
The Sun's wording in "Report criticizes Netanyahu's handling of Gaza flotilla raid" (June 14) obscures elements influencing Israel's actions criticized by the Israeli state comptroller. While the article recognizes that the flotilla was "determined to...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Regarding your recent article on the Egyptian presidential elections, Turkey has no claims or aspirations to be a ''model'' for the Middle East ("Slouching toward democracy," June 27). We are ready to share our experience and provide all possible...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:32 AM
The defection of Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab this week is the latest blow to President Bashir Assad's increasingly desperate struggle to remain in office. Mr. Hijab was the highest-ranking Sunni member of the government, which is dominated by Mr....
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Baltimoreans like their beer, and so far it's been a good year.
My colleague Erik Maza, who keeps his eye on the local brew scene, has been the bearer of malty good news.
He has written about the Heavy Seas Alehouse, which opened earlier this year...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Good morning and welcome to an extra robust Friday online trends report. So did you see that awesome Meteor Shower? No, I didn't either, but thanks to Internet our ignorance and laziness will not be punished because the photos are plentiful and popular....