| Sep 1, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Twenty years ago, Aaron Becker had just been named valedictorian of Baltimore's City College when he was also awarded the rank of Eagle Scout — the culmination of years of Scouting work, including a seven-month project to make a video about...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 8:15 AM
There's so much happening in Baltimore these days that my little ol' tech blog can't keep up with it. Here's what happened this week, and what's coming up that you should know about:
1. Tech Parents can party: We held the second bi-monthly Baltimore Tech...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:16 AM
After Anne Bishop's husband, Bob, died in April 2002, she told a friend that she was thinking of joining a book club so she'd have something to occupy her time.
That friend and neighbor, Pam Dudek, suggested they form their own book group instead. She...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Loch Raven Village has a book club! Monthly meetings are held on the third Thursday at 7:30 at Panera Bread in Towson MarketPlace, and are open to everyone — come on a regular basis or just occasionally.
Discussions have evolved around some of...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Hundreds of kids of all ages turned out in April to take advantage of Freedom Federal Credit Union's Youth Month celebration. Every April marks Youth Month at Freedom, where financial management and education are highlighted to children and young adults...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Councilman David Marks introduced a bill on Dec. 17 that would alter the county's parking code relating to athletic and fitness centers and health spas — and did so with an eye toward bringing a tenant into one of Towson's largest vacant buildings....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:43 PM
David Harmon,17, has been swimming for eight years for Spy Swimming at the Severna Park Community Center and is in his fourth season on the Archbishop Spalding swim team.
In that time he has become a three-time YMCA district champion, a multiple YMCA...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Ramon "Ray" Santamaria Jr., a retired tennis pro and captain of the 1954 Johns Hopkins University lacrosse team, died of cancer Dec. 9 at Union Memorial Hospital. The Cockeysville resident was 80.
Born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, he was the son of Ramon...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:47 PM
In an emotionally charged vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting in January, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians.
After months of debate in local districts, more than 61...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Valleybrook Country Club in Kingsville is teaming up with Cool Kids Campaign charity for the fourth Lazy River Duck Derby fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. July 12.
The Lazy River Duck Derby, open to the public and providing an all-access pass to...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Pardon me if I'm encouraged -- but not enthused -- by the decision of the Boy Scouts of America to lift its century-old ban on gay scouts.
I just can't get that excited about the fact that an organization that holds a deep-seated distrust in gay men...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Boy Scouts of America has lifted its ban on gay boys being full participants in their programs ("Scouts lift ban on gay youths," May 24). Much of the news has centered in the backlash from "faith-based organizations" which sponsor Boy Scout troops....