| May 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
On a doctor’s visit during the final year of his life, 92-year old Charles Bassler Sr. was asked a series of questions to test his mind, and then asked to write a sentence. Bassler simply wrote, "I love golf."
His daughter, Elizabeth Fandel fondly...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Merritt Athletic Club has commenced construction on a multi-million dollar project to build an outdoor fun pool at its location on Mylander Road in Towson.
The pool could be open as early as this summer, Merritt's Regional Operations and Aquatics...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:13 AM
The latest fitness craze, FloYo (stand-up paddleboard yoga) has come to the pool at Bel Air Athletic Club, in cooperation with Ultimate Watersports.
FloYo is a fusion of yoga and Pilates; the class blends the fundamentals of each discipline while...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:19 AM
You don't need to be a scratch golfer to enjoy Mountain Branch Grille & Pub.
Though the restaurant is located on the grounds of Mountain Branch Golf Club in Joppa, it is open to golfers and non-golfers alike (the course is open to the public, too, and...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:39 AM
The proposed legislation that would reclassify the Columbia Association from homeowner association to nonprofit community services corporation is a bill with no sensible purpose and virtually no support. The CA Board would be wise to abandon it once and...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:34 AM
Columbia Association residents voiced opposition on Tuesday, Oct. 16 to the proposed draft legislation that would reclassify CA and its 10 villages under state law from homeowners associations to nonprofit community service corporations.
The purpose of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:39 PM
The veil was lifted Thursday on decades of confidential sexual-abuse allegations in the ranks of the Boy Scouts of America with the court-ordered release of more than 1,200 of the organization's "perversion files."
The files offer the public an...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
I cherish my Roman Catholic faith, which supports authentic marriage between one man and one woman. The church's teachings are often misinterpreted to be difficult and countercultural, however they are always grounded in truth. The truth is that...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:43 PM
A once-prominent Eastern Shore congressman who left office in 1980 amid allegations that he had solicited sex from a 16-year-old male prostitute was flagged the same year by the Boy Scouts of America in the organization's expansive "perversion files."...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Controversial legislation that would exempt the Columbia Association from the Maryland Homeowners Association Act could be dead for good after the CA board voted Thursday night to reject the bill.
The 5-4 vote comes five months after the board tabled the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:16 AM
– Sitting in the lobby of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Tuesday with one daughter upstairs in critical condition and another recovering in a hospital blocks away, Carol Downing described the frantic hours she spent looking for them after bomb...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Chris Bohjalian's novel "The Sandcastle Girls" has many traditional elements of compelling fiction — people with secrets, shocking plot twists, compulsively likable characters and a rich love story. It also describes the 1915 mass killing of...