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  • Operators alter Senator plans in order to add three new screens

    Operators alter Senator plans in order to add three new screens
    The Senator Theatre's operators want to scrap plans for a small-plate restaurant and add more screens to the neighborhood theater that has become "Baltimore's movie palace." James "Buzz" Cusack and Kathleen Cusack announced their new layout at a public...
  • Is Obama too smart to be a good president?

    Is Obama too smart to be a good president?
    As devotees of Barack Obama know all too well, qualities that made him so attractive as a candidate — an affinity for subtle arguments, a tendency to carefully weigh his options — have at times proved less useful in his role as president. That...
  • Rodgers Forge: Recruiting feet on the street for Towson's Fourth of July parade

    Rodgers Forge has been chosen as the featured neighborhood in this year's Towson Fourth of July Parade, and plans are already under way to organize the community's participation. Forty residents are needed to march in the parade, which will be held the...
  • 'Flow' app is an artful Sudoku substitute for the visual brain

    'Flow' app is an artful Sudoku substitute for the visual brain
    "Flow" iOS Free/$.99 ad-free version Big Duck Games Rating: 4 out of 4 When you first open "Flow," you are not treated to the typical one- or two-screen tutorial that seems to be standard with iOS games. Instead, it's a bit like the film "Inception."...
  • Learning longer, learning better

    We were eager to see what would happen when, on short notice — over Thanksgiving, no less — we invited students who were struggling in math to come to Saturday School here at Hilton Elementary School in West Baltimore. That first Saturday,...
  • True friendships are good for the health of men and women

    Most of the emails I receive that request forwarding to others, I don't pay much attention to, unless they have cute animal photos or some real meaning to me. One from my best friend Bev, who lives in Mesa Ariz., captured my attention. The subject line "I...
  • Letter: Hickory Ridge needs housing, not another playground

    This letter is in reference to the article by David Greisman ("Hickory Ridge wants gathering place in village center," Columbia Flier, Feb. 2), regarding development around the Hickory Ridge Village Center on the corner of Cedar Lane and Freetown Road. I...
  • Standardized tests: Time for a national opt-out

    Standardized tests: Time for a national opt-out
    Here's an update to a clich├ęd philosophical question: If a test is scheduled and no one is around to take it, will this test matter? The new school year for many public school teachers begins weeks before students arrive. Educators attend hours of...
  • 4-H club hits bull's-eye in teaching shooting, archery safety

    4-H club hits bull's-eye in teaching shooting, archery safety
    In her first year as a member of the Hot Shots 4-H club, Ilana Rouse, 8, has shot a shot gun, an air rifle, and a .22-caliber rifle. But she hasn't fired a muzzle loader, at least not yet. The reason is simple. "I think it is very loud," Ilana said....
  • Alice Gjerde

    Alice Gjerde
    Alice Gjerde, a retired Baltimore County elementary school teacher who assisted her sons in opening their first restaurant, died of an infection Oct. 18 at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Cockeysville resident was 71. Born Alice Silletto in Des Moines,...
  • Muriel Frances Gerdom, of Bel Air, celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 9

    Muriel Frances Gerdom was born on Sept. 9, 1912 in Highlands, N.J. She moved to Havre de Grace in 1919. Her family was one of the first families to make the move from Sandy Hook Proving Ground in New Jersey to Aberdeen Proving Ground, where her father...
  • Mary F. Goodson, government worker

    Mary F. Goodson, government worker
    Mary F. Goodson, a retired government worker and longtime member of Fulton Baptist Church, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Northwest Hospital. She was 72. The daughter of a police officer and a homemaker, Mary Frances Stanton was born and raised...