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  • Westminster teen's video on religious freedom wins national award

    Westminster resident Nicholas Bullis has been named the national video winner in the 2012-2013 First Freedom Student Competition. Bullis, a junior at Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore, will receive a $2,500 award for his video of more than...
  • It's sheep against dogs in 1913 [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Sheep vs. dogs "It is reported that Mr. Harold Hopkins had a large number of sheep killed by dogs last Sunday morning.  "Wanted: A woman to cook, wash and clean, and remain at night, good wages. Mrs. James Steward. Hill St. Ellicott...
  • Stembler named principal of Calvert Hall; Bullis wins student video contest

    Brother Thomas Zoppo, president of Calvert Hall High School College has announced that Charles Stembler, Class of 1983, the school's current assistant principal for Student Affairs, has been appointed Calvert Hall's principal, effective July 1. Stembler...
  • On common ground, Orioles and Nationals have complicated relationship

    On common ground, Orioles and Nationals have complicated relationship
    For decades, the Orioles commanded a sweeping empire of fans — a territory larger than some European countries, stretching from southern Pennsylvania to North Carolina and including Washington, where the team operated a popular retail store. The...
  • Jamal Lewis among star athletes to land in bankruptcy

    Jamal Lewis among star athletes to land in bankruptcy
    It might have been trash-talking, but Jamal Lewis made good on his promise. The young Baltimore Raven broke the single-day rushing record by running for 295 yards in the 2003 home opener at the stadium newly rechristened for the company that had bought...
  • Another victim of Boston Marathon bombings: public spaces

    Another victim of Boston Marathon bombings: public spaces
    Less than 24 hours ago, an apparent act of terrorism marred this year's Boston Marathon. It's too early to know many of the details about this tragic event. Late last night, officials were reporting three deaths and well over 100 injuries; soon we...
  • Digest: Taft named Nationals' fifth racing president

    Et cetera Taft named Nationals' fifth racing president One of the most popular baseball sideshows is the presidents mascots race during Nationals games in Washington, and the lineup just got a lot beefier with William Howard Taft joining the ranks of...
  • Back Story: Learning history on the road

    Back Story: Learning history on the road
    Sharon Boston, media relations manager at University of Maryland Medical Center, normally spends her days fielding requests from the media. But when it comes to weekends and vacations, it's a safe bet that she's on the road, traveling to visit homes...
  • CIA deception threatens global effort to eradicate polio

    CIA deception threatens global effort to eradicate polio
    The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
  • Bel Air High says goodbye to Class of 2012

    Bel Air High says goodbye to Class of 2012
    The Class of 2012, the last class to ever walk the halls of the old Bel Air High School building, graduated Tuesday evening. Class President Emily Gryglewski referred to this during her speech, as she presented the class gift to the high school, a fund...
  • '...do the job right,' Harford Tech valedictorian tells classmates

    Harford Technical High School's Class of 2012 marked one of life's biggest milestones Friday evening during the school's 34th commencement ceremony. Senior Cobras were excited, but a little nervous, while waiting for their big moment. "I'm nervous I...
  • Historic Ellicott City Wayside Inn up for sale

    Historic Ellicott City Wayside Inn up for sale
    The old-but-reliable Westinghouse oven in the historic Wayside Inn, where George Washington surely must have stayed, fills the kitchen with the aroma of freshly baking pastries most mornings, as six-cheese omelets bubble and spatter on the stove. But the...