| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:05 AM
On July 17, 1913, Miss Wilhelmina Oldfield was born in Ellicott City. That year Woodrow Wilson was in the White House, the Ford Motor Company introduced its first moving assembly line and Camels premiered as the first packaged cigarettes.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
On Sept. 21 and 22, the Concord Point Lighthouse will participate, in partnership with the lighthouse organizations across the state, in the 9th Maryland Lighthouse Challenge +1.
The challenge is part of the mission of the Chesapeake Chapter of the...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Morgan State University is trying to raise $300,000 in donations by the end of the month to give 300 undergraduates emergency scholarships — the result of tighter lending standards that have hit historically black colleges and universities...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Catherine F. Richardson, a homemaker who filled the yard of her Ruxton home with her holly collection, died Aug. 14 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
The daughter of a Marine Corps band leader and a homemaker, Catherine Foote was born in...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:44 AM
As we celebrate the birth by revolution of this country, let's take a moment to put some historical context to the actions of Edward Snowden and to consider whether he is a traitor or a patriot.
Back in the 1780s, when everyone in America was by...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:55 PM
"On June 14, 1885, Bernard J. Cigrand, a 19-year-old teacher at Stony Hill School, placed a 10-inch, 38-star flag in a bottle on his desk then assigned essays on the flag and its significance," says the National Flag Day Foundation on its website.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 11:07 AM
William K. "Bill" Lee III, who rose from being a State Roads Commission laborer to chief engineer for the State Highway Administration, died Tuesday from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Cockeysville resident was 82....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Description: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected a supernova that exploded more than 10 billion years ago, the most distant of its kind ever spotted. It was 4 percent farther away and 350 million years older than the previous record-holder, a...
| May 23, 2013
Although there's still a great deal to be learned about the scandals and controversies swirling around the White House like so many ominous dorsal fins in the surf, the nature of President Barack Obama's bind is becoming clear. The best defenses of his...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:05 AM
It has been a rough week or so for the Obama administration. From Benghazi to the tapping of reporters' phones to the IRS admitting that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, the press is in a frenzy, and many are questioning President...
| May 18, 2013
Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth.
For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Happy Mother's Day, dear readers,
If you are a mom or a grandmother, you hopefully will celebrate Sunday surrounded by loved ones. Mother's Day is the single most popular day to dine out – how about a Havre de Grace restaurant – or make long...