| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Long Reach has two contenders for the CA Board of Directors. Ed Coleman, the incumbent, is pledging to serve with a balanced approach of Long Reach interests. Looking for initiatives combined with common sense and solid management approaches he provides...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Last week, at a meeting in New York, it was announced that a group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers have agreed to get together once in a while and chat. This made news nationwide.
Does that not tell you all you need to know about the sorry...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Anticipation is on the rise over plans for a new preschool in Hampton.
Although it might have taken some imagination during Saturday's open house to picture the finished interior of the new Davenport Preschool in the small, plain rooms of its new home,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The Laurel Historical Society continued its Tasting Laurel series on Oct. 11 with a presentation on the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center and the history of agriculture in Laurel and the surrounding Prince George's County.
The discussion was...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Dr. Richard R. Rubin, a Johns Hopkins psychologist who counseled children and adults on how to cope with the emotional effects of diabetes, died of complications from prostate cancer March 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Monkton resident was 69....
| Oct 21, 2012
Bernard T. Ferrari's diverse career took another turn in July when he became the second dean in the history of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
Ferrari started out as a surgeon before a switch to management, which included a five-year stint as...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:30 AM
I wonder how many Americans have an understanding of what is probably the most profound consequence of the 2012 election. With several of the U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s, it is expected that anywhere from one to four justices will retire...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
As the presidential election counts down to (despite recent tightening in the polls) a likely Obama victory, even moderate Republicans despair that America is going the way of "social democratic" Western Europe, with a smaller private sector, more power...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90.
The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:49 AM
One of the great works in politics and political rhetoric is John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning Profiles in Courage. Courage has always been important to the Kennedys, who created a Profile in Courage Award a generation ago, and the awards, although...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Karl Marx is credited with saying that religion is "the opium of the people." But here in the nation's capital, baseball is the drug of choice that rescues political junkies from the unpleasant realities around them.
Currently providing relief from...