| May 22, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Frances H. Alden, a former teacher and businesswoman, died Monday of lung cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 85.
The daughter of Ernest Hussey and Minnie Middleton Hussey, Frances Gray Hussey was born in Warsaw, N.C....
| May 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Duke just wrapped up its second straight national championship and third in the last five years, but some of us can't wait to see how the 2015 campaign will unfold. So here is a very premature attempt to compile a preseason poll for next year.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:23 PM
This spring, a group of college students will go about their usual campus routines, but with a voice only they can hear calling them names and making other distracting, disturbing sounds.
In their case, the voice will come from a recording playing...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Here is the third installment of a very premature attempt to compile a preseason poll for next year.
The top 20 will be broken up into four installments with Thursday’s post involving teams ranked from Nos. 10 to 6. Tuesday featured teams ranked...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Here is the final installment of a very premature attempt to compile a preseason poll for next year.
The top 20 was broken up into four installments with Friday’s post involving teams ranked from Nos. 5 to 1. Tuesday featured teams ranked from...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:59 AM
On the first day of pick-your-own season at Gorman Farm, parking was at a premium.
The lot quickly filled, forcing customers to park along the 1,000-foot gravel driveway and spill out onto the shoulders of Gorman Road, just a mile or so from...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Six seats on the Harford County Board of Education will be filled in this year's election, the first time that's happened since state legislation passed five years ago setting up a board with six elected and three appointed members.
One board member...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Ralph Steadman says he likes the Ralph Steadman of "For No Good Reason." And that, perhaps, is a problem.
"I think it makes me too nice — too pleasant, yes," says the 78-year-old British cartoonist whose manic style long served as the perfect...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:10 PM
EMMITSBURG — If you like your March Madness stories improbable, this is the team for you.
The Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers are a rag-tag group of transfers and unsung recruits who, two years ago, watched their previous coach resign midway through...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:06 AM
A little more than eight months ago, the Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously to deny an application from Sustainable Futures, Inc. to open the county's first charter school.
But Board members encouraged the group to revise its...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday.
You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:57 AM
It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago.
Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...