| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:45 PM
How successful is Colonial Players' current production of "Annie?" Well, after the first weekend, available seats for this heart-warming family-friendly show were all but sold out — including a recently added matinee performance on Sunday, Dec. 8....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:41 PM
An old friend who has been active in politics for more than 30 years tells me he's giving up. "I can't stomach what's going on in Washington anymore," he says. "The hell with all of them. I have better things to do with my life."
My friend is falling...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:44 AM
To view the latest measure of the state of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed, the Chesapeake Bay Program's "Bay Barometer," is not unlike receiving the interim report card of a chronically underachieving student. Whatever modest progress is reported,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:34 PM
When Joe Flacco takes his first snap Sunday, he will line up behind a left tackle who 10 weeks ago was toiling away in Jacksonville, a left guard who has already made as many stops as an Amtrak train, and a center who two years ago was blocking small-...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The Still Point, a Clarksville-based wellness spa, has been chosen by the Columbia Association to provide holistic spa and integrative health services at its new downtown fitness club.
The 27,000 sq. ft. club will overlook the lakefront and is scheduled...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Coach: Tom Rogish, (sixth season, 13-36)
2012 record: 3-7 overall, 1-6 Empire 8
Outlook: There's optimism at Frostburg, with the return of four starting offensive linemen, led by senior Darius Arrington, a first-team all-conference...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Marley Elementary School teacher Kelly Closs is about two weeks from stepping head-first into role reversal.
The first-year teacher concedes that while growing up in New Jersey, she didn't like elementary school. Her teachers, she said, never grabbed...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:46 AM
The 2012-2013 school year at Westowne Elementary may have ended on a sour note, after a series of parent-led walkouts in June protesting the school's lack of air conditioning.
But Westowne's new principal, Shandra Patrick, is gearing up for a fresh...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Ken Ulman, county executive and lieutenant gubernatorial candidate, is looking to the present and the future a lot these days. But as a new school year approaches, the Columbia-born and raised Ulman was more than happy to talk about the two teachers who...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries.
Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Marriotts Ridge's soccer program has been here before.
Hit hard by graduation, surrounded by question marks on the defensive end of the field and faced with the pressure of being the defending state champs, this year's squad needs to look back only...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:31 PM
In honor of Constitution Day, Harford Community College is hosting a lecture by Robert Ginsberg, Ph.D. on "The Bill of Rights: How It Has Endured" on Sept.17 at 12:30 p.m. at the Hays-Heighe House on campus. Free pocket Constitutions will be available,...