| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:11 PM
With the sudden and abrupt news of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation from the papacy, leaders in Howard County reacted much the same way as the rest of the world: with shock and surprise.
"In this day and age, they serve until they're called home by the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
January may be the bleakest month of the year, and February isn't much better.
But Valentine's Day sits right in the middle of February, much to the delight of Carroll County residents who have already endured many cold and gray winter days.
| Feb 13, 2013
For Harford County's Catholic residents, the annual Lenten season is a time to reflect on how they can improve as people.
"It's a much more intense look than just our daily routines," said Father Bill O'Brien, pastor of the Church of St. Patrick in...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I read with interest about the conflict between the Ravens' season opener and a Baltimore Orioles game scheduled to be played during the heat of the pennant race ("Scheduling conflict leaves NFL season opener here up in the air," March 19).
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Few can picture the 1920s except through movies and old photographs, but 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer Jr. was there, and he is sharing his story in a newly-published memoir, "A Life Well-Lived, Well-Loved, Well-Earned."
Feezer is a one-time...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:13 PM
— In a city where even funerals turn into parties, New Orleans rarely lacks for an excuse to strike up the band, boil up some crayfish and swirl together a daiquiri.
But with the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras landing this month, New Orleans never has...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:26 AM
For more than 50 years, St. Timothy Lutheran Church was Lenna Sheridan's church home. Sheridan joined the Timonium congregation in July 1960, just five years after it opened.
It was a robust church for most of Sheridan's time there, she said. She was...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
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...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:56 PM
The title of Teacher of the Year for Harford County was given to Christina O'Neill, Bel Air Middle School language arts teacher. O'Neill was chosen from the more than 3,200 teachers in the county.
Election Day for the Harford County presidential primary...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Jose Rivera-Rodriguez is about to celebrate his first Christmas in the States. This year, it will be with his first fresh tree.
Amanda Rodriguez wasn't planning to have a Christmas tree at all this year. Her plans have changed.
They were among the...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:30 PM
With two swing sets, a plastic jungle gym, a sandbox and a few benches, Towson Manor Park is just a little patch of land on the edge of a neighborhood. On a recent afternoon, it was mostly deserted, except for a group of teens who laughed under a wooden...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Kudos to Loch Raven resident Dick Shine who was awarded the Silver Beaver award at a Boy Scouts of America banquet at Martin's West last week. Of all the possible adult volunteers in the Dulaney district, Shine was selected as the recipient of this...