| May 3, 2013
Fort Meade spouse job fair
The third annual Fort George G. Meade Military Spouse Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at McGill Training Center, 8452 Zimborski Ave. on the post. The event is open to all military spouses,...
| May 7, 2013
Something is killing the honey bees of Maryland.
Close to 60 percent of the managed hives died last fall and over the winter — about twice the national average, according to the state bee inspector and local keepers.
"I had a healthy hive that...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:43 AM
With Earth Day just around the corner on April 22, Catonsville organizations are gearing up to show their concern for the environment.
The Benjamin Banneker Park and Museum on Oella Avenue is hosting an Earth Day celebration and the Children's Home on...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Maryland became the fourth state in the nation Tuesday to adopt new science standards that will require teachers to emphasize the process of doing science rather than memorizing facts, a move designed to get more children interested in science and science...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:52 PM
A little-noticed provision tucked at the end of the sweeping gun legislation approved by the General Assembly last month would shield from view key state gun records that now are public — a change that was pushed by gun-rights advocates during the...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:23 AM
A Columbia-based biotechnology company said this week it received the world’s first government approval to market a stem cell drug, in Canada.
Osiris Therapeutics, founded in 1992, spent 17 years developing a stem cell therapy that offers anti-...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Halfway around the world in India, Sivaprakash Ramalingam had heard of Johns Hopkins researchers using a promising new technique for gene therapy that he hoped to integrate with stem cells to cure diseases.
After getting a doctorate in biochemistry in...
| Mar 31, 2012
100 Years Ago
"In New York, a woman has been appointed a detective of the first class at a salary of $2,250 a year."
The irony with this news brief is that while this detective couldn't vote, the male alleged criminals she apprehended could....
| Mar 15, 2012
Imported foods have been making Americans sick at increasing rates, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In 2009 and 2010, foodborne disease outbreaks rose, with nearly half of the cases tied to foods from...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:59 AM
In March and April of 1917, chaos and confusion in the global agriculture markets led to a series of testy meetings between local farmers and the canneries in Carroll County.
As World War I ended, "county farmers found themselves in an increasingly...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Arbor Day 2012 will be recognized by Harford on Friday at 9 a.m. at the Harford Waste Disposal Center (Scarboro Landfill) at 3135 Scarboro Road in Street.
The Arbor Day festivities will consist of tree plantings, displays, demonstrations, exhibits,...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Harford County residents, farmers and county officials gathered at Level Fire Hall Friday night to celebrate local farmers' accomplishments and agricultural land preservation at the 2012 Harford County Ag Banquet.
Among those honored was one of the...