| Dec 15, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Growing up in and around New York City, where the weather can be as fickle as a Yankee fan, Justin Berk was bitten by the forecasting bug.
After earning his degree in meteorology from Cornell University, Berk did a five-year stint at WBAL-TV before...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Andrew Broadwater has been playing Christmas songs all year long. All the traditional favorites, "Silent Night" and "Jingle Bells" and others, he's played them on the piano, on the viola, even on the steel drum.
Now the results of his labors has been...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:40 AM
With three contestants left on "The Voice," each took the stage three times in the final night of performances Monday.
The true highlight of the evening, however, came before the individual finalists even took the stage.
To open the show, the coaches,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:50 AM
Oh, America. You brutal, merciless fool.
When it comes to "The Voice," you messed up, America. True, you cut someone who reached her peak weeks ago, but you also eliminated the twee princess who wrapped herself so tightly around our hearts.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:14 PM
Historic Ellicott City is now the first town in Maryland to offer a free smartphone parking app, making it easier for visitors to find available spaces.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced the app's launch last week in front of the Howard...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:57 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are still struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our help...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Farmers and Merchants Bank, headquartered in Upperco, announced the hiring of Edward Fulton as mortgage specialist, at its new branch in Westminster. Fulton's expertise is various types of mortgage banking: reverse, refinance or new construction.
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:04 AM
You may hate your acne, but unfortunately you can't treat it by holding your phone to your face.
The marketers of the apps “AcneApp” and “Acne Pwner” have agreed in two separate cases to stop making claims without scientific...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:57 PM
Everyone's favorite singing misfits from William McKinley High School are back.
Okay. Maybe not everyone's favorites. But if you're a diehard Gleek like me, then you've been waiting all summer for the premiere of season three and Tuesday's episode did...
| Dec 11, 2011
We want gift cards and like to give them, but for some reason we don't always use them and wind up wasting billions of dollars.
A recent poll by Consumer Reports, for instance, found that one-quarter of people who received a card as a holiday gift last...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:35 PM
This week we asked our b staff and guests where they go to cross off what's left on their holiday shopping lists. Here's what they had to say.
I know this is terrible and immoral and exploitative and all that, but Walmart has some really good deals. ...