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  • Are you afraid and petrified, or will you survive? [Commentary]

    Are you afraid and petrified, or will you survive? [Commentary]
    In middle school, I went to a camp that was probably similar to a lot of other camps in that it focused on "wilderness" skills. We lived in a cabin in the middle of the woods, with a toilet in a distant building and very little electricity. We hiked...
  • Mostly Main Street: Ellicott City wants you to find a vacant parking space

    Now that the holidays are over, expect some changes in the parking situation in the historic district that should make the experience much better. First, there is now a new app for your smartphone called Parker, which will allow you to locate...
  • Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher

    Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher
    Clarence Edward Beard, a retired Baltimore County public schools vocal music teacher, died of kidney failure Sept. 28 at his Pikesville home. He was 97. Born in Westminster, he was raised on his parents' dairy farm. He was a 1932 graduate of...
  • 'Avoid stress and frustration' in dealing with dementia patients, doctor tells Harford residents

    'Avoid stress and frustration' in dealing with dementia patients, doctor tells Harford residents
    Caring for people with Alzheimer's and dementia is no easy task, but neurologist Anne Lipton believes there are plenty of ways to make life a little easier for both patients and caregivers. "Dementia might not be curable, but it is, generally speaking,...
  • Grammarnoir 5: The Shame of the Prose, complete

    By request, and because in a few days I will be at the American Copy Editors Society's national conference with several people who, by the uncanniest of coincidences, bear the same names as certain characters, here is the fifth Grammarnoir serial in one...
  • Word has it Scrabble fundraiser is Saturday in Roland Park

    Word has it Scrabble fundraiser is Saturday in Roland Park
    The word was tristeza. It's a disease of citrus trees, but more importantly, for Tobey Roland, it once scored 228 points for him in a game of Scrabble, he said. Roland, 52, of Mount Washington, loves Scrabble and estimates he has played in 120...
  • Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home

    Phelps, Maryland's Olympians welcomed home
    Arriving aboard the Pride of Baltimore II and hailed by a cannon blast from the Constellation, Michael Phelps and Maryland's other Olympic athletes were celebrated in true local style Monday afternoon by elected officials and an Inner Harbor crowd. "I...
  • Janice C. Beck, businesswoman

    Janice C. Beck, businesswoman
    Janice C. Beck, an advertising sales representative and grammarian who enjoyed word games, died Sept. 9 of a bladder infection and pneumonia at Brighton Gardens of Columbia, a senior-living facility. The former Mount Washington resident was 92. Janice...
  • Doris W. Wagner, registered nurse

    Doris W. Wagner, a former registered nurse who helped plan and design Carroll County's first adult day care center, died Sept. 11 of meningioma at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 86. The daughter of a wallpaper...
  • At 101, John Nutter is 'the oldest ... of everything'

    At 101, John Nutter is 'the oldest ... of everything'
    At 101, John Nutter likes things plain and simple. Which is why his daughter, Betty Fulton, drives him to Slye's Barber Shop on Montgomery Street. Once there, he can get his monthly haircut for $8 while taking in the relaxed, old-style atmosphere. He...
  • Patrick Norris continues winning ways in essay, oratory contests [Timonium]

    Winning twice is "twice as nice". And so it is for Patrick Norris, an eighth-grader at St. Joseph School in Cockeysville. Patrick recently won a gold medal for his first-place essay in the Optimist Club of Timonium's annual essay contest . "How Can I Help...
  • Grammarnoir 5, The Shame of the Prose, Part 2

    “Grammarnoir 5: The Shame of the Prose” is a four-part serial, running on Mondays from February 11 until the thrilling conclusion on March 4, National Grammar Day.  Grammarnoir is a work of fiction.  Any resemblance of characters to any...