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  • More than 60 Hoopla Hoop for prizes at Abingdon Library

    More than 60 Hoopla Hoop for prizes at Abingdon Library
    Hoopla Hooping proved to be a big hit at the Abingdon branch of the Harford County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon. Approximately 64 participants, urged on by family and friends, dipped, shook and shimmied to keep their Hula Hoops going in the...
  • Laurel city launches municipal smartphone app

    Laurel city launches municipal smartphone app
    The Laurel city government has launched a smartphone application that city officials say make the municipality more accessible to the public. "It's really city government in your hand," said Mayor Craig Moe. "The most important thing is that once people...
  • After upgrading studios, optimistic WTMD enters new era

    After upgrading studios, optimistic WTMD enters new era
    On a rainy night in late March, the studio of WTMD (89.7 FM) looked more like the buzzing set of a classic variety show than home to Towson University's public radio station. Members of the Baltimore indie-rock group Celebration checked the sounds of...
  • Here's a holiday treat -- free downtown parking [Ellicott City]

    Attention holiday shoppers and diners! Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced recently that all historic Ellicott City parking lots will be free now until Jan. 1. This means that the downtown district's parking lots B, C and E are free, in addition...
  • Baltimore firm welcomes FDA's final rules on mobile medical apps

    Baltimore firm welcomes FDA's final rules on mobile medical apps
    WellDoc Inc., a Baltimore-based company that makes mobile apps to manage chronic disease, welcomed the Food and Drug Administration's announcement Monday of final rules governing the development of mobile medical apps. "It does put us at ease that we're...
  • New app 'Quist' delivers LGBT history on the go

    New app 'Quist' delivers LGBT history on the go
    Thirty-two years ago this week, tennis pro Martina Navratilova was outed in a New York Daily News article. Ten years before that, lesbians picketed outside a lesbian-oriented bar whose owner was reportedly hostile to the growing gay liberation movement....
  • Putting the forecast in the palm of a (small) hand

    Putting the forecast in the palm of a (small) hand
    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...
  • Ulman unveils parking app for historic Ellicott City

    Ulman unveils parking app for historic Ellicott City
    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...
  • Anne Arundel police develop app for reaching officers in schools

    Reaching the police officer at an Anne Arundel County school — there's an app for that. A new app developed by an Anne Arundel school resource officer lets anyone with a smartphone unobtrusively tap in a message to the officers whose beats are...
  • School safety by smartphone

    This week, Baltimore County school officials started distributing hand-held metal detectors to school resource officers to help in the effort to keep weapons off campus. At the same time, Anne Arundel County made an app for students to submit tips about...
  • Dan Deacon releases app for concert interaction

    Dan Deacon releases app for concert interaction
    Dan Deacon's live shows have always incorporated the crowd, whether it's a dance battle among fans or a call-and-response chanting session. But now he's taken the crowd interaction a step further with his first app. Available for iPhone and Android...
  • Check out our new FREE events app

    Check out our new FREE events app
    Looking to make plans? Hosting out-of-towners? Check out Orlando Sentinel’s new free events app: plug in Orlando The app, available for your smartphone at the iTunes and Google Play stores, has all of the hottest happenings – dining, events,...