| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:08 AM
Set to start his sixth season at Milford Mill, boys basketball coach Albert Holley has already posted impressive numbers. He has won 102 games, captured the past three Baltimore County championships, and his No. 5 Millers are two-time defending Class 3A...
| Dec 27, 2011
All the presents have been opened; wrapping paper is strewn all over the house. The dog is wearing a large shiny bow, courtesy of the kids; while the cat has one end of a piece of curling ribbon hanging out of her mouth and the other end hanging out her...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Watching "Hairspray" in a community theater ensures that every local joke will get a knowing laugh. Based on a John Waters movie, this Broadway musical has a lot of fun spoofing Baltimore circa 1962.
There are plenty of provincial laughs in the lively...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:24 PM
More than 100 Baltimore Ravens fans descended on downtown Towson at lunchtime Friday for one last Ravens Rally before the team's AFC Championship Game on Sunday afternoon against the New England Patriots.
Though the location of the event has long been...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Marjorie Catherine Ordun, a homemaker and volunteer, died of complications from dementia Jan. 27 at Kline Hospice House in Frederick. She was 89 and had lived in Severna Park and Towson.
Marjorie Catherine Paulsen was born in Omaha, Neb. She attended a...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 6:40 PM
It wasn't scandalous by tabloid standards, but it was a rebellious act for the young women at the Mount Saint Dominic Academy, a small all-girls Catholic high school in New Jersey. Whitney Houston, class of 1981, sometimes wore mismatched socks and rolled...
| Nov 13, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Well kids, I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, sports writer in my spare time, but Project Runway blogger at heart. And as my favorite cheesy Swedish heavy metal band, Europe, would say...It's the final countdown! (Da da da daaaaa! Da da da......
| Apr 5, 2008
A monthly feature exploring the stores, restaurants and sights of Maryland neighborhoods.
Catonsville's shopping district is already known for its splendid hodgepodge of possibilities for artisans and musicians. It's easy to get lost in the corridor's...
| Jul 25, 2008
It's back-to-school time, and you're going over your child's zillion-page school supply list. Don't panic; we'll help you check off that supply list in no time. Our guide covers everything from standard yellow pencils to talking rulers. Yeah, they make...
| Feb 4, 2010
On the first day of kindergarten at Grace and St. Peter's School, a quiet girl was sitting alone, a new student in a room of boisterous children. • Stephanie Rawlings marched up, introduced herself and took charge: "You're going to play with us...
| Mar 7, 2006
For a short time yesterday, Johns Hopkins Children's Center patient Bradley Shipley got to be just another toddler in a toy store, albeit one set up in a hospital conference room for young patients like him.
"I got a puppy," Bradley, 3, said through...
| Dec 2, 2002
Bombarding shoppers with bargains apparently pumped up sales for the nation's retailers, which posted a better-than-expected start to the holiday shopping season, analysts said Sunday.
Yet it was far from clear whether U.S. retail sales will end up...