| Jan 31, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
Tobacco-free kids week
February 9 to 15, kids...
| Feb 2, 2014
Date: Dec. 7
Her story: Lauren Fischer, 27, grew up in Perry Hall. After graduating from Virginia Tech in 2008, she moved to Alexandria, Va., for a marketing job with O'Keefe & Company, a technology public relations firm. She now works in marketing...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Ravens running back Ray Rice knocked his fiancee unconscious in an altercation at an Atlantic City casino over the weekend, according to a complaint filed by police, who said Wednesday that they have referred the case to county prosecutors for review....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:35 PM
There's been a big jump in the number of parents who are giving their children allowances bigger than $10 or $20 a week, according to numbers crunched for Reuters by Baltimore-based money managers T. Rowe Price, which are derived from its annual Parents,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
If I had to distill into one image the experience of growing up gay in America, it would be that of the angry right-wing protester brandishing a handmade sign with "GOD HATES FAGS!" menacingly scrawled across it in capital letters. I was born in 1960, and...
| Feb 9, 2014
Date: Dec. 7
Her story: Michelle Zilka, 36, grew up in Bel Air. She is an assistant lab director at the Center for Inherited Disease Research at Johns Hopkins' Bayview Medical Center. Her parents, Patricia Zilka, who retired in December, and Paul Zilka,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was trending on Twitter Wednesday afternoon for all the wrong reasons. In an eight-hour period, Rice's image suffered severe damage -- the kind from which it might never recover.
It was the result of two...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Pointing to his own experience as an adoptive parent, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown vows if elected governor this fall to work to reduce the number of Maryland children in foster care.
The plan, to be released Thursday by Brown and his running mate,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Bob and Maureen Finley of Bel Air announce the marriage of their son, Ryan Michael, to Jaclyn Ann Jacobsen, of Frederick on Aug. 3, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Parkton.
Finley is a graduate of the John Carroll School and the University of...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:57 AM
For McDaniel College juniors Dinambi Butler and Maurice Paul, enrolling in a January semester course on the meaning of homelessness wasn't just a way to fulfill a graduation requirement.
It was also a reminder of where they've come from.
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Columbia resident Zereana Jess-Huff was crowned Mrs. Maryland America 2014 in October. For the 34-year-old wife, mother, philanthropist and corporate executive, winning the crown provided a fitting ending to a frightening chapter in her life and an...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:14 AM
A parking valet saved the wedding day of a Fells Point couple this week when he officiated their ceremony after snow shut down the courthouse.
Megan Peterson, 29, and Tim Christofield, 33, had planned to get married at the Anne Arundel County...