| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:48 AM
On Oct. 22, the Baltimore City Council passed a bill confirming my long-held belief that people in Baltimore actually think trash cans cause litter. Though the bill appears simply to criminalize the dumping of excess quantities of noxious waste in...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
With FanFest just around the corner next Saturday, the Orioles caravan will make four visits across the state that will include appearances by Orioles team representatives and players.
On Wednesday, pitchers Brian Matusz and Kevin Gausman will visit the...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Bel Air resident Richard Bock has been named president of FranNet of Maryland, which assists individuals interested in exploring self-employment as a career option through franchised business ownership.
Bock knows firsthand about franchise ownership....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Best Story Time
WINNER: Howard County Library
Central, East Columbia, Elkridge, Glenwood, Miller, Savage
Best Museum for Families
WINNER: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
600 Independence Ave. Southwest...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The Towson Family Center Y on Friday reached an agreement with a set of neighbors who opposed the Y's redevelopment plan, an agreement that saw the Y make concessions on its new design but allows for construction for the new $11 million building to begin....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
On his 19th century travels through the United States, the French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville marveled at the American experience of a diversity of civic organizations formed through gifts of time and money. "Wherever at the head of some new...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Meet Donna Wasserman and the self-proclaimed "Y Ladies" (and some male participants, too) who meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at the Towson YMCA for cardio dancing. The class, divided into eight-week sessions, matches choreographed routines...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Loyola University Maryland swimming coach Brian Loeffler said he "opened the door" for Becca Meyers, a Loyola Blakefield Aquatics member, and North Baltimore Aquatic Club's Ian Silverman to join the U.S. team in the Paralympic Games in London beginning...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Arthur Everett Petersen Sr., a pioneering African-American educator whose career with Baltimore County public schools spanned four decades and the era of segregated schools, died July 6 of a heart attack at his West Baltimore home.
He was 94.
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Fall is near and our incentive to have bikini-fit bodies may be coming to an end. Or is it? Most experts would agree that the importance of year-round fitness is essential. So with big holiday meals looming in the distance, you might want to get motivated...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:24 AM
On June 15, the Y of Central Maryland celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Walter & Betty Ward Family Center Y in Abingdon. YMCA officials also introduced expansion plans for the family center. Betty Ward along with Y volunteers, members, staff and...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:20 AM
The earthquake struck without warning during children's naptime.
Fortunately, Judy Tribby and her fellow staff members at the YMCA-Arc child care center in Bowie knew exactly what to do last August, when the ground started to shake.
Within seconds, well...