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  • William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., architect and preservationist

    William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., architect and preservationist
    William Boulton "Bo" Kelly Jr., a Baltimore architect, preservationist and civic leader who founded Baltimore Heritage and helped establish the Baltimore's Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation, died Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice in...
  • For sports memorabilia fans, everything you could want

    For sports memorabilia fans, everything you could want
    The price tags came in different shapes and sizes — plain and colorful, stuck on items and hanging off, bigger for sums surpassing $4 million and small enough for a few bucks — and they were everywhere. They were stuck to baseball cards, hung...
  • August is an eventful month in Aberdeen

    August is full of important activities in Aberdeen! The opening ceremonies for the Cal Ripken World Series are today (Friday). The host team from Forest Hill will play tonight and all is in readiness for the big parade Saturday in downtown Aberdeen...
  • The Sun remembers: March 3-March 9

    The Sun remembers: March 3-March 9
    March 4, 2006: The Maryland women's basketball team ends a 14-game losing streak to Duke by defeating the Blue Devils, 78-70, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The teams will meet again in the NCAA final with Maryland (34-4)...
  • Ali unable to attend Ripken Foundation event as he recovers from surgery

    Ali unable to attend Ripken Foundation event as he recovers from surgery
    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank tried to think of his perfect dinner party. There'd have to be a Beatle, he said, along with Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth and Mother Teresa. But the No. 1 guest, he said, would be Muhammad Ali. Plank and Ali were among...
  • Bringing purple passion to a cause

    Bringing purple passion to a cause
    There are Ravens fans, there are passionate Ravens fans, and then there is Cindy Pierce. "I go by the fan name of Purple Dame," said Pierce, who lives in Severn and said she's missed just one home game in the past 13 years. When she cheers on her team,...
  • Lots to celebrate in February – groundhogs, freedom African American history

    What? It is already February, dear readers? February introduces African-American History (Black History) month. February first is National Freedom Day. Happy Groundhog Day on February 2. At 7:30 a.m. Punxsatawney Phil will emerge from a simulated...
  • The Sun remembers: Feb. 3-Feb. 9

    The Sun remembers: Feb. 3-Feb. 9
    Feb. 9, 2006: Sixth-ranked Maryland upsets No. 1 North Carolina, 98-95, in women's basketball. Sophomore scores 25 for the visiting Terps (22-2), and freshman Marissa Coleman adds 23. Feb. 6, 1972: Playing without star center Wes Unseld (ankle injury),...
  • Wednesday morning Orioles observations on Valencia, Canzler and the Babe's birthday

    Wednesday morning Orioles observations on Valencia, Canzler and the Babe's birthday
    In case you missed it last night, Orioles utility man Danny Valencia was linked to a now-defunct South Florida clinic, Biogenesis, that allegedly provided performance-enhancing drugs to Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, among others. In a report that came...
  • Best coffee table books for the holidays

    Best coffee table books for the holidays
    I hope your holiday gift-giving included some books, and if you're still looking, here are the best coffee-table books I've seen in the past month of so. These are the sort of photo- and graphic-rich editions that look great in a living room -- and that...
  • One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame

    One more vote for Marvin Miller for the Hall of Fame
    Since the news broke that baseball union pioneer Marvin Miller passed away this week, there has been a growing media chorus advocating his induction in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. It certainly is long overdue. Miller changed baseball for the...
  • O'Donnell made HCYP's fields the best in the county

    In the summer of 1978, 12-year-old Mike O'Donnell decided he wanted to play youth baseball in Howard County. His older brother was already playing, so their father, Norbert, made the quick trip from his home in Ellicott City to check out the fields...