| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For Dulaney High junior Morgan LaRocca, there don't appear to be enough hours in the day to balance academics, extracurricular activities and fencing.
She takes four Advanced Placement classes and is a member of her school's National Art Honor Society,...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 10:03 AM
There are about 12 fencers competing on the strips at the Baltimore Fencing Center in Columbia, but the noise that echoes through the building is an abrupt thud.
It is the right foot of Duncan Rheingans-Yoo, who is off to the side warming up. His eyes...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 9:49 AM
All eyes are on Jamal Fenwick when he walks into a fencing competition.
The lingering stares he receives when he's at elite tournaments and Junior Olympic qualifiers are nothing new, and it really doesn't bother him at this point.
As one of few...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Race organizer and promoter Jay Davidson said there were two reasons for the delay to the start of Friday's activities for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix -- last week's weather, and giving Baltimore residents as much access to the roads as possible...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The new chestnut is that everything's better with bacon, but obviously that's not going to work for Passover. But the old chestnut that everything's better with chocolate? That's a go.It turns out that matzah is better -- way better --......
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Angela Ross of Baltimore was looking for the recipe for the chicken pot pie that used to be served at the Ambassador House restaurant on Lombard Street in Baltimore. The restaurant is no longer open and unfortunately I was unable to locate the exact...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Pterodactyls. Giant airplane propellers in the sky. Graceful, gliding birds. Blots on the verdant landscape.
Among residents of rural Garrett County, the 28 wind turbines now pin-wheeling atop Backbone Mountain conjure many images — some nicer than...
| May 9, 2012
Governor Martin O'Malley, along with the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), have teamed up this year to promote arson awareness around Maryland. This week - May 6 through 12 - has been designated National Arson...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The threat of an Israeli strike against Iran'snuclear facilities ratcheted up a notch last week when Israel'sdefense minister, Ehud Barak, issued new warnings that time was running out to stop Tehran's drive to build a bomb. If Israel waits much longer,...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Plans by the Lansdowne Improvement Association to beautify the area along Hammonds Ferry Road got a boost Monday when the group received a grant from CSX, whose tracks run parallel to the road.
Del. James Malone, who represents District 12A which...
| May 23, 2012
Having dug itself an 8-1 hole — make that a giant crater — in the first half of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference title game Friday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium, Friends faced a crossroads.
The Quakers then...
| May 26, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Annapolis Opera's fully staged production of Charles Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts last weekend proved a triumph to close the season. My only complaint when I attended Friday evening was the number of empty seats....