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  • Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly

    Wedded: Danielle Young and William Kelly
    Date: March 29 Her story: Danielle Young, 33, grew up in Bel Air. She is a project manager for Leidos, a government contractor in Columbia. Her parents, Sylvia and Earl Young, live in Bel Air. His story: William Kelly, 31, grew up in Torrington, Conn....
  • Don't touch Fells Point promenade [Letter]

    Don't touch Fells Point promenade [Letter]
    It is very disturbing news to read in The Sun that the Citizen's Promenade walking area in Fells Point will be done away with by a decision coming from the Board of Estimates this coming Wednesday without any consultation with the Promenade Committee ("...
  • Hoppin' Hawks Jump Rope Club isn't just for exercise

    Hoppin' Hawks Jump Rope Club isn't just for exercise
    On an average Wednesday, Thursday or Friday night year-round, the members of the precision and competition Hoppin' Hawks Jump Rope Club teams can be found at Prospect Mill Elementary School in Bel Air. These young people, who represent six middle schools,...
  • Novelist Wolitzer reflects on creativity, success

    Novelist Wolitzer reflects on creativity, success
    In 1974, when Meg Wolitzer was 15 years old, she went away to a camp for aspiring young artists. Once that summer was over, Wolitzer never again thought of herself in quite the same way. Unlike Wolitzer, most of the kids she met came from privileged...
  • George B. Brosan, state police superintendent

    George B. Brosan, state police superintendent
    George B. Brosan, a career law enforcement officer who had served as Maryland State Police superintendent, died Thursday of cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 78. "He was a titan in both attitude and influence, and had a splendid career in law...
  • New York mayor vows to ban horse-drawn carriages

    New York mayor vows to ban horse-drawn carriages
    Horse-drawn carriages are something of an icon in and around New York City’s Central Park. But the city’s new mayor says he’s going to ban them, citing animal cruelty in the practice he finds outdated and unnecessary. Mayor Bill de...
  • Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs

    Washington Monument set to undergo $5 million in repairs
    From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years. Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
  • How I spent my summer vacation

    If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
  • Kangaroo Kids jumping for joy at opportunity to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Kangaroo Kids jumping for joy at opportunity to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
    As the 16 jump rope athletes headed into their 12th lap around the quarter-mile track at Howard High School — their ropes twirling, whirring and slapping in rhythm — the head coach of the Kangaroo Kids was ecstatic. "Just look at them!...
  • Inner Arbor introduces design team for Symphony Woods

    Inner Arbor introduces design team for Symphony Woods
    The design team assembled to implement the ambitious Inner Arbor Plan for Symphony Woods in Columbia was introduced Monday to approximately 150 people inside Smith Theatre at Howard Community College. The six-member group includes London-based landscape...
  • Baltimore est dangereux, non?

    Looks like the French may not be flocking to Charm City any time soon. Seems Baltimore's not really a safe destination, at least as far as the French foreign ministry is concerned. Just as our state department warns about Americans traveling to certain...
  • Baltimore? Non!

    Baltimore? Non!
    Looks like the French may not be flocking to Charm City anytime soon. Seems Baltimore's not really a safe destination, at least as far as the French foreign ministry is concerned. Just as our state department warns about Americans traveling to certain...