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  • Maglev is best option for Northeast [Letter]

    Maglev is best option for Northeast [Letter]
    In Robert Reuter's letter to the editor ("Maglev is not the answer," Sept. 12), he identifies the great need to upgrade the Northeast Corridor's infrastructure. The proposal of an SCMAGLEV train system between Washington, D.C. and New York with an initial...
  • Fan convention offers celebrities a license to thrill

    Fan convention offers celebrities a license to thrill
    Actress Lana Wood had been quietly sending out her autograph for years, answering letters from her fans. But then a stranger made her think that maybe there was a better way. "A gentleman called me and said he was an autograph dealer," Wood says over...
  • Savoring Gettysburg one bite at a time

    Savoring Gettysburg one bite at a time
    Halfway through the eight-stop Savor Gettysburg Food Tour, I was slowing down. I had already eaten chicken fajitas and pork carnitas at El Costeno, followed by gooey macaroni and cheese with big lumps of crab meat at One Lincoln. I had sampled more than a...
  • Lifelong learning program at Pikes Theatre gets rave reviews

    Lifelong learning program at Pikes Theatre gets rave reviews
    Usually a whirling dervish of energy and conversation, Nancy Garfinkel paused for a moment when asked for her title as related to the lifelong learning program she oversees called Food For Thought : Lectures To Nourish Your Mind. "I'm the owner,...
  • Bird club members invite you along on their treks [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    I was excited to see a wild turkey running alongside my car on McKendree Road several weeks ago. Then I received a newsletter from Bob Solem of the Howard County Bird Club and discovered that wild turkeys are becoming more common in the area. They have...
  • Wedded: Jannette Merritt and Michael Phillips

    Wedded: Jannette Merritt and Michael Phillips
    Date: June 14 Her story: Jannette Merritt, 31, grew up in Owings Mills. She is a technical accounts manager at Livefyre, a social content sharing company, in its New York City office. Her father, Otis Merritt III, a retired warden of the Maryland...
  • Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms

    Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms
    — With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections. Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...
  • Scouts from Troop 1111 back from the wilderness [Elkridge]

    Scouts from Troop 1111 back from the wilderness [Elkridge]
    Adventure begins in Elkridge as a crew of local Scouts from Troop 1111 that embarked on a trek through the New Mexico Wilderness over the summer returns home. The Scouts and their leaders went on a life changing summer trek through the Sangre de...
  • Supertrain is cool, but improve what we have right now

    Supertrain is cool, but improve what we have right now
    So, first question: If you could travel to the nation's capital from Baltimore in 15 minutes by super-fast train, would you? Sure you would. You'd give it a try at least once, if only to brag that you had achieved land speed of 300 mph. It would be a...
  • Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail

    Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail
    "Monocacy" is an Americanized version of the Shawnee word "Monnockkesy," which means "river of many bends," and the Monocacy River lives up to its name. Though my kayak glides calmly under my kayak through the opaque green water, I struggle to keep up...
  • Sign-ups continue for recreation sports [Sports notices]

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday Baseball The 10U HCYP Raiders are looking for one or two players for its 2015 travel baseball team. Email inquiries to cabbagetown@msn.com. Running Nightmare Graphics and the...
  • 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap, 'Guilt Trip'

    'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap, 'Guilt Trip'
    Grab your business suit and briefcase, because It’s trial time in New Jersey. In this episode, Teresa G. deals with her trial on charges of mortgage fraud. Prior to the trial, we see her praying for God’s protection. After the trial, her...