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  • Teething baby doesn't curtail family adventure

    Teething baby doesn't curtail family adventure
    Eight months and one week. That's how long it took my daughter, Sarla, to get her first tooth. And the teething started the day we took a seven-hour flight across the pond to Europe. A first for her, a first for me, just one of several new firsts for my...
  • BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights

    BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights
    With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean. The...
  • Spotlight on Best Athlete nominee Tatyana McFadden

    Congratulations to Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church member Tatyana McFadden on being nominated for the prestigious ESPY Award-Best Athlete with a Disability. Last year, Tatyana won four major world marathons and earned six titles at the IPC...
  • Pumping up gas prices [Editorial]

    Pumping up gas prices  [Editorial]
    The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year, and it's a safe bet that a lot of Marylanders will hit the roads to Ocean City and beyond. As often happens when mid-summer vacations beckon, gas prices are up and...
  • Tea Party politician who gave John Waters a ride finds new book 'kind of shocking'

    Tea Party politician who gave John Waters a ride finds new book 'kind of shocking'
    It's one of those scenarios that would be hard to believe in a movie.  As John Waters embarked on the cross-country hitchhiking trip that is memorialized in his recently published book, "Carsick," a 20-year-old Tea Party-affiliated legislator from...
  • Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup

    Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup
    The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup. Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
  • Jolly Roger amusement park marks 50 years in Ocean City

    Jolly Roger amusement park marks 50 years in Ocean City
    Jolly Roger Parks is celebrating 50 years in Ocean City on Tuesday with a ceremony at its flagship amusement park on Coastal Highway. Charles "Buddy" Jenkins, the founder and owner, laid the groundwork for Jolly Roger Parks in 1964 when he met...
  • By sharing her life's story, Maya Angelou gave strength to others [Commentary]

    By sharing her life's story, Maya Angelou gave strength to others [Commentary]
    I was listening to a local radio news program when I heard the anchor say that Dr. Maya Angelou had passed. To make sure the report was accurate, I called a friend, who knows her through a close friendship with Angelou's grandson. She confirmed what I was...
  • Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week has begun

    Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week has begun
    Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week started Monday and will run through June 14, offering all kinds of valuable dining experiences around the county at a fraction of the normal cost. During Restaurant Week participating eateries are offering...
  • Fourth of July in N. Baltimore is for fire trucks and cupcakes

    Fourth of July in N. Baltimore is for fire trucks and cupcakes
    The Fourth of July will be a busy holiday for Melinda Frame. She will be in Mount Washington and Cape Cod the same day. Every July 4, Frame is Mount Washington's queen of cupcakes, collecting as many as 1,000 home-baked or store-bought cupcakes from...
  • 'We've got no plane,' Buck Showalter says, as Orioles mull travel options

    'We've got no plane,' Buck Showalter says, as Orioles mull travel options
    After the Orioles completed a four-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 5-2 win Thursday night, the real battle began. The plane that was supposed to take them to Boston for Friday’s series opener against the Red Sox wasn't expected to arrive in...
  • In competitive rodeo, Harford Tech graduate is quick to learn the ropes

    In competitive rodeo, Harford Tech graduate is quick to learn the ropes
    At 5:30 a.m. every summer day, when most high school students are catching up on sleep lost during the school year, Austin Weinreich is already up and dressed in his plaid shirt, blue jeans, cowboy hat and a belt buckle so big that it wouldn't seem out of...