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  • 'Downton Abbey' halo effect can be heavenly for PBS affiliates

    'Downton Abbey' halo effect can be heavenly for PBS affiliates
    They might be a little snooty, but it would be hard to find a family more welcome in these parts than the Crawleys of “Downton Abbey” — at least in Owings Mills, home of Maryland Public Television. Just as “American Idol” in...
  • Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award

    Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award
    The whiteboard that keeps track of Jack Andraka's schedule would be an exhausting blur for anyone, let alone a 16-year-old high school student: Last-minute requests are squeezed into already full days, scientific conferences bump up against speaking...
  • ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things

    ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things
    Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Lisa Salters' favorite things revolve around the yin and yang of a life that is all about travel and hunkering down at home — a four-level...
  • Bel Air woman learns outdoor leadership skills in trip to New Zealand

    Bel Air woman learns outdoor leadership skills in trip to New Zealand
    Hiking with a 50-pound backpack for the better part of a day is physically demanding, but doing so up the side of a mountain is exhausting. Wendy Cirko found that out the hard way. She could have been sitting on a couch in her Bel Air home, watching TV,...
  • Five Questions for John Ciambruschini

    Five Questions for John Ciambruschini
    John Ciambruschini began learning to handcraft garments as a teenage apprentice to his father in Rome, tailoring made-to-order suits, slacks, dresses and skirts. After immigrating to the United States in 1958 at age 20, Ciambruschini worked at the now-...
  • Guzzone participates in diplomatic trip to Taiwan

    Guzzone participates in diplomatic trip to Taiwan
    As he does when the General Assembly is in session, District 13 Del. Guy Guzzone kept busy last week attending meetings and visiting landmarks, with one notable exception. Instead of being in Annapolis, he was at the other end of the world. Guzzone took...
  • Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax

    Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax
    A broad coalition of taxi, limousine and for-hire sedan companies in Baltimore say they will refuse to pay a new city tax of 25 cents per passenger in what they are calling a collective act of civil disobedience. The first payments under the new tax, for...
  • Food stamps are not needed

     Food stamps are not needed
    It is unfortunate that The Sun would publish irrelevant commentary such as Michael J. Wilson's "Living hungry" (Oct. 28). There are dozens of programs, many overlapping, administered by federal, state, county, and municipal agencies devoted to assisting...
  • Harford school board reviews draft 2014-15 school calendar

    Harford County Public Schools parents can view and comment on the school system's calendar for the 2014-2015 school year, a calendar that comes with eight days built in as makeup days for inclement weather. Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications,...
  • Wedded: Laura Schott and Serafim Houliaras

    Wedded: Laura Schott and Serafim Houliaras
    Date: Sept. 27 Her story: Laura Schott, 35, grew up in Lutherville. She is a corporate travel agent at Maxim Healthcare Services in Columbia. Her parents, Phyllis and Bob Schott, are both retired teachers and live in Lutherville. His story: Serafim...
  • Teaching couple shares an education in fine wine

    Teaching couple shares an education in fine wine
    Terry Sullivan sometimes finds himself absentmindedly swirling a glass of juice or water as if it were a glass of fine wine when dining with friends or family members. "That's when you know you can't turn it off," he said, referring to his passion for...
  • After 50 years, I-95 still East Coast's common thread and economic backbone

    After 50 years, I-95 still East Coast's common thread and economic backbone
    On a brisk afternoon 50 years ago, Timothy Hyman snapped pictures as officials cut a ribbon to open the newest stretch of Interstate 95, connecting Baltimore to Delaware and onward north to Maine. Amid the large crowd gathered at the Maryland-Delaware...