| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:40 AM
More than 260 Howard County middle and high school students participated in the county’s ninth annual History Day Competition on Saturday, March 16, presenting their historical research that related to the theme “Turning Points in History:...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Howard County Councilman Calvin Ball will host the seventh annual Money Matters Fair in partnership with Howard Community College, the Howard County Library, Howard County Public School System, Making Change and Friends of the Howard County Library.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:20 AM
With the fifth annual Graw Days celebration coming up in Havre de Grace Saturday, Oct. 13, it's also important to remember this past Aug. 24 just marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Havre de Grace Racetrack, the reason for the celebration....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:57 PM
In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 1:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Visitors to the National Mall and to Arlington National Cemetery will have new transportation options in time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
A new shuttle and tour service begins operating Monday at Arlington cemetery, the...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:58 PM
With a slow economic recovery looming over families in Maryland and all across America, the debate over the continuation of the Bush tax cuts has boiled to the surface. As essential programs struggle to survive on decreased revenue in a time of increasing...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:14 AM
Women in large swaths of America are dying younger than they were a generation ago, reversing nearly a century of progress in public health and underscoring the rising toll of smoking and record obesity.
Nationwide, life expectancy for American men and...
| May 4, 2011
| 1:17 PM
When is it OK to catch some shut-eye on the job?
Workplace snoozing has been the topic of an awful lot of water-cooler jesting lately — at least among those awake enough to remember their conversations.
First, there were a rash of reported...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:59 AM
Barry Schwartz got a job scooping ice cream at Baskin-Robbins in the Mall in Columbia in 1979, just so he could cash in his paychecks for quarters to feed the pinball machines in the arcade.
"Pinball was a huge part of my life when I was 16," the...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:54 AM
The Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the University of Delaware have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to collaborate on an orthopedic rehabilitation project that will improve rehabilitative care for wounded...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:31 PM
Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people.
Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
| May 5, 2012
In 1997, Madeleine Albright couldn't have been more certain that she knew everything important about herself and was in possession of every relevant fact about her life.
And then, at age 59, just days after being confirmed as U.S. secretary of state,...