| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:15 AM
If you are looking for ways to give back to the community, look no further than the volunteer opportunities at HOPE For All, a wonderful initiative that tends to the local homeless and less fortunate.
Distribution Warehouse No. 146 — open every...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Harry F. Hansen Sr., a highly decorated World War II veteran who landed in the initial wave of troops on Omaha Beach on D-Day and later became a Baltimore businessman, died on Memorial Day from complications of a stroke at Howard County General Hospital....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Today, dear readers,
Is World No-Tobacco Day (May 31) but June is on the horizon. "Come on June" is the chant at schools and colleges to end the academic year. Congratulations to the Class of 2013.
June brings graduates, June bugs and June brides....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 1:57 PM
A swastika was spray-painted in red on a road near an elementary school in Lutherville this weekend, and neighbors are hoping it will be removed before schools reopen Wednesday.
"As I was approaching, I was like, 'That isn't what I think I just saw in...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:15 AM
The inspiration for this column came from a local newspaper article I read about a "girl" with whom I went to high school for two years at St. Cecilia's Academy in Washington, D.C.
This woman, whom I haven't seen since then, has always kept a low...
| Mar 14, 2013
I hope I'm not too late to the fight.
Last week, freshman Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, held an old-fashioned filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA. Mr. Paul's stated reason for taking to the floor and talking for...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Howard H. Seliger, a retired Johns Hopkins University biology professor who fulfilled a childhood fascination with fireflies by later investigating the science behind their light-making properties, died of coronary artery disease Dec. 20 at his Mount...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:00 PM
James C. Constable, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died March 7 of heart failure at his Essex, Conn., home. He was 96.
James Cheston Constable, the son of the founder of the Baltimore law firm Wright, Constable & Skeen and a homemaker,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Commerce Corp., a Maryland-based distributor of lawn and garden supplies, said Thursday it is laying off some employees as it seeks to find a buyer or develop a new format.
CEO Richard Lessans said the privately held company is still trying to...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:01 PM
A smoking ban went into effect at the start of 2012 for all properties owned or leased by the Harford County government, with one exception, the Circuit Courthouse on Bel Air's Main Street. There would still be a designated smoking area away from building...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Human rights organizations believe that some 70,000 innocent civilians have been killed by the government in Syria's civil war and a million more have fled their country as refugees. Another million internally displaced people are wandering around...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Dorothy I. Levin, a longtime Columbia resident who was known for her colorful personality and lively parties for members of the burgeoning dinner theater scene in Maryland, died Monday in her home after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was...