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  • Letter: Oatmeal cookies from the old days

    Oatmeal cookies evoke memories of the past This past spring, I was reading a little yellow flyer about Opie's Soft Serve Snowball stand located at The Junction in Catonsville and, in the information, the stand announced it would be selling Dad's Original...
  • Digest: Breakers blank Spirit, 2-0, in National Women's Soccer League

    Et cetera Breakers blank Spirit, 2-0, in NWSL The Washington Spirit wrapped up a three-game road swing with a 3-0 loss to the host Boston Breakers on Saturday night in front of an announced 1,246 fans at a cold and rainy Dilboy Stadium in Somerville,...
  • James H. Eacker, environmentalist

    James H. Eacker, a retired Rouse Co. executive who was active in environmental issues, died June 8 of heart failure at Howard County General Hospital. He was 79. The son of the former president of Boston Gas & Electric Co. and a homemaker, he was born...
  • Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area

    Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area
     Baltimore is the 17th fittest metropolitan area in the country, according to the latest survey by the American College of Sport Medicine’s American Fitness Index. The index measures the health and community fitness status of the 50 largest...
  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney. If the...
  • Hopkins closes science writing program, citing low selectivity

    Hopkins closes science writing program, citing low selectivity
    Graduates of the Johns Hopkins University's master's program in science writing have explained the prospects of life on Mars, the promise of neuroscience research and the ethics of animal testing on the pages of Scientific American, Nature and Popular...
  • Three Retrievers named All-America East

    Three Retrievers named All-America East
    Three UMBC women’s players were named to the All-America East conference teams, including defender Jamie Fahey, who was honored for the third straight year. Fahey (Loch Raven) and midfielder Kirsten Bilney (Mount Hebron) made the first team...
  • Annapolis' Borland, Williams lead classes at NOOD Regatta

    Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...
  • What Boston learned from Israel

    What Boston learned from Israel
    As the horror of the bombing in Boston shocked us and filled us with disgust, many people noticed the swiftness and efficiency of the first responders and were astounded ("Acts of humanity," April 17). How did it happen? As reported on the Israel21C...
  • Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department

    Board approves $285,000 for consultant to tell police how to better run department
    Baltimore's spending panel on Wednesday unanimously approved $285,000 for city police to hire a Massachusetts-based consultant — the highest of five bidders — to recommend how the department should be run. Despite the protests of competing...
  • Harford County police blotter: Juveniles break into cars in Abingdon

    Aberdeen Arthur Collin Flanigan, 35, of the first block of County Road, was charged Thursday with driving with an obstructed window view, failing to display a registration card on demand and driving on the highway without required license. Jamierra...
  • Dixon leads Chesapeake to MLL championship game with win over Boston

    Dixon leads Chesapeake to MLL championship game with win over Boston
    It didn't start pretty for the Chesapeake Bayhawks during Saturday's Major League Lacrosse semifinal at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass., but a momentum-changing string of four points in 48 seconds left the Bayhawks smiling at the end. Kyle Dixon, the...