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  • Laurel Mill Playhouse's production is believable 'Miracle'

    Laurel Mill Playhouse's production is believable 'Miracle'
    Santa's coming to Main Street on a crucial mission to defend his honor in Laurel Mill Playhouse's rendition of the American classic, "Miracle On 34th Street," adapted to the stage by Mountain Community Theater and based on a novel by Valentine Davies....
  • Unemployed worker gets $3,780 in fake check scheme

    My story today about fake check scams prompted reader Alan Nathan to call with a similar scheme. Nathan, who is unemployed, says he received a letter from a company in Ontario, Canada, thanking him for applying for a customer service job. Nathan says he...
  • Megabus.com offers 200,000 free seats

    Megabus.com offers 200,000 free seats
    Megabus.com is offering 200,000 free seats on its buses for travel early next year. The express bus service, which offers travel from Baltimore to New York City and about 9 other cities, will make the free seats available for customers who travel Jan....
  • Mary Davis Sigler, singer

    Mary Davis Sigler, singer
    Mary Davis Sigler, a musician who once sang on the radio, died of a stroke Nov. 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The longtime Orchards resident was 96. Born Mary Rosyna Davis in Portsmouth, Ohio, she was of Welsh ancestry and belonged to a musical family....
  • Local forest advocates seek alternatives to development

    Local forest advocates seek alternatives to development
    When Myrtle Young died just shy of her 100th birthday last year, her neighbors in the historic Elkridge community of Lawyers Hill were saddened by the loss of one of the neighborhood's longest-standing stewards. They were also worried about losing the...
  • Opening the books on holiday gifts for readers

    In these tough economic times, books offer a great return on a gift-giver's investment. Relatively inexpensive, they provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient — if you make the right choice. Never fear: the Book Bag is here to help. Lovers of...
  • Day trips: Count on candlelight, cannoli and even cardinals

    Day trips: Count on candlelight, cannoli and even cardinals
    New York City Christmas Lights & Cannoli Tour Who needs the lines at Rockefeller Center when you can take a tour of the lit-up homes of Dyker Heights in the Italian-American section of Brooklyn? Crowds gather in the quaint neighborhood to view...
  • Men Making a Difference: Stacy Spann

    Men Making a Difference: Stacy Spann
    When the second plane slammed into the south tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Stacy Spann had a bird’s-eye view of the firestorm from his employer’s office a mere block away. Anxious that the skyscraper where his wife was...
  • Median wages in Md. fail to keep up with cost of basic needs, report says

    A family of three in Baltimore County needs about $62,000 just to make ends meet, a new report shows. And, without government assistance, minimum wage barely gets them a quarter of the way there. In Baltimore City, that same family of an adult with a...
  • Men Making a Difference: Dana Sohr

    Men Making a Difference: Dana Sohr
    Fatherhood had kept Dana Sohr from service work. It also brought him back to it. Sohr’s youngest son had come home from his first religious education class at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia in September 2006 and told his...
  • Congregation to discuss how Jews stay jolly at Christmas time

    Congregation to discuss how Jews stay jolly at Christmas time
    When Rabbi Susan Grossman's son was much younger, he noticed that a movie theater had put up a large Christmas tree and a comparably little menorah. "He turned to me and said, 'How come the tree is so big, and how come the menorah is so small?' "...
  • In Anne Arundel County, worker needs $32 an hour to cover basic costs

    A family of three — one adult, one preschooler and one school-age child — in Anne Arundel County needs an annual income of $67,865 just to meet its basic needs, a new report shows. That income requires a salary of $32.13 an hour when the...