| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:10 AM
What a difference 35 years has made to the Jacksonville Senior Center.
Once a group of 29, the center now boasts 1,300 members
First came the GALA club. The name was short for the Golden Age Leisure Activities club that was founded in 1973 by 29...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:49 PM
A Jarrettsville home was extensively damaged in a two-alarm fire caused by discarded ashes early Monday morning, state fire investigators said.
No one was injured, but a family of three was displaced after fire broke out at the single-family home, in the...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:49 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 7:02 AM
The end of the election season last week brought about a cleanup of sorts across the country — signs removed from yards and evenings of television without campaign ads.
That serenity lasted all of four days for residents of northern Baltimore...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Mary E. Weaver, a former nursery school educator who later managed a Baltimore senior living apartment building, died Feb. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Jacksonville-area resident was 82.
The daughter of...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:57 AM
The black bear sighted in several locations in Harford County over the weekend was no hallucination – one family has photographs to prove it.
More sightings of what is believed to be a young male bear have also been reported this week in Harford, a...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:09 PM
And so we've had yet another bear meander through Harford County.
It appears, from witness reports and wildlife officials, that the bear moved east from Jacksonville in Baltimore County to just west of Aberdeen before making a left and heading...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, a former educator and social worker who had been a trustee at what is now McDaniel College for more than three decades, died Thursday of heart failure at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 95.
The former Rebecca Groves,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 12:30 PM
An idea that originated on a blazing hot day in July at the Jacksonville Senior Center has turned into one of the coolest projects the seniors have ever attempted.
A core group of a dozen men and women have created a Christmas train garden. But not an...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
President Barack Obama owes congressional Republicans at least a thank-you card for their efforts to block Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. That GOP leaders continue to howl over Mr. Obama's decision on Wednesday to...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:28 PM
Whether it was overshadowed by the East Coast earthquake or merely a victim of public indifference, President Barack Obama's latest effort to reduce regulatory red tape drew all the excitement of Brussels sprouts for dinner. Only the true policy wonks may...
| Apr 25, 2012
Kara Marian Cook, an accomplished horsewoman and artist who was studying to become a hair stylist, died April 12 of injuries sustained in a Baltimore County automobile accident.
The Reisterstown resident was 21.
On April 12, Ms. Cook was driving north...