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  • Eleanor E. O'Donnell, civil engineer

    Eleanor E. O'Donnell, civil engineer
    Eleanor E. O'Donnell, a retired civil engineer who tutored Hispanic immigrants, died Nov. 7 of heart failure at her Tuscany-Canterbury home. She was 96. The daughter of an ironworker and a homemaker, the former Eleanor Elizabeth Doney was born and raised...
  • The British are coming — this time, with flowers

    The British are coming — this time, with flowers
    Prepare for the British Invasion. This one, however, will be of the floral, not musical, variety. The nearly 200-year-old Philadelphia Flower Show runs March 2-10 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year's theme is "Brilliant!" with exhibits...
  • Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum

    Body of work: Einstein's brain and other medical history at Philadelphia museum
    Mutter Museum may leave you shocked and horrified or amazed and fascinated. Either way, its collections of bones, bodies, body parts, plus tumors and other terrors, are unforgettable. The nation's finest and oldest medical museum — celebrating...
  • Day trips: Beer, chocolate and crafts

    Day trips: Beer, chocolate and crafts
    Rehoboth Beach, Del. Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival Whether you're a movie buff or not, you'll want to check out some of the 100 American and international films which willl be shown during this five-day festival. Viewers will be able to watch...
  • Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area

    Baltimore 17th fittest metropolitan area
    ┬áBaltimore 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...
  • Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace

    Living with historical quirks in Havre de Grace
    Ron Browning enjoys showing off his historic Havre de Grace home to visitors, and when he has the room, they are invited to stay in his 1868 mansion-turned-bed-and-breakfast. Once the home of Harrison Hopkins of the Johns Hopkins family, Browning well...
  • U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools

    U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools
    The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday. The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
  • Dirt bike stolen in Aberdeen [Harford County police blotter]

    Dirt bike stolen in Aberdeen [Harford County police blotter]
    Aberdeen Aberdeen police reports: A window was vandalized in the 200 block of Darlington Avenue on Tuesday. Someone stole basketball equipment in the 600 block of Webb Street on Tuesday. Diapers were stolen from Rite Aid, in the first block of...
  • Looking Out: Pa. judge orders clerk to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

    Looking Out: Pa. judge orders clerk to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses
    A Pennsylvania judge ordered Thursday a suburban Philadelphia official to cease granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples in violation of state law. Montgomery County Register of Wills Bruce Hanes started issuing same-sex marriage licenses nearly...
  • Board approves deal in profiling suit

    Board approves deal in profiling suit
    The state Board of Public Works agreed to pay $55,000 Wednesday to settle a lawsuit in which an African-American motorist alleged that two state troopers illegally searched him and his car in a case of racial profiling. The board — made up of Gov....
  • Looking Out: Same-sex couples are like 12-year-olds, Pa. says

    Looking Out: Same-sex couples are like 12-year-olds, Pa. says
    Apparently, gay couples trying to tie the knot in Pennsylvania are just like 12-year-olds. Montgomery County in suburban Philadelphia has been providing same-sex marriage licenses since late July in defiance of a state law defining marriage as a union...
  • Oyster Bay Grille to open in Towson Circle building

    Oyster Bay Grille is set to open late this month in the Towson Circle development. It will take over the back restaurant space that has sat vacant since Vin closed in 2008. The team behind Oyster Bay Grille includes brothers Nick and John Daskalakis...