| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Morris Tischler, a retired science teacher who invented a 1950s transistorized cardiac pacemaker, died of respiratory failure March 9 at his Pikesville home. He was 89.
He was born in Newark, N.J., but when his father's real estate business failed in the...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Watch the video for "Loud" above. His raps have curse words and drug references in them. Kids, be careful!
I've been duped by Mac Miller before.
When he released "K.I.D.S.," the mixtape that first caught most rap blogs' attention, in August 2010,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Mark and Mary Willard, of Bel Air, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessie Marie, to Steve Na, son of Kap and Mimi Na, of McLean, Va.
Willard is a 2002 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School and a 2006 graduate of Towson University with a...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:36 PM
One-year-old Daniel Herman isn't a big fan of matzo, said his mother, Ahuva Herman. But any lingering fussiness from the past eight days disappeared Sunday as Daniel got his baby teeth into a piece of egg bagel.
He bounced and giggled on his mother's lap...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:45 AM
For some people, the concert news of the day has already run, and no one's gonna top it.
They'll read these names below and say, Are any of these guys VAN HALEN??? Do they wear shiny leather pants and vaguely Middle Eastern scarves and a pinstripe vest...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:42 PM
An outsider with experience in leading a neighboring state through sometimes-unpopular reforms will become the next Maryland superintendent of schools, the state school board announced Friday.
Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian M. Lowery, a 57-year-...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:30 AM
For starters, a specimen: A woman in Fairfax County, Virginia, wants Toni Morrison's Beloved banned from the school system. The content, Laura Murphy says, is too disturbing for students, and she plans to lobby the Virginia Board of Education to give...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Herbert Stokes Walesby, former art director of the News American who volunteered aboard the SS John W. Brown, where he sketched his shipmates, died of lung cancer Nov. 14 at Christiana Care in Wilmington, Del. The former Sykesville resident was 85.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:10 AM
The family of Annie McCann, the Virginia teenager found dead near a Baltimore housing project in November 2008, have increased the reward they're offering for tips in the case - to $15,000 - and launched a new website.
Dan and Mary Jane McCann have been...
| May 24, 2010
| 4:22 PM
I finally caught up with one of the owners of Tangier's Bistro Bar and Martini Lounge, which opened Wednesday in Canton, in the spot where Meridian 54 used to be. Alain Suissa, who worked for Washington's Ritz-Carlton for many years......
| Jul 16, 2010
| 4:22 PM
John-John Williams IV hit Artscape at his lunch hour and sampled some of the newer food options, including that fish-dog. Here's his take:Funnel cake, pad Thai, kabobs, frozen tropical-themed drinks and lemonade.Let’s face it. Food at festivals...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree.
Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...