| Jan 11, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Growth at Fort Meade, the ever-expanding Army base across the border in Anne Arundel County, has been beneficial for Howard County. But as an article in today's issue makes clear — the second in a two-part series — unless something is done...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Emily North, of Baldwin; Kathryn Nunn, of Parkton, and Roderick Lancaster, of Phoenix, have been named to the dean's list at St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pa.
Daniel Weinel, of Jarrettsville, a freshman music recording technology major, was...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Monday that Silver Spring-based Acentia will move its headquarters to Fairfax County where the company will invest $3.1 million and create 60 new jobs.
"Fairfax County gives us access to the highly-skilled technical...
| 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 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-...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Country fans have a lot to choose from this Spring. In addition to Miranda Lambert at 1st Mariner in January and Brad Paisley in March, Blake Shelton is now on the road as well.
Shelton is on his "Well Lit & Amplified Tour" to promote "Red River Blue,"...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Fifteen candidates, including three incumbents and one former board member, have filed for the 2012 Howard County Board of Education elections. The last candidate to file by Wednesday's 9 p.m. deadline was Mary Jo Neil of West Friendship.
The influx of...
| 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,...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 12:52 PM
For troops and civilian workers stationed thousands of miles away in Iraq andAfghanistan, a little taste of home can be a big morale booster.
Eva Black and Maddi Klein know this from experience. The women, along with their friends and family members,...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:59 PM
U.S. Customs agents intercepted a 24-ton shipment of Pakistani rice infested by a destructive crop pest this week at the port of Baltimore — just days before a federal quarantine on such imports was scheduled to begin.
The Customs and Border...
| Aug 2, 2011
The heat wave may be over, but some residents of a north Baltimore apartment building are still hot about having no air conditioning for much of the summer.
Now, they want to make management feel the heat.
David Henry, a retired IBM worker, and his...