| Apr 6, 2011
| 1:34 PM
Sesquicentennial events abound as the four-year observance of the Civil War begins this week. Here's a sampler of those upcoming in the next few months:
Baltimore, April 15-17: Commemorative events, living-history exhibits and a grand...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Think amusement parks are just for kids? Think again.
There's nothing like screaming aboard a careening roller coaster, gorging on funnel cake and popcorn, or splashing in a spray of water to bring out your inner child.
The advent of spring means...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Patient First will open the doors to its Catonsville medical center at 6333 Baltimore National Pike for the first time on Oct. 19, according to a release from the company.
The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. 365 days a year and offers urgent...
| Sep 16, 2011
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Shawn Edward Bunker, 24, of the 200 block of Poclain Road, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with driving while his license and...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:00 PM
The worst time to throw a junk food social for your colleagues is during an earthquake.
In her farewell column, Laura Vozzella mentioned that I was setting up for a Junk Food Social when the earthquake hit. Stupid planet ruined my party.
| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:23 AM
Frances Wellford Mason, of Ellicott City, dedicated her life to causes she was passionate about — animals and education. So it was perhaps not surprising that, with no prior experience, she raised a flock of sheep on a farm and helped found the...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:40 AM
The holidays were in the air at Maryland House, as a steady stream of pre-Thanksgiving travelers took a break on their way up or down I-95 Wednesday morning.
The Aberdeen travel plaza was decorated with cardboard snowmen wishing "Good Tidings to All"...
| Jul 21, 2011
"X-tink-shun" exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo
Featuring puppets by the Jim Henson Company, "X-tink-shun" has characters of endangered or extinct species stationed throughout the zoo, educating visitors about the plight of their particular...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:04 PM
Nearly every time it seemed St. Frances might pull away from Mount St. Joseph on Friday night, Kameron Williams had an answer.
The junior shooting guard kept the Gaels -- who trailed by 10 at the half -- in the game, most notably during his 10-point...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Nautical & Wildlife Art Festival
The 27th annual Nautical & Wildlife Art Festival brings together artists, including painters, carvers, sculptors and model ship builders, to showcase their work. The festival takes places alongside the North...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:27 PM
If Maryland lawmakers needed greater evidence that the time has come to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, they need look no further than the 51 percent increase in same-sex couples reported this week by the U.S. Census.
This isn't a population...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Kim Kolarik, Virginia
Junior, Riva, goalkeeper
The South River graduate helped the No. 6 Cavaliers remain undefeated by making 10 saves, including two at point-blank range, in the final five minutes of a 9-7 victory Sunday over then-No. 12 Syracuse....