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  • Jury selection begins Friday in Naval Academy assault case

    Jury selection begins Friday in Naval Academy assault case
    Jury selection is scheduled to begin Friday in a court-martial for a Naval Academy midshipman charged with sexually assaulting a classmate. Midshipman Joshua Tate is charged with aggravated sexual assault and making false official statements. The jury...
  • Benesch aims to put JCC's Gordon Center 'back on the map'

    Benesch aims to put JCC's Gordon Center 'back on the map'
    Lord and Lady Crawley, the Earl and Countess of Grantham, made an appearance. So did their daughters, the ladies Mary, Edith and Sybil, along with Carson, the butler, and assorted lady's maids, valets and footmen. When fans of "Downton Abbey" were invited...
  • At only 18, a master of the classical piano

    Youthful playing comes naturally for George Li, because the pianist is only 18 years old. This precocious talent performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, March 22, at 8 p.m., at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. His program...
  • Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators

    Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators
    The popular ride-share company Uber began urging Baltimore users this month to help "save" it, declaring that "Uber's future in Maryland is in jeopardy." Uber launched the public relations campaign as state regulators waded into the same dispute that...
  • Harford County celebrates philanthropy

    Ted Hart will be part of the 8th Annual AFP-MD Harford County Celebration of Philanthropy on April 10 at the Water's Edge Corporate Center. Hart's morning educational session, "Social Networking & Online Fundraising Success" will precede the luncheon...
  • DeMatha to host inaugural Crab Ball Classic boys basketball showcase

    DeMatha to host inaugural Crab Ball Classic boys basketball showcase
    On Friday, DeMatha will host the inaugural Crab Ball Classic, a boys basketball showcase featuring top seniors from the Baltimore area against their counterparts from the Washington, D.C. area. Baltimore's North team will consist of seniors from...
  • Policemen injured during demonstration to integrate Oella rink in 1964

    An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence. Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...
  • The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]

    The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]
    Like it or not, the politics of marijuana is likely to be front and center at the state and local level for the foreseeable future in Maryland and elsewhere. Referendums in Washington state and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana,...
  • Toby the blue lobster arrives at the National Aquarium

    Toby is one lucky lobster. He was born with a blue-hued shell, a 1-in-2 million variation that arises as the result of an excess of a certain protein. The crew of the Pot Luck fishing boat plucked Toby from the waters near Ocean City in June 2012. After...
  • Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent

    Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent
    The Baltimore Lab School, which serves children with learning disabilities, said Tuesday it has purchased its historic Saint Paul Street building and will move forward independently from the Washington, D.C. school involved in its founding. A split from...
  • Residents call for help after girls drown in ice-covered pond

    An article in the Jan. 13, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported a grieving community requesting a solution. A meeting attended by more than a hundred residents of the Thirteenth District was held in the Arbutus Community...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond

    Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond
    Speeding race car tires may have blackened Baltimore's streets for the last time, as Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers announced Friday that calendar conflicts have doomed the event for the next two years. Event organizer Race On LLC's top official...