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  • Summer music and activities in Aberdeen

    Summer concerts are in full swing at Festival Park in Aberdeen. Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 8 p.m., have brought a relaxing atmosphere and good music for listening pleasure ever since the 1990s. Many can remember Chuck Baker's Orchestra in those early...
  • Fracking may be inducing earthquakes [Commentary]

    Fracking may be inducing earthquakes [Commentary]
    The perennial jokes about California being sloughed off into the Pacific when the next big earthquake strikes may soon give way to laugh lines about Oklahoma shaking, quaking and sinking into the earth. A place once known for rodeos, tornados and dust...
  • Wow! And thanks to you! [Commentary]

    Wow! And thanks to you! [Commentary]
    How about some good news for a change? Last month, I wrote about the kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by a band of putative men who style themselves "Boko Haram" -- "Western Education is Forbidden." Taken in concert with the 2012 shooting...
  • No economic growth in Maryland last year, federal agency says

    No economic growth in Maryland last year, federal agency says
    Maryland's economy didn't grow last year, according to gross domestic product estimates released Wednesday. The state's GDP remained unchanged, ranking it near the bottom of the country, the U.S. Department of Commerce said. GDP growth was worse only in...
  • Hundreds show up for 'House of Cards' casting call in Bel Air

    Hundreds show up for 'House of Cards' casting call in Bel Air
    They came by the hundreds – actually upward of 2,000 – from near and far, hoping to get their few seconds of fame on the small screen. The "House of Cards" open casting call for extras needed in Season III of the Netflix TV political thriller...
  • Developer Kingdon Gould Jr. reflects on his 60-year legacy

    Developer Kingdon Gould Jr. reflects on his 60-year legacy
    Kingdon Gould, Jr., 90, is a noted businessman, real estate developer and former U.S. ambassador under two presidents. He is a great-grandson of railroad tycoon Jay Gould. Over the course of his more than six decades as a resident of Howard County, Gould&...
  • Art teacher leaves legacy of artists after 21 years at Carver

    Art teacher leaves legacy of artists after 21 years at Carver
    In a way, Joe Giordano could be considered a visionary. In 1993, when George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology opened, Giordano was hired to start the department of visual arts. His method of teaching art to high school students was...
  • Trivia Night trend takes over Towson-area restaurants for mid-week fun

    Trivia Night trend takes over Towson-area restaurants for mid-week fun
    Mid-week socializing used to involve bowling shoes or secret handshakes. Now bowling leagues and fraternal associations have some serious competition. Trivia Night. The Towson area is home to more than 20 of them. For two hours a week, at restaurants...
  • Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory

    Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory
    Former Towson resident Bob Knowles promises "shock and awe" June 13 when Pickersgill Retirement Community hosts a Flag Day Ceremony featuring patriotic songs and readings, and 260 flags from all over the world. The flags are not just a stunning...
  • After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive

    After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive
    Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back. This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...
  • Award-winning young quartet serves up classics

    If the Wasmuth Quartet is not a familiar name, that's precisely the reason why the Candlelight Concert Society is presenting this young chamber music ensemble on Sunday, June 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This season-...
  • Cow reported on the side of the road in Bel Air [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Patricia Ann Tatta, 39, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with failing to send her child to...