Cheyanne Stonesifer, 20, has spent her life working harder and reaching higher. And now she has seen a dream of hers come true. Stonesifer will be competing in the Miss Maryland USA pageant in the fall and is most likely the first little person to ever compete in the pageant. The event will take place Nov. 4-6 in North Bethesda.
Last June, Natalie Samuel went through with the "big chop." The 33-year-old Columbia resident cut off all of her chemically straightened hair in an attempt to return her mane to its tightly curled, natural state.
Paul C. Hagan, a veteran Baltimore advertising executive who brought his creative genius to such legendary Maryland-based companies as the old National Brewing Co., Martin Marietta and McCormick Spices, died Feb. 15 at his Mays Chapel home of a massive heart attack. He was 83.
Paul Rudnick's 1991 comedic drama, "I Hate Hamlet," is a case of art imitating life: the playwright's recounting his actual experience living in an apartment that was once home to famed actor John Barrymore.
I had created my own sort of secret society of teen patients when I was in the hospital for a brain tumor last year; we called ourselves the "Honorary Pediatric Society," HPS for short. We gave each other some bit of happiness and comfort through the frightening, often-depressing conditions and treatments we all faced. When I heard about a new television show based on a similar scenario, I was excited to see the life my fellow patients and I lived portrayed on TV. But it turned out to be nothing
People should be fully informed of the risks when they consider adopting or buying a pit bull. I understand the eagerness to rescue pit bulls and the heartfelt desire to increase their adoptions. But not with blindness to the facts, not without clear and sufficient warning about the risks they pose.
It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates.
Prince George's Little Theatre's production of "A Shot in the Dark" received mention in last week's roundup of coming attractions, but merits a closer look for its excellent treatment of Marc Archard's work, set in 1962 Paris.