| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Figurines were the "photographs" of the 18th and 19th centuries. Well-known politicians, royalty, sports figures, actors, writers, religious subjects and newsworthy criminals, places and events were the inspiration for the figurines.
They were made to...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Here we are into the second week of January already. I reluctantly removed the ornaments from my tree, wrapping each one carefully in tissue paper. I always hate putting them away because they are so magical and representative of places I’ve been in...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:50 PM
Equipped with a flip phone and 400 free minutes, each member of a group of truant students at Carver Vocational Technical High School knows that at any moment a call could come that changes his or her day — or life.
The Baltimore students are...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:26 PM
— Seventy-five years after Amelia Earhart disappeared while attempting to circumnavigate the world, the search for the wreckage of her twin-engine Lockheed Electra will resume this summer.
Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who discovered the...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 12:30 PM
In today's Sun the column by Dan Rodricks was right on the mark regarding Maryland's outdated adherence to state executions ("Floggings, no — lethal injection, yes?" March 22). He quotes a book by University of Baltimore law professor John D....
| Mar 27, 2012
We all hate waiting for that important package or the cable guy. Studies show that uncertainty of not knowing the wait time length, can lead to stress and anxiety.
“The most frustrating thing is when you have to take off work,” said Bill...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 11:44 PM
It looked like an act of magic when fifth-grader Xavier Guerra, 10, heard the word “superhero.”
Xavier would go from holding a comic book character perfectly still, to moving and talking as Stan Lee, the mind behind characters like Spider-...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
| Apr 4, 2012
Submitting sports notices
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions? Call 410-332-6578.
The First Tee of Howard County's spring program still has openings for selected...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:05 PM
David Herrman, a stalwart member of the AM Kiwanis, died last week following emergency surgery. Along with many in the community, our club members will mourn his loss.
Some background: Dave was a member of the Kiwanis Club of La Caņada when, 18 years...
| May 8, 2012
| 10:07 AM
To understand why the hiring of Brian Bannon as Chicago's public library commissioner caused a more-than-ordinary stir, let us quote a learned cultural authority.
That authority is not Socrates.
It is not Shakespeare.
It is not Goethe.
Nor is it...