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  • 50 years ago: Harford Junior College growing and expected to keep doing so

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, July 5, 1962: A study of the future development and needs of Harford Junior College was presented by Engelhardt and Leggett, an educational consultant firm in New York City, to the college Board of...
  • The gospel of gardening

    The gospel of gardening
    First lady Michelle Obama got the idea to plant a White House kitchen garden before her husband ever made it into the big mansion on Pennsylvania Avenue. As she writes in "American Grown," her new book about the garden, the idea came to her as she was...
  • Five Penn State players from Baltimore considering options after NCAA sanctions

    Five Penn State players from Baltimore considering options after NCAA sanctions
    Penn State has enjoyed a fertile recruiting pipeline into Maryland high school programs during the past decade, and the most recent classes have been no different. But now, the future is unclear for several players from Baltimore who have made State...
  • Dr. James Burch Brooks

    Dr. James Burch Brooks
    Dr. James Burch Brooks, a retired orthopedic surgeon who spent his more than four-decade career with the Four East Madison Orthopedic Association, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The Cross Keys resident...
  • Fine lines

     
    I’m cleaning off my desk here and the following quotes are on scraps of paper in a little pile. You may find some of the them wise and useful: We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result......
  • Weekly remarks: GOP says U.S. must develop more domestic oil; Obama marks Women's History Month

     
    Democrat says still insufficient equality for American women; Republican woman from Alaska says Obama cripples domestic oil development....
  • Biographer Hazel Rowley has died

     
    Biographer Hazel Rowley, author of Franklin and Eleanor, has died....
  • On interviewing Francine Prose, Susan Straight and Mona Simpson

     
    On the LA Times Festival of Books panel with major authors Susan Simpson, Francine Prose and Susan Straight....
  • Bill Murray and Laura Linney in ‘Hyde Park on the Hudson’

     
    Bill Murray was rumored to be on board the Roger Michel-directed period piece “Hyde Park on the Hudson” a while back. He'll play a philandering FDR at his private home on the occasion of a visit by the King and Queen of England, the couple...
  • NEH gives $40 million in grants; $3.2 million to California

     
    National Endowment for the Humanities issues $40 million in grants, including $3.2 million to California museums, scholars and documentary filmmakers. Documentaries win the biggest grants; others sponsor seminars aimed to improve college and secondary...
  • Michelle Obama, author: Her book is coming in 2012

     
    Michelle Obama: First Lady Michelle Obama's first book will be "American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspired Families, Schools and Communities."...