| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Maria G. Zannino, a longtime Highlandtown funeral director who played a prominent role in numerous Italian social and cultural organizations, died Saturday from complications of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 80.
"Maria was so...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The assignment seemed perfect for me.
I was a Mexican American college student in Washington and was asked to get cosponsors for a bill that would create a month-long observance honoring the achievements of Latinos — National Hispanic Heritage...
| May 12, 2013
Mother's Day is the mother of all conundrums.
"Are you supposed to plan a celebration that includes the kids?" a colleague asked me. "Or plan a day that gives her a break from the kids?"
He's a dad of two little ones. He wanted to do the right thing....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:33 AM
The big news in the public library world this week is the opening of the new San Diego Central Library.
The old central library, built in 1954, was small and, according to Sunday's Los Angeles Times, long overdue for replacement. In fact, it sort of...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Antonio Gatto Lodge of the Sons of Italy is holding its annual Columbus Day Mass, Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary of the Mills Church, 114 St. Mary's Place.
Mass will be celebrated in Italian and the music provided by the Lodge's choir....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dan Shannahan's letter ("Federal workers shouldn't complain about shutdown," Oct. 2) was as ignorant as it was callous. Writing that federal workers receive Flag Day as a holiday is blatantly incorrect and The Sun should not be publishing such a...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Pamper party: Oct. 14 marks the return of Spa Week, during which many area spas will offer special $50 treatment deals through the http://www.spaweek.com website. Example participants include Fresh Espace at South Coast Plaza, which is offering three 60-...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:12 PM
At last, a break in the heat, just in time for the Columbus Day holiday weekend.
Thanks to a pair of cold fronts, temperatures are forecast to ease into the low 70s in the metro areas on Friday morning, with the western areas such as Wellington seeing...
| Oct 10, 2013
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes place Sunday, and as always, Chicago's restaurants are ready to provide pre-, post- and midrace meal deals and vantage points.
O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar. The racers scoot right past the front door (and...
| Oct 11, 2013
THE VILLAGES — The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra will dive into the serious side of their season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with "A Columbus Day Celebration."
After a pops concert in September — another pops concert will be presented...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Email rec sports copy to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up.
The Howard County based Baltimore Bays Chelsea...