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  • Claudine Snowden, librarian

    Claudine Snowden, librarian
    Claudine Snowden, a retired business school teacher and University of Maryland library worker, died of a respiratory ailment Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 92. Born Claudine Allen in Cocoa, Fla., she earned...
  • Check It Out: A full count of baseball books

    With the recent conclusion of the World Cup, the Los Angeles Kings hoisting the Stanley Cup for the second time and the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA title, the eyes of many American sports fans can now return to the beloved national pastime,...
  • Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover

    Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover
    The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging facility and highlight a science and technology theme. "The goal was to make this a more open...
  • Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker

    Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker
    Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal. Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY CEDAR CREST COLLEGE, 100 College Drive, Allentown, will partner with Future Stars Day Camp to offer four day-camps: Dance, week of July 14; Design and Technical Theatre, week of July 21; CSI, week of July 28; and Acting and Improvisation,...
  • Wealthy Darien Businessman Founded Veterans Home In 1864

    Wealthy Darien Businessman Founded Veterans Home In 1864
    DARIEN — His business instincts and savvy made Benjamin Fitch wealthy, but it was his compassion for Civil War orphans and veterans that became his lasting legacy. One of the nation's wealthiest citizens, Fitch was a property owner and sometime...
  • Abingdon Library to present Hoopla Hoop Contest on July 15

    More than 55 years after it became a national craze, the Harford County Public Library is giving residents an opportunity to show off their Hula Hoop skills at the Hoopla Hoop Contest Tuesday, July 15, at the Abingdon Library. Hoopla Hoop will be...
  • The nourishing quality of books

    The nourishing quality of books
    A few years ago, Jeff Tangel read a story about an elderly man in Wisconsin who built a model of a one-room schoolhouse as a tribute to his mother, a teacher who had loved books. The man placed the model on a wooden pedestal — which made it resemble...
  • Free practice driving tests at PB libraries

    So, you're off to the DMV to finally score that driver's permit? Well, put the brakes on, because there's nothing worse than showing up only to bomb the exam. The Palm Beach County Library System now offers free practice tests courtesy of Driving-tests....
  • Reshaped Baltimore County library board ends dispute over IT transfers to county

    Reshaped Baltimore County library board ends dispute over IT transfers to county
    Members of the Baltimore County library board of trustees usually deal with issues such as budgets, library rules and staffing — but in recent months, the panel has found itself in the middle of a political dispute. A disagreement between the...
  • A look inside Allentown Masonic Temple, an architectural gem in the news

    Taking the elevator at the Allentown Masonic Temple is a bit like stepping into a time machine. Step in and you'll share the space with temple employee, Dale Shenberger, who closes the gates on the door and depresses the switch on the floor with his...