| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Former surgeon general Dr. C. Everett Koop died this week at 96. During the Reagan years, he used the power of his office to wage war against the dangers of smoking. Now that he's gone, I'm wondering what he would he have done about the new public poison,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:55 PM
With no disrespect intended to the fine young cast of Dr. Seuss's "The Cat in the Hat," onstage at Orlando Repertory Theatre, the stars of this show are the strikingly stylized set and, of course, the good doctor's words.
The mischievous Cat in the Hat,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A trio of monkeys, one with a pierced lip, kicking up a storm.
Big-voiced Sour Kangaroo testing her moves.
Styrofoam-headgear-toting Whos gallivanting with instruments made from PVC pipe, toilet plungers and badminton birdies.
It's high school, so...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Student advances in hoop shoot contest
Jackson Carrazco, a fourth-grader at Hickory Elementary School, began his journey in the Elks Hoop Shoot when he represented Hickory Elementary School Jan. 12 at Williamsport High School, where he claimed first...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:32 AM
Candy, an arts event, a free showing of a Dr. Seuss movie and a chance to sample wine and craft beer in support of higher education are some of the high-profile things to do this weekend to brighten the winter blues in Harford County.
| Feb 24, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Shiloh United Methodist Church will hold a pancake breakfast Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. at the church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road in Hagerstown.
The all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast includes one serving of sausage, sausage gravy or country puddin’,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:16 AM
As a prelude to its popular Chocolate & Candy Festival next month, the Bel Air Downtown Alliance is planning a special movie night later this month, along with a new Chocolate & Art Walk.
This year's Chocolate & Candy Festival, a rite of spring in Bel...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Tickets are on sale for the second annual Leap Out of Cabin Fever Auction taking place Sunday, March 3, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Cortland Mansion in Hagerstown.
Lou Scally will emcee the frog-themed event.
The event will feature jazz performed by Kerensa...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:04 PM
The characters in Aberdeen Central’s new play have names like the Sour Kangaroo, Yertle the Turtle and Gertrude McFuzz.
That's right, Dr. Seuss is involved. Twenty-nine students will present “Seussical,” a one-act musical, tonight at...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Central Florida's theaters will be bursting with famous names during February — but they're names from the page, not on the stage.
Plays presented around the region will boast some of the most famed names in literature, from ancient Greek writer...