| Dec 4, 2011
100 Years Ago
Rolling out the welcome mat
In the Times social column:
"Mr. Henry J. Bender has returned to his home on Rolling Road after visiting friends in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Davis have returned to their home on Rolling Road after...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 10:50 AM
Brother James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School for the last decade, died of prostate cancer early Saturday at his order's residence in Irvington. He was 64.
In a letter he wrote to students and parents in October, he quoted the...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. — Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler.
In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has been campaigning furiously in South Carolina in an effort to revive his sputtering presidential campaign, said Sunday morning that the Obama administration has gone “over the top” in criticizing Marines who...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 12:07 PM
The Internet offers so many things: convenient shopping, social media, up-to-the-minute news, entertainment — both silly and salacious.
But it has also become an increasingly useful tool in the preservation and expansion of democracy. Look no...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 6:44 PM
A recent poll by the Public Religion Research Institute has revealed that religious Americans think a financial scandal is worse than a sexual one.
The poll was conducted in the wake of several high-profile cases of politicians making headlines for their...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Yes, our great country has some problems. But there is nothing going on today that could not be addressed and resolved by good proactive leadership. In this case, I define leadership as identifying and addressing a problem area from a human and economic...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:37 PM
Winston Churchill once confessed that his education was interrupted only by his schooling. Very funny; but far from the reality of those who are trying hard to be admitted to top schools in this country.
The question of whether universities should focus...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 7:46 PM
River Hill's heavyweight Jason Johnson looked like a jumping jack as he hopped around the mat at the end of his championship match. The senior was exuberant, punching his hands in the air with both index fingers pointing to the sky.
He had just earned...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:51 AM
The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association wrestling tournament last weekend turned up one four-time champion (Nathan Kraisser of Centennial at 126) and four, two-time champs -- La Plata's Josh Llopez (152), Chesapeake-AA's Alex Rice...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Definitely Christopher Fowler, who writes the "Peculiar Crimes Unit" and "Bryant & May" series. He has such a great sense of humor and knows so much about the history of London. His books are so much fun to read.
— Rena Gorman, Aurora