| Oct 5, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Ann Porter Lundy, a former president of the Maryland Orchid Society and founder of Baltimore's chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society, died Sept. 28 of cancer at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.
She was 70.
"She taught a lot of people about...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:13 PM
It's hard to imagine, but we've reached the half-way point of the college football season.
It seems like it was just yesterday when we were pondering questions like: How dominant will Florida State be this season? How will Florida's new up-tempo, high-...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:09 AM
SIMSBURY — Ann Kanze Miller, an academic administrator at several colleges around the country who retired to Simsbury, died Sept. 17. She was 83.
Miller was born in 1931 in Minneapolis, Minn., and grew up in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Miller's daughter,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Police agencies have been over-militarized, as evidenced by the images of Ferguson, Mo., that offended many of our senses. However, these images also have provided us the opportunity to ensure that governmental authority is being exercised within the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
As an undergraduate at UCLA in the 1970s, Helen Singleton often visited the student union building to see a mural she and six other students painted on a wall as a tribute to African American history.
The artwork was a sepia-toned collage and a self-...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode.
He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Cliff Cornish is no LeBron James and High Point, N.C., will certainly never be confused with South Beach. But Cornish, a former North County forward, does see one key similarity between his decision to transfer to Morgan State and the greatest...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters apologized Monday morning after it received major backlash for trying to sell a “vintage” Kent State University sweat shirt that appeared to be covered in blood spatter.
The university was the scene of an...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Kent State University and many on the Internet criticized Urban Outfitters Inc. on Monday for selling a sweatshirt with its college logo and what appears to be spattered blood, saying it evoked memories of the 1970 shooting where four students died....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Both thumbs down to the clothing company Urban Outfitters for selling a red-splattered "Kent State University" sweatshirt that appeared to reference the 1970 killings of four unarmed students during an anti-war demonstration. The company claims it didn'...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:52 PM
There are minor moves that offer major benefits for your mind and body. Prevention magazine, published by Rodale of Emmaus, offers these three instant health boosts:
PEN A THANK-YOU NOTE
1 Students who wrote letters expressing gratitude to someone...