| Jul 26, 2013
Greetings from Chicago, the "murder capital of America," a toddlin' town that's "gaining a national reputation for violence," the site of a "mini-Holocaust" on the streets due to our "epidemic of gun violence," all in the recent words of TV talking heads....
| Jul 26, 2013
Sunday, July 28
Water works Swimmable Action Day will be held at several locations, including Mayo Beach Park, Edgewater, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Swim and kayak on the bay to celebrate the need for clean water. The event is sponsored by the South River...
| Jul 14, 2013
Brace yourself for a lot of looking-back stories. Fifty years have passed since 1963, a time of transition that makes today's social and political firestorms look like a cool breeze.
It was the year that the Beatles released their first album. The...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Two area water suppliers are adding a powerful cavity-fighting agent to your cup — or dosing it with a cancer-inducing neurotoxin.
It depends on whom you ask.
Water fluoridation has been a controversial topic for decades. Though strongly...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Growing up in Beechfield during the 1930s, James K. Lightner had an interest in photography and history.
That interest led the 11-year-old Lightner and his parents to join the crowds that invaded Gettysburg during the first few days of July 1938.
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The Hagerstown Branch of the American Association of University Women awarded scholarships to 15 Washington County students for the 2013-14 academic year.
The awards, funded by the AAUW Used Book Sale, are based primarily upon academic achievement,...
| Jul 1, 2013
George R. Frank, a Baltimore businessman, packaging executive and philanthropist, died Friday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 88.
"George was serious, had his principles, knew what he wanted and worked very...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:22 AM
It's a big country, as they say, and no one knows that better than Philip Caputo. In "The Longest Road: Overland in Search of America, from Key West to the Arctic Ocean," the novelist, nonfiction writer and former Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the...
| Jul 10, 2013
Loyola University of Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management graduate Matthew Marzicola, formerly of Bel Air, and now living in Frederick, didn't plan to achieve a 4.0 grade point average, the highest in his class of more than 800 people,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
I'm happy to announce that Tribune editorial board coordinator Jessica Reynolds is the new contributing editor of Change of Subject, taking over for Megan Crepeau, who is now an editor at Red Eye. Jessica is a 2012 graduate of Loyola......
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Harry Shearer's long-running radio show "Le Show" is no longer being broadcast on KCRW, and his similarly long-running job voicing multiple characters on "The Simpsons" doesn't take up all that much time, so the actor, writer and sometime "Spinal Tap"...