| Sep 9, 2014
There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday.
The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Under Armour will continue to supply uniforms to the University of Maryland's varsity teams under a 10-year extension deal announced Tuesday.
The Baltimore-based sports brand will continue to design and supply game-day uniforms as well as footwear,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:29 AM
There's always more motivation for East Stroudsburg South senior Demetrius Lainer. Last year, he won District 11 Class 3A titles in the 100- and 200-meter races but did not medal in either event at states.
This week, Lanier will return to the PIAA...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:04 AM
David Hart is a bit of an anomaly in the world of fashion. In an industry dominated by larger-than-life personalities, fickle taste and cutthroat politics, he prefers to play nice, stay cool and let his work do the talking.
"I really appreciate all...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:24 PM
STORRS — For as long as people have been watching, Breanna Stewart has played alongside teammates much older. There's a very good reason for it. No calendar has been able to confine her talent.
Next week, the UConn junior and reigning Associated...
| Sep 5, 2014
Raccoon rabies project
The county health department has begun its raccoon oral rabies vaccination project to immunize thousands of wild raccoons by placing approximately 85,000 rabies vaccine baits throughout the county. Trained bait teams, wearing...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Jennifer Rizzotti, Hartford's women's basketball coach, will be an advance scout and court coach for the USA Basketball Women’s National Team in the FIBA World Championship Sept. 27-Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey.
Rizzotti, the three-...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:34 PM
One reads it in a diary entry. Another hears it in a song. Yet another feels it in an aging mansion.
The War of 1812 is often referred to as a forgotten war. Yet for the descendants of those who witnessed the Battle of Baltimore, the conflict remains...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a cluttered card table at a Westside estate sale, Sandy Marks spotted an antique silver trophy. It was a large bowl, so deeply tarnished that she struggled to read the inscription:
Ojai Valley Tennis Club
Men's Intercollegiate Singles Champion...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and ships from six foreign countries will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.
As part of the commemoration of the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:39 AM
A proposal to give pay raises to the next Anne Arundel County Council and the next county executive will be the subject of a hearing this week.
The proposal comes from Councilman Jamie Benoit, who is not running for re-election because of term limits....