| May 30, 2011
| 6:38 PM
Traveling throughout Florida after World War II, William Akers Jr. searched for a new home to raise his family and run a hotel.
He happened upon the remote, undeveloped sand dunes in north Volusia County and became a business leader in the community he...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:08 AM
"Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday.
The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Harold A. "Hal" Cohen, the first chairman of Maryland's Health Services Cost Review Commission and a respected medical economist, died of cancer Monday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 73 and had lived in Pikesville.
Remembered by colleagues as a...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:54 AM
Nobody asked me but . . .
This news, via MarylandReporter.com, might come as a shock to members of the General Assembly who believe the O'Malley administration is waging a "war on rural Maryland": A poll by OpinionWorks finds that 62 percent of...
| Jan 30, 2012
For millions of Americans, bagged salads are a miracle food, the perfect mix of health and convenience.
Time-pressed cooks can rip open a bag and pour the leaves right into the bowl, reassured by the "triple-washed" label that some wondrous process has...
| Jun 24, 2011
Archbishop Spalding names new assistant principal
Nicholas Hondrum has been appointed the new assistant principal of academic affairs at Archbishop Spalding High School. Hondrum, who has taught English for the past seven years at the school, is an...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:58 PM
In the 1980s, many were captivated by the Baltimore Orioles and their future Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken. Growing up in Essex and playing shortstop for Calvert Hall, Rich Bielski was one of them.
Now the coach at Archbishop McCarthy High School...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 12:49 AM
While area prep squads prepare for new season, coaches are feverishly attempting to figure out the best way to put more oomph into offenses and determination into defenses.
Look for your favorite team's most uplifting prospects below:
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:42 PM
One question the Orioles hope to figure out in the next three weeks is whether Chris Davis can be in the mix at third base heading into 2012.
A good defensive first baseman, Davis will be the club's primary third baseman until the season ends, assuming...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:22 AM
Modern psychiatry has robbed the world of its monsters. We know so much more about the brain, about the complex interaction of chemicals that determines an individual's fate, than ever before. Thus to look upon a heinous act and attribute it to...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:01 PM
During a four-day period earlier this month, 47% of the surface of the Greenland ice sheet melted, bringing the total melted area to 97% of the surface, according to NASA.
The melting is the worst that has been observed since researchers have been...