| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
| May 20, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Seventh-graders at Harford Friends School have a new opportunity to let their voices be heard as far away as Afghanistan. The only school in Maryland selected to participate in an interactive program entitled "Afghanistan Hearts and Minds," Harford...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Don't miss the 19th annual Colonial Craftsmen Weekend at historic Jerusalem Mill Village. This exciting encampment and market fair happens in the Kingsville area of Gunpowder Falls State Park on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Oct. 13 from 11 a.m....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Two seniors met for the first time at the Broadmead retirement community cafeteria Oct. 7. One was Libby Murphy, 83, a longtime Roland Park area resident, who has lived at Broadmead in Cockeysville for almost two years.
The other was Mackenzie Gerrity,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:45 PM
This weekend, June 8 and 9, Little Falls Friends Meeting in Fallston will celebrate the 275th anniversary of its founding.
Speakers, tours, exhibits and printed histories will be brought together to share with the community the remarkable Quaker...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:47 PM
British lawmakers took another big step toward allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed this week.
A bill allowing same-sex marriages cleared its last hurdle in Parliament on Tuesday, according to British news reports. After a two-hour debate, the...
| Jul 17, 2013
Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862.
Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Quaker Steak & Lube will celebrate National Chicken Wing Day on July 29 by giving away wings.
Here’s how the promotion works: Diners who donate a non-perishable item to benefit The Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula from July 22 through July 29...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Gaze into the 150-year-old photograph of Pennsylvania Quaker Sarah Cadbury and you may not see anything particularly special.
But behind her unassuming expression and plain-Jane hairdo stirred a revolutionary devotion to human freedom.
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery.
As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Inmate advocates were left disappointed by their conversation with California prison officials Tuesday, the first such meeting since a statewide hunger strike began two weeks ago.
The inmates are seeking improvements in prison conditions...