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  • Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown

    Quakers fighting slavery at Yorktown
    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. Like nearly...
  • Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold

    Review: 'The Manor' by Mac Griswold
    “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,...
  • California officials, inmate advocates discuss hunger strike

    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...
  • Jerusalem Mill Village awakens the past during Colonial event

    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....
  • For the sake of future generations, Cove Point must be stopped [Letter]

    For the sake of future generations, Cove Point must be stopped [Letter]
    Thank you for covering the controversy regarding the proposed Dominion liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at Cove Point ("Calvert County Cove Point opponents, supporters flood state with comments," April 3). The Cove Point project has far-...
  • Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says

    Posters promoting Israel boycott were vandalized, curator says
    A Los Angeles art exhibition featuring posters promoting a controversial Palestinian-led boycott of goods made in Israel and Israeli settlements has been vandalized, according to the exhibition's curator. Carol Wells, executive director of the Center...
  • Datebook

    Genealogy program The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society presents "An Early African-American Quaker, Journey from North Carolina to Home" by Margo Lee Williams at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road....
  • 20 Quaker cereal plant workers claim $241M Powerball win in Iowa

    20 Quaker cereal plant workers claim $241M Powerball win in Iowa
      A group of 20 co-workers from the shipping department at a Cedar Rapids cereal plant stepped forward Wednesday to claim a $241 million Powerball jackpot. The group, which formed a trust calling itself The Shipping 20, chose to receive the jackpot as...
  • Bel Air's Hays House Museum Presents 'Medical Care in the 18th Century Quaker Community'

    Visit the Hays House Museum in Bel Air Sunday at 1 p.m. and explore the health issues and illnesses that plagued 18th century women and children. Visitors will see a display of historic medical equipment and find out about herbal medicines, midwifery...
  • Bob Harper: Fit is his forte

    Bob Harper: Fit is his forte
    Bob Harper, best known as the gregarious, never-give-up fitness trainer co-host of the television show "The Biggest Loser," gets a little crabby when he can't work out. He thinks people, in general, are lazy. And he misses his longtime former co-host,...
  • Mary Merceron witnessed the birth, and early life, of a nation

    100 Years Ago Spirit and kick "Misses Lillian Schultz and Mary Merceron attended one of the performances of "Ben Hur" at the New Academy of Music. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rider and daughter of "Sherwood," have been visiting Mrs. H. Newton De Vries. Mrs....