| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:23 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Alcohol is the leading known preventable cause of developmental and physical birth defects in the United States, according to Kidshealth.org, but despite that, many women still drink during pregnancy (either knowingly or before they...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:17 PM
Kenneth Jones, a longtime Manchester town employee, Shriners member and avid bagpipe player, died Dec. 18. He was 85.
Jones, who lived his entire life in Manchester, was the son of Norman and Ethel Jones, two immigrants from Northern Ireland who came to...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There was just enough time — a minute or two — for Byron Smith to think. That's not always a good thing in golf, but he could not help himself.
A morning sun rode low over the Napa hills, casting its sheen across a course still wet with dew....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Developers of a proposed Mariano's store at the corner of North and Harlem avenues in Chicago told community members Wednesday night that they hoped the project would serve as a "catalyst" for business at the edge of the city's west side.
At a community...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:08 PM
In more than 40 years as a plant manager in the food-and-beverage industry, few men balanced their family and work lives as well as Armin Georg Wolle.
"All of the people we grew up playing with were co-workers' kids," recalls daughter Christine Wolle of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:59 AM
The Connecticut Valley Toy Show held Oct. 5 included a celebrity from the toy collector's world: Bob Parker, author of the first comprehensive guide for Hot Wheels® collectors and one of the first inductees into the Diecast Hall of Fame, in the...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Dr. Donald A. Morrison, a retired orthopedic surgeon who had been a partner with Towson Orthopaedic Associates, died Oct. 6 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Lutherville resident was 82.
The son of Allan A. Morrison,...
| Oct 16, 2014
THURSDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| MLB || NLCS, Gm. 5: St. Louis@San Fran. || FS18 ||
|| NBA pre. || Milwaukee@Cleveland (T) || NBANoon ||
|| Cleveland vs. Indiana (T) || NBA2 ||
|| Boston@Philadelphia || NBA7 ||
|| Lakers vs....
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The headline, "Hagel unveils military plan on climate threat" blew my mind. Have we gone completely insane? We need to fight real terrorists, not imaginary climate change right now.
After watching the Scott-Crist debate on Wednesday, the only thing I...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Chandler Crews sat on a bench outside of Sinai Hospital in Baltimore one recent day, put her feet on the ground and grinned.
Sitting this way was impossible for the 20-year-old from Arkansas just a few years ago because she was born with achondroplasia,...
| May 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Democrats have it all wrong when it comes to one of their choices for a new President Barack Obama bumper sticker:
"Like a Boss."
The Democrats foolishly think the phrase derives from an old rap song denoting cool competence. "Like a bowse" is how...