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  • Big Canyon three-peat

    Big Canyon three-peat
    SANTA ANA — Last year it was Mike Carpenter's 25-foot eagle putt that proved to be a memorable, heroic shot for Big Canyon Country Club's Jones Cup victory. This year, it was head pro Robert Pang who stepped up with the seemingly improbable...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: The twisted line of telling a story

    After 10 months of writing and researching five hours a day, umpteen thousand words and 66 chapters, I'm pages away from completing my book. I'm hoping to finish today; however I must complete this column, teach at the Leadership Institute in San...
  • Police say city officer killed firefighter, girlfriend in murder-suicide

    Police say city officer killed firefighter, girlfriend in murder-suicide
    Christopher Robinson was struggling to accept the end of his relationship with Marie Hartman, continuing to send her text messages and flowers even as his relatives told him he needed to move on. Early Sunday morning, Robinson, a Baltimore police...
  • Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, of Glen Burnie

    Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, of Glen Burnie
    Friends and family remembered Baltimore firefighter Andrew Scott Hoffman, 27, who died early Sunday as the victim in a suspected murder-suicide, as a hero dedicated to the fire department. Fire Chief Jeffrey Segal issued a statement regarding Hoffman'...
  • Song written for slain Baltimore civil rights leader

    Song written for slain Baltimore civil rights leader
    Joe DeFilippo felt so moved reading about slain Baltimore Civil Rights worker William Lewis Moore that he wrote a song about the postal worker who was killed 50 years ago in Alabama. DeFilippo, a 36-year Baltimore County Public Schools teacher, felt...
  • Literary Saloon: A boy, a dog, a mystery — it all adds up

    Literary Saloon: A boy, a dog, a mystery — it all adds up
    When last we read Theresa Schwegel, she was four fine novels into a successful career. The first book, "Officer Down" (2005) won the prestigious Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author. That was followed by "Probable Cause" (2007),...
  • Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero

    Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero
    America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero. I nominate Michael J. Fox. He's not...
  • Great-Great-Grandsons Honor Ancestors At Gettysburg

    Great-Great-Grandsons Honor Ancestors At Gettysburg
    This will be an extraordinary weekend for Connecticut residents William H. Hincks and Kierran Broatch. Today, the two men will join 12,000 other blue- and gray-clad participants in the conclusion of a three-day re-enactment commemorating the 150th...
  • Hundreds gather to mourn slain firefighter

    Hundreds gather to mourn slain firefighter
    It was clear from the beginning that Andrew Hoffman was born to be a firefighter. His father and grandfather were respected members of the city force. He wore a red fireman's hat at his first birthday party. And after hiding in a freezer during a...
  • Review: 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters' a heroic effort for demigod

    After a terrific turn in last year's fine indie drama "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," Logan Lerman is back in franchise-land. This time, the engaging young actor reprises his role as earnest demigod (that is, half human-half god) Percy Jackson in the...
  • Holocaust survivors embrace the next generation of gratitude

    Holocaust survivors embrace the next generation of gratitude
    The intertwined history of the Jewish Reches family of Mount Washington and Greenspring and the Roman Catholic Staszczak-Wrobel family of Poland is extraordinary, and extraordinarily inspiring. When family members recount it at schools, churches,...