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  • Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit Dec. 13, 1919-July 13, 2012

    Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit July 13, 2012 Beloved wife and mother, Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit died at the age of 92 in La Canada, California. She was born to J. Wallace McKenzie and Wilhelmina Fitger McKenzie on December 13, 1919, in Great Falls,...
  • 'Qwerty' review: Angriest rom-com ever?

    'Qwerty' review: Angriest rom-com ever?
    *1/2 (out of four) To each their own and all, but the Chicago-made romantic comedy “Qwerty” possesses a pretty warped perception of behavior that could be regarded as charming. When Scrabble devotee Zoe (Dana Pupkin) calls her boyfriend...
  • Dark humor marks best in show

    Dark humor marks best in show
    Start with the mischievous humor found inDr. Seuss' children's books. Then blend in the edginess of Grimms' fairy tales and the darkness of illustrator Edward Gorey. Toss in the subterranean craziness of "Alice in Wonderland" and you might start to...
  • Theater review: 'The Foreigner' from Jester Theater Company

    Theater review: 'The Foreigner' from Jester Theater Company
    Garden Theatre is building a reputation as a place that hosts quality productions by other companies — TheatreWorks Florida's "Little Shop of Horrors" and Beth Marshall Presents' "The Diviners," to name two from this season. That reputation will...
  • 'Liar & Spy'

    'Liar & Spy'
    'Liar & Spy' By Rebecca Stead Wendy Lamb Books, $15.99, ages 9-12 The neatest books often begin cryptically. Rebecca Stead's first chapter, titled "The Science Unit of Destiny," begins like this: "There's this totally false map of the human tongue."...
  • New study gives insight into resistance to Alzheimer's

     New study gives insight into resistance to Alzheimer's
    Everyone will exhibit some kind of cognitive decline with advancing years. But the idea that we can shield ourselves from the most devastating brain diseases,Alzheimer's disease and dementia, is an intriguing prospect and an area of great interest to...
  • Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher

    Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher
    Clarence Edward Beard, a retired Baltimore County public schools vocal music teacher, died of kidney failure Sept. 28 at his Pikesville home. He was 97. Born in Westminster, he was raised on his parents' dairy farm. He was a 1932 graduate of...
  • Signs you're being misled

    Last week at Ragan's PR Daily, Steve Vittorioso published a little article, "20 (more) signs you're a word nerd," which neatly encapsulates the combination of sound counsel, ineffective generality, and downright error that marks much of the current...
  • Police reporter: Right man, wrong look

    Police reporter: Right man, wrong look
    His great sin is that he never looked the part: The ruddy complexion and the insubordinate hair and that godawful mustache that should never have belonged to anyone with more solemnity and poise than an East Baltimore Street pimp, drunk and luckless,...
  • Homeless man living in a tent hits it big with a scratch-off

    Homeless man living in a tent hits it big with a scratch-off
    Good things hardly ever happen to homeless men. They live in all sorts of places, some under viaducts and bridges, others in cardboard boxes, in fields or under trees in the summertime. But this is about a homeless man and a good thing. He lives in...
  • Blue Ridge Literacy working to help adults learn how to read

    Blue Ridge Literacy working to help adults learn how to read
    Read Across America Day is coming up on Friday, March 1, in honor of classic children's author Dr. Seuss' birthday. It's an event designed to bring awareness of the importance of reading to children, and getting them excited about books.   But many...