| May 21, 2012
| 2:29 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Jake Ellis struck out 11 in the opener and Mark Duran fanned eight in the nightcap Friday as Harbor Light Christian swept Alanson, 13-6, 4-2, to wrap up the Northern Lakes Conference baseball championship.
It was the sixth...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:33 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Kaila Schutte tossed a one-hitter in the opener and a no-hitter in the nightcap Friday as Harbor Light Christian swept Alanson to wrap up the Northern Lakes Conference softball championship.
The Swordsmen won the opener, 4-1, and...
| May 26, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Annapolis Opera's fully staged production of Charles Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts last weekend proved a triumph to close the season. My only complaint when I attended Friday evening was the number of empty seats....
| May 27, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Memorial Day weekend is about family, friends, food and fire.
But to be the king or queen of the backyard takes a little more work than just throwing meat on a grill.
Until I started judging on the competitive barbecue circuit as a certified Kansas City...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:48 PM
The daughter of Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland disclosed Wednesday that she is a lesbian, an announcement gay advocates hope will boost their effort to keep the state's new same-sex marriage law on the books.
Stefany Hoyer Hemmer said her decision to...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Chef Jamie Purviance
To purchase a copy of the book:
Weber's Smoke: A Guide to Smoke Cooking for Everyone and Any Grill
Championship Spareribs with Sweet Apple Barbecue Sauce
3 Tbs kosher salt
2 Tbs ancho chile powder
2 Tbs packed light brown...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Wichita police release new details about two officer-involved shootings in Wichita Monday evening.
The first shooting happened around 8:00 at Central and Woodlawn. Police were called to Central and Woodlawn, where a man identified as Michael Westendorff...
| Jun 13, 2012
Father's Day grilling around my house was always fraught with tension. My dad was not the genial Fred MacMurray type. He paced irritably, chain-smoking, beside the Weber grill in the backyard of our cottage in Madison, Conn., with a kitchen timer in hand....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:47 PM
NEW YORK -- An 8-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday after allegedly slashing a classmate with a double-edged razor blade during a lunchtime altercation.
The incident took place at P.S. 132 in the Morrisania section of the Bronx.
School officials said the...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Like many Olympic athletes not named Michael Phelps, Suzanne Stettinius is both training and fundraising in these final weeks before the Summer Games. She's made appeals via Facebook and her blog and, next week, will host a party at a Baltimore County...
| Jun 22, 2012
Plastic soda bottles, old carpet, out-of-date phone books and lint from the clothes dryer are typical items you might find in any American's trash or recycling bin. For some, however, the line between trash and treasure is fine. They are on America's...