| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:16 AM
A classic fairy tale emerges as etiquette coach Lori Rogers shows the proper position of silverware on a table: Princess Spoonella is being protected by a knife guard, kept far away from Prince Fork on Napkin Island.
The 4- and 5-year-old students at...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:24 AM
On a crisp spring morning, chef David Thomas stands in the kitchen of his Parkville cafe, Herb & Soul, prepping for a busy day of cooking.
Plastic tubs overflow with fresh kale, while shelves hold spices that will impart flavor to the chef's Old Bay...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Abraham "Al" Baitch, a musician recalled as one of Baltimore's finest saxophone players, died March 24 at Northwest Hospital after suffering a fall. The Pikesville resident was 89.
During his 70 years in the local entertainment scene, Mr. Baitch was a...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:25 AM
By the time the kids are in fifth grade, many school volunteers find it time to go back to work and are no longer able to volunteer.
Not so for Ron and Wendy Duncan. But then again, they're not parents of elementary students, they're grandparents!...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Ever wonder which room in the house has the most dust? Anthony Zverev did.
So he used dust distribution as the subject of his recent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) project. Triggered on by his own bout of sneezing and coughing...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The Rev. Gerald Hynes, a Passionist priest who served in a Parkville parish for nearly 30 years, died of a stroke April 16 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 90.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Old Frederick Road in Irvington, he was the son...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Daniel "Rocky" Hyde, a former tavern owner and a retired Maryland State Lottery employee, died of heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Rosedale resident was 65.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leo Hyde, a postal worker, and...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
I read the article, "Prayer case plaintiffs file for contempt" (April 3) with great interest since it quotes Bruce Holstein's comments at a Carroll County Commissioners meeting regarding a federal court injunction that temporarily bars the commissioners...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Letter writer Brad Schwartz writes that no one is prevented from praying "outside the courthouse" and asks "how is that suppressing [an individual's] right to free speech?" ("Prayer -- even by a citizen -- shouldn't be allowed at Carroll meetings,"...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I found your recent story about the fight between an aide to Del. Mary-Dulany James and his brother both alarming and painful ("After claiming he was assaulted by 'a black man,' aide to Harford legislator James, brother charged in Annapolis fight,"...