March 22, 2012
The Etch-a-Sketch gaffe by Mitt Romney's aide -- that played out here in Maryland during the candidate's visit Wednesday -- has added some fun and sparkle to a race that needed a good prop. Newt Gingrich waved around one of the classic kids toys during a campaign stop in Louisiana. Time magazine called it "Mitt Romney's Etch-a-Disaster. The oops happened on CNN. Romney aide Eric Fehrnstrom said, asked if his candidates positions in the primary might be too far to the right to win in November, replied: “Well, I think you hit a reset button for the fall campaign.
October 4, 2009
Menacing ravens, peering eyes, black cats and rats, ominous bells, violent eddies - imagery that fueled many a text by Edgar Allan Poe, and generated a good deal of art. For its contribution to the bicentennial commemoration of the author's birth, the Baltimore Museum of Art has put together a dynamic collection of works directly or seemingly inspired by the author. The displays are divided into three thematic groupings: Love and Loss, Fear and Terror, Madness and Obsession. "As you can see, this is an uplifting exhibit," says BMA director Doreen Bolger, who curated the show.
August 31, 2008
The Maryland/DC Anti-Car Theft Committee and the Howard County Police Department will offer a free Vehicle Identification Etching session for the Savage Community Association from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The event, an opportunity to have a unique vehicle identification number engraved on all the major pieces of glass in each car, will be held at the Savage Volunteer Fire Department, 8925 Lincoln St., Savage. The VIN is designed as a deterrent to theft and as a help in returning stolen vehicles to their rightful owners.
April 13, 2008
The Maryland/DC Anti-Car Theft Committee and the Howard County Police Department will offer a free Vehicle Identification Etching event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26 at Amherst House in the Village of Kings Contrivance, 7251 Eden Brook Drive. A unique vehicle identification number can be engraved on all of the major pieces of glass in each car as a deterrent to theft and to assist in returning stolen vehicles to their owners. Owners can also register in the Watch Your Car Program, a national effort to prevent auto theft.
September 23, 2007
The Maryland/DC Anti-Car Theft Committee and the Howard County Police Department will offer free vehicle-identification etching from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Oakland Mills Village Center. People can have a unique number engraved on all the major pieces of glass in their cars to deter theft or help recover stolen vehicles. Registration in the national Watch Your Car Program will also be available. Some anti-theft devices will be distributed. Information: Janet Stabile, vehicle theft prevention specialist, Howard County Police Department, 410-313-3337.
April 15, 2007
Local dance studios will join together to present a concert and reception in support of Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 28 at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. "On Our Toes for Humanity" will feature dancers from Ballet with Cindee Velle, Ballet Royale, Bombay Beats, Kinetics Dance Theatre, Howard Community College Dance Company, Teelin School of Irish Dance, Turning Pointe Dance Studio and Troupe MiaNaja.