September 29, 2013
This week's action featuring The Baltimore Sun's Top 15 football teams included a couple of major upsets. St. Frances made its debut in the MIAA A Conference with a victory over No. 7 Calvert Hall Saturday and Perry Hall defeated No. 9 Franklin Friday night. A couple teams had the week off - Gilman and St. Paul's - but they will return to action next weekend. Here's a look at how The Top 15 fared. Check for the new rankings in Tuesday's paper. Ranking/Team/Record/This week's result/Next week 1. Gilman /2-2/Idle/Vs.
September 17, 2013
When Howard County firefighters Barry Griffin and Kevin Weisenborn aren't out fighting fires, they're most likely in the firehouse kitchen, organizing menus and creating new dishes. At each of their respective stations - Weisenborn is at Station 13 in Glenwood, Griffin is at Station 10 at Rivers Park in Columbia - the men are known for their cooking. But you don't have to take firefighter training or battle blazes to sample their fare - now anyone can sample Weisenborn's sun-dried tomato and basil chicken and Griffin's rosemary chicken dish.
September 13, 2013
TORONTO - Orioles manager Buck Showalter readily admits that his team has gone through bad streaks with runners in scoring position. And he said he's guilty of not harping on their struggles when they happen, fearing it could make the situation worse. "One thing I hate being around this group of guys it being Captain Obvious," Showalter said. "They get it. If anything it created more anxiety. They know. Our guys have so much 'want to' to change it that it can create that. "It's got to get better," Showalter added.
August 19, 2013
Columbia Gateway seems a well-conceived venue for a variety of area businesses. Whatever the purpose, though, the troops need to be fed. So that busy area features a number of eateries that draw local workers and area diners as well. One such facility is an “all-American” strip center boasting three restaurants that cater to those with other than all-American palates. There's Indian. There's Japanese. And in between the two is Rudy's Mediterranean Grill (and Diner), which provides a compendium of culinary approaches at breakfast and lunch, then focuses on Turkish at dinner.
July 23, 2013
Baltimore's best kept secret is its German heritage and it awaits you at the 113th annual German Festival being held at the Timonium Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 27. 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, July 28t, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy the music of local German bands, traditional folk dancing and choral singing. Also available are imported and local crafts, collectibles and, for children, wall climbing, a puppet show, face painting and crafts. Authentic German foods and drink also will be featured.
July 21, 2013
Maryland Shock Trauma Center patients who had previously undergone kidney, liver, lung and other organ transplants recovered as well as the general population, according to a University of Maryland study that experts say demonstrates the resiliency of transplanted organs. But they were more likely than their peers who had not suffered traumatic injuries to later reject transplanted organs, the study found. That raises new questions about the immune response that trauma can trigger and how it affects transplant patients.