By Eric Siegel | October 25, 1990
The volunteer host of a weekly talk show on Morgan State University's WEAA-FM has been dismissed for failing to notify station management when he was inviting political candidates on the air.Lynwood M. Taylor, who has hosted the Wednesday edition of the public radio station's nightly "Two Way Talk" show for the past three years, was also accused in a letter from the station's general manager of making "unprofessional" comments on the air.Mr. Taylor -- a reading clerk for the Baltimore City Council, who has agreed to manage the upcoming city comptroller campaign of City Councilman Joseph T. "Jody" Landers, D-3rd -- said yesterday he believed he was being dismissed for criticizing Council Vice President Jacqueline F. McLean, D-2nd, who is also a candidate for comptroller.
By Glenn Graham and The Baltimore Sun | July 6, 2012
Lake Clifton boys basketball coach Herman "Tree" Harried will conduct his annual Skills for Life Basketball Camp on July 25-27 at Lake Clifton. The camp, for boys and girls ages 8-12, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on each of the three days. The cost of the camp is $75 and you can register on the first day or contact Joyce Venable at 443-415-8125 .
by Annie Linskey | September 19, 2012
The latest evidence that Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo won't be muzzled about his support for same-sex marriage: He is hosting a Monday Night football party for the cause. Gov. Martin O'Malley this morning applauded Ayanbadejo for "tackling the issue" (O'Malley's pun, not ours), and plans to join. The party is set for Oct. 8 at Mother's Federal Hill Grille in Baltimore. The football player has been a longtime supporter of same-sex marriage, but received a flood of attention after Baltimore County Del. Emmett Burns, a Democrat, tried to stop him from talking publicly about the issue.
March 4, 2013
The Homecoming Project Inc. will hosts its 4th Annual Stiletto Dinner & Fashion Show on Thursday, March 14 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Maryland Golf and County Clubs. The Homecoming Project Inc. is an eight-bed, female-only recovery facility in Bel Air. With a well-established and active recovery community, Bel Air offers many opportunities for the women of the Homecoming Project to build a solid foundation of recovery and reintegration as productive members of society. This year's Stiletto Dinner & Fashion Show will feature father/son, mother/daughter fashions in addition to elegant evening wear.
From Sun staff reports | July 26, 2012
Major League Lacrosse announced Thursday that it will host the 2013 All-Star Game on July 13, 2013, at American Legion Memorial Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.  The stadium is home to the Charlotte Hounds, a 2012 expansion team. The 2013 MLL All-Star Game will revisit the 2011 format in which two fans get to pick their fantasy All-Star teams on Friday night of All-Star weekend. They will serve as honorary captains and will take part in all team activities during the weekend. Tickets for the game are on sale now through the Hounds.
By Candy Thomson, The Baltimore Sun | February 4, 2013
In the battle of waterfront towns, Newport, R.I., has beaten Baltimore for the right to host the only U.S. stopover of the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race in 2015. Volvo race CEO Knut Frostad and other officials were on their way to Providence for a Tuesday afternoon news conference at the Rhode Island State House. State officials have promised to spend more than $3 million to build a legacy sailing facility for the visit. Ocean Racing USA, the Baltimore bidder, and other officials were informed of the decision in a conference call Friday.
By Candy Thomson and Chris Korman, The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2013
Volvo Ocean Race officials will visit Baltimore on Monday to evaluate a bid to host the only U.S. stop of the 2014-2015 edition of the round-the-world contest known as the Super Bowl of sailing. Volvo officials are expected to begin announcing the ports along the route next week. Announcements will continue into February. "I really believe we're going to win this thing," said Rob Housman, an executive director of Ocean Racing USA, the private-sector bidder. "The success of Sailabration last summer shows Baltimore knows how to do fantastic water events.
The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2012
Stony Brook's Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium was chosen Thursday as host for the 2013 and 2014 America East men's lacrosse championships, marking the first time the conference has predetermined a site for the event. The location was determined in a vote of the conference's athletic directors at their fall meetings. All three games of the 2013 America East championship will take place on Long Island for the first time, starting with the semifinals Thursday, May 2 and concluding with the title game  Saturday, May 4, which will be nationally televised on ESPNU at 10 a.m. Semifinal game times will be announced on a future date.
The Baltimore Sun | December 5, 2012
Johns Hopkins women's lacrosse coach Janine Tucker announced today the Blue Jays' 2013 schedule, which features eight home games, two nationally televised games and the 2013 American Lacrosse Conference tournament. Hopkins will face nine teams that were ranked in the final IWLCA poll of 2012, including six NCAA tournament teams. Hopkins will play three straight home games and six of its first seven games at Homewood Field. The Jays will face Old Dominion in its season opener on February 16 in the first-ever meeting between the two programs.
By David Zurawik, The Baltimore Sun | November 3, 2011
After 50 years as host of "It's Academic," the longest-running quiz show on television, Mac McGarry, the longest-tenured host, says that "it's really time" to step down. "I'm 85 years old and gone way beyond Social Security," the Potomac resident said Thursday. "A lot of things are getting to me like this sinus trouble. Right now my eyes are watering, and I thought, 'My gosh, would I be able to read the cards?' Generally speaking, I'm in good health, but these minor things make you realize you might be losing a step here or there.
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