February 4, 2011
Since ChesapeakeHome's inception in 1993, remodeling has been a key component, and after 18 years of growth, the magazine is doing a little renovating of its own. With the first issue of 2011, it is relaunching as Chesapeake Home + Living. This change reflects the magazine's evolution to include broader lifestyle-oriented content. Building on this development, Chesapeake Home + Living includes the newly created Out & About, Destinations and Tony's Table sections, which feature exceptional places and spaces, destination-worthy restaurants, resorts, inns and hotels, and recipes from local chef Tony Foreman.
March 4, 2013
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches will open its first shop in Harford County this week in the Constant Friendship Shopping Center in Abingdon. The shop is slated to open Tuesday, March 5. The company specializes in fresh, quality products and high-speed execution, according to its corporate website. Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwich Shops was founded in 1983 by 19-year-old Jimmy John Liautaud in a converted garage in Charleston, Ill. Since its inception, the company has grown to more than 1,500 corporate and franchised locations throughout the United States.
June 10, 1999
Quote: "We have 102 more games with him back and it's hard to think of another 102 without him." -- Giants manager Dusty Baker on Barry Bonds' return from disabled list.It's a fact: Despite yesterday's loss, the Giants hold a 7-3 advantage over the Angels since the inception of interleague play in 1997.Who's hot: The Expos, who outscored Boston, 26-4, in their latest series, are 6-0 at home against the Red Sox in interleague play.Who's not: Ex-Orioles closer Gregg Olson, who gave up a three-run, game-winning homer to the Cubs' Tyler Houston on Tuesday, has six blown saves in 14 chances this season with the Diamondbacks.
June 19, 2000
Hopkins APL to honor inventors at ceremony June 27 The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory's Office of Technology Transfer, in Laurel, will hold its first Invention of the Year awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m. June 27 at the Kossiakoff Center. More than 100 inventions have been disclosed since the office's inception last July. The ceremony will honor 126 researchers and name the lab's top inventions for 1999. Each of the top three inventors will be awarded an Invention of the Year plaque and a cash award.
March 13, 2011
The United States was formed largely when Protestant Christians migrated from Britain in search of religious freedom. The country was founded on the ideal of universal freedom of religion, and it has championed it ever since. I immigrated to the United States from Pakistan in search of that same freedom. The Ahmadiyya Muslim community, of which I am a member, has categorically rejected violence from the time of its inception, yet today it finds itself the victim of religious extremists.
February 28, 2008
With reggae legend Bob Marley, The Wailers reached international fame and helped sell more than 250 million albums. The band also performed with renowned performers such as Sting, the Fugees, Stevie Wonder and Carlos Santana. After going through several transformations since the group's inception in the 1960s, the roster now consists of Al Anderson on lead guitar, Elan Attias on lead vocals, Aston "Family Man" Barrett on bass, Keith Sterling on keys, Drummie Zeb on drums and Marcia Griffiths on background vocals.
July 12, 1994
Two resident state troopers, assigned to the Westminster barracks, received the Lay Person Award from the Maryland Association of Elementary School Administrators in a recent ceremony at their barracks.Tfc. Richard L. Nash and Tfc. Gary R. Dorsey were nominated for the award by Dean F. Johnson, assistant principal of Carrolltowne Elementary School, for their presentations of elementary school safety programs.Both troopers have been involved in D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) since its inception in the county in 1987 and elementary school safety programs since 1989.
December 7, 2008
DEC. 19 In a new documentary, The Black Candle, director and Morgan State University professor M.K. Asante Jr. (right) gives audiences an in-depth look at the pan-African celebration of Kwanzaa, from the holiday's cultural beginnings to its impact on the African-American community since its inception in the 1960s. Narrated by Maya Angelou and featuring rap legend and activist Chuck D, the film visits Kwanzaa revelers across the globe, exploring the holiday's effect on their lives. A free screening is set for 6 p.m. at the Druid Heights Community Center, 2140 McCulloh St., 410-523-1350.
October 26, 2012
Given the millions of dollars that are being spent by both sides of Question 7 on advertising, I might feel a whole lot better about either side's intent if they had held a press conference stating that instead of spending their millions on advertising, they decided to donate directly to our schools and to essential non-profits like Living Classrooms and Catholic Charities instead of just making the owners of the local TV stations even richer in...