February 28, 2008
Dundalk man, 59, is charged on child pornography counts A Dundalk man was arrested yesterday and charged with 10 counts of possessing child pornography, state police and the FBI said. Authorities said Julius G. Ruley Jr., 59, of the 1600 block of Searles Road accessed a Web site that was offering pornographic images of minors. The site was started in 2006 by FBI agents in California and didn't contain pornography. Investigators said they traced one of the site's users to Ruley's Internet account.
September 28, 2007
INTO THE WILD -- (Paramount Vantage) Sean Penn directs a story about a young man (Emile Hirsch) who leaves behind his life for the Alaska wilderness. FEEL THE NOISE -- (Tri-Star) A Harlem rapper (Omarion Grandberry) finds a new beat in the Reggaeton sound. THE JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB -- (Sony Classics) Contemporary Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen, only to find their relationships begin to match her novels. THE HEARTBREAK KID -- (Paramount Pictures) Ben Stiller rejoins the Farrelly brothers in the tale of a new hubby who meets his soulmate on his honeymoon.
July 8, 2007
Austenland By Shannon Hale Bloomsbury / 198 pages / $19.95 Ask a woman to describe Fitzwilliam Darcy, the obstinately ineligible stiff who thaws under the lively wit of Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, and watch her eyes take on a lustful sheen as she conjures up the image of Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, plunging shirtless into an icy English pond. Firth played another Darcy in Bridget Jones's Diary, suffering through one of Bridget's mum's awful parties in a reindeer sweater.
February 22, 2006
Goucher College Austen lecture At 7 tonight, hear a free lecture on the works of Jane Austen by Rachel Brownstein, the Alberta and Henry Burke Jane Austen scholar-in-residence at Gouch er College. The event takes place in the college's Merrick Lecture Hall, 1021 Dulaney Val ley Road, Towson. For more in formation, call 410-337-6333.
February 20, 2006
TOMORROW FORMER HOSTAGE TO SPEAK -- Former hostage Terry Waite will deliver the keynote address for Loyola College's humanities symposium at 7 p.m. at McGuire Hall, 4501 N. Charles St. Waite was held hostage in Lebanon from 1987 to 1991. The symposium's theme is "What Would You Die For?" Admission is free. 410-617-2617. WEDNESDAY ABOUT JANE AUSTEN -- A lecture on the works of Jane Austen will be given by Rachel Brownstein, Goucher College's Jane Austen scholar-in-residence, at 7 p.m. at the college's Merrick Lecture Hall, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson.
February 16, 2006
SWEET NATURE Enjoy the mouth-watering taste of fresh maple syrup? Taste this sweet treat and learn how it's made this weekend at Oregon Ridge Nature Center. Watch the transition from sap to syrup as the maple trees are tapped for sap that is then boiled down into syrup. Visitors can also make maple taffy or watch a video about the maple sugaring process. ....................... Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, hosts this event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.