October 30, 2012
So according to the national media, if you're still single in the Baltimore area, you're just not trying hard enough. First, over the summer, Money Magazine said that Towson is one of the country's top places to find rich singles. And now Bloomberg puts Ellicott City near the top of its list of "swinging singles" spots. Hoboken, N.J., is at the very top of the list. Arlington, Va., in our general area, ranked second. But Ellicott City made it to Bloomberg's respectable eighth position for men. Bowie, meanwhile, took the third spot when it came to women singles.
August 21, 2010
Beatrice Capra , who grew up in Ellicott City and attended McDonogh, won the U.S. Open wild-card playoff in Boca Raton, Fla., and will receive a main-draw singles wild card into the event Aug. 30-Sept. 12 in New York. Capra, 18, upset No. 1 seed Madison Brengle , 7-6 (4), 6-4. She entered the top 10 of the world junior rankings this year with a title at the Italian Open and a quarterfinal showing at the Roland Garros juniors. Capra was a quarterfinalist at the U.S. Open juniors in 2009, the same year she won her first pro singles title on the USTA Pro Circuit at the $10,000 event in Williamsburg, Va. She is No. 369 on the WTA Tour.
July 14, 2011
b and HeidnSeek Entertainment have joined forces to introduce singles of the month. Meet Mr. and Miss July. MO OVEISSI — 30, SAGITTARIUS Lives: Towson Hometown: Towson Education: Towson University Occupation: IT Support Interests: Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, cultural activities Best personal traits: Personality, style and openness Worst personal traits: Too...
December 2, 1990
More singles than ever before are moving into the housing market.One-third of last year's first-time homebuyers were singles, up from 25 percent the previous year, according to a study by the National Association of Realtors.The study, which was released at the NAR's recent convention in New Orleans, found the trend reflects the overall growth in non-traditional households, caused by higher divorce rates and a growing tendency of young people to postpone marriage "while getting on with their economic lives," said the NAR's chief economist, John A. Tuccillo.
March 27, 1997
The county tennis season is underway with last year's singles champions back, some new teams looking to make noise in doubles, and a new coach at Westminster.Westminster senior Steve Flora will go after his third county title this spring, and last year's surprise in girls singles, Liberty junior Shen Poehlman, tries to defend her crown. Taking over the Owls' girls team is Nick Ferraro, a 1991 Westminster grad who played for boys coach Fran McCullin.Francis Scott KeyDoubles appear to be the strength for both the boys and girls teams in Uniontown.
October 21, 1990
Unfazed by a wretched exchange rate, spiraling prices for airline tickets and the slowing economy, Mary Kowalski dug into her savings account and packed up her bags in September to fly off for two months in Italy and France. "Couples necking on every corner," she sighed in a postcard from Venice. "The perfect place for a second honeymoon -- or third, or fourth, or fifth!"But at 46, Ms. Kowalski was not on her second honeymoon. Divorced years ago, with no relationship on the horizon, she was traveling with her two best women friends.