| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Anne N. "Nancy" Primrose, a founder of the Gibson Island Country School who later retired from Bryn Mawr School, died Oct. 14 of heart failure at Heron Point retirement community in Chestertown. She was 87.
The daughter of Judge Emory H. Niles, who...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:22 PM
In the hours leading to Monday's Class 3A state semifinal, C. Milton Wright coach Janice Rhodes said she sensed an uneasiness about her top-ranked field hockey team.
"We had a lot of nerves going on … on the bus ride up [and] throughout the day,"...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Washington College in Chestertown has announced its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. Dean's List students are recognized for their academic excellence and have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Lehighton softball coach Greg Poremba says sports is not only about winning and losing.
"Sports are about people," he said.
That's why the benefit softball game he has helped to arrange on Sunday afternoon at Christman Field in Franklin Township is...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A couple of Keeping in Touch items on area athletes who have continued to excel at the collegiate level: At Northampton Community College, Bethlehem Catholic graduate Ashley McCauley has set the all-time career assist record in women's volleyball. The...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Henry E. "Pete" Riecks, a retired Harford County public schools educator and photographer who was an ardent fan of the old Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad, died Sept. 22 of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Forest Hill...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Pairings for the state field hockey section quarterfinals have been set, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association announced Thursday.
Games for Class 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A begin Tuesday. The state finals are scheduled for Nov. 9 at...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Bilbo Baggins, the head hobbit in J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 novel, may be diminutive in stature, but the marketing blitz associated with this month's film treatment of his adventures is as tall as the starting lineup of the Chicago Bulls: a Middle-...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
In the 17 years since Katie Cleary and Sharon Dongarra locked eyes in the kitchen of an Arby's restaurant, they have shared a first, tentative kiss, traded letters across continents, set up a home, exchanged vows before family and friends, signed a host...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Kenneth Graeme Menzies, a retired Gilman School teacher and lacrosse coach, died of complications from an infection Sept. 1 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Stevensville resident was 84.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John T. Menzies, the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:13 PM
The Johns Hopkins University edged closer to the top 10 of national universities on the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings, which were released Tuesday.
U.S. News moved Hopkins up one spot to No. 12, just behind Dartmouth College and tied with...