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  • Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, career naval officer

    Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, career naval officer
    Capt. Herbert Hamilton Ward III, a retired career naval officer who was active in Upper Chesapeake Bay environmental matters and other issues, died March 17 from complications of a blood clot at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The Broadmead retirement...
  • Ex-Coliseum official received payments from stadium contractor

    Ex-Coliseum official received payments from stadium contractor
    Patrick Lynch, while serving as general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, received hundreds of thousands of dollars from a stadium contractor who deposited the money in a Miami bank, according to interviews and documents. The contractor, Tony...
  • One Direction cause a stir in South Beach

    One Direction cause a stir in South Beach
    All work and no play makes for one dull vacay. Luckily, the boys from One Direction got some R&R on a lavish yacht before heading to a Miami Beach studio on Wednesday. According to the Daily Mirror, the British boy band - who play two sold-out...
  • Doing business with Dad

    Doing business with Dad
    Dad does get the job done, whether he's the boss, employee or co-worker, according to the sons and daughters who work along side their fathers in South Florida. Regardless of his role on the job, a snapshot of businesses where Dad and the kids work...
  • J. Dennis Carper, marina owner

    J. Dennis Carper, marina owner
    J. Dennis Carper, a Baltimore County marina owner and yacht builder who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of stroke and dementia complications Dec. 25 at his Essex home. He was 91. Born near New Castle, Va., he worked on the family farm at...
  • Sailboat towed from beach [corrected]

    Sailboat towed from beach [corrected]
    A 36-foot Catalina sailboat that ran aground off near south Main Beach Sunday afternoon has been towed from the shoreline by a tractor, according to Laguna Beach police. "Lifeguards eventually worked with Laguna Beach public works officials to get the...
  • Baltimore bid to host Volvo Ocean Race in final review

    Baltimore bid to host Volvo Ocean Race in final review
    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...
  • Sailboat towed from beach

    Sailboat towed from beach
    A 36-foot Catalina sailboat that ran aground earlier in the week was temporarily parked in the sand at the north end of Main Beach as of Thursday. On Monday the Why Knot, which ran aground near south Main Beach, was towed from the shoreline, according...
  • The Harbor Report: The man below the Duffy

    The Harbor Report: The man below the Duffy
    This week, I had the chance to meet with Gerardo Martinez, the service manager at the Duffy Electric Boat Company, located at 2439 West Coast Highway. Gerardo has been an employee of Duffy boats for 16 years. When I walked in and introduced myself, I...
  • The Harbor Report: Fixing up for the races

    Spring is approaching, and the boats have returned to Newport Harbor. With this year's Islands Race, Cabo and Transpac all on the horizon, a large number of race boats have gathered here in Newport Beach for their annual maintenance. The most interesting...
  • With some changes, pontoon boats make comeback in the United States

    With some changes, pontoon boats make comeback in the United States
    Back this hitch up into the water Untie all the cables and rope Step onto the astro turf Get yourself a coozie Let's go…. Long before the pop-country group Little Big Town introduced its No. 1 hit, "Pontoon," last summer, pontooning had...