| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:13 PM
I've never seen anything like this. It's hard to fathom. So rare is the view that I don't even want to blink for fear of missing a split second. Did I really just see that?
Recently, at a signing for my new book, "Baseball in Orange County," an elderly...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 5:24 AM
ABERDEEN, Md. — Cal Ripken Jr.’s 74-year-old mother was found with her hands bound in the back seat of her car Wednesday after she said she was kidnapped at gunpoint a day earlier at her home outside Baltimore and driven around blindfolded...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Duane D. Hasse, of Petoskey, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at the age of 75.
Duane was born on Oct. 20, 1937, to William and Sybil (McManus) Hasse in Saginaw, where he also grew up and attended school....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:45 AM
Walkwithapurpose seeks fifth win in a row
Multiple-stakes winner Walkwithapurpose has been installed as the even-money favorite to win today's feature at Laurel Park, the one-mile, $150,000 Caesar's Wish Stakes for 3-year-old fillies....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of stories about findings and recommendations in the Hagerstown and Washington County Economic Development Strategic Plan.
Sunday’s stories look at travel and tourism.
Coming Monday: Areas...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 12:51 PM
March 4, 2006: The Maryland women's basketball team ends a 14-game losing streak to Duke by defeating the Blue Devils, 78-70, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. The teams will meet again in the NCAA final with Maryland (34-4)...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Hagerstown Regional Airport and the former Fort Ritchie U.S. Army base both have a place in Washington County’s history, and officials at each facility want them to play a part in the county’s economic future.
Along with those facilities,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Under Armour founder Kevin Plank tried to think of his perfect dinner party. There'd have to be a Beatle, he said, along with Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth and Mother Teresa.
But the No. 1 guest, he said, would be Muhammad Ali.
Plank and Ali were among...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:50 PM
In light of Lance Armstrong’s Oprah interview and a kerfuffle over Ray Lewis and deer antler spray, the topic of performance-enhancing drugs has been in the news with renewed vigor.
It has culminated with this overwrought, hyper-ventilating column...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:56 PM
State tournament scheduled for Friday through Sunday
The Maryland State Foosball Championships will be held at the Holiday Inn Columbia in Jessup from Friday through Sunday. More than 150 players are expected to vie for the $12,000 prize....
| Jan 27, 2013
| 2:43 PM
There are Ravens fans, there are passionate Ravens fans, and then there is Cindy Pierce.
"I go by the fan name of Purple Dame," said Pierce, who lives in Severn and said she's missed just one home game in the past 13 years. When she cheers on her team,...