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  • Spirit of Service Award caps Barnes' ODU football career

    Spirit of Service Award caps Barnes' ODU football career
    The coach and counselor couldn't call back fast enough. Yes, this was two days before Christmas, and both were pressed for time, but the topic du jour, like the holiday itself, warmed their hearts. Nate Barnes. "He left an impact on our program...
  • John Morsberger

    John Morsberger
    John W. Morsberger Jr., who co-owned and managed Glenmore Gardens, a popular Overlea crab house, died of lymphoma Wednesday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Timonium resident was 72. Born in Baltimore in a Calvert and 23rd streets basement apartment,...
  • Ads make trucks a revenue engine at Middle River Volunteer Fire Co.

    Ads make trucks a revenue engine at Middle River Volunteer Fire Co.
    Members of the Middle River Volunteer Fire Company aren't relying only on boot drives, poker tournaments and hall rentals for extra revenue. The 46-member department in eastern Baltimore County recently sold ad space on its ladder truck and a fire...
  • SECU Arena opens to rave reviews as Towson basketball beats Navy, 72-45

    SECU Arena opens to rave reviews as Towson basketball beats Navy, 72-45
    Balloons fell from the SECU Arena rafters, the marching band moved to the beat of Green Day's rock anthem "Holiday," and the Towson men's basketball team's starting lineup was introduced under a spotlight at home for the first time in the program's 54-...
  • How the other Maryland Million Races finished

    How the other Maryland Million Races finished
    Ten races were run during the Jim McKay Maryland Million Day at Laurel Park on Saturday. Here's a look at how they finished. Race 1 - Maryland Million Nursery – Six Furlongs – Winner: It's a Bang (1:10.48) Walter Vieser II’s It&...
  • Eighttofasttocatch wins Maryland Million Classic

    Eighttofasttocatch wins Maryland Million Classic
    The 94-year-old owner shook hands from his wheelchair in the winner's circle at Laurel Park, pleased with his horse's performance. Arnold "Arnie" Heft had just watched Eighttofasttocatch win the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic. "Racing has been...
  • Chicago a cappella coming to Wheaton

    Chicago a cappella makes its way through the suburbs each season and is making its first official stop in Wheaton on Dec. 6. The performance will be at 8 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, 310 S. Wheaton Ave. The church has a large and resonant room...
  • Dr. Phillips swimmers place 'special' emphasis on volunteering

    Dr. Phillips swimmers place 'special' emphasis on volunteering
    No matter how Dr. Phillips fares Saturday at the Class 4A state swim meet in Stuart, the result arguably will not be as rewarding for coach Apryle Nickson as the time she took on the FHSAA. And won. Several years ago, Nickson and DP officials appealed...
  • Herman Edwards is still a coach at heart and delivers poignant message at Thanksgiving eve banquet

    In introducing Herman Edwards to the crowd Wednesday afternoon at the 16th annual Lehigh Valley Chapter of Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and LifePath Thanksgiving Benefit and Awards Luncheon, former Central Columbia High and...
  • Could Wisconsin's Action Governor Be GOP Nominee?

    In 2011, tens of thousands of government employees and others, enraged by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's determination to break the ruinously expensive and paralyzing grip that government workers unions had on Wisconsin, took over the capitol building in...
  • California leaders remember and mourn Mandela

    SACRAMENTO -- California politicians on Thursday mourned the death of Nelson Mandela, the iconic South African leader who helped bring an end to apartheid. “Nelson Mandela fought heroically for freedom and a truly democratic society," Gov. Jerry...