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  • Raymond J. Hiser, artist

    Raymond J. Hiser, artist
    Raymond J. Hiser Sr., a retired illustrator who was a volunteer aboard the Liberty ship S.S. John W. Brown, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of pneumonia. The Cockeysville resident was 89. The son of Edward Hiser, an auto mechanic,...
  • MFF 2015: 'Sailing a Sinking Sea'

    MFF 2015: 'Sailing a Sinking Sea'
    When you hear “nomad,” you probably think about tribes living on horseback, or maybe migrating via camel or wagon. You probably don’t imagine a people who more or less live on boats. But the Moken sail around the coasts of Thailand and...
  • Outdoors: These cats are all about nabbing invasive species

    Outdoors: These cats are all about nabbing invasive species
    The third time apparently was the charm for Dale Coon of Mechanicsville, who landed a 31.16-pound blue catfish to beat a field of 60 anglers in the CCAMD Central Region Chapter's "Invasive Blue Catfish Tournament." When he first said it, I thought he...
  • 'Star Wars' to find dedicated home on Disney Dream

    'Star Wars' to find dedicated home on Disney Dream
    The fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy is hitching a ride with Disney Cruise Line. Disney Dream is turning 5 this year, and that means going into dry dock for some upgrades. The line on Tuesday announced that areas dedicated to "Star Wars" as well as...
  • Riverfront Festival Offering Free Art-Making Boat Rides

    Riverfront Festival Offering Free Art-Making Boat Rides
    A festival will be held Saturday, May 9, at Harbor Park in Middletown with music, crafts, art, food and other family-friendly attractions. A map of the festival grounds shows 19 different events taking place beside the Connecticut River, and one...
  • Military muscle cruises into port for Fleet Week festivities

    Military muscle cruises into port for Fleet Week festivities
    Ryan Kerce perched on rocks along the inlet, his arms outstretched toward the sky in honor of the majestic warship passing by. Behind him, the USS Wasp — a massive and mighty amphibious assault ship carrying 1,100 sailors and Marines —...
  • 25 to 30 gallons of oil spills into Small Boat Harbor in Newport News, official says

    25 to 30 gallons of oil spills into Small Boat Harbor in Newport News, official says
    The Newport News Fire Department's Marine Incident Response and Hazardous Materials teams, along with the U.S. Coast Guard and Virginia Marine police responded to an oil spill at a South Newport News harbor Monday morning.  Crews were called to the...
  • Captain, and goat, removed from Navy ship based in San Diego

    Captain, and goat, removed from Navy ship based in San Diego
    Navy Capt. John Banigan is no longer aboard the San Diego-based guided missile cruiser Lake Erie. Neither is a goat named Master Chief Charlie. Banigan was ousted from command this week after the brass lost confidence in his ability to lead, the...
  • Discover the wildlife at Otter Point Creek

    Discover the wildlife at Otter Point Creek
    Every year, Otter Point Creek¬†lures thousands of families — perhaps to glimpse a rare, long-billed king rail, kayak past turtles soaking up sun, or get goosebumps during a Haunted Hike. Teeming with wildlife, the lush forests and marshlands are...
  • Harwood's Hutchinson captures largest class at Annapolis NOOD

    Harwood's Hutchinson captures largest class at Annapolis NOOD
    Terry Hutchinson is one of the most accomplished professionals in the sport of sailing. The Harwood native has competed in the America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race and spends the majority of his time serving as a tactician on the grand prix circuit....
  • Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya

    Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya
    Italy's Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send...