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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • From Sun Magazine: Frederick H. Bealefeld III Q&A

    From Sun Magazine: Frederick H. Bealefeld III Q&A
    After five years as Baltimore's police commissioner — five years of sleepless nights, crime scenes and news conferences —Frederick H. Bealefeld III was ready to unplug. While Bealefeld scheduled Aug. 1 as his official retirement date, he's...
  • Bealefeld on the 'failed' drug war, 'The Wire,' and Coldplay

    Bealefeld on the 'failed' drug war, 'The Wire,' and Coldplay
    Over the weekend, Baltimore Sun magazine published excerpts from a Q&A with Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III. After five years of talking to bad guys with guns, features editor Sam Sessa got him to dish on some more light-hearted topics such...
  • Day Trip: Swimming ponies and garden lights

    Day Trip: Swimming ponies and garden lights
    Chincoteague, Va. Pony Swim Experience one of Chincoteague's oldest traditions at the annual Pony Penning and Carnival. On Wednesday, watch Chincoteague's own "saltwater cowboys" herd the island's wild ponies across the Assateague Channel to the...
  • Theodore K. Sanderson Jr., port specialist

    Theodore K. Sanderson Jr., port specialist
    Theodore K. "TK" Sanderson Jr., a retired Maryland Port Administration operations specialist who was also an avid outdoorsman, died Oct. 24 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at his White Marsh home overlooking the Bird River. He was 77. "Ted...
  • Roman Catholic bishops, volunteers come together to feed hungry

    Roman Catholic bishops convening in Baltimore joined students and volunteers Sunday to transform a Harbor East hotel corridor into a food-packing operation to benefit West African orphans and battered women. Measuring out thousands of plastic bags of dry...
  • Daum: The frump factor and Holly Petraeus

    Daum: The frump factor and Holly Petraeus
    Last week was a historic one for women. Eighteen women won or reclaimed Senate seats, bringing the number of women in that body to 20. Nearly 80 women now occupy the House. New Hampshire became the first state to elect a female governor and an all-women...
  • How we work out: The MIHA Hiking Group

    How we work out: The MIHA Hiking Group
    Age is just another number for the members of Maryland Intrastate Hiking Association, a group that meets every Wednesday to ascend hills, cross rivers and traverse area parks. Together, these men and women have explored Patapsco Valley State Park,...
  • Connecticut Options For The Appalachian Trail

    TheĀ  Appalachian TrailĀ  extends 2,184 miles from Georgia to Maine and includes more than 50 miles in Connecticut. The trail enters Connecticut in Sherman and trends north mostly in the hills above the Housatonic River to the Massachusetts border at...
  • Roland V. Danielson, naval architect

    Roland V. Danielson, naval architect
    Roland V. "Danny" Danielson, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. naval architect and avid outdoorsman, died Nov. 17 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92. The son of Swedish and Danish immigrants, Roland Victor Danielson was born...
  • After 50 years, JFK 50-mile race keeps running

    After 50 years, JFK 50-mile race keeps running
    Wherever he has lived, whatever he was doing, Kimball Byron has always been drawn back to his running roots in Western Maryland and a 50-mile race that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Byron, now 57 and a commercial pilot, followed a family...
  • Spring/Summer Getaways Right Across The Hudson River

    Spring/Summer Getaways Right Across The Hudson River
    An event at the Prudential Center this week unveiled a mosaic where people submitted images of their favorite family vacations, memories etc., Now NJ Tourism wants to be a part of creating new memories for families, couples and single people looking for...