| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:01 AM
A Maryland State Highway Administration project intended to reduce traffic congestion on U.S. 340 near Keep Tryst Road might do more harm than good, according to some Sandy Hook area residents.
The project involves creating a left-turn lane from U.S. 340...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Firefighters hiked up the Appalachian Trail in the southern end of Washington County on Sunday morning to reach a woman experiencing problems with heat exposure, according to Washington County Emergency Services.
Firefighters from Boonsboro fire company&...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:30 AM
And now for something completely the same: another disgraced official staging a comeback. Eliot Spitzer, the former New York state governor, announced Sunday that he is running for New York City comptroller. You have to wonder if a sex scandal hasn't...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Happy birthday to Ivan Jack Holland, who will turn 90 Saturday. He is a lifetime member of the Williamsport community.
Holland served in World War II as a gunner on a B-17. He is a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church and served many years in the...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Paul F. Spigelmire, a Lutherville real estate agent, died June 16 of an apparent heart attack while vacationing in Indonesia. He was 61.
Mr. Spigelmire, who was visiting a daughter who is a Foreign Service officer, was snorkeling off the shores of Dili,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
If it's Wednesday, chances are you'll find Bill Gordge working on a local trail.
Gordge is the leader of the Mid-Week Crew, a group that helps build and maintain trails in the Roanoke area. And this year, he's also the winner of a statewide conservation...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:00 AM
"What's the second paragraph?"
That is my boilerplate response when someone suggests a column idea to me. "Yeah. Right. But where do I go from there?" Not every topic is worth 700 words.
So, today I will offer a few words on recent headlines in the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:54 PM
WASHINGTON -- I think I've figured it out. Republicans must be staging some kind of fiendishly clever plot to lure Democrats into a false sense of security.
That's the only possible explanation for some of the weirdness we're seeing and hearing from the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:18 PM
If there is a single work that captures the essence of America in sound and movement, it's "Appalachian Spring," the ballet with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham that premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Josh Asper is hungry; most wrestlers are. But Asper's appetite leans less toward pizza than perfection on the mat. The Maryland senior craves an NCAA title this week, and his drive to win has awed his teammates.
During workouts, they shy away from...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:28 PM
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, in partnership with Warrior Hike, Operation Military Embrace, the Military Family Lifestyle Charitable Foundation, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association, launched an initiative...