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  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy to host Family Hiking Day on Sept. 29

    Appalachian Trail Conservancy to host Family Hiking Day on Sept. 29
    For those looking to get outdoors before going indoors to watch the Orioles and Ravens on television Sunday, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy wants you. As part of the National Public Lands Day, the ATC Visitor Center in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., is hosting...
  • Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor

    Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor
    Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45. "Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
  • 5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely

    5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely
    On Saturday, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources celebrated its fifth annual Park Quest event with Rendevous activities for the teams that completed at least 10 quests. Knisely, who helps run the popular event, discussed its origins and goals....
  • 10 Mid-Atlantic fall hikes offer peak autumn experiences

    The simple act of going for a walk becomes an adventure when the weather turns crisp and Mid-Atlantic trees change color. Check out these area hiking trails to get a breath of fresh air, to commune with nature and to get a glimpse of our region's rich...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    U.S. Powerboat Show Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Annapolis. Information: Call 410-268-8828 or go to usboat.com. Md. Trout Unlimited Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. The monthly meeting of Maryland Trout Unlimited features representatives from Tochterman's,...
  • Charles P. Ives III, history expert

    Charles P. Ives III, history expert
    Charles Pomeroy Ives III, a state of Maryland telecommunications worker who immersed himself in history causes from North Point to Carroll County, died in his sleep of a circulatory illness Oct. 20 at his Stoneleigh home. He was 63. Born in Elizabeth, N....
  • 'Team Heinle' supports North Carroll field hockey assistant with cancer

    'Team Heinle' supports North Carroll field hockey assistant with cancer
    A buzz spread among the North Carroll field hockey players as they gathered just inside the gate to their playing field and looked toward the parking lot. "Is she here? Is she coming?" They're all dressed in black shirts with the words "Team Heinle"...
  • Recreation & Outdoors calendar

    3D fun shoots Mondays through the end of August, 4:30 p.m.-dark. Baltimore Bowmen Summer 3D Fun Shoots. Twenty-eight 3D targets in a wooded setting. $10 for nonmembers; $5 for members. Information: BaltimoreBowmen.com. Live-lining rockfish Tuesday, 7:...
  • 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...