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  • Black Girls RUN! on the Peninsula

    Black Girls RUN! on the Peninsula
    "Heard it from a friend, who heard it from a friend who heard it from another": That's how Black Girls RUN! has developed chapters all over the country in the couple of years since college friends Toni Carey, now of Virginia Beach, and Ashley Hicks of New...
  • If you go: Outer Banks tips

    If you go: Outer Banks tips
    Nags Head, N.C., is on the northern peninsula of the Outer Banks. Its unspoiled beaches are free, with plenty of parking available. The inimitable pink-blue sunsets and charming mom-and-pop establishments help it to sustain an unaffected, wholesome vibe....
  • 50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away

    50 years ago, Ocean City was washing away
    On a snowy night 50 years ago, University of Maryland senior Janet Holland tuned in to the CBS Evening News not expecting to hear a report on her hometown of Ocean City. "Walter Cronkite basically indicated the city was washing away," she recalled. A...
  • Long before Catonsville's July 4th parade, seat savers wait

    Long before Catonsville's July 4th parade, seat savers wait
    Catonsville's Fourth of July parade is bound to be an impressive event Monday afternoon, with 17 marching bands, Lone Ranger look-alikes, wailing firetrucks, color guards, 25 floats and a renowned local waitress drifting by in a long red gown. But...
  • Winging it

    Winging it
    NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Magical things happen atop the great sand dunes here. The dunes include the largest on the East Coast, which soars 80 to 100 feet above most everything else and offers fine views in all directions: the gleaming Atlantic to the...
  • As he awaits the Yankees, Jake Cave is enjoying his time with the Pilots

    As he awaits the Yankees, Jake Cave is enjoying his time with the Pilots
    It's the life he's dreamed of all these years. Traveling from city to city, going to bed at 4 in the morning, waking up at noon … and playing baseball every day. Jake Cave hopes to be doing that for a living in the very near future, but for now he'...
  • Menchville's presence felt on Pilots' pitching staff

    Menchville's presence felt on Pilots' pitching staff
    Just into the second half of the season, the Peninsula Pilots need arms, preferably healthy and lively. Two pitchers coach Hank Morgan was counting on were shut down by their college coach. Two more are injured. Ethan Carter just happened to be in the...
  • Little League team advances to championship

    Laurel's 9/10 All-Star Little League team advanced to the District Four championship, where they came in second place. Though they lost the game to the defending champs, the young athletes represented their hometown well. Old Town resident Caleb Collins...
  • Coney Island, The Next Nude Beach?

    Coney Island, The Next Nude Beach?
    Coney Island is known for its boardwalk and hotdogs, but will it soon let sunbathers take it all off and become a destination for nudity? A new poll released by the American Association for Nude Recreation has Coney Island ranked in the top fifteen...
  • Peninsula Pilots clinch playoff berth

    The Peninsula Pilots clinched a spot in the Coastal Plain League's Petitt Cup playoffs, thanks to losses by Outer Banks and Morehead City and a 5-1 win vs. the Petersburg Generals in Game 1 of a doubleheader Tuesday. The Pilots will open the playoffs...
  • Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, real estate executive, dies

    Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, real estate executive, dies
    Joseph Julius "Joe" Kaufman, a retired real estate executive who with his wife established a nonprofit foundation that furnishes books to inner-city public schools, died July 31 of heart failure at his Pikesville home. He was 81. Born in Minneapolis,...