| May 29, 2012
If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you.
Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Charles Newell's office is spotless. Unnervingly tidy. Standing in it makes you feel as though you have intruded on a magazine photo shoot about anal-retentive work environments. His desk, which looks out onto 55th Street in Hyde Park, gleams: There's not...
| Oct 15, 2012
When Ruth Coe saw the Maryland Symphony Orchestra’s guest artist at this past weekend’s Masterworks 1 concert was going to be a cellist, she decided to get a ticket to Sunday’s concert at The Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Carrie Lee Snyder and Nathan Edward Croner were married Sept. 22 at Trinity United Church of Christ, Berlin.
The bride is the daughter of Brian and Connie Updyke, Jerome. The bridegroom is the son of Greg and Judy Croner, Berlin. The newlyweds live in...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Weather forecasters are warning the mid-Atlantic and Northeast to brace for possible tropical storm-force winds, heavy rains and even snow early next week as Hurricane Sandy appears increasingly likely to strike somewhere between the Delmarva peninsula...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:49 PM
WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend tonight in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said.
The details of her plans while in...
| Oct 29, 2012
WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend Sunday night in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said.
The details of her plans...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Three people engulfed by the Hurricane Sandy-roiled Atlantic strove to reach a life raft after falling overboard Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. But only one of them made it.
When the HMS Bounty's crew members realized their lives were in danger off...
| Nov 1, 2012
and James Compton
Columbia residents Darrel and Rose Vaughn are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Vaughn, to James "Jim" Compton, son of Mary Compton, of Stephens City, Va., and Bill Verrill, of Centreville,...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:04 AM
As Virginia Tech running backs coach Shane Beamer goes about the business of hitting the road in search of football recruits, he’s doing so without an ounce of guilt about his most recent coaching stop prior to Tech.
Rightfully so, considering he...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:41 PM
For many people, only a couple of ingredients are needed for the perfect summer vacation: soft, warm sand and refreshing cool water. The combination can be found across America, from small ponds to sprawling oceans. This summer, destinations from coast to...