| Aug 18, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Drive west on Mile Lane in Allegany County, then crest the ridge in the road, and all of a sudden, the big barn on Leaning Pine Farm bursts out of the surrounding countryside like a display of fireworks.
Eight-sided stars wheel exuberantly against the...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Like a few thousand other vacationers one Saturday this summer, my wife Novia and I pulled into the crowded parking lot at the end of the boardwalk in Ocean City, looking forward to an afternoon of sun, sand and souvenirs.
Unlike anyone else there,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:18 PM
It's a sun-splashed morning in rolling southern Anne Arundel County, and a cluster of old oaks and maples make a fine canopy for the 25 gentlemen gathered at the cottage they see as a shrine.
Some wear seersucker blazers and boating shoes. Many sport...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village.
And when it was over, it...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
A 60-year-old fire station in Mount Washington is getting a tune-up this week from a team of Maryland National Guard engineers as part of a new civic partnership aimed at benefiting the community while providing on-the-job training for deploying...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Henceforth, let there by a rule that nothing can be compared to Maryland's failed investment at Rocky Gap, located just outside Cumberland in Western Maryland, except for Rocky Gap and perhaps any other $55 million white elephant loss that comes along. We...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Snow and sleet could move into a cloudy Baltimore region on Friday afternoon, complicating the afternoon commute and changing to rain or freezing rain in the evening hours, according to the National Weather Service.
But forecasters said Friday morning...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Gwen Darwin McDade, a retired architect who worked on the Johns Hopkins medical campus and later designed structures for the State Highway Administration, died of heart disease Saturday at his Glen Arm home. He was 87.
Born in Verona, Pa., he was the son...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort, which will become the state's fourth operating casino when it opens later this year, will hold a job fair Saturday, Feb. 23 to fill about 250 full- and part-time jobs.
The fair will be held at Allegany College of Maryland'...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The only thing colder and stiffer than the crowd bundled up near a Washington fountain early Saturday morning was a woodchuck standing on its hind legs on a small wooden platform.
Potomac Phil, you see, is stuffed. Or more precisely, taxidermied.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:58 PM
A 20-year-old prison inmate from Baltimore found severely beaten in his prison cell in Cumberland and transferred to Maryland Shock Trauma Center on Monday has died from his injuries, according to his family and hospital officials.
Jerod Pridget, of...