| Jun 9, 2012
In a recent column, I wrote about Gen. George Washington's aide-de-camp, Tench Tilghman, Maryland's version of Paul Revere, whose historic ride in October 1781 from Virginia to Philadelphia brought news to the Continental Congress of the British surrender...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Edwin C. "Pop" Fry, a longtime Kent County farmer who was active in agricultural affairs, died June 1 of pulmonary disease at Washington Hospital Center in Washington. He was 88.
The son of farmers, Mr. Fry was born in Washington and raised in...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 4:43 PM
A seven-alarm fire swept through about 40 acres of timber farmland on the southern end of Kent Island on Sunday, burning for nearly 12 hours before firefighters from across Maryland and Delaware contained the flames, according to aQueen Anne's...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:22 AM
While it's great that Harford County Public Schools can claim that no school in the system is operating beyond 110 percent capacity, the feat is hardly one that should have involved the kind of gyrations it took to get to the threshold.
Even as the...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:16 PM
George Bacon Rasin Jr., former Kent County Circuit Court judge who led a movement to modernize juvenile justice in Maryland, died of congestive heart failure Friday at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson. He was 94.
"Judge Rasin was widely...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Arthur Francis “Reds” Hucht, who coached Calvert Hall’s swim team from 1960 to 1997, died Tuesday at his home in Spotsylvania, Va.
He was 95.
Hucht, who at 80 was the oldest high school head coach in any sport in the Baltimore area...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A memorial service for Arthur Francis "Reds" Hucht, who coached swimmers for more than 50 years, will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 21 at Calvert Hall College High School.
Mr. Hucht, who was 95, died of a stroke Tuesday at his daughter's home in Spotsylvania,...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Kathie Jones loses more than patience when the mail is late. She also loses customers.
As the owner of a small business that prepares bulk mail for delivery by the U.S. Postal Service, Jones hears complaints every time a church newsletter or a...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:40 AM
Anglers and watermen are at odds, again, this time over fishing license fees.
With the Maryland Department of Natural Resources facing a looming deficit in funds for overseeing both recreational and commercial fishing, anglers are pushing a bill that...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Dr. Raymond L. Markley Jr., a retired Baltimore gynecologist whose specialty was female urology, died March 4 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The former longtime Towson resident who was residing at Oak Crest Village, was 89.
The son of...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 4:23 PM
In the J. DeWeese Carter Center in Kent County, youths would pick fights that sometimes turned into melees, recalled Rodney Stallworth, who spent four months there last year on a drug charge.
The detention system frustrated the 18-year-old East Baltimore...