| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Rebecca Groves "Becky" Smith, a former educator and social worker who had been a trustee at what is now McDaniel College for more than three decades, died Thursday of heart failure at William Hill Manor in Easton. She was 95.
The former Rebecca Groves,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:45 AM
It's PARK(ing) Day again, that annual global happening where teams of artists, architects and others take over curbside parking spaces for a day and convert them into open-air lounges, picnic areas and pocket parks.
First launched in 2005 in San...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
After Ernestine Martin Wyatt helped stage a walkout decades ago over a lack of African-American history lessons at her high school, a teacher pulled her aside to ask about Wyatt's family ties to Harriet Tubman.
The Maryland-born slave and famed conductor...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Truck and tractor pulling is some of Washington County’s noisiest fun.
First, there’s the sonic roar of machines straining to haul heavy sleds to the finish line.
Then, the crowd hits the gas, cheering as loudly as it can.
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:15 PM
The only pitch thrown at the Maryland 11-12 Little League state tournament on Saturday was the ceremonial first pitch.
A persistent rain would never let up, forcing the postponement of the opening round of the 2012 event at the Brunswick Little League....
| Jul 23, 2012
| 2:06 PM
"Jack" Roy McClay Corwell, 93, of Big Spring Road, Clear Spring, entered eternal rest on July 22, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Born May 14, 1919, in Benevola, Md., he was the son of the late Charles William and Anna Belle Weaver...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Moorhead, Minn.: Price Jeffrey Tefft, Moorhead, Minn., died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Moorhead, Minn., following a long struggle with liver disease.
Price (formerly of Aberdeen and Bowie, Maryland) was born Oct. 14, 1956, at...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Note: Hometowns are Aberdeen unless otherwise noted.
Thomas Garang Madut, Mitchell, 1:13:37; Scott Janish, Laurel, N.D., 1:30:06; Russell Fergen, 1:33:20; Jim Lewandowski, Groton, 1:33:43; Eduardo Maratinez, 1:35:24;...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Mary D. Tilghman, who spent the past two decades preserving Talbot County's historic Wye House plantation, which has been occupied by her family since 1659, died there Friday of heart failure.
She was 93.
"She was quite a lady and the great steward of...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:02 PM
Q: In reaction to the recent tragedy at Bake Oven and Mountain roads in Heidelberg Township, numerous suggestions have been made on ways to avoid a similar future accident. Ranging from leveling the road to reducing the speed limit, these ideas are...