| 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,...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Harford County Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Lance Scott Chronister, 36, of the 200 block of Poclain Road, was charged on an arrest warrant Thursday with marijuana possession.
Marcus S. Valley, 33, of the 1900 block of...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Dennis Thomas Baranowski, a dockside terminal worker who was a skilled billiards player, died of a suspected diabetic seizure April 16 at his Dundalk home. He was 40.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was a 1989 Patterson High School...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate offered a lifeline to the nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday, voting to give the struggling agency an $11 billion cash infusion while delaying controversial decisions on closing post offices and ending...
| 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...