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  • A lifeguard's job is not all sun and fun [Letter]

    A lifeguard's job is not all sun and fun [Letter]
    Regarding Bernard Haske's recent letter ("'Rescue technicians,' aka 'lifeguards.'" June 7), the official name for lifeguards on the beach patrol in Ocean City actually is "surf rescue technicians," or SRTs. Moreover, those who work on the rotating...
  • Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, CSX executive

    Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, CSX executive
    Charles N. "Norm" Murphy, a retired CSX executive and a collector of Baltimore & Ohio Railroad memorabilia, died Monday of lymphoma at Howard County General Hospital. He was 87. Charles Norman Murphy was born in Baltimore into a B&O family. His father,...
  • Task force recommends starting school after Labor Day

    Task force recommends starting school after Labor Day
    A task force assigned to study a post-Labor Day start date for Maryland schools will recommend to Gov. Martin O'Malley that the summer break be extended, a measure that has been embraced by one Eastern Shore school district but opposed by most of the...
  • Dividing up the casino winnings

    Dividing up the casino winnings
    Tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos since the state legalized slot machines and table games — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and...
  • Film Review: 'Ping Pong Summer'

    Mixing one part good-natured mockery to two parts affectionate '80s nostalgia, with a dash of Pixy Stix powder for good measure, "Ping Pong Summer" is a sweetly amusing ode to the underdog sports movies that proliferated during that widely derided decade....
  • 'Rescue technicians,' aka 'lifeguards' [Letter]

    'Rescue technicians,' aka 'lifeguards' [Letter]
    In a news brief concerning the drowning of a young man in Ocean City, The Sun used the term Ocean City Beach Patrol "rescue technician" ("Teen dies after getting caught in Ocean City riptide," June 3). It was unclear whether that term originated with...
  • Baltimore police hire new training director after months of flux

    Baltimore police hire new training director after months of flux
    Baltimore police named a new training director Friday, a move that follows two years of resignations, temporary appointments and a nearly fatal 2013 training accident that led the department to improve its safety guidelines. Paul Banach, a 29-year law...
  • Movie review: 'Ping Pong Summer'

    Movie review: 'Ping Pong Summer'
    "Ping Pong Summer" envisions a time when a kid's biggest worry was showing off at the local arcade, when a beach-side cookout with your weird relatives could become the stuff of family legend, when friends were all that really mattered and appearing...
  • Another sunny weekend with highs near 80 forecast in Ocean City

    Another sunny weekend with highs near 80 forecast in Ocean City
    Sunny skies and warm temperatures are forecast again this weekend in Ocean City. High temperatures are forecast in the mid-70s Friday and upper 70s Saturday and Sunday, with barely a cloud in the sky until Sunday. Overnight lows are forecast around 60...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Beach lacrosse and sharks

    This weekend in Ocean City: Beach lacrosse and sharks
    Here's what's happening in Ocean City, the weekend of June 7-8: Mako Mania. So you think you can catch a shark? The 18th annual Mako Mania shark tournament will be held June 6-8 at the Bahia Marina, between 21st and 22nd streets. Even people who don't...
  • 'Ping Pong Summer' serves up '80s without the fun nostalgia

    'Ping Pong Summer' serves up '80s without the fun nostalgia
    Writer-director Michael Tully's self-described "deeply, deeply personal" coming-of-age comedy "Ping Pong Summer" is a ho-hum memory piece that could have used a bit more objectivity, not to mention depth and energy. The movie is inspired by Tully's...