| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:31 AM
PennDOT has scheduled the following road work:
County: Monroe Municipality: Smithfield Twp.
ROAD NAME: Foxtown Hill Road
BETWEEN: PA 611 AND I 80
Type of Work: Other
Work being Done By: PENNDOT Maintenance...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:47 PM
"Once you've seen it, you've seen it," said Tom Shutt of Hershey, Pa.
Still, Shutt and his wife Martha returned Wednesday to Chincoteague Island in Virginia, their seventh trip since 2000, to see "it" — a herd of wild ponies swimming from...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Ollie M.J. Ray, whose career teaching in city public schools spanned nearly four decades, died Tuesday of heart failure at Northwest Hospital. She was 82.
"They say teachers are born, and Ollie had not only the native ability to be a teacher but also the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:27 PM
I have a love-hate relationship with Rosa multiflora. Even if you don't know anything about the outdoors, chances are you've seen this invasive plant, which is now in full bloom everywhere, from the roadside to yards to state parks.
The only thing I love...
| May 7, 2014
The following is compiled from police reports. Descriptions of perpetrators are included only when the description makes identification possible.
Baltimore National Pike, 10000 block, 12:56 p.m. May 1. Person with handgun entered...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84.
Ms. Pennewell was born to...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Chestertown officials have been interested in energy conservation for a long time — they started tracking usage levels during the 1970s energy crisis.
Even so, when the Eastern Shore town launched a project to cut back on electricity costs seven...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police were searching on the Pocomoke River near Snow Hill on Sunday for the body of a 63-year-old Salisbury man who is presumed dead, according to DNR spokeswoman Candy Thomson.
The search was called off at about...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Spend a summer evening at Fine Wine Friday, Aug. 2 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. at historic Snow Hill Manor, 13301 Laurel Bowie Road.
Listen to music by local artists, enjoy refreshments and an informative reception. Wines are from Serpent Ridge Vineyard. Cost...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:27 PM
Hampton 41 Warwick 0
Nandua 40 Arcadia 0
Phoebus 43 Denbigh 6
York 28 New Kent 0
Abingdon 26 Lebanon 0
Altavista 49 Nelson County 6
Amelia County 42 Bluestone 29
Battlefield 45 Freedom...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Winters Mill's Wes Cook knew who he was facing in the 145-pound final during the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association Class 2A-1A state championship at the University of Maryland's Cole Field House. He also knew he had a debt to pay....