| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:13 PM
State Fair meet runs Friday to Labor Day
The second season of horse racing in Maryland begins Friday with nine races at the Maryland State Fair, the only fair east of the Mississippi that still conducts a sanctioned thoroughbred meeting....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day.
Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:23 AM
The Grimmel family of Jarrettsville continued its winning tradition at this year's Harford County Farm Fair Saturday, as 9-year-old Madelyn Grimmel sold three Grand Champion animals she raised during the 47th annual 4-H Livestock Sale.
| Aug 5, 2014
Despite a gloomy forecast, rain held off for most of the day Friday, leaving a cool breeze and overcast skies for visitors to enjoy the afternoon of Harford County's 27th annual Farm Fair. The waterworks finally kicked in closer to sunset.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Emmy Dallam of the Bel Air area was named Miss Harford County Farm Bureau for 2014 Thursday evening at the Harford County Farm Fair.
"It was a very good contest," Emmy, 17, said after the contest, which was held in the pavilion at the Harford County...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:20 AM
G. Edward and Kathy Fielder, of Creswell, are in their second year of selling their homemade jams, jellies, salsas and hot sauces at the Bel Air Farmers' Market, and they have branched out this year to sell their award-winning products at farmers...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49.
"I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
| May 12, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Mary Bracken Neale, a retired natal intensive care nurse and ocean sailor, died of cancer May 10 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74.
Born Mary Elizabeth Bracken in Baltimore and raised on Atwood Road, she was the daughter of Thomas...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Julia T. Kappler, an insurance agent who won awards for her handmade hooked rugs, died of cancer Feb. 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 74.
Born Julia Scott Todd in Orange, Va., she was the daughter of James T. Todd, a longtime Orange...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Union leaders representing 28,000 Giant Food and Safeway workers reached a tentative agreement with both supermarket chains on a new labor contract, which will be presented to members Dec. 17 for a vote.
A collective bargaining agreement for Local 400...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway stores in the Baltimore-Washington region voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ratify a three-year labor contract that preserves health benefits and raises wages over three years.
Leaders with the United Food and...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Hare Raisers 4-H Club reporter Rebecca Miller finishes out 2013 with a feeling of gratitude for all the accomplishments of her fellow club members.
Miller, a sophomore at Glenelg High, recalls the pride the club felt when member Kirsten Clark won the...