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  • Ray Bradbury dead at 91

    Ray Bradbury dead at 91
    Ray Bradbury, the science fiction genius, has died at age 91. He wrote classics such as “The Martian Chronicles” and “Fahrenheit 451,” as well as dozens of fantastic short stories. My personal favorite was “Something Wicked...
  • Edwin C. Fry, farmer

    Edwin C. "Pop" Fry, a longtime Kent County farmer who was active in agricultural affairs, died June 1 of pulmonary disease at Washington Hospital Center in Washington. He was 88. The son of farmers, Mr. Fry was born in Washington and raised in...
  • Perry Hall musician keeps Zim Zemarel's Big Band sound alive

     Perry Hall musician keeps Zim Zemarel's Big Band sound alive
    It takes a Big Band sound to battle the disco, punk, thrash rock, heavy metal and country-pop now dominating national soundtracks. But that's exactly what the Zim Zemarel Band has done in the greater Baltimore area for the better part of 50 years. And...
  • Frances Louise German

    Frances Louise German
    Frances Louise German, a homemaker and volunteer who enjoyed collecting antiques, died Monday of heart failure at Morningside House, an Ellicott City assisted-living facility. The longtime Howard County resident was 91. The daughter of a farm laborer...
  • World's biggest crab cake to land at State Fair

    World's biggest crab cake to land at State Fair
    The Salisbury-based Handy International will attempt to break its own world record with a crab cake that may exceed 300 pounds. The Handy staff will start making the crab cake on Saturday, Sept. 1 on the grounds of the Maryland State Fair. A thousand...
  • Recipe Finder: Tomato Florentine soup

    Sylvia Fox from Randallstown was looking for the recipe for the Tomato Florentine soup that she said is frequently available at the salad bar at the North Charles Street location of Eddie's of Roland Park. Since she lives some distance from the store, she...
  • Agnes E. May, homemaker

    Agnes E. May, homemaker
    Agnes E. May, a homemaker and volunteer, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 88. A daughter of a Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. grocery store manager and a homemaker, Agnes Edith Ripple was born in...
  • Harford Farm Fair brings them out Friday, despite heat

    Harford Farm Fair brings them out Friday, despite heat
    The return of triple-digit temperatures didn't seem to be keeping too many people from enjoying the Harford County Farm Fair Friday. With fans and water bottles in tow, families and groups came out to admire the 4-H animals, play some games, look at...
  • Racing to expand to five days per week at Laurel Park

    Racing to expand to five days per week at Laurel Park
    Live horse racing is back after the Maryland Racing Commission approved racing dates for both the Timonium Fair Grounds race track and Laurel Park on Friday. Timonium will open for the Maryland State Fair meet Aug. 26, which will be the first live racing...
  • Summer festival guide

    Summer festival guide
    Hairdos that mirror beehives, cars that drip with unfamiliar ornaments and books that came off the shelves years ago. It's time for Baltimoreans to tuck away their winter clothes and welcome the warm weather, and there's no better way to celebrate the...
  • 2 sides on slots to have booths at fair

    All's fair at the State Fair, the opposing sides of the slots fight agreed yesterday. The group For Maryland, For Our Future, which was formed to work for passage of November's referendum on the legalization of slot machines, has requested a booth at the...
  • Timonium Farmers' Market report

     
    In the dark days of winter, when we're staring at supermarket produce and another round of whopper blizzards, try to remember back to this moment, when you're asking yourself: how can LV possibly write about another farmers' market? As it......