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  • Maryland State Fair hosts arm-wrestling tournament for anyone to compete

    Maryland State Fair hosts arm-wrestling tournament for anyone to compete
    At a time of amped-up competitions like cage matches and extreme obstacle-course races, there's something downright retro about a good old-fashioned arm-wrestle. A couple of combatants, usually at a bar, usually egged on by onlookers, plant their elbows,...
  • Fair champ Brooke McDonnell follows in mom's footsteps [Elkridge]

    They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. That is the quintessential understatement when you take stock of the recent Howard County Fair ribbons won by Brooke McDonnell, the talented 10-year-old daughter of Elkridge resident Cindy Perry...
  • One week and counting

    One week and counting
    Between Egypt and disgraced politicians, August has proven itself a more robust month for news than usual this year, yet there's always room in the summer doldrums for the wacky and off-beat. And for generations, few individuals have proven themselves...
  • Local gardeners reap bumper crop of Maryland State Fair ribbons [column]

    Who says people in the suburban neighborhoods in our area can't grow prize-winning vegetables? Rose Marie Fury walked away with 27 ribbons from the Maryland State Fair this year. Nine of the ribbons were for her homegrown vegetables including purple...
  • Trio of residences on Southerly Road in Towson burglarized [Crime Log]

    The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible. Three residences in the 900 block of Southerly Road were...
  • 150-pound watermelon stolen from Harford garden

    150-pound watermelon stolen from Harford garden
    A 150-pound watermelon was reported stolen Friday from the garden of a northern Harford County family known for growing prize-winning oversized watermelons. The Harford County Sheriff's Office reported the theft on its Facebook page Saturday afternoon....
  • Parkvile Senior Center artists awarded state fair ribbons [Carney]

    Congratulations to the art students from the Parkville Senior Center's painting and drawing classes who were awarded prize ribbons in different media categories at the Maryland State Fair: The winners are Linda Brown, first place for mixed media, and...
  • Gettysburg Address: Five things you probably didn't know

    Gettysburg Address: Five things you probably didn't know
    Today's 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address is getting a lot of attention. Here are five things you probably didn't know about the speech: 1. The speech was not delivered at the battle of Gettysburg, which was fought in July. It marked the...
  • Ravens Tailgate Recipe: Maryland-style pit beef

    Ravens Tailgate Recipe: Maryland-style pit beef
    One of the staples of Maryland eating is pit beef. There's something special about the flavor produced when cooking a beef roast over fire. It's not the most common sandwich to see at the stadium, but when done correctly, it makes for an easy and...
  • The Band Perry feels at home at the fair

    The Band Perry feels at home at the fair
    For the siblings of the Mississippi trio the Band Perry, there's always been something special about the fair. On "Walk Me Down the Middle," a love song from the group's 2010 self-titled album, lead singer Kimberly Perry instructs a boyfriend to "walk me...
  • Olympian Matt Grevers to appear at Maryland State Fair

    Olympian Matt Grevers to appear at Maryland State Fair
    A gold-medal-winning Olympic swimmer is going to be appearing this weekend at the Maryland State Fair. No, sigh, it's not Michael Phelps. It's Matt Grevers, who's no slouch when it comes to prowess in the pool. And hey, let's face it, Phelps would be...
  • New food offerings at the Maryland State Fair

    New food offerings at the Maryland State Fair
    The Maryland State Fair begins on Friday, and the Midway will again be the place for perennial favorites such as funnel cake and Italian sausage. But there are a few new twists for 2012, according to Jim Ingram of Deggeller Attractions, the Stuart, Fla.-...