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  • The Band Perry's set short-circuited by thunderstorm

    The Band Perry's set short-circuited by thunderstorm
    First was the heavy rain, forcing Maryland State Fair attendees awaiting the Band Perry to take cover in the grandstand of the racetrack and delaying the popular country band's set for more than an hour. Then, seven songs into the show Saturday night,...
  • Perennial Howard County Fair champion whipping up 82 food entries

    Perennial Howard County Fair champion whipping up 82 food entries
    A dozen unlabeled jars of freshly made, dark-purple jelly sit on a counter in Jane Radford's kitchen. Arranged in three rows, they appear identical, but they're not. Turns out there are four each of grape, cherry and red raspberry. Radford shines a...
  • Emily Gill named Miss Harford County Farm Bureau

    Emily Gill named Miss Harford County Farm Bureau
    Emily Gill, a 19-year-old from White Hall who raises dairy cows and Welsh ponies, was named Miss Harford County Farm Bureau for 2012 at the Farm Fair Thursday evening. Three young women, all members of the Harford County agriculture community, competed...
  • Howard schools accountant stitches Renaissance costumes

    Howard schools accountant stitches Renaissance costumes
    Every year, Terry Brukiewa transforms himself from the grant accountant for the Howard County Public School System to King Francis I of France for the last weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival in October. "It entirely changes your attitude, the...
  • From floats to farm exhibits, Monkton man has worked 50 years at state fair

    From floats to farm exhibits, Monkton man has worked 50 years at state fair
    Bill Langlotz's first and favorite job in his 50 years working at the Maryland State Fair was to the make the Maryland Farm Queen and her court look beautiful by framing them with colored tissues. "I started doing the Farm Queen float in 1961," said...
  • Maryland State Fair facts

    The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds opens Fri., Aug. 24 and runs through Mon., Sept. 3. The 4-H/Home Arts, Farm and Garden, Exhibition and the Museum/DNR buildings are open Monday to Thursday, from noon to 10 p.m. On Friday ro Sunday, and...
  • Lutherville: Wheels in motion for event to help fight prostate cancer

    We've become familiar with the antique car shows at the Fire Museum of Maryland over the years, but there is a different kind of vehicle show coming up Sept. 1 at the museum. The fourth annual Wheels for Prostate Cancer Research Fundraiser welcomes any...
  • Harford ag community members ready to compete at state fair

    Harford ag community members ready to compete at state fair
    Fresh off the Harford County Farm Fair, members of the county's agriculture community have been busy preparing for their next stop: the Maryland State Fair, which opened Friday and runs through Labor Day. Around 10 Harford 4-H members are expected to...
  • A caretaker is taken care of

    When you grow up taking care of other people, it's understandable that you might put taking care of yourself last on the list. Until, of course, you absolutely have to put yourself on the list. The kidney transplant list. A colleague, Carla Hubbard,...
  • Carroll programs aimed at attracting small business

    Carroll programs aimed at attracting small business
    Lois Trout was just looking to pay her bills when she offered to sell homemade peanut butter eggs at the Carroll County Agriculture Center's Easter show in 2009. She had recently lost her job and her husband was injured at work. Four years later,...
  • Carly Rae Jepsen, The Wanted to perform at Maryland State Fair

    Carly Rae Jepsen, The Wanted to perform at Maryland State Fair
    UPDATE (June 10): Mainstream rockers Three Days Grace will perform at the Maryland State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m, according to a press release. Gold Circle Assigned Seating tickets are $40 while general admission tickets are $30. Tickets are...
  • Rose Ponder, food service manager

    Rose Ponder, food service manager
    Rose Faro Ponder, a retired Notre Dame Preparatory School food service manager who won blue ribbons at the Maryland State Fair for her baking, died of pneumonia Friday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. She was 88 and lived in Bel Air. Rose Faro was...