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  • Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter

    Paul B. Moore, Evening Sun reporter
    Paul B. Moore, a former Evening Sun reporter and editor who later became a public relations executive, died Nov. 27 from complications of prostate cancer at his Homeland residence. He was 84. "Paul was a very conscientious reporter and a very...
  • Ann K. Crane, personnel director

    Ann K. Crane, personnel director
    Ann K. Crane, who went to the wrong place in Dundalk when applying for a job and ended up staying there anyway for nearly a quarter of a century, died Wednesday from heart failure at Oak Crest Village. She was 93. The daughter of immigrant Lithuanian...
  • Carney: St. Isaacs' assists members of sister parish in Haiti

    We survived Superstorm Sandy, the presidential elections, Halloween, and the end of daylight saving time Now let's backtrack to October since this column was a no-show here last month, The Haiti Committee of St. Isaac Jogues parish, which was...
  • Forest Hill woman carves her place into history

    Forest Hill woman carves her place into history
    Decoy carving is a proud, long-standing tradition in Harford County, one that 79-year-old Hazel Goodwin has been mastering for nearly 15 years. "You're never too old to try something new," Goodwin, who lives in Forest Hill with her husband, John, joked....
  • The Band Perry announces make-up concert in May

    The Band Perry announces make-up concert in May
    Country sibling trio The Band Perry will perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 18, according to a press release. It's a make-up show for the group's Maryland State Fair concert last September, which was cut short due to a thunderstorm. Easton...
  • 'Taste of Baltimore' photos by Timonium man on display at Towson Library

    'Taste of Baltimore' photos by Timonium man on display at Towson Library
    Twenty-five-year-old Greg Nickey has shot photos all over the continent, but his favorite subject to photograph is the city of Baltimore. Nickey said he idolizes 20th-century Baltimore Sun photographer A. Aubrey Bodine, whose images of the city graced...
  • Horse racing, The Band Perry and one massive crab cake at the Maryland State Fair

    Horse racing, The Band Perry and one massive crab cake at the Maryland State Fair
    Rides, food, entertainment and a celebration of Maryland's farming and agricultural heritage are all part of the Maryland State Fair, opening Friday, Aug. 24, and running through Monday, Sept. 3 at the at State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. Over...
  • Maryland State Fair organizers on alert for swine flu

    Maryland State Fair organizers on alert for swine flu
    As the state fair opens in Timonium, pigs that will be judged for prizes will also be under scrutiny from state veterinarians after an outbreak of swine flu nearly threatened to shut down the event. The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene...
  • Heavy rains cause Monument Street sinkhole to reopen, widen

    Heavy rains cause Monument Street sinkhole to reopen, widen
    Heavy rains that lashed central Maryland on Sunday forced a portion of East Monument Street to be evacuated after a large sinkhole in the road reopened and expanded, according to a city public works spokesman. Tons of gravel and recycled concrete that...
  • Stormy weather forces cancellation of concert at state fair

    Stormy weather with flashes of lightning lead organizers to cut short The Band Perry's headlining show at the Maryland State Fair Saturday night. As the rain began shortly before the scheduled performance at 7:30 p.m., many people rushed to take cover in...
  • Ode to the Maryland State Fair's Krispy Kreme Burger

    Ode to the Maryland State Fair's Krispy Kreme Burger
    Or if not an ode, how about a haiku? Deep-fried Kool-Aid? No. Burger with donuts for buns? Sales pitch worked. Taste? Meh.
  • World's largest crab cake record set at Maryland State Fair

    World's largest crab cake record set at Maryland State Fair
    Ever even conceive of a 300-pound crab cake? The folks at Handy International did -- breaking their own record for World's Largest Crab Cake and serving it up to attendees of the Maryland State Fair Saturday. What goes into a 300-pound crab cake? 200...