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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...
  • 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...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene

    Events and venue closings due to Hurricane Irene
    Send info about openings and closings to healthcalendar@baltsun.com. What's open •The Maryland State Fair at the Timonium Fairgrounds will re-open Sunday at noon following an inspection of the grounds and rides. •The Town of Ocean City will...
  • Irene weaker but still dangerous

    Irene weaker but still dangerous
    Slightly weaker, but still a big, wet and dangerous storm, Hurricane Irene hit the North Carolina beaches early Saturday en route to a battened-down Delmarva Peninsula. The state of Maryland, Anne Arundel County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis...
  • New Fillmore Silver Spring could hurt Baltimore's live music scene, promoters say

    New Fillmore Silver Spring could hurt Baltimore's live music scene, promoters say
    In Silver Spring, they've been waiting for it for a decade: a brand-new music venue smack in the middle of the arts district — a rock counterpart to the dignified AFI Silver Theatre and the brainy Discovery complex. When the Fillmore Silver...
  • 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.-...