| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Let's test your knowledge of Maryland history. Do you know the importance of Mary and Caroline Pickersgill? The fourth grade students at West Friendship Elementary do; they learned in a very hands-on manner this year.
To answer the question, I must back...
| Jun 20, 2014
The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park downtown Perryville. Vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and more.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast is...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Decades of careful restoration and study have revealed a lot about the flag that flew over Fort McHenry after its defenders fought off a naval attack during the War of 1812: the swatches taken as mementos of the pivotal battle, the areas worn by time,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley was in New Hampshire this weekend to rub shoulders with influential Democrats in the early-voting state as he begins to test the waters for a presidential run in 2016.
The charismatic Democrat, who is considered a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:55 AM
A Flag Day commemoration will take place at St. Pius X Church, 6428 York Road, Saturday, June 14, noon to 4 p.m. Events include a flag ceremony, blessing of bikes and retiring of old flags.
The Baltimore Area County of the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Former Towson resident Bob Knowles promises "shock and awe" June 13 when Pickersgill Retirement Community hosts a Flag Day Ceremony featuring patriotic songs and readings, and 260 flags from all over the world.
The flags are not just a stunning...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Uh oh, dear readers!
It's Friday, the 13th. Beware of black cats, open ladders and broken mirrors, as your proceed through this day.
Enjoy a concert in Tydings Park tonight (Friday) at 7:30 p.m. as part of the HdG Arts Commission's Friday Concerts...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Bel Air residents who were willing to get up early on a Saturday morning and come out to Shamrock Park were treated to a morning of music, poetry and patriotic speeches that were part of the town's annual Flag Day celebration.
The event started off with...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Town of Bel Air will celebrate Flag Day on Saturday, June 7, at 8 a.m. at the William A. Humbert Amphitheater in Shamrock Park.
Traditionally, Flag Day is recognized on June 14; however, the town coordinates the scheduling of this ceremony with...
| Jun 6, 2014
The CGR Relentless Run 5K & Fun Walk to benefit the Cody G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund was held this past weekend. It was a wonderful success. More information to follow on the activity later this month.
Mark June 14 down as the last...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:44 PM
It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century.
But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The black-and-white POW/MIA flag, with its image of a hunched prisoner flanked by barbed wire and a menacing guard tower looming overhead, has been a sober reminder since 1971 of the more than 83,000 American soldiers who have been taken prisoner of war...