| Oct 9, 2011
| 4:21 PM
The pumpkins are coming!
Saturday, Oct. 15, at 10:15 a.m., is the official arrival date for hundreds of pumpkins that will be for sale at the annual Pumpkin Patch, at Timonium United Methodist Church, at Pot Spring and Chantrey roads.
| Apr 8, 2012
Mount Washington resident Jim Macko, a professional contractor and amateur artist, painted a small picture of a tree with tulips behind it.
Macko was painting what he saw on a glorious Saturday morning at Sherwood Gardens, known as the most famous...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:45 AM
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.
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:19 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 6:19 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 7:54 PM
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...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Or if not an ode, how about a haiku?
Deep-fried Kool-Aid? No.
Burger with donuts for buns?
Sales pitch worked. Taste? Meh.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:23 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2012
The Glenelg United Methodist Church Food Pantry continues to serve the community each month, providing grocery assistance to those in need in Howard County.
Open the third Saturday of each month from 9 to 10 a.m. (next date is Sept. 15), supplies are low...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Although Lorien Mays Chapel nursing home residents were unable to make the mile trip to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Maryland State Fair, the facility's health center made sure they still were able to sample the event.
With the help of the...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
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...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:45 AM
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...