| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:32 AM
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.-...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:47 PM
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,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:31 AM
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...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Marjorie Cicala from Middle River was looking for baked Sesame Chicken recipe that was demonstrated by a poultry distribution company at the Maryland State Fair in the 1960s and that she and her brothers and sister all loved. She said that the recipe...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:04 PM
For years, Baltimore has been a city divided on east-west lines. East Baltimore political organizations vie with those in West Baltimore. The city's high schools have spirited crosstown rivalries, such as Dunbar and Douglass. Loyalties on the college...
| Jul 17, 2011
It may be summer but not everyone in North Laurel is relaxing by the pool. The North Laurel 4-H Club still meets monthly and is getting ready for their busy season. They recently held a contest for Healthy Life Style Posters and the winners include; Aaban...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 12:36 PM
| May 17, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Parents, prepare to be begged. Victoria Justice, aka Tori Vega on Nickelodeon's popular show "Victorious," will perform at this year's 131st Maryland State Fair.
The singer-songwriter-actress will perform Aug. 31, a year after another teen-idol, Selena...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:08 AM
ON THE SITE...
White Marsh Boscov's returns after four-year absence: Boscov's, a well-known regional retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2008, but will reopen at White Marsh Mall.
Joppa man, 47, dies in motorcycle accident: A 47-...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Ray Bradbury, the science fiction genius, has died at age 91. He wrote classics such as “The Martian Chronicles” and “Fahrenheit 451,” as well as dozens of fantastic short stories. My personal favorite was “Something Wicked...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Edwin C. "Pop" Fry, a longtime Kent County farmer who was active in agricultural affairs, died June 1 of pulmonary disease at Washington Hospital Center in Washington. He was 88.
The son of farmers, Mr. Fry was born in Washington and raised in...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:27 PM
It takes a Big Band sound to battle the disco, punk, thrash rock, heavy metal and country-pop now dominating national soundtracks.
But that's exactly what the Zim Zemarel Band has done in the greater Baltimore area for the better part of 50 years.