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  • Port Deposit Heritage Corp. gets new donations

    New acquisitions were received at the August meeting of the Port Deposit Heritage Corporation, including newspaper clippings, brochures, photo albums and other memorabilia. In June, acting curator George Maldeis accepted JTI diplomas and photos from the...
  • Bumpy ride into history

    Bumpy ride into history
    Baltimore, home to the first received telegraph message (Samuel Morse, 1844, sent from Washington), the first umbrella factory in America (1828), the first Ouija board (1892) and — to note what really matters — the first baseball player to win...
  • Railroad Museum, Farmers Market, breakfast among regular attractions in Perryville [neighborhood column]

    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; vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and other wares. The Perryville Railroad Museum is open every...
  • Local 4-H'ers in the spotlight at county fair [Glenelg/Glenwood/Dayton]

    According to many Howard County 4-H Club members, the eight best days of summer are upon us. The Howard County Fair will run through Saturday, Aug. 9, and 4-H members will be proudly showing what they have learned over the last year. You can spot a 4-...
  • Celebration planned at Bainbridge Naval Museum in Port [neighborhood column]

    The second annual Bainbridge Sunday is planned for Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Bainbridge Museum, 6 S. Main Street, Port Deposit. Events include an open house from 1 to 5 p.m., an appearance by USO Girls, tours of the former naval training center with start...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 3 First Sunday Arts Festival Event features crafts, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267. Summer...
  • A wealth of absorbing art exhibits in Washington

    A wealth of absorbing art exhibits in Washington
    Artistic attractions well worth wending your way to Washington for include two winning exhibits devoted to Whistler and Wyeth, as well as a fascinating show pairing Degas with Cassatt. There's a towering, even titillating, Titian, too. Conveniently,...
  • Steak dinner, chicken barbecue on menu in Perryville

    From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. tonight (Friday), the Havre de Grace Elks Lodge, on 940 Pulaski Highway, will hold a steak dinner to include salad, potato, vegetable, dessert and coffee and iced tea. The cost is $13 per person. For information call the lodge, 410-...
  • 100 years ago, Babe Ruth's professional baseball career took flight with the Orioles

    100 years ago, Babe Ruth's professional baseball career took flight with the Orioles
    A century ago in spring training, a rawboned Orioles rookie stepped to the plate, swung from the heels and hit a fastball deep to right field. The ball landed in a rut in a cornfield, more than 400 feet from home plate. In Fayetteville, N.C., a historic...
  • Births and birthday wishes abound in Perryville

    Congratulations to my cousin, Sharon Cawman, and her husband, Joe, on the birth of their grand-daughter, Gianna Paige Cermignano. She is the daughter of Krissi and Brian and was born July 13. Belated birthday wishes to Ed Matthews who celebrated on...
  • Donations to the Aberdeen Room continue

    Historic items continue to be found by thoughtful visitors to the Aberdeen Room archives and museum. Volunteers themselves find very valuable ones for display and records for the archival files. Barbara Baker found an Aberdeen High School album made by...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Community action A variety of volunteer opportunities are available in association with the wide array of programs offered by the Community Action Partnership. Information: 410-626-1800 or ghuntley@aaccaa.org. Wildlife sanctuary The nonprofit...