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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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Highest honors for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts

    Three local Girl Scouts were recognized at the 2014 Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Precious Metal Ceremony held at the Clementine Peterson Activity Center in Ellicott City. Emily Abdow (Juliette program), McKenna Hearn (Troop 1372) and Catherine...
  • Family welcomes new baby, Perryville softball celebrates championship

    Congratulations to Tim and Stacy Duer on the birth of their daughter, Elise Renee Duer, on June 28. She weighed in at 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are David and Betty Streeter. Congratulations to the Perryville Major...
  • Port Deposit VFW named 'All-American Post'

    VFW Post 8185 and District 10 Commander D. Harvey Cunningham Jr. announced last weekend that Port Deposit's Post 8185 made "All-American Post" again this year, which is the highest award given at the national level. Post 8185 earned this honor twice in...
  • B&O's Brendan Dorr to be showcased at the Smithsonian

    B&O's Brendan Dorr to be showcased at the Smithsonian
    As the head bartender and mixologist at B&O American Brasserie, Brendan Dorr, 34, has concocted drinks for every type of occasion for his restaurant's guests. But in September, Dorr will have the chance that only 14 mixologists from around the country...
  • Sports Legends Museum to host Babe Ruth 100th anniversary auction

    Sports Legends Museum to host Babe Ruth 100th anniversary auction
    Babe Ruth made his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox 100 years ago Friday, tossing seven innings and allowing two earned runs in a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Naps. A century and one day later, in the Great Bambino's hometown of Baltimore, an...