| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Susquehanna State Park was a muddy mess. A heavy thunderstorm had brought a downpour to its trails, and Richard Smith had not brought the right pair of shoes for such a hike. It didn't help that it was still raining, if only lightly.
The shoes he had...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Gary Jobson is not only a Hall of Fame sailor. He is also something of a history buff when it comes to a sport that has been a big part of his life since childhood.
Which is why Jobson, of Annapolis, was happy to witness this year's America's Cup...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dan Shannahan's letter ("Federal workers shouldn't complain about shutdown," Oct. 2) was as ignorant as it was callous. Writing that federal workers receive Flag Day as a holiday is blatantly incorrect and The Sun should not be publishing such a...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:15 PM
When Charlie Schneider came back one day in June after being out fishing near his Tilghman Island home, he noticed he was getting chills. His left ankle itched and got worse and worse through the evening. It eventually started to throb a bit, and he...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Date: Sept. 1, 2013
Her story: Nadia Ennis, 34, grew up in Freeport, Long Island. She is a veterinary technician at Belvedere Veterinary Center in Baltimore. Her parents are retired and live in Palm Bay, Fla.
His story: Robert Zanotti, 34, was born in...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:23 PM
A few points about the proposed 2014-15 academic year calendar for Harford County Public Schools are worth making.
The proposed calendar, meanwhile, is available for public review and comment on the school system's website, hcps.org..
| Oct 23, 2013
A little more of a sense of urgency on the part of Harford County's government is called for on the purchase of land for parks, especially in areas that already are heavily populated.
Lately, two rather high profile cases have shown the county...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:11 PM
During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses.
City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore's weeklong Star-Spangled Sailabration in June drew more than 1.5 million people — some 435,000 from out of state — and had an estimated $166 million in economic impact on the metro area, according to a study released Thursday by...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations.
There are practical advantages to...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Summer may be winding down, but there are still a couple weekends left to get to the beach.
Even after Labor Day, Rehoboth has plenty of activities which don't involve sand or sun. Here are 10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Following is a transcript of Brooks Robinson's speech at his sculpture unveiling ceremony Saturday at Camden Yards.
“Thank you, thank you, and I promise you, this will be the last ‘thank you’ of my career. I know Paul Blair, the last...