| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., a fourth-generation waterman and longtime advocate for the Chesapeake Bay and those who make their living from its waters, died Thursday of bone cancer at his Rock Hall home. He was 75.
"Larry stood sentry for the...
| Mar 4, 2013
GETTYSBURG COLLEGE: The following local students at Gettysburg College have been placed on the fall 2012 Deans' Commendation List, which requires point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for a semester's work: Michael Hoppes of Baldwin, Shannon Kelley...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge.
The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:46 AM
After several postponements since last year, attorneys for a developer seeking to build a 198-unit apartment complex at the southwest corner of Plumtree Road and Route 24 and the residents of the community adjacent to the proposed building site who are...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
For 30 years, the Chesapeake Bay Program — a partnership including the six bay states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies — has been measuring and assessing...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:05 AM
What will the Town of Bel Air be like in five years? Or in 10 years?
A comprehensive plan adopted by the Board of Town Commissioners at the Jan. 22 town meeting tries to answer these questions by looking at where the town is today, how it is perceived...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:07 AM
The Maryland Senate gave its answer to the old question of "what do you with a drunken sailor" by voting to bring people who operate sailboats while intoxicated under the same law as power boat operators.
Senators voted 37-8 to add sail-only vessels...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:11 PM
John Leck will never forget the look on the face of the paralyzed boy sitting in his wheelchair. When the arrow left the bow that had been strapped onto the eighth-grader's arm, a mixture of wonder and excitement was apparent as he watched it sail...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Amanda Cunningham wants to make you a Baltimore TreeKeeper.
Cunningham, executive director of the nonprofit Baltimore Tree Trust, is working with the city's forestry board and Tree Baltimore, an umbrella organization for city agencies and private...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Emergency responders on Sunday recovered the body of a 26-year-old kayaker who had been reported missing a day earlier.
The body of Daniel Travis Deamond of Parkville was pulled from the Gunpowder Falls near Belair Road in Kingsville at about 11:30 a.m....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Harford County residents have access to thousands of acres of local and state parklands, with attractions ranging from disc golf courses, equestrian and hiking trails and sports fields to boat launches, playgrounds and nature centers.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Well-respected community leader and former Carroll County commissioner John L. Armacost died on Jan. 13 at age 89. During his tenure as a two-term commissioner, Armacost was known for his sound conservative management of the county budget and his...