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  • Lunar Bay's first outing 'a total success'

    Lunar Bay's first outing 'a total success'
    While the venue was smaller than some veteran music-festival attendees were used to, the presence of national touring bands and a picturesque view of the Susquehanna River ensured a strong draw of people for the inaugural year of the Lunar Bay Music and...
  • Assateague Seashore partially reopens after WWII ordnance is detonated

    Assateague Seashore partially reopens after WWII ordnance is detonated
    On a sizzling day, one of Maryland's premier summer getaways turned ghost town while an Army bomb squad exploded World War II-era munitions that had washed up at Assateague Island National Seashore. After two muffled explosions late Tuesday morning, a...
  • At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4

    At your liberty: Statue of Liberty to reopen July 4
    On a sun-splashed afternoon that marked the second day of summer, I joined a diverse throng of men, women and children, all waiting to board the Staten Island Ferry — a hulking orange vessel that provides free commuter service between Manhattan...
  • Northern Baltimore city sports notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/MS Sports Notices, Third floor, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; e-mail tworgo@patuxent.com. Include date, time, location, contact...
  • Police search Bel Air day care center in ongoing investigation [25 years ago]

    From The Aegis dated June 23, 1988: A Bel Air day care center remained embroiled in legal action 25 years ago this week, as local police executed a search and seizure warrant. Parents of several children at the center claimed their children had been...
  • Demolition begins on Catonsville's Simkins Mill

    Demolition begins on Catonsville's Simkins Mill
    The clanging sound of metal scraping against metal rang through the air on River Road last week as demolition of the Simkins Mill began. Per a Baltimore County razing permit issued on May 7, Simkins Industries and the company's locally contracted...
  • 2013 Harford Guide Recreation and Parks

    2013 Harford Guide Recreation and Parks
    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. TRAILS AND...
  • Towson area sports notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/NC Sports Notices, Third floor, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; e-mail tworgo@tribune.com. Include date, time, location, contact information...
  • Expert panel to discuss future of Patapsco Valley

    Expert panel to discuss future of Patapsco Valley
    Area residents are invited to join members of a local environmental group and experts in conservation and related fields on Wednesday, June 12, to discuss the creation of a long-term sustainability and conservation plan for the Patapsco Valley. The...
  • 2013 Welcome to Harford County

    2013 Welcome to Harford County
    Harford County, situated 25 miles north of Baltimore and nestled against the northwestern shores of the Chesapeake Bay, boasts a blend of history and modern living. Spanning 440 square miles of the Baltimore/Washington Metro area, it has a population of...
  • Program gets kids off the couch and into the tent

    Long before Karoline Hurd became involved with the Great American Backyard Campout, she and her young children would pitch tents and make s'mores behind the family's suburban home. "That's not the norm anymore," said Hurd, the senior manager of...
  • Alarming declines seen in frogs, salamanders

    Alarming declines seen in frogs, salamanders
    Some of springtime's more notable heralds appear to be fading away, as a new study finds frogs, toads and salamanders disappearing at an alarming rate across the United States. In what they say is the first analysis of its kind, scientists with the U.S....