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  • Owings Mills sports notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/OMT Sports Notices, Third floor, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; e-mail tworgo@tribune.com. Include date, time, location, contact...
  • 'Tremendous' amount of graffiti reported in Rocks State Park

    Someone with an artistic, or nihilistic, bent did a job on Rocks State Park this past weekend – a paint job, that is. Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating an extensive amount of paint that was spilled around the area of Kilgore...
  • Judge concerned about evidence in Phylicia Barnes case

    Judge concerned about evidence in Phylicia Barnes case
    The judge overseeing the Phylicia Barnes murder trial said Friday that prosecutors are proceeding on a circumstantial theory that causes him "great concern," but added that the case should continue and be presented to jurors. Circuit Judge Alfred Nance'...
  • With rare chickweed in bloom, ecologists gather in Baltimore to celebrate biodiversity

    With rare chickweed in bloom, ecologists gather in Baltimore to celebrate biodiversity
    Leading a tour of the Soldiers Delight area of western Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, Paula Becker, an ecologist with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, was pleased to report the first blooming of serpentine chickweed — a plant as...
  • XTERRA Trail Run Series makes Maryland debut on April 6 at Seneca Creek

    XTERRA Trail Run Series makes Maryland debut on April 6 at Seneca Creek
    Steven Leibowitz is trying to run as fast as he can, but the trail is muddy and tree roots are hiding under the soil, slowing him down. Now there's a stream blocking his path, with no way to cross, save a few widely spaced rocks. But Leibowitz can't...
  • Lansdowne family all in to take the Polar Bear Plunge

    Last year's MSP Polar Bear Plunge off Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis attracted an estimated 11,000 participants. Among those going into the water on that sunny Saturday with temperatures in the 50s were Lansdowne resident Ken Bouchat and his son,...
  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run tentatively set for November 2014

    Chesapeake Bay Bridge Run tentatively set for November 2014
    Imagine running a 10-kilometer race more than 185 feet in the air, looking down and seeing the Chesapeake Bay. For those who've sat in traffic for what seemed like hours trying to get from one side of the Bay Bridge to the other — and even for...
  • Bel Air's McMonagle winning on other coast

    Mike McMonagle of Bel Air has been leading the pack in recent ultra-marathon races in Southern California. On Jan. 19, the 22-year-old Navy ensign won the San Diego 50-mile Endurance Run near Escondido. He completed a rugged trail course with over a mile...
  • Harford releases 2013 destination guide, calendar of events

    The Harford County Office of Tourism has released "Destination Harford 2013," the county's official visitor guide and calendar of events. This year's guide features the commemoration bicentennial of the attack on Havre de Grace by the British on May 3,...
  • Harriet Tubman park to be on Maryland land she worked as a slave

    Harriet Tubman park to be on Maryland land she worked as a slave
    Abolitionist Harriet Tubman's struggle to help roughly 70 slaves escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad was remembered on Saturday at the groundbreaking of a Maryland state park in her honor. An escaped slave herself, Tubman toiled in bondage...
  • Bel Air's Rob Tisch masters Shamrock 5K in Baltimore

    Rob Tisch of Bel Air surfed a green tide to victory Sunday, leading all masters-division runners in the Kelly St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K race in Baltimore. The 41-year-old veteran triathlete finished 11th in a stream 4,271 mostly green-clad runners...
  • Harford delegates, senators to push for school construction, fight gun control in General Assembly

    Harford delegates, senators to push for school construction, fight gun control in General Assembly
    Harford's delegation to the Maryland General Assembly will be tackling a number of major bills this year, including those dealing with gun control and the death penalty. Some elected officials, like Sen. Nancy Jacobs, plan to fight those measures....