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  • Pie, breakfast, bingo and chili for charity [Perryville]

    A soup and pie sale will be held at Hopewell United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please note that the Perryville United Methodist Church has canceled its chicken pot pie sale until further notice. An all you can eat...
  • Start 2013 right - take a hike

    Start 2013 right - take a hike
    What better way to greet a new year than to get outdoors and take a hike?  (Assuming the weather is half-decent, of course). Once again, Maryland's state parks are offering free, guided "First Day" hikes as part of the nationwide New Years celebration...
  • First Day Out hikes return for 2013

    The inaugural First Day Out hikes were such a hit across 17 state parks in Maryland last New Year's Day, the state's Department of Natural Resources will be ringing in 2013 with a similar event at 20 different locations. A year after more than 560...
  • Commentary: Ah, Fallston is a wild(life) place, indeed

    Commentary: Ah, Fallston is a wild(life) place, indeed
    By far my favorite headline of the year just ended was: "Ah, the wilds of Fallston," written tongue-in-cheek, no doubt, by my colleague Jim Kennedy for our story about Aumar Village developer Mike Euler's plan to put an RV park on one side of the shopping...
  • Finksburg resident digs deep to unearth mining history at Soldiers Delight

    Finksburg resident digs deep to unearth mining history  at Soldiers Delight
    There's hardly a square inch of the 1,900-acre Soldiers Delight Natural Environmental Area that Johnny Johnsson hasn't walked, mapped or studied. That includes the scant remnants of several 19th-century chromium mines at Soldiers Delight in Owings Mills....
  • Cycling advocates find a lot to like in state, local bikeway plans

    Cycling advocates find a lot to like in state, local bikeway plans
    Proponents of pedaling Maryland's streets and trails say they've covered a lot of ground in their efforts to increase bicycling opportunities, but there's also much more to do. "I'd give the city a B-plus and the state a B," said Carol Silldorff,...
  • Geared up for return of Grand Prix racing in Baltimore

    Are you ready for the second annual Baltimore Grand Prix presented by SRT this weekend? Woodbridge Valley resident Laverne Holland is, especially after she volunteered last year and had a blast. "My son, Brian, is a big racing fan and he suggested I...
  • Maryland's state parks help drive local economies

    Maryland's state parks help drive local economies
    The new green at Maryland's state parks is cash, and lots of it. This has been a banner year for the 66 parks, which logged nearly 11 million visitors by early December, 1.1 million more than at the same point last year. Long the destination of day...
  • Planning board moves 190 acres from urban to rural

    While the calendar may indicate that winter officially arrives in a month, the Baltimore County Planning Board performed some spring cleaning last week much to the delight of residents of one area community. By a unanimous vote of all 10 members present...
  • How we work out: The MIHA Hiking Group

    How we work out: The MIHA Hiking Group
    Age is just another number for the members of Maryland Intrastate Hiking Association, a group that meets every Wednesday to ascend hills, cross rivers and traverse area parks. Together, these men and women have explored Patapsco Valley State Park,...
  • Grand prize escapes nine anglers in Maryland Fishing Challenge finale

    The big one got away again at Saturday's Maryland Fishing Challenge finale in Annapolis. For the eighth straight year since the contest was established, no anglers caught the special Diamond Jim striped bass worth a $25,000 prize. Though the $25,000...
  • Dream home: Treasuring a lifelong collection

    Dream home: Treasuring a lifelong collection
    The exterior of Lee and Sue Jensen's home in the Catonsville development of Fox Hall Farms is traditional and reserved. Like its connected group of neighbors, the Colonial-style facade features neutral-color siding, a brick chimney, multi-framed windows...