| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:20 AM
A few weeks ago I was sent out to local swimming holes in Harford County to interview people about their summertime activities.
I also met a group of teenagers working with a Baltimore agency that maintains state parks and creates summer jobs for city...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:29 AM
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, August 16, 1962:
Dr. Helen Myers of Lancaster, Pa., a pilot, and her passenger, Maurice Wilhere of Philadelphia, died when their single-prop aircraft crashed into a wooded hillside at Rocks State Park....
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Hot enough for you?
Though it's cooled off some, it's safe to assume there will be nasty days ahead. And even if though temperatures may be about the same in the city and the 'burbs, it always feels hotter in the city. The only real way to cool off is to...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The simple act of going for a walk becomes an adventure when the weather turns crisp and Mid-Atlantic trees change color. Check out these area hiking trails to get a breath of fresh air, to commune with nature and to get a glimpse of our region's rich...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:30 PM
It was 25 years ago that the State Highway Association condemned the land directly north of where Route 29 ends, in anticipation of extending the state road into Baltimore County.
The extension was never built, however, and the state decided it no longer...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Some of the newest fitness classes around Maryland involve warrior drills based on "The Hunger Games"books and practicing the downward dog yoga pose on a paddleboard in the middle of a lake.
Others take a twist on conventional aerobics classes from the...
| May 5, 2012
| 10:45 AM
There's a new exhibit waiting to greet summer visitors at Delaware's Cape Henlopen State Park. And it's big.
It's a 16-inch gun barrel that once roared from the deck of the battleship Missouri during World War II, and it now rests — 120 tons, 68...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:30 AM
We would like to propose an idea for the Simkins Industry site along River Road in the Patapsco River Valley.
We suggest the state form a joint venture between the Maryland State Park System and private vendors to construct an attractive and rustic...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:40 PM
"Gone, but not forgotten" is the nostalgic slogan adopted by organizers of Discover Daniels Day, a one-time event Saturday that will mark 40 years since the last remnants of the town of Daniels were demolished by Tropical Storm Agnes.
Haven't heard of...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:19 AM
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....
| May 18, 2012
| 12:28 PM
In its fifth year, the Park Quest program run by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources closed its registration for 1,000 families last Monday in less than two hours.
Told that the spots went as fast as Springsteen tickets, program director Barb...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:55 PM
Monday, 7:30p.m. Local angler and author Lenny Rudow will present a free seminar about light-tackle jigging for flounder. Doors will open at 7p.m. at American Legion Post 175 at 832 Manhattan Beach Road in Severna Park. He'll have his...