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  • As Irene closes in on Harford, trees fall on homes, roads closed, some evacuated, no one injured

    As Irene closes in on Harford, trees fall on homes, roads closed, some evacuated, no one injured
    As Hurricane Irene advanced toward Harford County Saturday evening, firefighters and other emergency responders were being kept busy responding to calls of wires down, utility poles on fire, at least one electric transformer knocked out and several...
  • Fred M. 'Cap' Gloth Jr., lawyer

    Fred M. 'Cap' Gloth Jr., lawyer
    Fred M. Gloth Jr., a retired lawyer who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean, died June 15 of a cardiac arrest at his Finksburg home. He was 86. The son of a businessman and a homemaker, Fred Michael Gloth Jr. was born in Baltimore...
  • If you go: Cruising to Bermuda

    If you go: Cruising to Bermuda
    Bermuda is in the Atlantic Ocean, about 650 miles east of North Carolina. Although the island is only 21 square miles, it has nine parishes and about 75 miles of coastline. Getting there From Baltimore, travelers can visit Bermuda by plane or cruise...
  • Liberty ship sets sail for the 1940s

    Liberty ship sets sail for the 1940s
    The last time Donald Halverson was on a Liberty ship, he was heading across the Atlantic Ocean, a fresh-faced draftee who would spend the next 21/2 years fighting his way across Germany, France, Italy and North Africa during World War II. A more recent...
  • Heavy rains cause flooding around Maryland

    Heavy rains cause flooding around Maryland
    Torrential rainfall brought on by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee flooded dozens of Baltimore-area roads, and sent the water rising out of rivers and creeks — and rescue crews have responded to more than a dozen calls of stranded drivers since...
  • Charles Erwin Brookes, CEO of Davison Chemical

    Charles Erwin Brookes, CEO of Davison Chemical
    Charles Erwin Brookes, the retired chief of W.R. Grace's Davison Chemical division, died of a heart attack Nov. 1 at the Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Fla. The longtime Gibson Island resident was 86. Known as Charlie, he was born in Orange, N.J. His...
  • September 21: Fall travel guide

    Fall getaways Check out these great getaways for the fall, including a mouthwatering weekend at the NYC Food Film Festival and a "Dirty Dancing" themed stay at Mountain Lake Hotel. Harpoon Octoberfest If you can't afford the trip to Munich to toss...
  • Building boom highlights growing ambitions at Salisbury

    Building boom highlights growing ambitions at Salisbury
    If it has been a while since you've driven through the heart of this Eastern Shore city, the buildings might come as a shock. One after another, they tower shiny and modern above the chain restaurants and strip-mall shops that dominate Route 13. The...
  • Climate change a colossal waste of time

    I am glad to see that The Sun finally printed a factual response to so called man-made global warming ("Get past alarmism on global warming," Oct. 26). Writer Richard Haddad has it right and every one who has studied high school physics or chemistry...
  • Bike ride across America helps friends raise funds and awareness for eating disorders

    Bike ride across America helps friends raise funds and awareness for eating disorders
    Hesston, Ka., population 4,000, is just one small town among others on America's Midwestern plains. But the town left an indelible impression on John Windsor and Jonathan Zorn after their short stay there during a recently completed 73-day...
  • Coast Guard plans advanced ships off East Coast

    Coast Guard plans advanced ships off East Coast
    The commandant of the Coast Guard, in Maryland this week to visit a newly launched national security cutter, said Thursday that he expects to deploy two of the state-of-the-art vessels off the East Coast. Initially, the Coast Guard had planned to berth...
  • Debby could head up coast, models show

    Debby could head up coast, models show
    Tropical Storm Debby could be off the coast of North Carolina by Sunday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center's latest forecasts. The center's five-day outlook places the storm about halfway between the Outer Banks and Bermuda by 8 a.m....