| Jun 10, 2012
| 3:45 PM
The Cardinal Gibbons High School class of 1972 thought about canceling its 40th reunion after learning of the sudden loss of the man who organized the event. Instead, they picked up where Stephen J. Hughes left off and turned the gathering Sunday into a...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:37 AM
There isn't much weather news to report in Maryland and the mid-Atlantic this week other than to say ideal, calm weather is expected to last throughFather's Dayand the Star-Spangled Sailabration. No news is good news, right?
Not when you're a weather...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 12:32 PM
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...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:17 AM
When I was watching television while completing an online fantasy baseball draft last night, I had a revelation -- the Orioles are going to finish with a winning record in 2012.
Huh? I know they're picked to finish at the bottom of the American League...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:31 PM
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....
| Nov 10, 2011
On the right bank of the Rhône River, in the southern portion of the Rhône Valley, lies Lirac, a grape-growing region that is hot, arid and subject to the full force of the cold Mistral wind.
This wind originates miles over the Atlantic Ocean and...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 6:14 PM
— They stood in the sunshine, silent and praying for the souls of the 1,500 who lost their lives. The dozens gathered at St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church bowed their heads and tried to imagine those last desperate moments in the North...
| Apr 22, 2012
Steamed crabs, cream of crab soup, crab cakes, crab imperial, soft shell crab, deviled crab, corn and crab chowder, crab bisque, crab dip, crab salad, crab fritters, crab ravioli, crab pie, crab quiche — but that's probably enough for the first day....
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:27 PM
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...
| May 12, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Powerboat racing has been compared with NASCAR or Indy car racing.
It's not only wetter, but it can be wilder, according to Ed Smith, president of the New Jersey-based Offshore Powerboat Association.
"You're dealing with Mother Nature," Smith said....
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:46 PM
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.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Atlantic City, N.J.
Guests can make reservations for overnight stays at the new Revel beachfront destination on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The 20-acre, $2.4 billion casino resort is open for an eight-week preview through May 24. Guests can enjoy...