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  • Aberdeen Mayor Bennett gives annual State of the City address

    Aberdeen Mayor Bennett gives annual State of the City address
    The following is the complete text of Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett's 2013 State of the City Address delivered at the May 20 city council meeting: Good evening and thank you for attending this evening.  I would like to brief you on the State of the City...
  • A year after riding through sorrow, jockey Joel Rosario returns to Preakness with favorite Orb

    A year after riding through sorrow, jockey Joel Rosario returns to Preakness with favorite Orb
    Joel Rosario rode anyway. Upon returning to the jockey's room last May 20, he learned that his brother Marino, a police officer in his native Dominican Republic, had been killed in a motorcycle accident. Creative Cause -- and a chance to ride in his...
  • Preakness-proven Baffert will send 'Govenor' out for an upset

    Preakness-proven Baffert will send 'Govenor' out for an upset
    Bob Baffert strode into the Preakness stakes barn Friday morning, shouting toward Orb's trainer Shug McGaughey loud enough so all could hear. "OK, Shug, I'm here to take away that media spotlight for you," he said. Baffert, indeed, is one of the few...
  • Latin Fashion Week highlights diversity

    Sobeidy Vidal sees a dearth of Hispanic models and designers in high fashion. It's been the driving force behind Latin Fashion Week for the past 12 years. "Our country is represented by a number of different cultures," she said. "They should be...
  • Visa issues still delaying arrival of Cuban defector Henry Urrutia

    Visa issues still delaying arrival of Cuban defector Henry Urrutia
    Nearly four months after signing Cuban defector Henry Urrutia, the Orioles are still waiting for the 25-year-old outfielder to officially join the organization, according to an industry source. Urrutia, who has set up residency in the Dominican Republic,...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac update: Gulf track still likely

    Tropical Storm Isaac update: Gulf track still likely
    Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining strength and organization just south of the Dominican Republic as of Friday morning, and forecasters are still expecting it to follow a northwestern path into the Gulf of Mexico. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60...
  • Thanks to Burch's efforts, African American culture lives on in Howard County

    You know you are entering a different world when you see the heavy cordless iron that requires a fire to heat it sitting atop a wooden ironing board covered with a bed sheet used as an ironing pad at the Howard County Center of African American Culture....
  • Elkridge: Episcopal church members ready to 'Walk Across the Diocese'

    Elkridge resident Rita Chelton, would like to invite you on a virtual walk across Maryland! Members of Grace Episcopal Church in Elkridge have strapped on pedometers and started counting their steps as of Sunday, June 3rd as part of the Episcopal...
  • Elkridge: Community invited to run and walk with Harwood Park Methodists

    Summer time means lots of extra activity, plenty of places to go, things to do and events to support, and Elkridge is no exception. Harwood Park Community United Methodist Church is hosting its second annual 5k Run/1k Walk on Saturday, June 23, at the...
  • Southwest expands BWI service with new flights

    Southwest Airlines will add two destinations next spring to its schedule of flights from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the carrier announced Monday. On April 14, AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest,...
  • Engaged: Cortlyn Weinkam and Joshua Krull

    Engaged: Cortlyn Weinkam and Joshua Krull
    Wedding Date: August 4, 2012 Her Story: Cortlyn Weinkam, 21, grew up in Catonsville. She lives in Catonsville and works as a waitress at Ships Cafe while getting her degree in elementary education at Towson University. Her father is Louis Weinkam, a...
  • Cardboard to Leather at Ripken Stadium

    Cardboard to Leather, or C2L, is one of the Oriole Advocates' major charity projects where "gently" used and new baseball and softball equipment is collected yearly. A collection day for equipment is scheduled for Saturday at Ripken Stadium. The Oriole...