| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Girl Scouts in Troop 151 are working toward their Silver Award by gathering pet food to the Food Bank and now to the Harvest for Hungry Campaign. They were recently on Fox 45 news and are still collecting food and funds for pets.
Many pets end up in...
| Apr 11, 2014
Good news! The 14th Annual Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway River Sweep will add a new site to the usual waterfront scouring. This year, The Tome School campus on the Bainbridge property, will benefit from the shoreline and roadside clean-up. The...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:22 AM
During the 1970s, Diane Hale would enter Flirting Heart, her thoroughbred racehorse, in races on tracks such as Laurel, Pimlico, and Penn National.
Now, Flirting Heart is Hale's newest wine offering from the Galloping Goose Vineyards.
"She was big,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Hampden florist Libby Francis-Baxter is seeing red over roses.
Her gripe? Most roses are imported from South and Central America, are costly to begin with, and are even more expensive with shipping, said Francis-Baxter, a Hampden resident.
| Feb 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Jean H. Hepner, an early Fells Point community activist who restored one of its residential landmarks and fought a planned interstate highway, died of injuries she suffered as a passenger in an automobile accident Feb. 1 on the Baltimore Beltway at Park...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:20 AM
"The Drowsy Chaperone," a musical show-within-a-show, will be presented by the River Hill High School Theatre Arts Department March 6-9. The show promises to be a fun, laugh-out-loud experience for the entire family as the audience is immersed in the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Melvin Mowrey Jr., a retired Sweetheart Cup operations manager, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder March 6 at Dove House in Westminster. The Reisterstown resident was 76.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Christian Street, he was the son of...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:10 PM
My dogwood had leaf spots last summer. Now my neighbors say it's dead and I should cut it down. Should I?
Your neighbors may think it had Discula anthracnose, a fungal disease that slowly killed many dogwoods — particularly stressed ones —...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 2:54 PM
On Jan. 9, 2003, Rick Conrad, a career firefighter in Hagerstown, proposed a plan to his union's charitable foundation.
The union, founded in 1966, had a long history of supporting local charities. But Conrad, who lives in Clear Spring, had something...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:11 PM
If you weren't at Camden Yards on Thursday night and you're wondering just how many Yankees fans were in attendance, the answer is -- not enough to make a dent in the orange blanket that settled over the ballpark. Most of the 46,298 fans who packed the...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Last week was "Prom Night" and mercifully Wynonna went home. Tonight is "The Best Year of Your Life," and I'm already prepared to feel decrepit and ancient when Aly and Zendaya pick from their limited number of years.
During the staircase introductions,...