| 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...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
The path from Baltimore to the National Basketball Association is dotted with big names and busts, with perennial All-Stars like Carmelo Anthony, heartwarming reclamation projects like Gary Neal and whatever-happened-to former first-round draft picks like...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
For Sean Hearn, there was no better way to spend Father's Day than sweating through a hilly 5K road race in Towson, pushing sons Shane and Wyatt in a double-wide stroller.
A little more than four years ago, Shane spent 10 days in the neonatal...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:34 AM
The necessity of a two-income family today often leaves parents scrambling for child care and juggling countless responsibilities. It is no wonder that young parents today may feel overwhelmed. There is good news, though, and a place to go to find some...
| May 2, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Spring cleaning comes to Rodgers Forge! With our annual Dumpster Day on May 11, all that junk that has accumulated over the year can be discarded. The added bonus this year is that the Electronics Dumpster Day will also be a part of the Dumpster Day....
| Jun 11, 2013
Maryland Wine Week is back. The 11-day celebration of the state's wine industry begins Friday and runs through June 24.
Organized by the Maryland Wineries Association, the third annual promotional event has restaurants and wine shops throughout the state...
| Jun 6, 2013
There is a whole world growing behind Laurel Presbyterian Church these days.
In the lot about the size of a football field, local residents are growing together as they tend their plots in the City of Laurel Community Garden. On Saturday, June 1, the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:14 AM
After 11 years at Westowne Elementary School, Principal Patricia Vogel will retire at the end of this school year.
Vogel has been a teacher and administrator for 25 years, with previous experience at Arbutus Elementary School and Ascension Catholic...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Lisa and Eric Grevin's southern Anne Arundel County home bustles with activity, with six children playing, doing homework and getting ready for dinner.
With three adopted children and three foster children, it's not exactly what the Grevins pictured when...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Former city police officer Milan "Sonny" Shegan passed away April 26, 2013, at his home in Trout Creek, Mich. Originally from McKeesport, Pa., and a veteran of the Marine Corps, he served as a sworn officer in the police departments of Forest Heights,...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Israel and Syria continue to fight, Robert Downey Jr. continues to pretend to fight, and in sunny, pastoral northern Pennsylvania, a former judge is still getting international attention a week after his sentencing over what amounts to a human-...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Wine and art
Sykesville will host a Fine Art and Wine Festival on May 5 at noon, on Main Street. More than 60 artists, local and national wine, food and live entertainment.
Walk through Hashawha at Bear Branch Nature...