| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Turtle derbies are almost as old as the republic, and still a staple in Maryland, a state that loves its terrapins. But conservationists and wildlife biologists say it's time to end this tradition, for the sake of the animals supposedly being celebrated....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:55 PM
Fred Brungart of York, Pa., caught a Maryland record 38-inch, 24-pound Atlantic cod on May 31 out of Ocean City, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service reported last week.
Brungart hooked the fish aboard the 80-foot headboat...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
These are tough times for the ducks that winter on the Chesapeake Bay.
Threatened food sources and an imperiled habitat are forcing migrating waterfowl to look for other winter digs.
Alicia Berlin hopes to unlock the formula to win them back.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Anyone who wants to know why health care costs continue to soar need look no further than the recent recommendation by the American Cancer Society that current and former heavy smokers discuss lung cancer screening with their doctors. The guidelines...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
— The volunteers of the Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas project leave no log unrolled, no stone unturned in their quest to document the state's dirt dwellers.
When the earth is moist after a soaking rain and the temperatures whisper spring,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Nina, a resident of East Baltimore, celebrated her 41st birthday last Sunday. Surrounded by family and friends, she struggled for breath to extinguish the candles on her cake. Two years ago Nina was diagnosed with breast cancer. Genetic testing and...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:31 PM
LOGA: Alvernia University senior Brandi Loga, of Bel Air, has been named one of 181 Newman Civic Fellows from 36 states across the country by Campus Compact. The award recognizes top students who are making the most of their college experiences to...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:40 AM
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY: Gerard Neely, of Forest Hill, graduated from Wake Forest University on May 20.
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY: The following students graduated from James Madison University May 4: Christopher Petty, of Jarrettsville; Rachel Otto, of...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Harford Community College student Daniel Schoeberlein was the first recipient of a $1,000 Country Garden Club of Harford County scholarship from the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc. The scholarship was established for a student enrolled in...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:08 AM
When Sheri Lewis joined APL in 2001 as a public health analyst, an electronic disease surveillance system was just being developed at the lab.
The impetus, she recalls, was Sept. 11 and the letters containing anthrax bacteria spores that were mailed the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Days before the official May 22 publication date of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (DSM-5), a number of psychiatrists who were closely associated with the project scrambled to do some preemptory damage control, mostly by...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Mount Saint Joseph High School named a new assistant principal Thursday.
Gregory McDivitt, a 1986 graduate of Mount St. Joseph, will step up to fill the spot of previous assistant principal David Norton, who has been serving as principal since early...