| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Little Gunpowder 50K, a little ultra-marathon race in Joppa on Saturday, was a Thompson-led event. Darren Thompson of Bel Air won the men's race. Heather Thompson of Bel Air (no relation) won the women's. They led the way over a 31-mile course that...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected.
While a maximum...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:53 PM
The National Weather Service is forecasting another 3-5 inches of snow Tuesday on top of the wet, slushy blanket left over from Sunday's storm.
Accumulations of 2-4 inches are most likely across the Baltimore area, according to forecast maps from the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:09 PM
A second burst of snow in three days is forecast Tuesday, potentially lengthening the weekend for schoolchildren one more day and clouding the morning commute.
Several inches of snow, with smaller chances of half a foot or slightly more, are forecast...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Eileen Abato, a retired department store fashion director who became an advocate for AIDS awareness, died of leukemia Thursday at the Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 69.
Born Eileen Mary Wible in a Philadelphia suburb, she grew up in...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I am writing to respond to recent letters to the editor regarding City Council Bill 12-0239 and to express support for amendments to put forth by Councilwoman Rikki Spector ("Council fumbles Ticketmaster fees," July 5). The Greater Baltimore Cultural...
| Jul 11, 2013
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•C.S.I. Owl Pellets. July 31, 2 p.m. Use investigative skills to figure out what the owl ate....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:37 PM
As a blazing sun beat down on the city Tuesday, Rock Island — the moated exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore where African penguins zip through cool, shallow waters — seemed a good place to be.
But the Druid Hill Park enclosure is...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Susan Coyle of Abingdon recently won a Zookeeper for a Day Giveaway for her 2-year-old granddaughter, Cadence, that was sponsored by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and College Savings Plans of Maryland.
As "Zookeeper for a Day," Cadence and her guests...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A new species of lemur has arrived at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, adding to a multi-species collection that has also grown in other ways recently.
Alexander and Fern, the two new ring-tailed lemurs, are the first of their kind at the zoo, which also...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
For nearly 20 years, I watched a landmark stone house deteriorate. Once one of the proudest addresses in the city, the home of the Druid Hill Park superintendent and later the Maryland Zoo director became vacant.
Trees began growing through its windows...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Maryland Zoo's 4-year-old elephant Samson's serious illness with herpes is one example of how zoo breeding programs put elephants at risk ("Young elephant recovering from virus," March 14). This frightening disease causes massive internal...