| Jul 6, 2012
| 2:47 PM
With high temperatures soaring above 90 degrees across the Baltimore region in recent weeks, it wouldn't be surprising to see high school students relaxing in their air-conditioned homes for the entire summer, playing video games and other indoor...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I am always bemused and bewildered when the Maryland Zoo is included in articles about delinquent water bills ("Businesses behind in water bills by millions," Aug. 12). The zoo has paid its water bills on time for the past five years.
The only time there...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Chuck Wienckowski of Bel Air arrived at the top of his age group in two ways Sunday as the 2012 triathlon season neared its conclusion.
He finished first in the 60-64 age group in the Marshman Sprint Triathlon in Downington, Pa., opening a lead in the...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Baltimore County officials unveiled a trio of new features at Robert E. Lee Park on Thursday, including an outdoor art exhibit from the Walters Art Museum that matches the park's bucolic setting.
"I think that the icing on the cake today is going to be...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Michelle Damareck's 3-year-old daughter has been singing "The Itsy-Bitsy Spider" in Hebrew, and her 5-year-old son has been learning the lessons of the Ten Commandments, thanks to a program that delivers Jewish-themed books and CDs to their home every...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Nancy R. Frenkil, a horsewoman and avid gardener who enjoyed entertaining family and friends, died Saturday of cancer at Nancy Lee Farms, her Worthington Valley home.
Mrs. Frenkil was 75.
The daughter of a carpenter/home builder and a homemaker, Nancy...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Harford County Public Library's Summer Reading Program has been in full swing since June 11 at all 11 branches and more than 15,500 children of all ages have already signed up to spend the summer reading and celebrating this year's theme, Dream Big, READ....
| Aug 11, 2012
In Sparrows Point, bankrupt RG Steel's delinquent city water bills have risen from about $3.5 million in 2009 to nearly $7 million today, according to city records.
Chemical giant W.R.Grace & Co. owes almost $500,000 — even after recently...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 2:54 PM
There's a new champion in Baltimore. Not a sports team, a tree. Tucked amid a clump of loblolly pines in Druid Hill Park stands Maryland's largest striped maple.
Acer pensylvanicum, as scientists know it, looks striking in winter, when its bare...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Bunny, a 22-year-old chimpanzee at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, gave birth to a stillborn baby Thursday, the Zoo announced today.
The Zoo's chimpanzees were given "mourning time" with the stillborn baby, according to Zoo officials.
"This was Bunny's...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:38 PM
A colobus monkey was born in an exhibit Saturday at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
Zoo officials did not know for certain that one of their female colobus monkeys, 14-year-old Keri, was pregnant, the zoo's general curator, Mike McClure, said in a...
| Mar 8, 2013
The engagement of Erin Fitzgerald and Stephen Dombroskie has been announced.
Fitzgerald is the daughter of Kevin and Michelle Fitzgerald of Edgewood. She is a 2002 graduate of Edgewood High School and a 2011 graduate of Harford Community College, where...