| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Garrett Michael Anthony, son of Hayden and Linda Anthony, of Bel Air, was formally awarded his Eagle Scout rank and medal in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Jan. 8 at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Abingdon. Garrett, a member of Troop 313 in Bel Air...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 12:10 PM
A woman who grew up rescuing lost critters has launched an effort to help pets and their owners survive financial crises together.
Lynn Molnar is operating Thankful Paws, a food bank for pets, out of her White Marsh home.
"The idea is to keep people and...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:43 PM
A woman being sought by police for questioning in the deaths of 40 animals found at a Columbia townhouse Monday was a former employee of the National Aquarium in Baltimore.
A letter addressed from Howard County police to Beth Lindenau was left at the...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:55 AM
When Brad Keevan and Marka Browning took over the space formerly known as Reefer's in June, they had a lot of work on their hands.
Reefer's — an often shuttered dance club that had been on the skids for years — was, in a word, scuzzy. In...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 9:53 AM
With its leafless landscape and almost eerie yellow and pink light, the Eastern Shore in winter is wonderfully different from its warm-weather self. This time of year, it is stripped down to its essence — quiet and spare. Summer, with its crowds and...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
From a distance, birds are fun to watch.
Over the years, my attitude toward birds has migrated, in kind of the same way geese migrate in the fall: south.
Birds, regardless of size, are probably the most striking of wild creatures because, though they...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Q: Is it possible to teach dogs to communicate in sign language -- not just understanding signals we give but using signs themselves to communicate with us?
A: This interesting question was prompted by an entry posted several months ago on the Columbia...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:43 AM
The U.S. Postal Servic ewill be making dog people very happy today with the release of the new working dog stamps.
The set of four stamps, that celebrates the partnership of dogs and people, depicts four typical jobs of working canines: guide dogs,...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:46 AM
A 37-year-old man was sentenced in Baltimore County Circuit Court on Monday to three years in prison for animal cruelty stemming from a police seizure of scarred and malnourished dogs from a Woodlawn area home.
Larry Alston was arrested in 2009 after...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Harford Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Brandy Michelle Kerr, 37, of the 200 block of Golf Drive, was charged Thursday with trespassing and theft less than $1,000.
Tavon I. Harvey, 17, who has addresses in the first...
| Feb 8, 2012
Life has has been bittersweet for Gail and Andy Zitnay recently. First the sweet.
Andy was recently selected to be inducted into the Maryland Slow Pitch Hall of Fame after years of devoted service. Then on Jan. 23, their daughter, Katie, one of the...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:13 AM
The first of the abused Baltimore County dogs known as the “Pit 6” is ready for adoption at the Baltimore Humane Society in Reisterstown.
Michelle, a tan Staffordshire Terrier mix, went up for adoption Tuesday, the day after her abuser, Larry...