| Apr 26, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Dr. George G. Hansen, a retired dentist and master woodworker, died April 11 of pneumonia at Oak Crest Village retirement community. He was 89.
The son of educators, Dr. Hansen was born in Baltimore and raised in Towson. He spent his boyhood summers at a...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:51 PM
In another time, Maryland was a hotbed for horse racing, its history rich and its purses comparable to other states. It was a place where jockeys could make a career and not have to contemplate leaving for New York or California.
Since the late 1980s,...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Under a cloudy sky -- and before the eyes of dozens of curious trainers and jockey -- Kentucky Derby-bound Done Talking had his final workout at Laurel Park early this morning.
The Hamilton Smith-trained colt went five furlongs in just over a minute...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank has aggressively marketed his company from the beginning, unabashedly challenging established titans like Nike, Adidas and Reebok. A man who often speaks in sports-centric slogans, it can appear at times that he...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Previously on "The Amazing Race," there were 11 teams. Some of them were really awesome, and some were not. Phil Keoghan eliminated a lot of them, and now the lucky remaining few are in Spain. It all ends tonight, you know, so I hope you have some comfort...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Joyce V. Richardson, a Baltimore County riding instructor who taught hundreds how to ride during her nearly six-decade career, died Nov. 30 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 77.
"She rode the day of her stroke,...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:56 PM
No question, it's been a tough economy for many nonprofits to raise money. But Marriottsville-based DonorSearch, launched the same year the economy plunged into the latest recession, has developed a database to help nonprofits identify which of their...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Folly Quarter Middle School is very proud of its band students, who recently performed in the Howard County G/T Symphonic Band Concert.
Folly Quarter musicians included, euphonium player Mason Banner; trumpet players Nick Baronowsky, Drew Brown, Harrison...
| May 13, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Obligation is the appropriately named Anne Arundel County estate owned by retired attorney John F. Wilson Jr. The vast chunk of property on which his 17th-century home stands was a land grant issued in 1671 by Charles Calvert to Thomas Stockett, who had...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Electric wagons powered by heavy batteries quietly zipped through the streets of Baltimore, carrying beer, milk, fruit and other goods from wholesalers to shops and homes. Some delivery companies installed their own charging stations or used a downtown...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Agreeing with a county hearing examiner's opinion from May of last year, the five-member Howard County Board of Appeals voted unanimously Monday, Dec. 12 to grant a Woodbine couple's request to host weddings and other events on their 145-acre farm off...
| May 14, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Matthais Daiger stayed close to the electric heater in his office under the clubhouse at Pimlico. Sure, it was Preakness Day, 1938. But the weather was dismal and cold, and it poured rain all morning. He told the Sun reporter who......