| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2010
| 4:22 AM
The Fantastic Bucky (that's now his official name) reports on tonight's Amazing Race. Take it away, Bucky!: When last we saw our amazing racers, they were listening to a Beatles cover band in Hamburg, sobering up from drinking huge boots of......
| 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......
| Jan 10, 2010
Today, Raymond Berry will retreat to the den of his Tennessee home and - if his nine grandchildren will allow – watch the NFL playoff game between two places dear to his heart.
Berry will root for the New England Patriots, the team he once...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 6:19 PM
Maryland's horse racing interests have warned for years that the industry's long tradition would come to an end without the legalization of slot machine gambling in the state.
They just never imagined the slots casino would rise in the parking lot of...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Kegasus, Lord of the Infield Fest at next month's Preakness drew animated discussion Tuesday at the monthly meeting of the Maryland Racing Commission.
Tom Cooke, president of Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association and professor at Georgetown...
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Baltimore Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is bidding to buy a bankrupt horse-racing track in Prince George's County and resurrecting a push to allow slot machines there.
Angelos' proposal came as Maryland's second slots casino opened Tuesday at the...