| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:56 PM
It's only a matter of time before Maryland horse trainer Dale Capuano steps into the 3,000 wins club, a rarefied group that includes only 25 others in the history of North American racing.
Capuano, 49, who has been training here for 31 years, is only two...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Maryland horse racing may be on shaky ground, but Laurel Park in winter is still appealing to a number of trainers from outside the state.
With the 48-day winter meet set to begin at Laurel Park on Jan. 4, and the weather growing colder up north,...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Proposals to modify the county's zoning regulations, including one aimed at helping the county's cash-strapped nonprofit swim clubs, highlight the County Council's legislative agenda this month.
The council introduced three zoning regulation amendments...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Swim club property taxes and rural zoning matters are among the pieces of legislation being discussed by the Howard County Council this month.
County Councilwoman Courtney Watson is again pursuing a measure to aid six county nonprofit swim clubs whose...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Today's forecast calls for occasional showers and thunderstorms, with a high temperature near 73 degrees. Tonight is expected to bring showers, and possibly thunderstorms, with a low around 63 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this...
| Jun 9, 2012
In a recent column, I wrote about Gen. George Washington's aide-de-camp, Tench Tilghman, Maryland's version of Paul Revere, whose historic ride in October 1781 from Virginia to Philadelphia brought news to the Continental Congress of the British surrender...
| 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,...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:11 AM
Apprentice rider Sarah Rook, who missed nearly three months after breaking her left collarbone in a spill Jan. 5 at Laurel Park, made a triumphant return with a victory aboard Great Harbour ($7.20) in the seventh race on opening day of the spring meet...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:45 PM
The helmet looks much the way it did when Morris Hunt wore it into a burning building on Leadenhall Street in the summer of 1965. He managed to get out, but he didn't survive.
His daughter, Drue Jenkins, came to the Baltimore Fire Museum in the old...
| Jan 8, 2012
Melissa Schehlein, a Towson native, walked the streets and byways of the Baltimore County seat in search of what was while documenting with her camera what is.
The result of her search was the recently published book, "Towson: Then and Now," a 96-page...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Maryland's horse racing stewards heard a protest Saturday morning from the connections of the second, third and fourth place finishers in the Dec. 17, $75,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship at Laurel Park against the race winner, King and Crusader,...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Paul G. Hartman, a retired Baltimore maritime executive and horseman, died Oct. 13 of heart failure at his Hydes farm.
He was 81.
The son of a barber and a homemaker, Mr. Hartman was born in Baltimore and raised above his father's shop in the 700...