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  • 10 things to do on the Eastern Shore in winter

    10 things to do on the Eastern Shore in winter
    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...
  • Man dies in Southeast Baltimore house fire

    A 51-year-old man and two dogs died in a house fire in Southeast Baltimore on Saturday night, while four other people escaped, including a woman who suffered minor injuries, authorities said. The fire broke out in a one-story, wood-frame home in the 6500...
  • They don't call them bird-brained for nothing

    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...
  • Howard County pets: Sign language for dogs?

    Howard County pets: Sign language for dogs?
    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...
  • Police Blotter for Feb. 08

    Harford Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen 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...
  • From Sun Magazine: Chazz Palminteri brings rustic Italian style to suburban New York

    From Sun Magazine: Chazz Palminteri brings rustic Italian style to suburban New York
    As a young man living in the Bronx, Chazz Palminteri would escape the city on long drives into the Westchester County countryside where he'd tool along curving, forested roads, staring at the set-back mansions. To a guy with empty pockets, the gated lawns...
  • Bits & Pieces: Zitnay family says goodbye to daughter Jenny, 'the love of our lives'

    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...
  • Injured pit bull used as 'bait dog' in fighting, Arundel police say

    Injured pit bull used as 'bait dog' in fighting, Arundel police say
    Anne Arundel County police are trying to find the owners of a pit bull that was found injured on a street in Linthicum and may have been used as "bait," to train other dogs to fight, according to authorities. The dog, named "Rocky Road," was found last...
  • Severely injured 'bait dog' found in Arundel

    Severely injured 'bait dog' found in Arundel
    Anne Arundel county authorities have launched an animal cruelty investigation after a severly injured dog -- possibly the victim of dogfighting -- was found in Linthicum. County Animal Control officers were called last Thursday to the 600 block of...
  • Why is your breed of dog the best breed?

    It's all politics Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times How has the Glen of Imaal terrier not yet won the Westminster Kennel Club dog show you ask? You ask, don't you? Politics! Darn politics. The hardy breed comes from the Glen of Imaal in County Wicklow,...
  • Collared today: Boomer and Riley

    Collared today: Boomer and Riley
    NAMES: Boomer and Riley OWNER: MC Schneider HOW THEY MET: Boomer came from a breeder in Westminster and Riley from a breeder in Mt. Airy AGE: Boomer is almost 8 and Riley is 2 HOME: Hampstead BREED: Boomer is a Black American Field Lab and Riley is a...
  • Maria S. Taylor, gardener

    Maria S. Taylor, gardener
    Maria S. Taylor, a gardener called the "Picasso of privet hedges" after she transformed a suburban front yard into a topiary menagerie, died Saturday after a fall at her home in the Lake Falls section of Baltimore County. She was 71. "Though it's rush...