| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The anchors never really went "aweigh," and well into the night the rock music blared from the nearby Harbor Place pavilions.
Even so, the dozen or so Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Westminster's Troop 420 who spent a night last weekend aboard the...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Eugene H. "Gene" Shaffer Sr., a World War II veteran, Boy Scout leader and retired crane operator, died Friday of leukemia at his home in Millsboro, Del.
The longtime Ellicott City resident was 85.
Born in Baltimore in a neighborhood near Edmondson...
| Apr 23, 2012
Busy as bunnies you might say when describing the members of the Hare Raisers 4-H Club. On April 21, the club membership set up and cleaned up for the Baltimore and Howard Rabbit Club Show which was held at the Howard County Fairgrounds.
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:44 PM
In a little less than a week, members of Severna Park's Boy Scout Troop 450 will meet men who stood in their shoes decades ago as they celebrate their group's 50th anniversary.
The troop, chartered in 1962 at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:50 PM
The Maryland Lottery approved the operations license for the Maryland Live casino late Monday, allowing the slots facility to open its first phase at 10 p.m. Wednesday as scheduled.
Stephen Martino, lottery director, signed the license for the casino,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:13 PM
James R. LaVey, a retired systems equipment engineer who was also a decorated World War II gunner and longtime Boy Scout advocate, died Saturday of pneumonia at his Timonium home. He was 87.
"He was a giant among Scout volunteers and was a kind friend to...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Congratulations to 16-year-old Justin Kihn, who was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a ceremony at Hiss United Methodist Church on Nov. 9.
Kihn, who joined Cub Scout Pack 247 when he was in the second grade, now serves as junior assistant...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:16 AM
For a few hours on Nov. 10 at the County Courthouse in Towson, it seemed like summer returned for a visit, as residents turned out to enjoy mild temperatures and, at the same time, support a worthy cause.
Sunshine and live music blended with autumn...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 9:40 PM
The site of the largest and most storied of all Civil War battles, Gettysburg National Military Park has the grandest visitor center of the battlefield parks. The 22,000-square-foot museum features relics and interactive exhibits on the struggle, a film...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Sixteen years after competing in his first motorsports race on the Camden Yards parking lot, Monkton professional driver Marc Bunting is returning to the drivers' seat and his roots.
Bunting is putting together Team Baltimore Racing, a sports car team,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 5:56 AM
Laurel Boys Scouts will collect grocery sacks of donated non-perishable food from front porches on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the yearly Scouting for Food effort.
Cub Scouts distributed white, plastic grocery sacks to front doors in Laurel neighborhoods last...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Cub Scout Pack 1673 had a great time in August at Camp William B. Snyder, in Haymarket, Va. Cubmaster Kevin Stroud; and his son, Michael, went with other Tigers and Webelos, and their families for the Pack's highly anticipated summer activity.