| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Welcome back, everyone! I hope you got your Phil fix over the summer by watching him recreate the 1928 Tour de France on a vintage bicycle. The man does not stop. His calves do not stop.
Anyway, back to the race. It opens in an Old West movie ranch...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Everything I knew about how to behave in a hospital I learned from watching "ER." At the fictional County General Hospital, the most helpful thing a family member could do was stay out of the way. So when my husband was in the ER, I even moved my chair...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A Type T Personality is defined as one who pursues risks through potentially dangerous activities or behaviors. We typically visualize thrill-seekers as young or middle-aged, but in truth, no age limit exists for the Type T.
Enter Bob Frothingham, 93-...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The Social Security Disability Insurance system is supposed to provide a financial safety net for workers and their families in the event that a serious medical impairment prevents them from working ("Judges sue Social Security over 'quotas' on disability...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 11:56 AM
When a man willingly jumps from 24 miles above the Earth and lives, there is going to be some buzz. On the heels of Austrian Felix Baumgartner's record-setting "supersonic" skydive from the stratosphere last Sunday, the skydiving community in Maryland...
| Jul 13, 2011
While many in the area are planning to get out of town in the coming weeks, one Catonsville resident has just returned from a recent trip to Australia that featured adventure and lessons in environmental conservation.
During her month-long stay in the...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 11:06 AM
It was an eventful weekend in Ocean City, both on the ground and in the air. Some of the news was not so good, including the death of a 52-year-old boater. Here's a quick wrap-up:
-A Glen Burnie man out for a fishing trip died after the 16-foot boat he...
| May 13, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all.
Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:21 PM
West Virginia's New River Gorge area was already a destination for adrenaline junkies, but now the thrill factor has reached new heights.
Two hundred feet, to be precise. That's the height at the highest point of Gravity, the mile-long zip line that is...
| Jul 8, 2012
Since he was a young boy growing up in upstate New York, Blaze Sanders always said he wanted to be an astronaut. He's doing his best to live up to his dream.
Sanders, who has a degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University, worked as a...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:55 AM
The minute Robert Zerance saw Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman go skydiving in the 2007 movie "The Bucket List," he knew he wanted to jump out of a plane, too.
Zerance, 34, a familiar face at Graul's Market in Hereford, where he helps load groceries...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 5:54 PM
In a ceremony at the Pentagon, hosted by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Jan. 6, Brig. Gen. Ralph O. Baker, an Aberdeen High School graduate, was promoted to major general in the U.S. Army.
The ceremony was attended by...