| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Ryan Ripken was the center of attention Monday morning as four Gilman seniors signed Letters of Intent with four Division I programs.
"It was a very tough decision for me," said Ripken, the 6-foot-6, 200 pound son of Orioles Hall of Fame shortstop Cal...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Those who make their living soliciting donations on behalf of charities, colleges and other nonprofits are occasionally asked by outsiders whether asking for contributions from the rich ever becomes tiresome. Doesn't it amount to begging in better dress?...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 2:12 PM
Del. Rick Impallaria, who represents a portion of Harford County in the Maryland General Assembly, has suggested the Town of Bel Air consider penalizing Wegmans supermarket for billing itself as "Wegmans of Bel Air," when it is technically in Abingdon....
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:41 PM
From the desolate and dilapidated block of Denmore Avenue, a chant rang through the Park Heights neighborhood Wednesday as Baltimore political, community and business leaders gathered with residents to launch a project that many called a "new beginning"...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:48 PM
Alabama football coach Nick Saban was at Gilman Wednesday night to take in the Greyhounds' basketball victory over Calvert Hall.
Saban, of course, is in the process of wooing Gilman football/basketball standout Cyrus Jones to join the Crimson Tide. The...
| Jun 29, 2012
Happy Independence Day, dear readers!
Flags, banners and bunting throughout Havre de Grace shout red, white and blue as we prepare for our nation's birthday and our Independence Day. The Havre de Grace carnival will continue in Tydings Park through...
| Jul 3, 2012
The players from the Baltimore Redbirds aren't professionals — yet. But the team is made up of a number of potential play-for-pay prospects. That's the point for the Redbirds and the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League.
The l0-team, Mid-...
| Jul 3, 2012
Whew, dear readers,
Have you recovered from the hoopla of Havre de Grace Fourth of July patriotic exuberance of this past week? Our red, white and blue city was amassed with aficionados of parades, fireworks and carnivals. I enjoyed walking the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 6:41 PM
Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett's recent trip to Georgia to advocate on behalf of the Ripken organization as it tries to secure public financing of a stadium for a minor league ballclub in Augusta is one of the most ill-advised moves in his time in office....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Towson University pitcher and Calvert Hall graduate Mike Trionfo is honing his game — and a serous tan — this summer
After suiting up for the Fayetteville (N.C.) Swamp Dogs two years ago and the highly regarded Youse's Orioles in the Cal...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 1:43 PM
July 9, 1997: Roland "Bud" Slimmer Jr. of Lutherville lays the first of 1.2 million bricks for the Ravens' new stadium at Camden Yards. "This is all becoming a routine," said Slimmer, a 68-year-old mason who had helped construct Memorial Stadium, which...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The sounds of country music will again fill Aberdeen's Ripken Stadium on Aug. 17, when "Queen of Country" Reba McEntire is expected to hit the stage during the Cal Ripken World Series.
McEntire will perform on a Friday night during playoffs for the...