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  • Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition

    Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition
    Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools. "There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland. State park lifeguards...
  • Restrictions on swimming at Deep Creek continue after sewage spill

    Restrictions on swimming at Deep Creek continue after sewage spill
    Swimming and fishing have been discouraged at Deep Creek Lake since Friday after sewage overflowed into the popular summer vacation destination.. Garrett County officials, through the county website, said Sunday that water quality samples taken...
  • Forge remains 'home, sweet home' for longtime resident [Rodgers Forge]

    "I felt so comfortable here that I never moved," explained Mildred Zeller, whose parents were original owners of a house in Rodgers Forge. Her parents moved to Dunkirk Road (second group of homes built by Keelty) in 1937 or 1938 and she was born a few...
  • New athletic director works to help Pallotti earn an 'A'

    New athletic director works to help Pallotti earn an 'A'
    New St. Vincent Pallotti athletic director Rick Diggs has been in his new role for less than two months, and has already spearheaded one of the most transitional periods in years — or decades — at the small coed Catholic school in downtown...
  • Becca Meyers cruises to second gold at Paralympic world swimming championships

    Becca Meyers cruises to second gold at Paralympic world swimming championships
    Becca Meyers, who will be a freshman on the Loyola University Maryland swimming and diving team in 2013-14, won her second goal medal at the International Paralympic Committee World Swimming Championships on Friday night in Montreal. The Timonium native...
  • BGE gives Harford public schools funds for energy savings

    Harford County Public Schools has received more than $600,000 in cash incentives from BGE to reflect the school system's partnership with the utility to conserve energy. School officials are working with BGE through its Smart Energy Savers Program, which...
  • Some people do laps; Franco Prezioso does rivers and oceans

    Some people do laps; Franco Prezioso does rivers and oceans
    This guy's a beast.” “We often wonder if he has gills.” Shana Hersh and Brian Walker are quick to praise their friend Franco Prezioso, a long-distance open-water swimmer from Bel Air. Of course, Prezioso is rarely around to hear it,...
  • Columbia Summer Swimming

    Columbia Summer Swimming
    Columbia Neighborhood Swimming League Phelps Luck, 354; Clary'sForest/Swansfield/Huntington, 253 Medley Relays 15-18M: 1. CHS (Mallo, Levine, Sawyer, Boardman), 2:15.65. 9-10M: 1. CHS (Nelson, Rowe, Jones, Jackman), 1:21.23. 11-12M: 1. PL (Pritz,...
  • Howard Summer Swimming

    Howard Summer Swimming
      PrinceMont Swim League Roger Carter, 304; West Arundel Ducks, 271 The Roger Carter Seals picked up their third win of their 2013 season, defeating the West Arundel Ducks from Laurel, MD. The Seals won 24 individual events including triple wins...
  • Beaches reopened at Oregon Ridge, Beaver Dam; Genessee Valley still closed

    Beaches reopened at Oregon Ridge, Beaver Dam; Genessee Valley still closed
    Baltimore County health officials have lifted warnings about swimming at two area beaches, but one swimming ban remains at the Genessee Valley Outdoor Learning Center's upper pond. On July 3, officials had closed the beaches at Genessee Valley, Oregon...
  • Laurel City swimming faces tough test in quest for fourth win

    Laurel City swimming faces tough test in quest for fourth win
    Laurel City first-year head swim coach Susie Keys admits it’s been a long time since the club has won four dual meets in a season. But they have a chance to do that on July 13 when they host Parks and Recreation Pride in the last dual meet of...
  • Lifeguard duty is a family affair for Columbia siblings

    Lifeguard duty is a family affair for Columbia siblings
    Some of Colin and Shelby Stang's favorite childhood memories are set in Ocean City, where the siblings and the rest of their family gathered with cousins at their grandparents' apartment. Days were spent playing in the surf and enjoying the boardwalk....