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  • Maryland congresswoman proposes national park on the Moon

    Maryland congresswoman proposes national park on the Moon
    To visit the new national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank. On the plus side: There would be plenty of parking. Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Space...
  • Triathletes hit Perryville Sunday for Diamond in the Rough race

    Sunday is the Diamond in the Rough Triathlon at Perryville Community Park. The race is sanctioned by the USAT. There is an entry fee for participants. Free for spectators. Event starts at 8 a.m. Check http://www.piranhasports.com for more information or...
  • New tourism signs proposed along Harford highways

    New tourism signs proposed along Harford highways
    Familiar blue and brown-and-white signs leading drivers on I-95 and other major state highways to Harford County tourist stops, historic sites or other attractions, such as golf courses, will soon be gone. The State Highway Administration wants to...
  • Lillian N. Conklin, school admissions director

    Lillian N. Conklin, school admissions director
    Lillian N. Conklin, a former admissions director at Roland Park Country School and St. Paul's School for Girls who was known for her warmth and sense of humor, died June 14 of colitis at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 85. "Not only was Lil the...
  • Md. congresswoman proposes national park on the moon

    To visit thenew national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank. On the plus side, there would be plenty of parking. Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on...
  • Nation's principals build playground for Baltimore school

    Nation's principals build playground for Baltimore school
    Every principal can use an extra set of hands, but Mary Donnelly of Baltimore's John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School never imagined she'd have 80. School leaders from across the country took to the Southeast Baltimore school's yard Wednesday, building...
  • Grandeur returns to Baltimore after fire damage cancels six trips

    Grandeur returns to Baltimore after fire damage cancels six trips
    The port of Baltimore's cruise business was made whole Friday morning, when Grandeur of the Seas began loading passengers for its first ocean voyage since a fire put the vessel in dry dock more than six weeks ago. Despite gray skies and precipitation...
  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Fishing talk Monday, July 15: Captain Dale Kirkendall will discuss live lining for rockfish and trolling for bluefish and Spanish mackerel from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at American Legion Post 175 at 832 Manhattan Beach Road in Severna Park. Enter on the...
  • We're a winner in paint company's beautification contest [Mostly Main Street]

    We're a winner in paint company's beautification contest [Mostly Main Street]
    Okay, what does Ellicott City have in common with Halifax, Nova Scotia; Joplin, Mo.; Flint, Mich.; Greeley, Colo.; and Martinez, Calif? That's right — we are part of that lucky band of 20 Main Streets about to get a makeover. Yippee! We did it. We...
  • Back Story: Restoration of ship has ties to Md.

    Back Story: Restoration of ship has ties to Md.
    The 172-year-old whaler Charles W. Morgan, the nation's oldest surviving merchant vessel, will emerge Sunday from an almost five-year, multimillion-dollar restoration effort headed by a former Marylander. Like a proud papa, Quentin Snediker, shipyard...
  • BWI observation gallery reopens after yearlong renovation

    BWI observation gallery reopens after yearlong renovation
    For passengers waiting to catch a plane or folks waiting for someone on a plane, the surroundings at BWI Marshall Airport improved Friday morning with the opening of the two-story observation gallery near Concourse C. The waiting area, part of the $100...
  • Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway tourism projects receive grants

    Three heritage tourism projects in the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway area have been awarded nearly $140,000 in matching grants from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, the Greenway organization announced. A $20,000 grant was awarded to the City...