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  • From Sun Magazine: Frederick H. Bealefeld III Q&A

    From Sun Magazine: Frederick H. Bealefeld III Q&A
    After five years as Baltimore's police commissioner — five years of sleepless nights, crime scenes and news conferences —Frederick H. Bealefeld III was ready to unplug. While Bealefeld scheduled Aug. 1 as his official retirement date, he's...
  • Laurel areas sports notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/Laurel Leader Sports Notices, 5550 Sterrett Place, Suite 312, Columbia, MD 21044; e-mail cclary@tribune.com. Include date, time, location, contact...
  • Appalachian Trail Conservancy to host Family Hiking Day on Sept. 29

    Appalachian Trail Conservancy to host Family Hiking Day on Sept. 29
    For those looking to get outdoors before going indoors to watch the Orioles and Ravens on television Sunday, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy wants you. As part of the National Public Lands Day, the ATC Visitor Center in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., is hosting...
  • Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor

    Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor
    Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45. "Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
  • 5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely

    5 questions on Park Quest with Maryland Park Service's Barbara Knisely
    On Saturday, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources celebrated its fifth annual Park Quest event with Rendevous activities for the teams that completed at least 10 quests. Knisely, who helps run the popular event, discussed its origins and goals....
  • Laurel area sports notices

    Send sports notices a minimum of two weeks before the requested publication date to Patuxent Publishing/Laurel Leader Sports Notices, 5550 Sterrett Place, Suite 312, Columbia, MD 21044; e-mail cclary@tribune.com. Include date, time, location, contact...
  • Bealefeld on the 'failed' drug war, 'The Wire,' and Coldplay

    Bealefeld on the 'failed' drug war, 'The Wire,' and Coldplay
    Over the weekend, Baltimore Sun magazine published excerpts from a Q&A with Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III. After five years of talking to bad guys with guns, features editor Sam Sessa got him to dish on some more light-hearted topics such...
  • Day Trip: Swimming ponies and garden lights

    Day Trip: Swimming ponies and garden lights
    Chincoteague, Va. Pony Swim Experience one of Chincoteague's oldest traditions at the annual Pony Penning and Carnival. On Wednesday, watch Chincoteague's own "saltwater cowboys" herd the island's wild ponies across the Assateague Channel to the...
  • On Rutgers basketball, Princeton husband-hunting and Jimmy Kimmel

    On Rutgers basketball, Princeton husband-hunting and Jimmy Kimmel
    "What's the second paragraph?" That is my boilerplate response when someone suggests a column idea to me. "Yeah. Right. But where do I go from there?" Not every topic is worth 700 words. So, today I will offer a few words on recent headlines in the...
  • With 'Appalachian Spring' Baltimore School for the Arts breaks new ground

    With 'Appalachian Spring' Baltimore School for the Arts breaks new ground
    If there is a single work that captures the essence of America in sound and movement, it's "Appalachian Spring," the ballet with music by Aaron Copland and choreography by Martha Graham that premiered in 1944 at the Library of Congress. Although the...
  • Tireless Terps wrestler Josh Asper craves an NCAA title

    Tireless Terps wrestler Josh Asper craves an NCAA title
    Josh Asper is hungry; most wrestlers are. But Asper's appetite leans less toward pizza than perfection on the mat. The Maryland senior craves an NCAA title this week, and his drive to win has awed his teammates. During workouts, they shy away from...
  • How we work out: The MIHA Hiking Group

    How we work out: The MIHA Hiking Group
    Age is just another number for the members of Maryland Intrastate Hiking Association, a group that meets every Wednesday to ascend hills, cross rivers and traverse area parks. Together, these men and women have explored Patapsco Valley State Park,...