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  • Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail

    Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail
    "Monocacy" is an Americanized version of the Shawnee word "Monnockkesy," which means "river of many bends," and the Monocacy River lives up to its name. Though my kayak glides calmly under my kayak through the opaque green water, I struggle to keep up...
  • Maryland freshman Dion Wiley uses European trip to improve hoop skills

    Maryland freshman Dion Wiley uses European trip to improve hoop skills
    Maryland freshman Dion Wiley's summer began the day he reported to school in early June for classes, official team workouts and pickup games. When his new Terps teammates went home for a couple of weeks in mid-August, Wiley's basketball education...
  • Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms

    Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms
    — With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections. Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...
  • Chick-fil-A opening turns Aberdeen parking lot into campground

    Chick-fil-A opening turns Aberdeen parking lot into campground
    Is it a pilgrimage, a family vacation, a community gathering, a road trip, a type of tailgate, a chance at free food, a company promotion or a little bit of all of the above? The day before a Chick-fil-a opening can be hard to explain, or at least to...
  • VanDyke traveled in Libya with slain journalists

    VanDyke traveled in Libya with slain journalists
    Matthew VanDyke, the self-styled "Arab Spring Freedom Fighter" from Baltimore, was a friend of the two American journalists who were beheaded by Islamic State militants. VanDyke met James Foley and Steven Sotloff during his travels in Libya, and it...
  • Miguel Gonzalez persevered through two trips to the minor leagues

    Miguel Gonzalez persevered through two trips to the minor leagues
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez took two abrupt trips to the minor leagues this season -- both in the past two months -- in stride. He knew he wasn't being sent down because of his performance, but because the team needed his roster spot....
  • Summer ends, fall sports begin [Sports notices]

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday Running Nightmare Graphics and the Turf Valley Towne Square will host the 2nd Annual Turf Valley Trot 10K and Family Fun Walk to benefit the Zaching Against Cancer Foundation on...
  • Make late start a non-starter [Editorial]

    Make late start a non-starter  [Editorial]
    Students go back to school for the first time Tuesday in only one school system in Maryland. That would be Worcester County, home of Ocean City where the lure of sun, sand — and the availability of teen labor — convinced the local school board...
  • How Neighbor Ride builds bonds between volunteer drivers and passengers

    How Neighbor Ride builds bonds between volunteer drivers and passengers
    Helen Martinaitis patiently sits in the passenger seat of Jim Madachy’s car as he drives away from her Columbia apartment complex. Martinaitis is on her way to an Ellicott City assisted-living center, where her husband of 63 years lives,...
  • A fantastic day with Dad at Wrigley Field [Commentary]

    A fantastic day with Dad at Wrigley Field [Commentary]
    It doesn't matter that we only got to watch two innings (they were the only two the Orioles scored any runs), I got to cross another venue off my bucket list of baseball stadiums – Wrigley Field in Chicago. It was a whirlwind Saturday – we...
  • Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore

    Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore
    When the Carnival Pride returns to Baltimore next spring, it will not only have new pollution-control technology and a $500 million makeover. The ship also will have a new itinerary of extended cruises to the Caribbean. Carnival Cruise Lines, which...
  • Baseball coaches are filling rosters fast

    Email notices to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday Baseball The 16U Western Howard County Renegades are looking for players, a catcher in particular. This team is fully sponsored, so there are no parent fees. The team participates in...