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  • Howard County family embarks on trip around the world

    Howard County family embarks on trip around the world
    Tim and Julie Rivenbark had a house, two kids and jobs they loved. But the Howard County couple also had a yearning for more experiences and fewer things. "We were doing what we thought was the American dream," says Tim Rivenbark. It took a couple...
  • Diverse paths cross at intersection of Appalachian Trail, U.S. 40

    Diverse paths cross at intersection of Appalachian Trail, U.S. 40
    BOONSBORO -- In three months on the Appalachian Trail, Jim Parkins has met a federal judge, a doctor, countless Boy Scouts, marijuana-smoking college graduates, and a married couple who celebrate their anniversary each year by feeding hikers for a week....
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities are being offered through the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Red, white and blue social The event will feature Trudi Marie Woomer performing country music at 12:30 p.m....
  • Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Churches open doors for vacation Bible schools [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Summer break began last week, and local churches are registering students now for vacation Bible school. St. James United Methodist Church, at 12470 Old Frederick Road (Route 99) in Marriottsville, is trying something different this year: its VBS,...
  • City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget

    City's cable-access relaunches with HGTV-style fare, increased budget
    On Wednesday, Baltimore will relaunch its publicly owned TV station, shifting its focus from broadcasts of government meetings to CharmTV, a showcase for city restaurants, businesses and neighborhoods. City leaders see an opportunity to counteract...
  • Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend

    Six Flags America launching new roller coaster this weekend
    Maryland’s largest theme park is about to take a new roller coaster for a spin. Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro on Saturday launches Ragin' Cajun, a ride that is billed as the first of its kind at the park. At just over 40 feet, the ride...
  • Jolly Roger amusement park marks 50 years in Ocean City

    Jolly Roger amusement park marks 50 years in Ocean City
    Jolly Roger Parks is celebrating 50 years in Ocean City on Tuesday with a ceremony at its flagship amusement park on Coastal Highway. Charles "Buddy" Jenkins, the founder and owner, laid the groundwork for Jolly Roger Parks in 1964 when he met...
  • Hereford grad is off to college in Shanghai

    Hereford grad is off to college in Shanghai
    A decision Annie Seaman made in 2008 as a seventh-grader at Hereford Middle School has changed the course of her life. Chinese classes were being offered that year for the first time in Baltimore County schools and Annie signed up. She continued to...
  • Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup

    Baltimore-based fund sending cancer survivor to World Cup
    The legacy of Craig Willinger lives on with Hannah Smith at the 2014 World Cup. Smith, a 17-year-old high school soccer player from Murraysville, Pa., is in Brazil this week with her mother, Rori. She is the ninth honoree of a Baltimore-based foundation...
  • Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner

    Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner
    Peter Allen Denzer, founder of Peter's Inn in Fells Point and a motorcycle enthusiast, died June 30 at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va. He took his own life after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was 67. "His mantra was to drive fast and...
  • In competitive rodeo, Harford Tech graduate is quick to learn the ropes

    In competitive rodeo, Harford Tech graduate is quick to learn the ropes
    At 5:30 a.m. every summer day, when most high school students are catching up on sleep lost during the school year, Austin Weinreich is already up and dressed in his plaid shirt, blue jeans, cowboy hat and a belt buckle so big that it wouldn't seem out of...
  • Bicycling duo head from Alaska to Argentina [West Friendship]

    Gosh, our recent getaway to Connecticut for my husband's 50th high school reunion sounds blah after hearing of the amazing adventures of Jason Bostron and his wife Daisy Phillips. What a team this duo makes as they bicycle from Alaska to Argentina....