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  • Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay

    Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay
    For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
  • Greetings from Havre de Grace, and around the world

    Greetings from Havre de Grace, and around the world
    The main drag outside this former general store in the homey waterfront community of Havre de Grace — a short hop off U.S. 40 north of Baltimore — is drenched in Americana. Antiques shops and local art galleries dominate the street,...
  • Highest gas prices since 2008 expected for July 4th weekend

    Highest gas prices since 2008 expected for July 4th weekend
    With gas prices on the rise again, West Baltimore resident Coralee Penner says she may sell the "gas-guzzling" Hummer H3 she's driven since 2007. Penner said she's considering replacing her SUV with a more compact car to save on gas. In the meantime,...
  • BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights

    BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights
    With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean. The...
  • Spotlight on Best Athlete nominee Tatyana McFadden

    Congratulations to Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church member Tatyana McFadden on being nominated for the prestigious ESPY Award-Best Athlete with a Disability. Last year, Tatyana won four major world marathons and earned six titles at the IPC...
  • Pumping up gas prices [Editorial]

    Pumping up gas prices  [Editorial]
    The Fourth of July weekend is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year, and it's a safe bet that a lot of Marylanders will hit the roads to Ocean City and beyond. As often happens when mid-summer vacations beckon, gas prices are up and...
  • Tea Party politician who gave John Waters a ride finds new book 'kind of shocking'

    Tea Party politician who gave John Waters a ride finds new book 'kind of shocking'
    It's one of those scenarios that would be hard to believe in a movie.  As John Waters embarked on the cross-country hitchhiking trip that is memorialized in his recently published book, "Carsick," a 20-year-old Tea Party-affiliated legislator from...
  • Fourth of July in N. Baltimore is for fire trucks and cupcakes

    Fourth of July in N. Baltimore is for fire trucks and cupcakes
    The Fourth of July will be a busy holiday for Melinda Frame. She will be in Mount Washington and Cape Cod the same day. Every July 4, Frame is Mount Washington's queen of cupcakes, collecting as many as 1,000 home-baked or store-bought cupcakes from...
  • 'We've got no plane,' Buck Showalter says, as Orioles mull travel options

    'We've got no plane,' Buck Showalter says, as Orioles mull travel options
    After the Orioles completed a four-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 5-2 win Thursday night, the real battle began. The plane that was supposed to take them to Boston for Friday’s series opener against the Red Sox wasn't expected to arrive in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board

    Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board
    Michael Odian was first drawn to horses at the age of 5, after a pony ride at a friend's birthday party. Fast forward 40 years and you'll find the well-known veterinarian raising horses at his Taneytown farm and traveling the region to care for show and...