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  • Volunteer opportunities: Schools, hospitals have positions available

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday prior to date of publication at the latest. To submit volunteer items, mail to Volunteers, Patuxent Publishing Co. Editorial, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; email...
  • Ravens notebook: Harbaugh says Pitta concussion symptoms have subsided, should be fine

    Ravens notebook: Harbaugh says Pitta concussion symptoms have subsided, should be fine
    Tight end Dennis Pitta's concussion symptoms subsided during the Ravens' 13-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to coach John Harbaugh. Pitta suffered a head injury when he was tackled by free safety Ryan Clark and linebacker Lawrence...
  • Thanksgiving airfare bargain hunters must look even earlier this year

    Thanksgiving airfare bargain hunters must look even earlier this year
    With Labor Day still a few weeks away, the time to make Thanksgiving travel plans seems as far off as the Curiosity rover. This year, however, if you snooze, you lose. Airfares are climbing with no leveling-off in sight. The cheapest fares likely are...
  • We could see 70 today before rain arrives

     
    Unless the thickening clouds today keep temperatures in check, the thermometer at BWI-Marshall could threaten the 70-degree mark today. But the mild weather won't much last longer. Forecasters are watching the approach of the next cold front, which is...
  • Family remembers train derailment victim Rose Mayr as talented dancer, singer

    Family remembers train derailment victim Rose Mayr as talented dancer, singer
    In the days after her sister, Rose, died in a train derailment, Anna Mayr felt as if her younger sibling were upstairs sleeping while friends swapped stories on the family's Ellicott City porch until the early hours of Sunday. Anna Mayr, a May...
  • Gas prices: Expensive or the new normal?

    Gas prices: Expensive or the new normal?
    As Maryland drivers cruise into the Fourth of July holiday weekend, they can think of their gas tanks as either half-empty or half-full. By historical standards, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline here remains high: $3.56 on Friday, up a...
  • New Del. toll plaza open in time for July 4 travelers on I-95

    Could Delaware's infamous toll plaza bottleneck finally have been uncorked? Delaware Department of Transportation officials say they've completed a $32.6 million project — just in time for the July 4 holiday weekend — that will greatly reduce...
  • Fewer Maryland travelers expected July 4

    "Staycations" will rule this Fourth of July, according to AAAMid Atlantic. The group for motorists predicts that about 760,000 Marylanders will travel this coming weekend, a 2.9 percent decrease from last year. Ragina C. Averella, spokeswoman for AAA...
  • Holiday events illuminate the season

    Holiday events illuminate the season
    The holiday season is upon us. Why stay in this Christmas when there's so much to do? Quit roasting chestnuts and get old Jack Frost off your nose. Bundle up, pack your overnight bag and take a quick trip. We've found some of the best places in and around...
  • Thanksgiving travel avoids big bumps

    Thanksgiving travel avoids big bumps
    The traditionally busiest travel day on the U.S. calendar wasn't looking all that oppressive Wednesday as many folks apparently got a jump on the holiday — whether traveling in the air or on the ground. Travelers were moving briskly through check-...
  • Toys for Tots holiday drive overflowing with support in West Friendship

    During the first week of collection, Suzy Hill counted more than 90 toys and games. By the time representatives from the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation came for a second pick up at Curves in Glenelg, the amount of playthings had doubled. If you would...
  • Northern Harford, Southern PA celebrates Christmas

    The local Mason-Dixon Line area welcomes residents and visitors to a community-wide open house at the 33nd annual Delta Christmas Fair this weekend. Hosted by Delta Borough, the event Friday through Sunday involves businesses, churches, organizations...