| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:57 AM
At its 90th annual meeting held at the Level Fire Hall Saturday night, the Harford County Farm Bureau named Wilbur "Brownie" Pearce as its 2012 Farmer of the Year.
One of the most enduring and beloved figures in Harford County agriculture over the past...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Until about 1950, a married American couple wanting to have a child other than by procreation had only two options: adopt a U.S.-born children privately (e.g. attorneys, private child welfare agencies) or through public social welfare agencies. The...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:41 PM
John L. Walz, a former typesetter who later ran a Carroll County farm that produced eggs, died of cancer Sunday at his son's Mount Airy home. He was 82.
John Louis Walz was born and raised in Baltimore and was a 1948 graduate of City College.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:07 PM
The Wings of Freedom tour — a display and exhibit of vintage World War II bomber and fighter aircraft — is scheduled to make its annual visit to Carroll County from Friday through Monday, Oct. 12-15, at the Carroll County Regional Airport, 200...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 9:42 AM
There's the 15-foot orange tree with its menacing 11/2-inch-long thorns, a bushy affair that sprouted from small seeds like those most of us just spit out. Nearby is a kiwi plant, its aggressive tendrils snaking vertically up a nearby tree. And then...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The Towson Times captured 13 awards in the annual editorial contest sponsored by the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association, a regional association for print journalism. The awards were for writing and photography from the 2011 calendar year.
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The staffs for the community newspapers and websites in the Baltimore Sun Media Group, which includes the Catonsville Times and Arbutus Times, won 93 awards at the April 20 in the annual Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association editorial contest.
| May 5, 2012
| 10:45 AM
There's a new exhibit waiting to greet summer visitors at Delaware's Cape Henlopen State Park. And it's big.
It's a 16-inch gun barrel that once roared from the deck of the battleship Missouri during World War II, and it now rests — 120 tons, 68...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:42 AM
As The Sun's maritime editor from 1949 to 1969, I was given a free hand to cover the shipping world as I saw fit. And in those days we believed our mission was not just to make certain that The Sun was the leader in maritime news but also to enhance and...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Robert T. Barry, a retired Exxon Oil Co. salesman and avid sports fan, died Friday from congestive heart failure at his Mays Chapel home. He was 83.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Robert Thomas Barry was born in Baltimore and raised on Dukeland...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Dr. John Joseph Krejci, a retired general surgeon who helped plan St. Joseph Medical Center's move to Towson, died at that hospital Monday after suffering an aneurysm. He was 89 and lived in Stoneleigh.
Born on Milton Avenue, he attended St. Michael...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans.
The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...