| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Robert F. "Bob" Brettschneider, a retired American Telephone & Telegraph supervisor who was a former longtime Parkville resident, died Monday of lung cancer at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in York, Pa.
He was 87.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Small craft advisories are a common occurrence on the Chesapeake Bay, so take note that tomorrow begins the National Weather Service’s Safe Boating Week, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard and other groups.
The weather service will...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:28 PM
A water rescue of four people from a boat offshore from Hawkins Point in Baltimore late Sunday night resulted in three people being taken to area hospitals, two of them in critical condition, the United States Coast Guard said Monday.
The rescue occurred...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Over the years, we have often disagreed with Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. on numerous matters of law and social justice. But it gives us no satisfaction to learn of the Anne Arundel Republican's involvement in a horrific boating accident Wednesday on the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:30 PM
A 52-year-old man remained missing in Frog Mortar Creek near the Bowleys Quarter area of Baltimore County as of Wednesday afternoon, about 24 hours after he was last seen separated from his boat in the water, police said.
Divers and other recovery...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 85 and north winds 5 to 9 miles per hour. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 71 and calm winds.
| Aug 30, 2012
| 4:27 PM
A CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore is out of service for the foreseeable future as the railroad assesses the "substantial" damage caused by a ship that hit the structure.
The Bayside Coal Pier, on Benhill Avenue in Curtis Bay, was struck Saturday by a...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Having trouble motivating yourself to get up on your vacation days? Well, the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum has a program to get you and your family up and active in the mornings. Starting July 2 the museum will host free educational programs on...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day.
The American Visionary Art...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:08 PM
The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier.
The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Captain John Martino, the founder and president of the Annapolis School of Seamanship, will lead seminars during this year's Baltimore Boat Show at the Baltimore Convention Center from Feb. 28 to March 3.
Along with a 20-year career in marine training,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:34 PM
A 61-year-old man with a high fever was rescued Tuesday evening from a 957-foot tanker ship anchored near Annapolis, U.S. Coast Guard officials said.
The captain of the Cape Althea contacted Coast Guard officials about 5 p.m. reporting he had a 104-...