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  • Robert F. "Bob" Brettschneider, AT&T supervisor

    Robert F. "Bob" Brettschneider, AT&T supervisor
    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...
  • Coast Guard finishes cleanup of Curtis Bay Superfund site

    Coast Guard finishes cleanup of Curtis Bay Superfund site
    After nearly a dozen years, $16 million and the removal of some 50,000 tons of contaminated dirt, the Coast Guard declared the Superfund site at the Coast Guard Yard south of Baltimore cleaned and ready for duty Thursday. The yard landed on the Superfund...
  • Baltimore area readies for messy commute Monday morning

    Baltimore area readies for messy commute Monday morning
    Winter is not quite ready to leave Baltimore. Weather forecasters called for a wintry mix of rain and snow to start falling late Sunday and into Monday that was likely to complicate morning commutes. The forecast is for "a slushy inch" of accumulation...
  • In rise of obstacle course races, fun comes with risk

    In rise of obstacle course races, fun comes with risk
    Mud pits, electric wires, climbing walls and a long-distance run — for most participants, outdoor obstacle races offer a chance to overcome physical challenges and bond with friends, often in a rowdy atmosphere. But even as these adrenaline-fueled...
  • Museums, cultural institutions taking a snow day

    Museums, cultural institutions taking a snow day
    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...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague

    Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague
    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...
  • 5 questions with Captain John Martino of Annapolis School of Seamanship

    5 questions with Captain John Martino of Annapolis School of Seamanship
    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,...
  • Man with high fever rescued from tanker ship near Annapolis

    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-...
  • Rescue the Coast Guard

    Rescue the Coast Guard
    Before superstorm Sandy pounded the shores of the East Coast, it had already claimed its first American victims. With the storm still a day from landfall, the U.S. Coast Guard received a distress signal from the tall ship Bounty located approximately 90...
  • Boys Athlete of the Week: Conan Schuster, Loyola, wrestling

    Boys Athlete of the Week: Conan Schuster, Loyola, wrestling
    The senior dominated the 170-pound class at the Mount Mat Madness tournament at UMBC this weekend, pinning all five of his opponents in the first period to become the Dons' first-ever individual champion at the prestigious event. Schuster, who is ranked...
  • Coast Guard men's, women's teams moving to D-III in 2015

    Coast Guard men's, women's teams moving to D-III in 2015
    The U.S. Coast Guard announced this week that it will elevate its men's and women's club lacrosse teams to Division III varsity status effective with the 2014-2015 academic year. The teams will compete in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic...
  • Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday

    Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday
    The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene. Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...