| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Members of the U.S. Navy Parachute Demonstration Team, the Leap Frogs, took a break between jumping assignments Saturday evening to help an accident victim on U.S. 50 just outside of Ocean City, the team's California-based public relations team reported...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 5:04 AM
How considerate of the British, to attack Baltimore in 1814 and thus give Baltimoreans, two centuries later, ample excuse to hold a two-year celebration.
As you may have heard by now, Baltimore is kicking off its bicentennial celebration of the War of...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:12 PM
As the schooner Pride of Baltimore II headed up the bay from Norfolk Tuesday, the 1,300-square-foot American flag rippling from its main gaff suddenly snagged and ripped.
Fortunately, Pride has a sewing machine onboard.
"We have a lot of flags," said...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 7:20 PM
With a giant flag of 15 stars and stripes as a backdrop inside Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, a celebratory concert Sunday night drew a packed house to cap the weekend's commemoration of the War of 1812 bicentennial.
As if to underline that there are no hard...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:18 PM
Shrieking children covered their ears and adults flinched as the Blue Angels made a low pass over Fort McHenry, only to stretch their necks and shade their eyes to track the Navy jet fighters as they soared into the sun.
At the Inner Harbor, crowds lined...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The anchors never really went "aweigh," and well into the night the rock music blared from the nearby Harbor Place pavilions.
Even so, the dozen or so Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Westminster's Troop 420 who spent a night last weekend aboard the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Anne Arundel's three regional concert series offer entertainment bargains to county residents in search of live musical performances by classical, folk and jazz artists.
Societies that have been around for at least 30 seasons hold the concert series at...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:46 PM
For the first time in her memory, Jessica Long dreaded swimming.
With high school coming to an end, her friends cut loose -- bonfires, movie nights. It all sounded so fun and Long, a seven-time Paralympic gold medalist, had to skip out so she could hit...
| Jun 22, 2012
•The 25th season of the "Sunset Serenades" summer concert series continues with classical music by the Columbia Orchestra at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108, Ellicott City. Free. Information: 410-313-2022....
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:21 AM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.
"I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
| Mar 22, 2010
| 12:02 PM
Go here: Sprinkled throughout Norfolk, Virginia is the image of a young mermaid, who, as Norfolk's popular logo, represents the 300 years of marine heritage the city boasts. Aside from the naval heritage, Norfolk is also home to the Virginia Symphony,...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 6:09 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo inherited a potentially thankless assignment when he was hired to replace Paul Johnson, the architect of a dramatic change in fortune for a football program that had languished for decades before his appointment.