| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The city of Baltimore on Wednesday approved a $200,000 settlement with the family of a 14-year-old Randallstown girl, Deanna Green, who was electrocuted in 2006 while stretching during a church softball game in Druid Hill Park.
"As a mother, it was a...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Samson, the young male elephant who was diagnosed with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore late last month, has continued to recover in recent days and has "turned a very positive corner" in his treatment, according to zoo officials.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Our local Girl Scout Thinking Day, which was enjoyed by girls from Daisy Scouts through Seniors last month, was planned and executed as part of Junior Troop 2264's Bronze Award. The girls chose Asia as the theme, rather than a single country. According to...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Barbara Shapiro's love affair with Druid Hill Park dates to her childhood, when she passed through it daily on the way from her Ashburton home to old School 49 on Cathedral Street.
And even when construction of Druid Park Lake Drive in the 1940s and...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A deadly virus has stricken Samson, the only elephant born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in its 137-year history, but zoologists are hopeful that he will recover because the strain is thought to be less serious in his species. Samson also has...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:06 AM
The idea came to her in a dream. Yes, a dream. Cathy Shapiro dreamed about coffee-flavored ice pops, strange as that sounds, and then the Pikesville resident spent 18 months turning the dream into reality.
This summer, the public can taste the results...
| May 6, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93.
The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:21 AM
When word spread in September 1933 that water had finally crested the top of newly built Prettyboy dam, some 7,500 people came to North County to see it for themselves.
They arrived after navigating 10 miles of new roads and across any of nine new...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Get your walking shoes and your leash ready -- the Maryland SPCA is hosting its 18th March for the Animals, which promises great fun for humans and their dogs.
The 1.5-mile walk and festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Sunday, April 21,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Sean Handerhan and his father, Leo, celebrated Fathers Day with a father-son triple in the annual Father's Day 5K in Towson Sunday.
Sean, 18, emerged from a field of 573 runners to finish fifth in 16:37. A recent Calvert Hall graduate, he placed second...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Lorie Young, her white veil neatly pulled over her eyes, tucked a handwritten note into the bouquet of blue and purple flowers she clutched as she waited for the ceremony to begin.
Written on it were her wedding vows, the promises of a shared future...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:29 AM
In a year when Maryland's same-sex couples can, for the first time, legally marry, the organizers of Baltimore Pride 2013 decided some special celebrating was required. A landmark occasion, they reasoned, called for a landmark commemoration.