| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:12 AM
July is the month for farm-fair footraces.
The Harford Farm Fair 5K drew a field of 87 runners to the Bel Air Equestrian Center Sunday. The run was added two years ago, complementing other, more unusual contests of speed and power at the fair –...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:12 PM
A portion of North Howard Street will be closed for up to a month beginning Monday for repairs to an 80-year-old water line.
The road will be closed between West North Avenue and Mount Royal Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. The Baltimore Department of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Sara Silverton, who had taught English and Latin at Patterson Park High School and later worked in psychological testing at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, died Monday of a stroke at Union Memorial Hospital. The Roland Park Place resident was 101.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Public pools in Baltimore will stay open until Labor Day, three weeks longer than expected, the city Department of Recreation and Parks announced Wednesday.
The extension is one of several efforts the city has made to make pools accessible this summer....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Several Harford County runners found a shady course in Southern Maryland for a mid-summer ultra-marathon July 21. The trip to Upper Marlboro for the Rosaryville 50K and 25K netted some age-group awards.
Matthew Burdette of Churchville led the Harford...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Jean E. Hill, a Baltimore model and actress who later performed in three John Waters films, died Wednesday of renal failure at Mercy Medical Center. She was 67.
"Jean Hill was my only African-American star. She was a talented comedian, a brave actress...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Susan Coyle of Abingdon recently won a Zookeeper for a Day Giveaway for her 2-year-old granddaughter, Cadence, that was sponsored by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and College Savings Plans of Maryland.
As "Zookeeper for a Day," Cadence and her guests...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Ethel W. Galvin, a Bryn Mawr School trustee, died of lymphoma Aug. 29 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Poplar Hill resident was 86.
Born Ethel Allen Wagandt in Baltimore, she was the daughter of George Taylor Wagandt and...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:05 AM
"Hello, my name is Robin Johnson, and I'm the pastor here."
That's how the Rev. Robin Johnson, longtime spiritual leader of Hampden United Methodist Church and founder of the church's popular Emmanuel's Rock social club for youths, introduced himself at...
| 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...