| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Residents of Baltimore were naturally jittery as news swept through the city 150 years ago that Confederate and Union forces were about to meet in an epic battle unfolding in Gettysburg, a small Pennsylvania farming village.
And when it was over, it...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:05 AM
If Mount Airy residents wanted to see fireworks on July 4, they had to drive to Columbia, Frederick or Westminster.
Not this year.
A group of business owners in the town have come together to fund the first Celebrate Independence Day event that will...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Patricia E. Sadowski, a retired Baltimore County public schools reading specialist and music lover, died Sunday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 76.
"Pat worked with children who were...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Carroll County Commissioner Haven Shoemaker announced his candidacy for state delegate in 2014 Monday in front of about 25 people outside of the Westminster Branch Library.
Shoemaker, a Republican serving his first term on the Board of County...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The bites were coming for anglers on the Susquehanna Flats in a Bass Federation tournament in September 2010. But they weren't from fish.
“It was so salty, they were catching crabs up in the flats,” Baltimore angler Donald Haskins said....
| May 28, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Carroll County's downtown communities are joining together in an effort to encourage residents to shop local. "Shopping local isn't just in your neighborhood, it's in the county's neighborhoods," said Missie Wilcox, owner of Marketworks, a marketing and...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:05 PM
It's a sunny morning in Westminster, and the pulleys are squeaking, the weights clinking as a half-dozen members of a small gym give the equipment a workout.
Bouncy music comes though a stereo's speakers. A trainer encourages a client on a treadmill....
| May 13, 2013
| 8:35 AM
A collision between a car and a motorcycle sent the motorcyclist to shock trauma in critical condition Sunday, Howard County police said.
Traffic Enforcement is investigating the incident, which occurred at approximately 2:39 p.m. Sunday, May 12, on...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:43 AM
How many Peeps does it take to make a Statue of Peeperty?
Hundreds, according to Sydney Blacksten.
The 10-year-old fifth-grader at William Winchester Elementary and her family should know. They have entered the Carroll Arts Council's Peeps event for...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:09 PM
For those who believe Phelps Luck Elementary School paraeducator Donna Schulze is too outspoken or too uncompromising on issues relating to her profession, she's got a message for you: Too bad.
"If I see something, I'm going to speak up," said Schulze,...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Carmel Quinn, a homemaker and volunteer, died of a heart attack Sunday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 83.
Born Mary Katherine Carmel Fay in Belturbet, in County Cavan, Ireland, she moved to Baltimore in...