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  • Glenelg mountain biker shares passion for county parks in video

    Glenelg mountain biker shares passion for county parks in video
    Mountain biking has had a big influence on Nick Griesser, and his passion motivates him to make others aware of the sport. The Glenelg resident has been biking since he was 10 years old and says he intends to continue mountain biking and "dirt jumping"...
  • August downpour results in sewage overflow of 12 million gallons

    August downpour results in sewage overflow of 12 million gallons
    Baltimore city officials belatedly disclosed Friday that sewage overflows topped 12 million gallons during last week's downpour, four times what had previously been acknowledged. It was the most untreated waste reported spilled in the city in a single day...
  • Baltimore's overflowing sewers in action

    Baltimore's overflowing sewers in action
    Ever wonder what a sewer "overflow" looks like?  This video by the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper shows what happened in multiple places in Baltimore during the near-record downpour of Aug. 12, when six inches of rain fell in a 12-hour time span. That's...
  • Why is Marley Creek so clean?

    Why is Marley Creek so clean?
    The sign that prohibited swimming in Marley Creek for decades was removed last summer and bacteria levels are among the lowest in the county after last week's heavy storm, but the reasons for the improvement remain a mystery. South River Federation...
  • State should clean up its act [Letter]

    State should clean up its act [Letter]
    I can't recall the last time that a commercial real estate development site spilled more than 3 million gallons of raw sewage into the Maryland waterways but that's what the state of Maryland did last week ("3 million-gallon sewage spill reported at...
  • Fish kill in Baltimore's Herring Run Park

    Fish kill in Baltimore's Herring Run Park
    City officials said Thursday they are investigating a fish kill in a Northeast Baltimore creek that flows through Herring Run Park, where users of the park and streamside trail expressed dismay. "This is ridiculous," said Donald Cooper, who stopped...
  • Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schools

    Thomas Viaduct Middle almost ready for students from eight feeder schools
    With less than two weeks to go before the first day of school, Thomas Viaduct Middle School was almost ready for the 521 students expected to walk up the newly poured sidewalk, proceed through the newly installed front doors and settle into new chairs...
  • Upperco teen hones skills for goat-tying rodeo event

    Upperco teen hones skills for goat-tying rodeo event
    Don't call Carli Cavin a goat roper, a derisive term generally reserved for a cowboy or cowgirl wannabe or a phony having, as the saying goes, "all hat and no cattle." Nothing could be further from the truth when it comes to the Hereford High School...
  • Parks and trails dot county

    Parks and trails dot county
    A network of county and state parks and trails provide plenty of opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Whether people want to hike, fish or picnic, the parks provide diverse opportunities to enjoy in the Land of Pleasant Living. Here’s a list of...
  • Algae flourishes after record rainfall

    Algae flourishes after record rainfall
    The already low crab and oyster population could be hurt by last week's record rainfall, as a large algae bloom nourished by a flood of stormwater pollution sucks oxygen from the Chesapeake Bay. Scientists with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation said they...
  • Relay's history topic of talk at Arbutus Senior Center

    Relay's history topic of talk at Arbutus Senior Center
    When Ray Chism, 74, bought the Relay Hotel in 1972 with his wife, Diana, he wanted to learn more about the history of the building, where he has lived with his family for more than 30 years. The couple began sorting through archives and talking to older...
  • Navigating Health and Aging: Focus on walking to create a healthy lifestyle

    This past weekend, I ran/walked in Baltimore's Charles Street 12 mile race. It seemed like a good idea —at least during the time when my children talked me into joining them. Fast forward several weeks at 5 a.m. on the morning of the race, and it no...