| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Congratulations to Emily Buckley, a student at Folly Quarter Middle School and an active member of the Hare Raisers 4-H Club.
Emily was recently announced as a nominee in the Carson Scholars Fund scholarship program. Emily raises and shows rabbits, as...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Northrop Grumman on Wednesday notified about 60 people, primarily in Maryland and Virginia, in its electronics systems segment that they will be out of jobs at the end of the month.
In October, the aerospace and defense contractor announced it was...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:29 AM
A quick hit of thick, wet snowflakes mixed with rain dusted the Baltimore area with another light snow -- 2 inches at the most -- as snow lovers continue waiting for the region's first significant winter storm in at least two years.
That 2 inches of...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher.
It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:47 PM
A project to renovate a building in the Warfield Cultural and Commerce Center, in Sykesville, has been awarded $246,619 in state tax credits in Maryland's Sustainable Communities Tax Credit program.
This week Gov. Martin O'Malley announced that five...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Fitness and Health
The 10th annual Freedom Fitness and Health Expo will take place at South Carroll Senior and Community Center, 5928 Mineral Hill Road, Eldersburg, on Sun., Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local entertainment, free...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Richard W. Ganoczy, a retired draftsman and Coast Guard veteran, died Jan 21 of cancer at Homestead of Sun Valley, a Sykesville assisted-living facility. He was 73.
Mr. Ganoczy was born and raised in New York City, where he graduated from public schools....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Few can picture the 1920s except through movies and old photographs, but 93-year-old John F. "Jack" Feezer Jr. was there, and he is sharing his story in a newly-published memoir, "A Life Well-Lived, Well-Loved, Well-Earned."
Feezer is a one-time...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Walter Scott Brown, a retired Baltimore & Ohio Railroad civil engineer whose career overseeing the railroad's infrastructure spanned nearly 40 years, died Monday at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville of complications from a fall he...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Despite weather conditions which proved much more challenging than last year, more than 9,000 participants took part in last weekend's 17th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Maryland Special Olympics.
The weather did not match the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:14 AM
Some occasions require a touch of romance.
Nothing too formal or over the top — no scattered rose petals or strolling violins. Just good, interesting food served capably in a special setting.
Baldwin's Station in historic Sykesville is just the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The art of cooking is about the journey and the destination, to tweak a famous quote about life that downplays the latter. And it’s also about who’s guiding you along the way.
So when David and Michelle Byrnes discovered one of their...