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  • Temperatures headed for 100 degrees

    Temperatures headed for 100 degrees
    Temperatures in the mid-90s on Monday drove Marilyn Ramirez to the beach at Rocky Point Park, where her children splashed in the Chesapeake Bay. But they probably won't be back at week's end. With temperatures forecast to rise to 102 degrees by Friday,...
  • Ghost gear: A hidden threat to the Chesapeake Bay

    Ghost gear: A hidden threat to the Chesapeake Bay
    Camouflaged in waters around many of our rivers and the Chesapeake Bay, lost fishing gear no longer brings in seafood but continues to snag marine life. The gear — crab pots, tangled fishing line or nets — were either abandoned or dropped from...
  • Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation

    Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation
    Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it. The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup. "If you acted up, she...
  • Chessie: Chesapeake by choice

    Chessie: Chesapeake by choice
    Welcome back, old friend. In a summer of discontent across the United States from the record heat wave that's plagued much of the country to the icy deficit reduction talks in Washington, it's good to see a familiar (and might we add unflappable)...
  • Is this still good: blog posts that passed our smell test

    Is this still good: blog posts that passed our smell test
    These posts and articles were interesting when I starred them. Now I'm not so sure. What do you think? Hey, if you send an email to richard.gorelick@baltsun.com I'll put you in my Google Plus Baltimore Diner Circle and then you can see these fun and...
  • Senior briefs

    Free workshop "Caregiver 101" will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 30, at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. The workshop will provide information needed to prepare for discharge from a hospital or rehabilitation facility,...
  • Volunteer briefs

    Bay alliance Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay needs volunteers to staff the reception desk, answer phones, and provide clerical support and program and project support for the staff. Hours are flexible. Email office@allianceforthebay.org. Correctional...
  • States better choice to defend Chesapeake Bay than feds

    What exactly is "stupefying" about turning the care of the Chesapeake Bay over to the state which has the greatest stake in having it be clean and functioning ("No defender of the bay," July 18)? Or was your editorial more about political candidates The...
  • Is anybody surprised that Rep. Harris votes against the bay?

    In response to your editorial "No defender of the bay" (July 18), are you really surprised that Congressman Andy Harris voted against protecting the health of the Chesapeake Bay? You can expect every vote from the 1st Congressional District to be against...
  • Baltimore bartenders mix it in cocktail competition

    Baltimore bartenders mix it in cocktail competition
    Monday was a night of many firsts at Angels Rock Bar. It was the first time the bar, and possibly the United States Bartenders' Guild, presented a cocktail-and-tattoo bartending competition. It was the first time some of the competitors submitted...
  • Local bartenders make winning cocktails

    For the home bartender, part of the fun is the experimentation. It can be joyous, disappointing, expensive — or all three. But Trent O'Connor and Brendan Dorr, two local bartenders, have some suggestions for a winning formula. Dorr, the bartender...
  • Treasure hunt

    Treasure hunt
    On the wave-tossed banks of the Eastern Shore, treasure washes onto the sand every day —ordinary glass thrown into the water decades ago, where it was broken and beaten by the sea for years, emerging finally as rare and beautiful "sea glass."...