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  • Goucher at Washington: Three things to watch

    Washington had won the first two meetings between these teams until Goucher edged the Shoremen, 8-6, on Feb. 25. The Gophers, ranked 10th in the latest United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association poll, have won 14 straight contests game en route to...
  • Howard County native wins 2012 Sophie Kerr Prize

    Howard County native wins 2012 Sophie Kerr Prize
    Kathryn Manion was "at a loss for words" Tuesday night — shortly after being honored for her way with them. At a private club in New York, Manion, 22, was named the 2012 winner of Washington College's Sophie Kerr Prize, which at more than $58,000...
  • South River student awarded $20,000 scholarship

    South River High School senior Caitlin Byrnes says her parents have been stressing the importance of college since she was young, and though she listened to the message, she didn't think it applied to her. The Crofton resident would consider the family...
  • Janet Browne, interior designer

    Janet Browne, interior designer
    Janet Browne, a retired designer who outfitted the interiors of colleges and banks during a lengthy career collaborating with her architect husband, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 12 at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. The longtime...
  • Perryville: Privily residents celebrating birthdays

    The all-you-can-eat breakfast is at Harmony Lodge on Tome Highway Saturday, Nov. 10 from 7 to 10 a.m. Moore's Chapel United Methodist Church invites guests to The Pumpkin Prom – a dance for all ages on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are...
  • Lopsided races: Most Maryland congressional reps face little competition

    Lopsided races: Most Maryland congressional reps face little competition
    Despite well-known challengers and widespread dissatisfaction with Washington, most of Maryland's incumbents in the House of Representatives appear to be cruising to re-election — a result of convoluted congressional districts and large Democratic...
  • O'Malley to appear at tea party? Can this be true?

    At first glance, the event listed on Gov. Martin O'Malley's schedule for Saturday seems utterly implausible. "Governor O’Malley to attend Chestertown Tea Party," reads the listing for 1:30 afternoon at the Chestertown Dock in the Kent County seat....
  • Another Tilghman involved in a historic moment

    Another Tilghman involved in a historic moment
    Several readers wrote me about last week's column that told the story of federal Judge Sarah Tilghman Hughes, a Baltimorean who swore in Lyndon B. Johnson as president aboard Air Force One after the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. They...
  • Harford County police blotter

    Aberdeen Worthington Foster, 38, of the 100 block of Spesutia Street was charged Thursday with marijuana possession. Marcus Leon Haynes, 24, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was...
  • Elected Anne Arundel student board member to spend summer honing leadership skills

    Elected Anne Arundel student board member to spend summer honing leadership skills
    Old Mill High School junior Nick Lefavor was elected several months ago as the next student member of the Anne Arundel County school board. And though he says he's familiar with the issues affecting county students, he's taking a couple of summer programs...
  • Recalling the 1967 re-enactment of Tilghman's historic dash from Yorktown to Philadelphia

    Recalling the 1967 re-enactment of Tilghman's historic dash from Yorktown to Philadelphia
    In a recent column, I wrote about Gen. George Washington's aide-de-camp, Tench Tilghman, Maryland's version of Paul Revere, whose historic ride in October 1781 from Virginia to Philadelphia brought news to the Continental Congress of the British surrender...
  • Edwin C. Fry, farmer

    Edwin C. "Pop" Fry, a longtime Kent County farmer who was active in agricultural affairs, died June 1 of pulmonary disease at Washington Hospital Center in Washington. He was 88. The son of farmers, Mr. Fry was born in Washington and raised in...