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St. Mary's County

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  • Golden Apple award recognizes city school volunteer

    Golden Apple award recognizes city school volunteer
    Cory McCray, whose children, ages 3 and 5, are too young to attend middle school, still spends many hours in the halls and classrooms of Northeast Middle School in Baltimore, where he volunteers. Recently, he helped the school start a student...
  • Virginia T. 'Ginny' Dobry, Patterson Park activist

    Virginia T. "Ginny" Dobry, a neighborhood activist who was also described as "Patterson Park's one-woman Welcome Wagon," died Sunday from a brain tumor at her North Kenwood Avenue home. She was 79. "Ginny was such a wonderful person. She made...
  • Maryland selects five health enterprise zones

    Maryland selects five health enterprise zones
    The O'Malley administration kicked off an effort to bring medical services to disadvantaged neighborhoods Thursday by designating the state's first five "health enterprise zones" created under a law passed last year. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, who led...
  • State designates five 'health enterprise zones'

    State designates five 'health enterprise zones'
    The O'Malley administration launched an effort Thursday to bring medical services to disadvantaged neighborhoods by designating the state's first five "health enterprise zones" created under a law passed last year. One of the areas selected for such a...
  • In meningitis outbreak, fear lingers for patients with few answers

    In meningitis outbreak, fear lingers for patients with few answers
    A national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to a tainted steroid killed two Marylanders. Nearly two dozen people living with the disease and hundreds of others who may have been exposed fear they may be next. Sheila Smelkinson began suffering in...
  • High wind watch issued across Central Maryland; BGE warns of outages

    High wind watch issued across Central Maryland; BGE warns of outages
    Central Maryland is under a high wind watch starting Saturday morning, with gusts expected to reach 60 mph during the day. The forecast prompted utility Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to warn of possible power outages. Rain is forecast to usher in the...
  • State dig uncovers the secrets of an 1814 battlefield

    State dig uncovers the secrets of an 1814 battlefield
    The DNA of a battle that helped turn the tide of a war going horribly wrong for America lay buried just six inches below the surface in a Kent County cornfield. For nearly two centuries, the musket balls, canister shot and other artifacts from intense...
  • Herds of fun down on the farm in St. Mary's County

    Herds of fun down on the farm in St. Mary's County
    The sheep's in the meadow, the cow's in the … wait, those aren't sheep, they're alpacas. And those rangy bovines look an awful lot like bison. And what about those long-legged turkeys running loose in the barnyard? St. Mary's County, site of...
  • Two dead after boating accident on Chesapeake Bay

    Two dead after boating accident on Chesapeake Bay
    Two people died and four were rescued in a boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay Saturday when their 25-foot boat capsized two miles south of Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County, according to Department of Natural Resources Police. Sgt....
  • Not all aboard capsized fishing boat wore vests

    Not all aboard capsized fishing boat wore vests
    A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...
  • Dr. Theodore Kardash, obstetrician-gynecologist

    Dr. Theodore Kardash, obstetrician-gynecologist
    Dr. Theodore Kardash, an obstetrician-gynecologist who had been head of gynecologic services at Maryland General Hospital and whose accomplishments as a physician were the pride of his Russian immigrant parents, died April 9 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans...
  • Howard zoning request would bring chickens home to roost

    Howard zoning request would bring chickens home to roost
    Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...