| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Johnnie Ponzie, a retired business consultant and former longtime Ednor Gardens resident, died Dec. 8 of a heart attack at his home in Whitesboro, N.J. He was 66.
The son of a railroader and a homemaker, Johnnie Ponzie was born in Pine Bluff, Ark., and...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:48 PM
National Wildlife Refuge Week
Celebrate America's wildlife heritage by visiting a local refuge during National Wildlife Refuge Week. On Sunday, Oct.14, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge will host "The Big Sit!...
| May 5, 2012
| 6:23 PM
The screams of joy from Monica Lawler could be heard across the cavernous clubhouse at Pimlico shortly after the Kentucky Derby ended Saturday.
She and her father, Bob Lawler, put money on No. 19, I'll Have Another, who had just won the first leg of...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Food & Wine magazine recently named Ocean City among its list of "America's Best Boardwalks."
The online listing - I couldn't find it in their magazine issue - puts O.C. pretty close to top - in the Top 10, for sure, and possibly the Top 3.
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 3:56 PM
On the evening of Feb. 2, 1942, an unarmed tanker with 66,000 barrels of crude oil on board was steaming in the Atlantic, about 90 miles off Ocean City. Without warning, it was struck by German torpedoes. The attack set the W.L. Steed ablaze, and sank it;...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:29 PM
It's the height of summer, so don't miss out on these family-friendly excursions:
Global Fusion Festival: Journey to Philadelphia for one day of non-stop entertainment that celebrates bringing diverse communities together for a cultural...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Ida Elaine Robinson, a retired teacher who worked for more than 30 years at a Northwest Baltimore elementary school, died of complications of kidney failure March 14 at Sinai Hospital. She was 77.
She was born Ida Elaine Page at her parents' Robert...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Chuck Berry at the Howard Theatre
The legendary Chuck Berry is part of the lineup of performers celebrating the reopening of Washington's historic Howard Theatre. The Howard began a $29 million renovation in 2010 and reopened this month....
| May 5, 2012
| 10:45 AM
There's a new exhibit waiting to greet summer visitors at Delaware's Cape Henlopen State Park. And it's big.
It's a 16-inch gun barrel that once roared from the deck of the battleship Missouri during World War II, and it now rests — 120 tons, 68...
| May 23, 2012
Who knew the serene beaches in Cape May County, N.J. – The Jersey Cape — are laden with downy white sand that rivals the sugar-sand beaches on exotic tropical islands? You don't learn this stuff from watching Snooki and her gang, who hang...
| Nov 3, 2011
Lancaster County, Pa.
Take a journey to the 1800s and spend some time with Baltimore's favorite bard at 'Poe Evermore.' Guests are greeted at the Mount Hope Estate and Winery by Frederick Rauch and led to a series of small theater rooms,...