| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Optimism might seem out of place after the Waterkeeper Alliance's bitter loss in a recent lawsuit to hold Perdue Farms and its grower Alan Hudson responsible for polluting waterways with poultry manure. But it's possible to at least be hopeful of...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Mary E. Weaver, a former nursery school educator who later managed a Baltimore senior living apartment building, died Feb. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Jacksonville-area resident was 82.
The daughter of...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Five years ago today, Charles Carl Roberts IV entered an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pa., and shot 10 girls — mortally wounding five — before killing himself. This quiet, rural community in Lancaster County suddenly became a place of...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:44 PM
Heavy rainfall and rising waters Friday afternoon led to several road closures and swift water rescues in Harford County, officials say.
A "line of heavy rain" proceeded up the central and eastern portions of Harford County Friday afternoon into the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:49 PM
If you're looking for ice cream and iced tea to cool the heat of a summer day, you could go to the refrigerator.
Or you could take a sweet trip to the newly opened Turkey Hill Experience in Lancaster County.
The attraction from the Turkey Hill Dairy not...
| Jun 30, 2011
There are outdoor summer festivals and then there's the Kutztown Folk Festival.
The annual event, held each year in the Pennsylvania town that bears its name, is larger than life in every which way. It attracts around 150,000 visitors each year. It's...
| May 9, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Meet Marty Cohen and his group of early-morning cyclists, who get their dose of cardio by riding through northwestern Baltimore county.
Type of workout: They're riding bikes, so they get a cardio workout and use the muscles in their lower body...
| 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,...
| May 30, 2012
| 6:23 AM
All rails, trails and highways will again this June lead to the Old Line in Delta, Pa., for the 37th annual presentation of Ma & Pa Railroad Month.
The Old Line Museum, 602 Main St. in Delta, will present Ma & Pa Railroad Month each Sunday during June...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:27 PM
The former Funkhouser Quarry in Delta, Pa., one of the last active quarries in the slate and rock industry along the Mason-Dixon Line, is set to be sold at auction in Baltimore early next week.
The 124.7-acre property along Atom Road, owned by Slateridge...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Rescue personnel continue to search for a kayaker missing since late Saturday night on the Susquehanna River in York County, Pa., about six miles north of the Harford County border.
Harford County rescuers had originally been called to help find the...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Harford Sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Brandy Michelle Kerr, 37, of the 200 block of Golf Drive, was charged Thursday with trespassing and theft less than $1,000.
Tavon I. Harvey, 17, who has addresses in the first...