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  • Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory

    Pickersgill gearing up to celebrate Old Glory
    Former Towson resident Bob Knowles promises "shock and awe" June 13 when Pickersgill Retirement Community hosts a Flag Day Ceremony featuring patriotic songs and readings, and 260 flags from all over the world. The flags are not just a stunning...
  • Bel Air's Wienckowski back at Alcatraz, only to escape

    Bel Air's Wienckowski back at Alcatraz, only to escape
    Chuck Wienckowski returned to Alcatraz recently, just over a year after completing his first Escape from Alcatraz. This time, the 66-year-old Bel Air resident was much faster in the annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on June 1. He competed the 27.5-...
  • Missile-defense blimps to sail above Harford, but not for spy purposes, officials say

    Missile-defense blimps to sail above Harford, but not for spy purposes, officials say
    Two giant missile-tracking blimps, part of an airborne-attack defense exercise, will soon be perched high above parts of Aberdeen Proving Ground in Harford and Baltimore counties, as Army officials have been going to lengths reassure residents that they...
  • Shades of 1978? [Commentary]

    Shades of 1978? [Commentary]
    On September 10, 1978, two days before the Maryland primary election, The Baltimore Sun published a poll showing Lt. Gov. Blair Lee III — who was acting governor in the wake of Gov. Marvin Mandel's political corruption conviction the previous year...
  • Severe storms, tornado risks expected Wednesday evening

    Severe storms, tornado risks expected Wednesday evening
    Severe storms were moving south and west of the Baltimore area Wednesday evening, expected to bring threats of hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. A tornado watch has been issued for Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard,...
  • No economic growth in Maryland last year, federal agency says

    No economic growth in Maryland last year, federal agency says
    Maryland's economy didn't grow last year, according to gross domestic product estimates released Wednesday. The state's GDP remained unchanged, ranking it near the bottom of the country, the U.S. Department of Commerce said. GDP growth was worse only in...
  • Hundreds show up for 'House of Cards' casting call in Bel Air

    Hundreds show up for 'House of Cards' casting call in Bel Air
    They came by the hundreds – actually upward of 2,000 – from near and far, hoping to get their few seconds of fame on the small screen. The "House of Cards" open casting call for extras needed in Season III of the Netflix TV political thriller...
  • Developer Kingdon Gould Jr. reflects on his 60-year legacy

    Developer Kingdon Gould Jr. reflects on his 60-year legacy
    Kingdon Gould, Jr., 90, is a noted businessman, real estate developer and former U.S. ambassador under two presidents. He is a great-grandson of railroad tycoon Jay Gould. Over the course of his more than six decades as a resident of Howard County, Gould&...
  • Art teacher leaves legacy of artists after 21 years at Carver

    Art teacher leaves legacy of artists after 21 years at Carver
    In a way, Joe Giordano could be considered a visionary. In 1993, when George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology opened, Giordano was hired to start the department of visual arts. His method of teaching art to high school students was...
  • After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive

    After delays, transit-oriented development starts to arrive
    Maryland developers are once again digging into plans to build near rail stations, a sign that the appetite for development projects focused on transit may be coming back. This week, developers will break ground on a new 700-car parking garage and...
  • Award-winning young quartet serves up classics

    If the Wasmuth Quartet is not a familiar name, that's precisely the reason why the Candlelight Concert Society is presenting this young chamber music ensemble on Sunday, June 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This season-...
  • Cow reported on the side of the road in Bel Air [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Patricia Ann Tatta, 39, of the 700 block of Gilbert Road, was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which she was charged with failing to send her child to...