Norris said the demeanor of the staff, the efficiency of the clinic and the price of the service and antibiotics, it cost him $5 for a diagnosis and 10 days of medication, are what led him to set a fundraising goal of $10,000 for the clinic.
When Amazon.com opens a huge distribution center next year in Southeast Baltimore, consumers across the state who buy books, electronics, toys or anything else from the online seller will no longer be able to avoid the state's 6 percent sales tax on those purchases.
Harmony Lodge AF & AM held its annual ladies night at their lodge Saturday. More than 60 lodge members and their spouses as well as the wives of the several of the late members were honored at a dinner. The lodge members prepared a dinner of roast beef, gravy, stuffing, ham, green beans, rolls, butter, cake and ice cream, coffee and iced tea. On arrival each of the ladies received a beautiful carnation which they could carry or pin on their dress. The lodge gave out door prizes of gift
Eat, drink and be scary on Friday, Nov. 1 at Jarrettsville Gardens from 7 to 11 p.m. to benefit No Kill Harford (NKH), a non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to making Harford County one of the safest places in the country for companion animals and feral cats. The event is being held to raise awareness for NKH's mission and funds for veterinary care for rescued animals and future programs
The searchlights shone, the crowds teemed and the movies unspooled again Thursday night at North Baltimore's Senator, as the city's most beloved theater, refreshed and expanded, reopened after 18 months of darkness.
In recent weeks, The Baltimore Sun, the New York Times and other newspapers, have been carrying advertisements announcing the auction next week of Bohemia Manor Farm, near Chesapeake City, which is one of Maryland's most historic estates that dates to the 17th century.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The Humidour Cigar Shoppe in Cockeysville is hosting a fundraiser today, Sunday, with proceeds benefiting the memorial fund set up for the family of Baltimore County Police Tactical Unit Officer Jason Schneider, a Manchester resident who died last month while on duty in Catonsville.
This is the weekend for yard sales! While I was on my way to Kilby Cream for an ice cream cone last week, I noticed several signs for yard sales scheduled for Saturday, including the annual event at Colony Acres (their rain date is Sunday), Harmony Lodge 56 and West Nottingham Presbyterian Church, all on Jacob Tome Highway between Port and Rising Sun
A new incentive program aimed at revitalizing Maryland's sagging horse industry started Thursday with the opening of the Fall Meet at Laurel Park, offering expanded bonuses for Maryland-bred horses that win, place or show.
Cornell has placed its men's lacrosse team on temporary suspension and canceled all "fall ball" competitions pending an investigation into a hazing incident last Friday, the school said in a statement.
Many thanks to the players and supporters of the Heritage's Basket and Bag Bingo at the Port Deposit VFW over the weekend. Thanks to donors like Maggie Jackson, Patsy Grace, Judy Leonard, Lois Ashworth, Glen Longacre, George Maldeis, Evelyn Jordan, Beverly Narvell and Nellie Hipkins, plus workers like Laura Luongo, Elizabeth Gibson, Stephanie Gibson, Steven and Christine Farley, Anne Gibson and my husband, Rick Bierly – the Heritage was able to have a successful fundraiser. This non-profit
The Towson Moose Lodge property on Mylander Lane, which for over six decades has housed the fraternal organization's meetings and hosted community events, is for sale after the lodge's charter was revoked earlier this year.
A small church is making big plans to welcome the fall season on Saturday, September 28 for Fallston families and their neighbors throughout the county. Members of Holy Communion Lutheran Church are busy organizing their first Fall Extravaganza to help bring families in the community together by providing fun and fellowship for all, silent auctions, raffles and pit beef for the adults, and free games, pony rides, food and prizes for kids. The event happens just six days after the official start
Kathy Heaton, President of the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8185, 520 Susquehanna River Road, hosted a visit from Sissy Borel, National President of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Borel was accompanied by Department of Maryland President, Lyn MacArthur of Abingdon and Department of Maryland Historian, Libby DallaTezza of Keymar, and their husbands. Kathy and her officers provided lite fare for Sissy and her entourage. Borel hails from Starks, Louisiana, and she has been "on the road" since her
I thought it was just me until I talked with fellow flower and bird lover Kate Tufts, a volunteer at the Robinson Nature Center, who revealed that she too has been seeing a huge proliferation of the Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly population this season.
Potential bidders interested in purchasing a Mississippi-style paddlewheel riverboat once worth millions of dollars are set to show up in Canton this week from up and down the East Coast, to start the bidding at $50,000.
Now begins the new school year and the gang at West Friendship Elementary is ready and filled with enthusiasm. Principal Carol Hahn and Assistant Principal Ann Steger expect to welcome students on opening day which is Aug. 26. School hours are 9:05 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
The crew of the Scarlett Isabella has been working almost nonstop since late June to map a 94-nautical-square-mile expanse of sea floor off Maryland's coast, gathering data that could help in placing up to 40 huge wind turbines there to generate power.
The largest school construction contract in Harford history was awarded this week for the new Catholic high school in Bel Air on Route 22. The bid from E. Eyring & Sons Co. for $3,175,000, was accepted by the Archbishop Lawrence J. Shehan
Anne Mekalian, the former Cathedral of Mary Our Queen School teacher, who lost both of her arms and legs to septic shock, has purchased a new car with the help of her former third graders — who raised $33,000 for her. The car, a Subaru Cross Trek, is being specially adapted for her and will be ready in early September.
And as Andrew, a first-year member of the Howard County 4-H club, shares an emotional goodbye with the steer he raised for eight months on the family's Mt. Airy farm, Hough, his own shoulder still wet with his son's tears, can't help but feel for his boy.
Last Saturday's rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of the members of the Water Witch Fire Company, the members of the Ladies Auxiliary unit, and the Fire Police as they gathered for their annual picnic and crab feast on August 3 at Woodlawn Station off Tome Hwy.