For the first time in at least half a century — and, possibly, ever — the famed Chincoteague Ponies made their annual swim from their island refuge off the Eastern Shore Wednesday in a slashing thunderstorm.
The Paw Paw Museum, sponsored by the Port Deposit Heritage Corp. and at 98 N. Main St., will be open on Aug. 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. The Bainbridge Museum continues to open every weekend from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays until December at 6 S. Main St. (the old Bank Building) and it will hold a grand opening and open house on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1 to 5 p.m
The "big aggressive bumble bees" that were swarming in Fallston and Jarrettsville were identified 25 years ago this week. Reg Traband, the county's extension agent, said they probably weren't bees at all, rather they were "June beetles" or large Cicada-Killer Wasps."
Sunday is the Diamond in the Rough Triathlon at Perryville Community Park. The race is sanctioned by the USAT. There is an entry fee for participants. Free for spectators. Event starts at 8 a.m. Check www.piranhasports.com for more information or contact Neil Semmel, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deer Creek Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends will host its 16th Annual Blueberry Festival at its meetinghouse, at 1212 Main St. in Darlington, on Saturday, July 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m
Congratulations to my niece and god-daughter, Kelsey Glatts, on her graduation from Sun Valley High School. Kelsey was also senior class secretary. She was a member of the honor society and the National Spanish Honor Society. She received the following honors: Pennsylvania State Representative Stephen Barrar Service Award; Brookhaven American Legion Albert Merlino Memorial Post 94 Citizenship Award, Coebourn Elementary PTL award – Jerry Achuff Award; Van "Guard" Color Guard and Class of
Twenty-four years after the doors closed on one of Baltimore's most cherished spots, they're back open, with a new set of owners hoping Baltimore warms to its 21st-century update of the clubby classic, which they're calling The Chesapeake.
Want to make some money and help out a good cause at the same time? Join the Perryville Food Lion for its summer yard sale on Saturday, June 22. It's $10 per parking spot – buy as many parking spots as you think you need! All proceeds will benefit the Children's Miracle Network
Sky, a 14-year-old West Towson resident, has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment ¿ having at least a seventh round of the cancer-fighting drug since being diagnosed with primary mediastinal b-cell lymphoma, a form of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, on Dec. 3, 2012 ¿ at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis has a black bat with a pink label circle that he was hoping to use Sunday as part of MLB's breast cancer awareness initiative -- and as a tribute to his mother, Mary Lou, a breast cancer survivor.
On Wednesday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday ,May 16, from 3 to 7 p.m., the Hampden Family Center, 1104 W. 36th St., is partnering with MedStar Health, which owns Union Memorial Hospital, for a blood drive. If you have questions or wish to make an appointment, call the Hampden Family Center at 410-467-8710.
The festival takes place in the dining room of the Chesapeake Center at Harford Community College Friday, 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is free.
The Orioles held a pre-game meeting today so manager Buck Showalter could talk to the team about increased security measures at Camden Yards in response to Monday's Boston Marathon bombing. The brief meeting, he said, was just to make sure all questions were addressed.
Third annual Hats Off to Hampden, gala fundraiser for the Hampden Family Center, is Saturday. People are supposed to wear their best hats. Silent and live auctions for items ranging from a dinner for 10 cooked in your house by The Food Market chef, to tickets to see Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Sting.
The former home of Grace Turnbull, a classic Guilford mansion, is being fixed up by new owners Douglas Hamilton III and his wife. The house, once home to the late artist Grace Turnbull, will be a highlight of this year's Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage tour, which this year focuses on houses in Guilford, in conjunction with Guilford's 100th year.