The former Major League Baseball pitcher "Bullet" Bob Turley, who died last Saturday at age 82, played for the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees, and his name also has a special meaning in the annals of Harford County sports and business.
The family owners of The Inn at the Black Olive in Fells Point hope a bankruptcy filing Thursday will give them time to try to attract investors and keep operating the 2-year-old boutique hotel, their bankruptcy attorney said.
The Bel Air town commissioners honored two local men Monday for their work with the Greater Bel Air Community Foundation, a nearly 15-year-old nonprofit which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars toward community projects in Bel Air and the surrounding areas.
An anniversary qualifies as a good time to throw yourself a party. That's what the Red Branch Theatre Company is doing to mark its fifth season. Its two-night cabaret program on March 15-16 is a chance for the Columbia-based company to musically look back on past shows and also look forward to the shows ahead.
When they meet on March 18, the members of the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners will be asked to vote on charging a $10 fee to owners of property sold at a tax sale auction – the result of the county charging the $10 fee to the town.
Jane Sawyers at the Port Deposit VFW Post 8185 organizes a canteen party on the last Saturday of each month at the post home for VFW members. Each month, Jane conducts a fundraiser at the party to benefit a different charity. January's fundraiser benefited the Department of Maryland Ladies Auxiliary President's Special Project and February's recipient was the VFW's National Home for Children. Last week, I incorrectly identified Jane; but…by any name…she is very much appreciated at
Jim Dryden with the Friends of the Concord Point Lighthouse informed me about the 2013 volunteer orientation and briefing to be held March 9 at 10 a.m. at the Havre de Grace Police Department meeting room. Information? Call 410-939-3213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
By By Ron Browning and 410-939-6562; fax 410-939-1833
Gay Lynn Diffenderffer had no idea that her husband was growing marijuana at their Baltimore County home, her attorney says, until state police investigating his mysterious disappearance discovered about 100 plants in a locked basement.
Mildred E. "Millie" Banwell, an artist who was a longtime supporter of the Lighthouse Shelter in Annapolis and an active member of Calvary United Methodist church, died Sunday of pulmonary fibrosis at Hospice of the Chesapeake in Pasadena. She was 75.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
A consortium of Northeastern states including Maryland has agreed to reset a power plant emissions cap to current levels and to tighten it annually starting in 2015, an action officials said would increase investment in energy efficiency and slightly raise electricity prices, besides cutting pollution.
Businesses of all sizes are looking to cash in on the Ravens' success. From small-time online sellers to major international brands the end of the Super Bowl means the beginning of promotional tie-ins, people and companies trying to cash in on the good feelings that come along with a Super Bowl win.
Howard Johnson, president of the Greater Elkridge Community Association, recently forwarded an official letter naming the Mount Clare Yard station as the preferred site for the new Intermodal container transfer facility and stating an end to all investigations into the four other proposed sites, which included Beltsville, Jessup, Montevideo Road and, of course, Hanover.
Hundreds of people gathered on site and online Wednesday for the first public opportunity to buy the silenced remains of the Sparrows Point steel mill — from forklifts and slab haulers to cabinets and snowblowers.