There are few anglers more revered than Frederick native Bernard "Lefty" Kreh. Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, and from President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. Enshrined in numerous fishing Halls of Fame, he has been honored by the U.S. Postal Service, which issued a stamp commemorating a fly that Kreh made.
Ralph V. Marchetti, a veteran city public school educator who was also a familiar presence at Camden Yards where he had ushered for two decades, died Dec. 18 at his Overlea home of heart failure. He was 65.
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think.
Thirty students and nine teams received trophies as the top competitors in the Baltimore County Public Schools' fourth annual systemwide Chess Championship held April 26 at Cockeysville Middle School. More than 190 students from 43 schools participated.
Ed Sloman, the owner of Games and Stuff in Glen Burnie, says he's probably played thousands of the board, card and storytelling tabletop games he sells, but his all time favorite is Magic: the Gathering card game.