Maryland and Pennsylvania were tied at the end of regulation, but a touchdown pass to Reggie White Jr. (Milford Mill) in double overtime ¿ the first two-overtime game in Big 33 history ¿ led to a 31-24 win for the visitors at Hersheypark Stadium.
Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 cleared its first hurdle Monday night as a House committee approved the bill and rejected a proposal to set a different standard for rural areas.
The Maryland roster for the Big 33 Football Classic will be announced in early March, but the names of a few local players have already been released. McDonogh¿s Josh Woods, Meade¿s Jake Hawk, Fallston¿s Alex Helm and Archbishop Spalding's Zach Abey will play in the all-star game, which pits Maryland's best high school football players against Pennsylvania's.
Marie Benick, who lived to be 107 and enjoyed hot fudge sundaes and roller coaster rides, died Friday at her home at Brightview Assisted Living in Towson. Family members said she lived independently until February, when she had a minor stroke that contributed to her death.
Many young adults fresh out of high school don't know what they want to do in life. Many go to college, others join the military and some immediately head to the working world. Phil Givens and Jon Williams decided to start their own business, P&J's Life Skills, to provide respite care to people with special needs.
Captain Randy Dean and his son and first mate, Ryan, walked around the room helping children tie loop, clinch and fisherman's knots. At one table, a pair of brothers, Darin and Brian, worked on their knots between bites of pepperoni pizza. At another, 7-year-old Colin Payne, wearing a camouflage cast on his right arm, used his left arm to help his dad, Mike, tie a clinch knot.
The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer.