Edward E. "Bud" Itter Sr., a retired Baltimore Sun commercial artist who was also an acclaimed decoy carver and painter, died Monday from complications following surgery at his Pasadena home. He was 86.
A new door to employment in Baltimore is about to open wider. The gateway is the latest variation in online job listings and uploaded resumes called Apploi. Using desktop, laptops, smartphones and free-standing tablet screens in the city and elsewhere in Maryland, the business is poised for expansion.
The estate on this winter morning is Pleasant Prospect Farm in western Howard County¿s Brookeville, and the riders are members of the Howard County-Iron Bridge Hounds, a local fox-hunting club whose roots stretch back 200 years.
He already had passed a hunter-safety course in August and received his hunting license in October. In that way, he is like most of his fellow youth hunters. But the way in which Cody is unlike them, and so many other people, is what makes his hunting trips so extraordinary: He is blind.
Ruiz de Luque and Richard Feeny, a sailing educator and coach from Rhode Island, were chosen by the U.S. Optimist Dinghy Association's international committee, which also picked six other coaches for three other international regattas.
Multiple law enforcement and regulatory agencies come together each hunting season to ensure that hunters are following state and local regulations and being safe. Though Carroll County had an accidental shooting injury less than two weeks ago, such instances are rare throughout the state.
For as long as anyone can remember, wild orchids have rewarded sharp-eyed hikers in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains with pink, yellow and white blooms peeping from the forest floor. But these "secret beauties," as one researcher dubbed them, are vanishing at an alarming rate.
Louis J. "Jack" Foudos, former owner of a cleaning and dyeing company who played a pivotal role in the founding of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Parkville, died May 21 of complications from cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 77.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
With cheaper, lighter plastic models and restrictive regulations that prohibits hunting on a commercial scale, wooden decoys aren't as common as they used to be. But increased interest in decoy collecting has made up for some of the lost business, with some models fetching tens of thousands of dollars.