When the 135th Maryland State Fair revives it Grand Parade this weekend after a 35-year absence, Marvin and Libby Fox will be celebrating more than proudly marching past the grandstand at the Timonium Fairgrounds.
Congratulations, artists, we are proud of you! Let's have a round of applause for the winners and participants from the Parkville Senior Center's painting and drawing classes who received recognition at the 2014 Maryland State Fair.
Janay Rice is the girl from a poor neighborhood who became class president of her posh prep school. A quiet and driven Towson University student. An adoring mother who takes her daughter to the zoo and the bowling alley. One of the unofficial leaders of the sisterhood of wives and girlfriends of Ravens teammates.
Carroll County farmers have enrolled more than 34,000 acres of farmland this year in the state's Cover Crop Program — a grant funding initiative aiming to improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Since he started 24-7 Entertainment in 1997, he's been working to bring in musical acts that provide excitement for audiences, booking about 100 shows a year in the Baltimore area, including the upcoming Shindig Music Festival at Carroll Park, with a lineup featuring Jane's Addiction, Rise Against, Gogol Bordello and Halestorm.
Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But the 11-year-old Monkton girl hasn't been to the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as much as she'd like since Baltimore County public schools opened Wednesday. Hannah and others want Maryland schools to stay closed until after Labor Day — traditionally the final day of the fair.
The Grimmel family of Jarrettsville continued its winning tradition at this year's Harford County Farm Fair Saturday, as 9-year-old Madelyn Grimmel sold three Grand Champion animals she raised, during the 47th annual 4-H Livestock Sale.
Despite a gloomy forecast, rain held off for most of the day Friday, leaving a cool breeze and overcast skies for visitors to enjoy the afternoon of Harford County's 27th annual Farm Fair. The waterworks finally kicked in closer to sunset.
G. Edward and Kathy Fielder of the Bel Air area are in their second year of selling their popular homemade jams, jellies, salsas and hot sauces at the Bel Air Farmers' Market, and they have branched out this year to sell their award-winning products at markets in White Marsh and Towson.
Tori Fromm, 18, of Manchester was named 2014 Miss Carroll County Farm Bureau Sunday night and will serve for the next year through school visits, tours of agricultural facilities and will represent the county at the Miss Maryland Agriculture contest.
Toni R. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who was a longtime supporter of breast cancer research and was a mentor to cancer patients, died of Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Cockeysville man, Josh Christina, at 18, is the youngest person to be named to the Maryland Country Music Hall of Fame, along with another member of their band, Good Old Stuff. Christina also released a CD as a solo artist in November.
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway stores in the Baltimore and Washington regions voted overwhelmingly Tuesday morning to ratify a three-year labor contract that preserves health benefits and raises wages over three years
Union leaders representing 28,000 Giant Food and Safeway workers have reached a tentative agreement with both supermarket chains on a new labor contract, which will be presented to members Dec. 17 for a vote
One of the staples of Maryland eating is pit beef. There's just something special about the flavor produced when cooking a beef roast over fire. It's not the most common sandwich to see at the stadium, but when done correctly, it makes for an easy and extremely tasty tailgate. This recipe has you doing most of the cooking at home prior to the game and then an easy reheating step at the parking lot.
Rose Marie Fury walked away with 27 ribbons from the Maryland State Fair this year, Beverly and Ted Gross won grand champion in vegetable exhibitor category, Hiss United Methodist Church plans to honor firefighters, police and paramedics
They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, and that is the quintessential understatement when you take stock of the recent Howard County Fair ribbons won by Brooke McDonnell, the talented 10-year-old daughter of Elkridge resident Cindy Perry McDonnell.
Lutherville resident Betsy Lentz has won hundreds of Maryland State Fair ribbons over the years for her flowers, flower arranging, vegetables, baking and photography. This year, she will enter food, flowers and more.