| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:11 PM
John Leck will never forget the look on the face of the paralyzed boy sitting in his wheelchair. When the arrow left the bow that had been strapped onto the eighth-grader's arm, a mixture of wonder and excitement was apparent as he watched it sail...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:05 AM
100 Years Ago
Quoth the Raven
"The Poe literary society of the Ellicott City High School was called to order Jan. 8, 1913, by the president, William Holman.
"The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and approved. After transacting business the...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Maryland's largest gun manufacturer has decided not to leave the state just yet.
Beretta USA threatened to abandon its home on the Potomac if Maryland passed a strict new gun-control law, but after the law was signed the company announced that its...
| Jan 6, 2013
Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce welcomed 11 new members in December, bringing its membership to 950.
New members are:
- Aflac, Andrew Powell, 550 Cleveland Ave.,...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:26 PM
The landscape of Howard County's "rural west" — the chunk of the county roughly west of Route 108 and Centennial Lane — is set for the moment, and most owners hold the right to develop their land, or not, as they wish.
This could change,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Alleyn Wagandt Moore, a gardener who was a judge in national horticultural competitions, died of cancer Nov. 21 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The North Baltimore resident was 92.
Born Alleyn Hays Wagandt in Baltimore, she was a great-granddaughter of...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Wichita is among the top metro areas in the nation in high-tech jobs according to a new report. The report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute ranks Wichita No 6. It says almost 15% of jobs in Wichita are considered high-tech.
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| May 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Federal investigators began examining Monday the wreckage of a two-seater, home-built airplane that crashed Sunday in Virginia, killing a man from Davidsonville and his son from Westminster, the father of 10 children.
On Saturday, experimental...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 6:31 AM
The Deputy State Fire Marshal is calling for the public's help as officials work to solve a series of suspected arsons in the Cambridge area of Dorchester County.
The latest fire occurred 10:17 p.m. Friday, April 5, and involved a two-story, vacant...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Trapped in a steel cage barely big enough to hold her, the large squirrel was not happy, pawing at the bars and trying them with her teeth.
Matt Whitbeck and Cherry Keller of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service were glad to see her, though. The furry...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Leading a tour of the Soldiers Delight area of western Baltimore County on Sunday afternoon, Paula Becker, an ecologist with Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, was pleased to report the first blooming of serpentine chickweed — a plant as...