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Royal Farms investigating allegations of state trooper being denied service
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:16:00 -0400
Royal Farms officials are investigating allegations that an employee or employees at two local stores refused to serve a uniformed police officer.

Abingdon bank robbed Friday afternoon
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:04:00 PDT
A Harford County bank was robbed Friday afternoon, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office said. About 12:48 pm, deputies from the Sheriff’s Office, assigned to the Southern Precinct, responded to the M&T Bank on Box Ridge Drive in Abingdon for the report of a robbery. The suspect, a male in his early...

Emmitsburg receives anonymous donation for pool passes
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:15:00 -0400
Emmitsburg receives anonymous donation for pool passes

Baltimore reeled from tragedy 133 years ago at Tivoli pier
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 03:02:00 PDT
Today is the anniversary of a picnic excursion during the summer of 1883 that ended tragically along the banks of the Patapsco River. That July 23 morning began with families gathered at the Inner Harbor, boarding a barge pulled by a steam tug and bound for Tivoli, a privately owned park in eastern...

Royal Farms investigating allegations of state trooper being denied service
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:16:00 -0400
Royal Farms officials are investigating allegations that an employee or employees at two local stores refused to serve a uniformed police officer.

Words of Faith: Lessons from a lighthouse
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:45:00 -0400
My wife and I have visited almost 200 lighthouses, from the rocky coasts of New England, the Mid-Atlantic region, the Gulf of Mexico, the Great Lakes, the West Coast and the islands of Hawaii. Our interest in lighthouses stems from…

James A. Holechek, author and preservationist, dies
BaltimoreSun.com / Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT
James A. Holechek, a retired Baltimore public relations executive, newspaper columnist, historic preservationist and author whose books include a history of Cross Keys, died of heart failure Wednesday at his Village of Cross Keys home. He was 86. The son of Joseph Edward Holechek, a wood patternmaker,...

Pedestrian struck, killed in North Baltimore
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:20:00 PDT
A 49-year-old male pedestrian was killed Friday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in North Baltimore, police said. The accident occurred just before 3 p.m. in the 800 block of E. Belvedere Ave., two blocks east of Belvedere Square. Police said Nathaniel Smith, whose last known address was...

City approves first plan for environmental practices
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:30:00 -0400
Frederick’s board of aldermen signed off Thursday evening on the city’s first sustainability plan, a guideline for environmental practices and policies.

Washington County takes over Fort Ritchie; 88 families have to move out
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:00:00 -0400
It’s the end of an era for 88 families living on the U.S. Army’s former installation in the mountains that border Frederick and Washington counties. The land that was once part of Fort Ritchie is being transfered to Washington County…

Baltimore County officials recommend being prepared to beat the heat
BaltimoreSun.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:05:00 PDT
The National Weather Service is predicting record high temperatures this weekend, with the heat index reaching 107 degrees Sunday and Monday, leading Baltimore County to issue a warning to residents with advice on how to keep cool. The heat wave has already started, with today's heat index at 102...

Frederick grand jury delivers indictments for home invasion suspects
FrederickNewsPost.com / Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:45:00 -0400
Two Frederick men accused of breaking into a woman’s apartment in June were indicted by the Frederick County grand jury Friday, according to State’s Attorney Charlie Smith.

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