Maryland’s state sport of jousting stands the test of time

JEFFERSON, Md. — Governor Tawes named jousting the official state sport of Maryland in 1962. ¬†Though it has faced competition from other sports like lacrosse and bowling, one group of dedicated jousters is keeping it alive by making part of…

Laurel Residents discuss proposed Laurel Regional Hospital closing

LAUREL — Laurel residents, hospital employees and government officials gathered Wednesday night for a hearing to discuss the implications of the Laurel Regional Hospital’s closing. ¬†Dimensions Healthcare Systems announced in July that the hospital would close by 2018, citing monetary…

Maryland State Police and State Highway Administration participate in Hunger Action Month

The Maryland Food Bank, Maryland State Police and Maryland State Highway Association joined forces to collect more than 27 thousand pounds of food as part of Hunger Action Month in September.