December 27, 2011
Well another year has passed. Although there has a lot of problems we can still look back and find some great memories. If you are like me, many of the good things happened outdoors. Well another year has passed. Although there has a lot of problems we can still look back and find some great memories. If you are like me, many of the good things happened outdoors. While fishing with my Grandson he caught the biggest bass (nearly 10 pounds) while we fished a local pond. The big fish was carefully released and, hopefully, will be bigger come next summer.
December 21, 2011
In a deal hailed as a model for land preservation in lean budget times, a wealthy businessman has agreed to give up development rights — and grant limited but free public access — to a 950-acre former wildlife sanctuary on the Eastern Shore that he bought 18 months ago. Robert A. Pascal, a businessman and former Anne Arundel County executive, agreed to donate to the state a permanent conservation easement on the former du Pont family hunting...
October 7, 2010
Walter Anthony Medlin, a retired salesman and manager, died Sept. 28 of kidney failure at Sinai Hospital. He was 80. Mr. Medlin, whose father owned a fleet of school buses and mother was a homemaker, was born and raised Walter Anthony Medlinsky in Shenandoah, Pa. Mr. Medlin, who later changed his name, was a 1946 graduate of West Mahanoy Township High School. He attended Pennsylvania State University and served in the Army Security Agency, which was the Army's signal intelligence branch, from 1951 to 1954.
March 11, 2010
James Robert "Bobby" Sherman, a general contractor and avid outdoorsman, died Friday of cancer at his Sykesville home. He was 74. Mr. Sherman, the son of farmers, was born and raised in London, Ky. He moved to Baltimore in the 1940s with his mother, who came to work in the city's war plants, and attended city public schools. Mr. Sherman had worked in the construction industry for years and was the owner and operator of Sherman Builders, a commercial and residential construction company.
February 13, 2010
Longtime state Del. Michael H. Weir Sr., who spent 28 years in the legislature representing his Essex constituents and championing bills dealing with outdoor activities, especially hunting and fishing, died Feb. 5 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 85. "He grew up on the water - he trapped, hunted and fished all his life," said a son, Del. Michael H. Weir Jr., who was elected to fill his father's House seat upon Mr. Weir's retirement after the 2002 Assembly session.
September 20, 2009
I'll never forget the big old buck with a hairy eyeball that used to stare down at me from above the mantel at my great-uncle Walter's fishing and hunting cabin. Or the eggs fried in 30-weight oil and coffee from the Mister Mud Machine that jump-started every morning. Or the copperhead snakes that used to hide in the outhouse or under the rickety dock that hung out over the Susquehanna River. Good thing the bats kept them from getting too comfortable. Memories. I have them. You have them.