October 21, 2001
After the events of Sept. 11, it might seem as if there is no place a person can go to get away from the onslaught of grim news. But locally, and in much of the mid-Atlantic region, there are many spiritual retreats that will welcome you and provide a quiet, temporary home, free from the news and disturbing images of terror and war. While these retreats are generally affiliated with a religious group, they welcome guests of all faiths. Most offer basic housing, an unstructured schedule and the chance to meditate, think or just quiet your mind in an out-of-the-way setting.
January 15, 2006
Mike Shaffer scooped up the basketball on the rebound, pivoted in his wheelchair and lofted a long, arcing pass to Robert Tucker as he streaked down the court. The ball bounced once. Tucker snatched it while guiding his own wheelchair and shot a layup. It was another two points for their team, the Maryland Ravens, as they cruised to their second win in a tournament game yesterday in Lansdowne. On the fast breaks, the pair make wheelchair basketball look easy, even graceful. As six teams battled through the 8th Annual Baltimore Invitational Basketball Shootout, the competition among players from around the Mid-Atlantic region was intense.
May 10, 2012
A cocaine trafficking ring that for years distributed "vast amounts" of Honduran cocaine throughout the mid-Atlantic region has been busted, and three Maryland residents and 25 Virginia residents involved have been arrested, according to federal prosecutors. The drug ring, based in Northern Virginia, routinely paid couriers to fly into the United States from Honduras with cocaine stashed in shoes, decorative wooden frames and other "innocuous items" that would blend in with their luggage, according to a statement on the bust released Thursday by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia.
March 4, 1991
More than 200 nurses from the mid-Atlantic region are expected to attend the March of Dimes Perinatal Nursing Conference to be held March 14-15 in the Baltimore Convention Center, March of Dimes officials said.
August 15, 2008
BASEBALL Little League World Series 8 P.M. [ESPN]: The Hagerstown team that won the Mid-Atlantic region will play a team from Indiana in the first round of the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
February 10, 2003
ToadNet Inc. a privately owned Internet service provider located in Severna Park, has acquired Radicus Internet LLC, a Baltimore-based Internet service provider. The acquisition of Radicus Internet, which provides access and related services to business and residential customers in the mid-Atlantic region, further expands ToadNet's reach into the mid-Atlantic market. Radicus Internet's more than 1,300 business and residential customers gain access to ToadNet's full range of Internet services provided through its regional network.