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By Nancy Noyes | May 27, 1992
Light air and sweltering temperatures made this year's back-to-back Annapolis-to-Miles River Race on Saturday and Miles River Race Back on Sunday difficult to the point of impossibility for the bulk of the 15-class fleet of more than 150 boats.Only a handful of competitors could complete either event.None of the competitors in the seven classes using Saturday's Miles River Yacht Club 24-mile course from Annapolis to the Miles River could complete the race within the 10-hour time limit.Only 28 of the 39 starters in five of the eight classes using the more direct 17-mile course were able to finish in time.
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By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2010
— Dotted with historic clapboard houses that have been converted into eateries, T-shirt shops and ice cream parlors, the main thoroughfare running through the tiny Talbot County town of St. Michaels clogs with tourists in the summer, as visitors flock to the waterfront. The 1,000 or so year-round residents welcome the tourists, who marvel at reminders of the town's maritime heritage. The quaint town, founded in the 1600s, also has attracted VIP residents such as former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
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SPORTS
By NANCY NOYES | June 5, 1994
The Miles River Yacht Club and the Maryland Capital Yacht Club staged their annual Memorial Day races from Annapolis to St. Michaels and back the next day, drawing a typically large fleet last weekend.More than 160 boats started the race last Saturday morning from the mouth of the Severn River, sailing either a 24.3-mile course for the MORC, J/30 and PHRF A-C divisions or a 17.2-mile version for the other cruising one-designs, the multihulls, and PHRF Sport and Nonspinnaker. Light and fluky air stretched out the time for many finishers, although Miles River did not report times for the race.
NEWS
By Kathy Bergren Smith and Kathy Bergren Smith,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 22, 2003
By land, north to south, Anne Arundel County is barely 23 miles long - but it boasts about 400 miles of waterways. No point in the county is farther than 10 miles from a Chesapeake tributary. Seven rivers and their myriad creeks make Anne Arundel a boater's paradise, a fertile fishing ground and a source of inspiration and comfort for those who seek the shores of the county to make their homes. The waterways of the county range from the marshes of Jug Bay Wetlands Preserve to the high banks of the Severn River.
SPORTS
By NANCY NOYES | June 4, 1995
Most racing sailors in this area by now have received mailing from the Leukemia Society for this year's third annual Leukemia Cup Regatta, set for June 24.Organizers and sponsors of this event, which includes a CBYRA-sanctioned race as well as the fund-raising aspects, have been at work for nearly a year.They are hoping that as the word of previous years' success has spread more sailors will want to take part by getting pledge sheets filled up to benefit the Leukemia Society.The first-place winner raising the most money will win an eight-day, seven-night bareboat BVI charter with The Moorings, complete with airfare and one night's shoreside lodgings.
SPORTS
By NANCY NOYES | June 6, 1993
This year's weekend of racing to and from St. Michaels was one of the best in recent memory, with a terrific breeze to speed the 170 starters in last Saturday's Miles River Yacht Club race from Annapolis to St. Michaels in nearly record time.Saturday's 15-class fleet sailed two different courses, with sailors in the four spinnakered PHRF splits, MORC, J/29s and J/30s completing the full 24.3-mile distance down to Poplar Island Light and up into Eastern Bay and the Miles River. The others used G'1' south of Kent Point as the turning mark into Eastern Bay for a 17.2-mile distance.
NEWS
By Nancy Noyes | June 2, 1991
The back-to-back races between Annapolis and St. Michaels over the Memorial Day weekend were some of the healthiest events in recent local racing history in terms of participation.The Miles River Yacht Club's Annapolis to Miles River Race on Saturday and the Maryland Capital Yacht Club's corresponding Miles River Race Back on Sunday drew record numbers of boats and sailors, adding to the fun and challengesposed by tricky winds and currents.MRYC's Jean Wilson said more than 190 boats in 14 classes left Annapolis on Saturday's race to St. Mike's, more than half sailing in one of the four PHRF splits, since there were no IMS starts.
NEWS
By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2010
— Dotted with historic clapboard houses that have been converted into eateries, T-shirt shops and ice cream parlors, the main thoroughfare running through the tiny Talbot County town of St. Michaels clogs with tourists in the summer, as visitors flock to the waterfront. The 1,000 or so year-round residents welcome the tourists, who marvel at reminders of the town's maritime heritage. The quaint town, founded in the 1600s, also has attracted VIP residents such as former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
SPORTS
By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 15, 1996
The Meade boys showed yesterday the importance of having talent in different areas. The Mustangs used strong performances from several athletes, including Malcolm Vaughan and Ed Carazo, to take second place in the 16th annual xTC Baltimore Metro Winter Invitational at Catonsville Community College.Glenelg and Centennial were the only Howard County schools among the 21 with teams in the meet. Glenelg finished eighth in team points, and Centennial 10th.Dulaney was in first with 56 points, edging the Mustangs, who had 55. The pole vault is the final event, but it did not take place yesterday and instead will be conducted on Jan. 13 at Dulaney because not all of the necessary equipment was available.
NEWS
By Laura Cadiz and Laura Cadiz,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | November 24, 2002
PIERRE, S.D. - Bruce Peterson's Lighthouse Pointe resort on clear-blue Lake Oahe is caught in the middle of a major water war for control of the Missouri River - and he's losing the battle 1 foot at a time. Not only is he coping with a yearlong drought, but the Army Corps of Engineers regularly draws water from the lake, formed by a dam on the once-meandering river, to create higher water levels more than 1,000 miles downstream for barge traffic, farm irrigation and power generation. The lake has been going down between 6 inches and 1 foot weekly since late spring, said Peterson, who worries that continued drops in water levels could force him to close his sailboat marina.
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By Kirk Johnson and Kirk Johnson,NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | January 16, 2003
NYACK, N.Y. - Scientists mapping the bottom of the Hudson River with sonar say they have found nearly every ship that ever foundered in the river over the past 400 years or more. Not just some of them, or most of them, but - astonishingly - all of them, except for a few that may have been disturbed by dredging. The ghostly images provide a record of collisions and carelessness and storm-tossed fate - most of it previously unrecorded and utterly unknown - from the days of sail and steam through the diesel tugs and tankers on the river today.
NEWS
By Laura Cadiz and Laura Cadiz,SUN NATIONAL STAFF | November 24, 2002
PIERRE, S.D. - Bruce Peterson's Lighthouse Pointe resort on clear-blue Lake Oahe is caught in the middle of a major water war for control of the Missouri River - and he's losing the battle 1 foot at a time. Not only is he coping with a yearlong drought, but the Army Corps of Engineers regularly draws water from the lake, formed by a dam on the once-meandering river, to create higher water levels more than 1,000 miles downstream for barge traffic, farm irrigation and power generation. The lake has been going down between 6 inches and 1 foot weekly since late spring, said Peterson, who worries that continued drops in water levels could force him to close his sailboat marina.
BUSINESS
By Dail Willis and Dail Willis,SUN STAFF | February 23, 1997
ST. MICHAELS -- Hank and Jan Barth had a somewhat singular problem when they started looking for a new home: What do you choose when you live in a historic 42-room, 16-bath mansion already?They found the answer near this picturesque Talbot County town: A French Jamaican house, known locally as "Candy Kisses" because its octagonal pods resemble the foil-wrapped candies made by Hershey.When a friend who was also a Realtor in Maryland sent them a postcard with a picture of "Candy Kisses," the attraction was instant.
SPORTS
By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 15, 1996
The Meade boys showed yesterday the importance of having talent in different areas. The Mustangs used strong performances from several athletes, including Malcolm Vaughan and Ed Carazo, to take second place in the 16th annual xTC Baltimore Metro Winter Invitational at Catonsville Community College.Glenelg and Centennial were the only Howard County schools among the 21 with teams in the meet. Glenelg finished eighth in team points, and Centennial 10th.Dulaney was in first with 56 points, edging the Mustangs, who had 55. The pole vault is the final event, but it did not take place yesterday and instead will be conducted on Jan. 13 at Dulaney because not all of the necessary equipment was available.
SPORTS
By NANCY NOYES | June 4, 1995
Most racing sailors in this area by now have received mailing from the Leukemia Society for this year's third annual Leukemia Cup Regatta, set for June 24.Organizers and sponsors of this event, which includes a CBYRA-sanctioned race as well as the fund-raising aspects, have been at work for nearly a year.They are hoping that as the word of previous years' success has spread more sailors will want to take part by getting pledge sheets filled up to benefit the Leukemia Society.The first-place winner raising the most money will win an eight-day, seven-night bareboat BVI charter with The Moorings, complete with airfare and one night's shoreside lodgings.
SPORTS
By NANCY NOYES | June 5, 1994
The Miles River Yacht Club and the Maryland Capital Yacht Club staged their annual Memorial Day races from Annapolis to St. Michaels and back the next day, drawing a typically large fleet last weekend.More than 160 boats started the race last Saturday morning from the mouth of the Severn River, sailing either a 24.3-mile course for the MORC, J/30 and PHRF A-C divisions or a 17.2-mile version for the other cruising one-designs, the multihulls, and PHRF Sport and Nonspinnaker. Light and fluky air stretched out the time for many finishers, although Miles River did not report times for the race.
BUSINESS
By Dail Willis and Dail Willis,SUN STAFF | February 23, 1997
ST. MICHAELS -- Hank and Jan Barth had a somewhat singular problem when they started looking for a new home: What do you choose when you live in a historic 42-room, 16-bath mansion already?They found the answer near this picturesque Talbot County town: A French Jamaican house, known locally as "Candy Kisses" because its octagonal pods resemble the foil-wrapped candies made by Hershey.When a friend who was also a Realtor in Maryland sent them a postcard with a picture of "Candy Kisses," the attraction was instant.
NEWS
By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Staff writer | September 22, 1991
Exchanging trains for trekkers, town officials hope to develop a hiker-biker trail from the center of town to the Patapsco River.The two-mile path would be laid out in two phases.In the first, the 3,000-foot B & O spur that runs from the centerof town to Watkins Park would be renovated as a multipurpose trail. Organizers then hope to continue down the right of way, adding a trail section just over a mile long from the park to the Patapsco."The project's been in the dream stage for about a year," Mayor Gerald R. Johnson said.
SPORTS
By NANCY NOYES | June 6, 1993
This year's weekend of racing to and from St. Michaels was one of the best in recent memory, with a terrific breeze to speed the 170 starters in last Saturday's Miles River Yacht Club race from Annapolis to St. Michaels in nearly record time.Saturday's 15-class fleet sailed two different courses, with sailors in the four spinnakered PHRF splits, MORC, J/29s and J/30s completing the full 24.3-mile distance down to Poplar Island Light and up into Eastern Bay and the Miles River. The others used G'1' south of Kent Point as the turning mark into Eastern Bay for a 17.2-mile distance.
NEWS
By Nancy Noyes | May 27, 1992
Light air and sweltering temperatures made this year's back-to-back Annapolis-to-Miles River Race on Saturday and Miles River Race Back on Sunday difficult to the point of impossibility for the bulk of the 15-class fleet of more than 150 boats.Only a handful of competitors could complete either event.None of the competitors in the seven classes using Saturday's Miles River Yacht Club 24-mile course from Annapolis to the Miles River could complete the race within the 10-hour time limit.Only 28 of the 39 starters in five of the eight classes using the more direct 17-mile course were able to finish in time.
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