A child’s game that exploded in popularity is now, for the first time, recognized by the Amateur Athletic Union. This past week, there were contests to rank the best in the country.
The sound of the symphony is usually created by professionals. But a week-long program at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra allows amateur musicians to take the lead.
When George Evans was a boy, he would sometimes ride his bicycle to the Best Farm and ask the property owner if he could look around for artifacts. A Walkersville resident, Evans, 70, is once again helping to unearth history at the site, now owned by the National Park Service as part of Monocacy National Battlefield.