People http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/feed/features/people en Bay Weekly’s Labor Day 2017 Parade of Working People http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-labor-day-2017-parade-working-people <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A look at who we are through what we do in snapshots of Chesapeake Country &shy;working people aged 17 to 89.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div>Summer officially ends with Labor Day, aptly the day America sets aside to celebrate the people who made and make the nation.</p> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The holiday began as part of working people&rsquo;s campaign to claim the benefits of their labor. Much has changed since the determined, often life-and-death labor struggles of the late 19th century. Industries have flourished and fallen. We do different jobs, contributing to a far different give-and-take than New York City&rsquo;s 1892 Labor Day paraders.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/people/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-labor-day-2017-parade-working-people" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/laborday2017.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="97" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-labor-day-2017-parade-working-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/bay-weekly%E2%80%99s-labor-day-2017-parade-working-people#comments People Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:56:17 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39763 at http://www.bayweekly.com Guitar Greats http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/guitar-greats <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Of Fenders and Gibsons, GE Smith and Eric Clapton</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Rick Hogue </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;American music grew up on American guitars.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Mississippi Delta blues rose from the spirituals of African Americans but found a voice on National Resonator guitars built in California. Jazz and swing evolved from Big Bands on Gibson Archtops made in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The lonesome hillbilly folk we know as bluegrass was played on Martin guitars from Nazareth, Pennsylvania. When blues and jazz had a baby, they called it rock and roll and played it on Leo Fender&rsquo;s Telecaster.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/people/article/guitar-greats" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Rick%20Hogue.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="100" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/guitar-greats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/guitar-greats#comments People Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:51:35 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39571 at http://www.bayweekly.com Just How Celtic Are You? http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/just-how-celtic-are-you <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Competitors in the Highland Games put brawn in their brag</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Melissa Krol </div> </div> </div> <p>You can wear a kilt, dance a jig or play a bagpipe to show the Celt in you. Or you can throw a tree, caber in Celtic parlance. You simply pick it up by the small end and run with it, then flip it end over end.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;You&rsquo;ll see all those gradations and more this Saturday at the 39th Southern Maryland Celtic Festival and Highland Games.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/news/article/just-how-celtic-are-you" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Malcolm%20Doying-celtic-fest-042717.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="133" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Malcolm Doying awaits the 39th Southern Maryland Celtic Festival and Highland Games. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/just-how-celtic-are-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/just-how-celtic-are-you#comments News People Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:51:56 +0000 bayweekly_master 37827 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Oracle of Mill Creek http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/oracle-mill-creek <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Leo James knows better than most what&rsquo;s swimming down there</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Dennis Doyle </div> </div> </div> <p>In gauging the chances of a successful fishing season, I have learned to distrust the forecasting of state and conservation officials as fraught with politics and self-interest. Worse, my own guesses have proven wrong so often that I&rsquo;ve learned to stop making them. There has been, however, one source I rely on year after year.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;I&rsquo;ve come to think of this fellow with his thick mane of white hair as the Oracle of Mill Creek.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/oracle-mill-creek" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Leo%20James-sporting-life.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> “We’re going to have a good many fish for the trophy season this year,” says fishing sage Leo James. “And the regular season should be just as good.” </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/oracle-mill-creek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/oracle-mill-creek#comments Sporting Life by Dennis Doyle Fishing People Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:10:09 +0000 bayweekly_master 37727 at http://www.bayweekly.com Build Houses and They Will Come http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/build-houses-and-they-will-come <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Scout lures wood ducks to Franklin Point State Park</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Sandra Olivetti Martin </div> </div> </div> <p>Wood ducks are swamp-loving birds, so Shady Side, with its historical nickname The Great Swamp, ought to be the kind of place they&rsquo;d like. All the more so Franklin Point State Park, 477 acres of wood and waterfront on the Shady Side Peninsula, where humans are welcome but not common.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Wood ducks are welcome, too. To add curb appeal to the park, Boy Scout Reggie Scerbo, 18, of West River, has built and installed seven nesting boxes that satisfy the requirements of the picky and distinctive species.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/creature-feature/article/build-houses-and-they-will-come" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Reggie%20Scerbo%20with%20woodduck%20box.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="75" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eighteen-year-old Reggie Scerbo earned the rank of Eagle Scout for building and installing seven nesting boxes for wood ducks at Franklin Point State Park. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/build-houses-and-they-will-come" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/creature-feature/article/build-houses-and-they-will-come#comments Creature Feature People Sat, 24 Dec 2016 15:38:27 +0000 bayweekly_master 36236 at http://www.bayweekly.com Elizabeth Smith, 79, Annapolis http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/elizabeth-smith-79-annapolis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Back then we had gardens; now we have Whole Foods</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Wildermuth </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Biggest problem in today&rsquo;s society? I think electronics. Children watch too much TV. They have too many toys. They should be going outside, learning how to communicate, exercising.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;I grew up in Boston. We would play outside. Football, baseball, hiking. When you&rsquo;re little, you don&rsquo;t need video games. I just don&rsquo;t think you need that. We had cartoons; watched them every once in a while. Not every day; just every once in a while.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/people/article/elizabeth-smith-79-annapolis" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/elizabeth_smith.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="74" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/elizabeth-smith-79-annapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/elizabeth-smith-79-annapolis#comments People Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:21:03 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 23391 at http://www.bayweekly.com Judo for Jesus http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/judo-jesus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Marshall Coffman&rsquo;s martial ministry</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Elisavietta Ritchie </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &ldquo;You learn through both winning and losing,&rdquo; says 70-year-old Marshall Coffman, who leads a double life.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;As the Reverend Dr. Coffman, he is associate pastor of the Christian Fellowship of Calvert County in Owings. As Sensei Coffman, he is head instructor of Budokan Judo Club at Northeast Community Center. Combining roles, he leads the Judo for Jesus ministry.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;This summer, Sensei Coffman earned the lofty rank of fifth-degree black belt.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/people/article/judo-jesus" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/bregman_and_coffman_by_er.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="134" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/judo-jesus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/judo-jesus#comments People Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:50:25 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 23319 at http://www.bayweekly.com Hometown Hero Laces Up for World Stage http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/hometown-hero-laces-world-stage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Beckerman kicked his way from Crofton to Salt Lake to Brazil</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Wildermuth </div> </div> </div> <p>The world&rsquo;s sport takes the world&rsquo;s stage next week when World Cup play begins in Brazil.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Played every four years, the World Cup is the most-watched and admired sporting event on the planet. This year, Anne Arundel County has a favorite son in the play. Crofton-raised Kyle Beckerman, a 31-year-old defensive midfielder for the United States Men&rsquo;s National Team and captain of Real Salt Lake, prepares to lace up his cleats and play for all the world to see.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/news/article/hometown-hero-laces-world-stage" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/kyle-beckerman-trophy_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="74" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyle Beckerman, holding the MLS trophy won by his Real Salt Lake team, hopes to perservere at the World Cup in Brazil. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/hometown-hero-laces-world-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/news/article/hometown-hero-laces-world-stage#comments News People Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:46:34 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 22666 at http://www.bayweekly.com Nameless in Annapolis http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/nameless-annapolis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div id="cke_pastebin"><em><strong>In Their Own Words</strong></em></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Andrew Wildermuth </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">I was a big athlete. I got recruited to play lacrosse at the Naval Academy. Then I flunked out of the Academy. I lost my leg. Now I can&rsquo;t even drive anymore. But you have to accept those limitations. You have to continue to pursue whatever you are supposed to be doing. It&rsquo;s often confusing as to what that is. Continue to figure out why you are here, you know? Helping people is important, too; that&rsquo;s where you get your real satisfaction.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/people/article/nameless-annapolis" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/nameless-in-annapolis.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/nameless-annapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/people/article/nameless-annapolis#comments People Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:07:50 +0000 bayweekly_moderator 22541 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Papa of Chesapeake Light-Tackle Fishing http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/papa-chesapeake-light-tackle-fishing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Brady Bounds opened up the Bay to fly fishermen</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Dennis Doyle </div> </div> </div> <p>Brady Bounds says he is semi-retired. By that he means he no longer books 250-plus charter days on the water during a relentless 12-month season. For his own enjoyment of life plus some past health issues, he&rsquo;s cut that down the last few years. Still, he probably fishes more than 90 percent more than the rest of us.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Bounds was one of the first guides to embrace light-tackle fishing on the Chesapeake some 50 years ago. It happened almost by accident.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/papa-chesapeake-light-tackle-fishing" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/brady_bounds-022714.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="68" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/papa-chesapeake-light-tackle-fishing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/sporting-life-dennis-doyle/article/papa-chesapeake-light-tackle-fishing#comments Sporting Life by Dennis Doyle Fishing People Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:05:00 +0000 bayweekly_master 21012 at http://www.bayweekly.com