North Beach, Maryland – The Jewel of the Chesapeake Bay!

By Bob Tagert North Beach, Maryland – The Jewel of the Chesapeake Bay! With warm weather finally moving in we thought it a good time to head to the beach…North Beach that is! The iconic Chesapeake Bay Bridge was first opened in 1952 allowing access to the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Before that bridge, […]

On the Road

Old Town Crier spotted at The Ramgarh Bungalows in India in March of this year. Abraham Borum III and his wife with their extended family in India. They report that they had a wonderful time and enjoyed staying in the 160 year old structures that were built as a summer get-away.

Understanding the Most Common Tests Performed by Veterinarians

By Cindy McGovern I recently took my 11-year old, outwardly healthy cat in for her annual checkup and vaccinations.  In addition to the normal physical exam, this visit included blood work and urinalysis. I’ve had the same vet for almost 20 years and I trust his judgment. But after seeing the $400 bill, I decided […]

June Pets of the Month

Andy – Tree Walking Hound, Tan/White, Neutered Male, 1 year old Bio: I’m a year old pup and I’m in need of a home who will be able to teach me all about how to be a well-mannered dog! I have a ton of energy and my I love, love, love playing with other dogs, […]

Social Me(dia) the Love

By Lori Welch Brown Social Me(dia) the Love Public Service Announcement (PSA) No. 1002-32-A7: To those of you who may be confused, granting someone a ‘like’—or, even better, a ‘heart’—does not constitute a real, honest-to-goodness social interaction. If you are friends (or even family), you must, at a minimum, pick up your smartphone and text […]

Oh no, not another tie!

By Steve Chaconas Oh no, not another tie! Dude, don’t get Dad another tie! He might wear it…only when you are in town or when you mention it. He really dreads having to tie one on for you! It’s Father’s Day, put a bit of thought into the gift for the guy who was always […]

Is a Will or Trust Right for You?

By Carl Trevison and Stephen Bearce Is a Will or Trust Right for You? If you have a will, there’s a question you should be asking yourself: “Do I also need a trust?” You might be surprised. A revocable living trust can be a useful estate-planning tool for people at all income levels, not just […]

On the Road May 2018

The Old Town Crier made it to the island of Jost Van Dyke in the BVI’s and to the island of Barbados! There seems to be a common theme with these Old Towners – rum and more rum! Lynne Rhoades, Brad & Cathy Bradford, Jack Rhoades, Michele Cumberland & Marty Yeager with the Old Town […]

The Art of Waterwise Gardening

The Art of Waterwise Gardening  By Melinda Myers Making a few changes in your garden care can yield great benefits.  Less time and water wasted means more time for you to relax or entertain friends and family in your beautiful landscape.  Water is critical throughout the life of a plant, but deciding when and how […]

Bored Pooch? Consider Doggy Daycare

Bored Pooch? Consider Doggy Daycare If you occasionally come home after work and find your dog has chewed on some clothing or Dave Reynolds, PhD, is a military psychologist. He has adopted two cats with medical needs from KSC, Tutu, who suffered from panleukopenia, and Ms. Sissy, who is diabetic. furniture, has pulled up some […]