Horse Whisperers Behind Bars, Wine and Tenderness, White House Printer: Patch Local Exclusives

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Michael Atkins with the horse he cares for, Reds, inside a stall at Second Chances Farm. Credit: Andrew Metcalf
Michael Atkins with the horse he cares for, Reds, inside a stall at Second Chances Farm. Credit: Andrew Metcalf
Recent stories on Patch in Maryland that you won't find anywhere else:

Horses and Men Given Second Chance at Sykesville Farm

Second Chances Farm is an unlikely partnership between horses and men that may be saving both. Read more on Columbia Patch.

Former White House Printing Press Operator Makes Mark on History

Bowie resident Kevin Russell holds the distinction of being the first and the last White House colored printing press operator, and he has the stories and memorabilia to prove it. Read more on Bowie Patch.

Spotted: Snowy Owl Perching in Galesville Harbor Yacht Yard

Though snowy owl sightings are usually rare in Anne Arundel County, an irruption of the birds this year should make sightings more common. Read more on Edgewater Patch.

County Orders Chicken on the Roof Grill to Remove Chicken

'We take it down, and we have no business.' —Chicken on the Roof owner Patty Janowiak. Read more on Bel Air Patch.

Holiday Nostalgia on Display in Crofton

George St. Clair remembers the days when big department stores had great holiday window displays. So he installed four such windows on the exterior of his house. Read the story at Crofton Patch.

Dodon Vineyards: Pure, Simple, Always Touched by Human Hands

A centuries old family farm has its sights set on developing the best wine in Maryland. Read more on Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch.

95-Year-Old Parkville Volleyball Player Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

No one can accuse Harold “Whitey” Freeburger of being lazy. Read more on Parkville Patch.


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