New Bay Times Archives
Archived here are the bulk of each 1998
issue, excluding time-sensitive material, such as Sky Watch and Good Bay
Times. Please use the sidebar at left to select an issue.
Volume VI Number 6 February 12-18, 1998
- On Our Cover How we used to send love in the good
old days. This German-made, 1909 Valentine postcard was stamped with a
one-cent Benjamin Franklin stamp and mailed on the morning of February
13 to Miss Marie Hickey in Washington, D.C. The Hickey House occupied the
spot where today the National Arboretum stands. Courtesy of Joanne Fayette
at Bay Avenue Antiques in Chesapeake Beach..
- Looking for Love? If you're single and still seeking,
you've probably found all the wrong places to look for love. Now let NBT
lead you to likely places where you'll find lots of like-minded singles
- parents, sailors, book lovers, outdoorsmen and women, Catholic college
grads or not-too-distant neighbors. The next move is yours ...
- Dock of the Bay In Annapolis, Unity Foils the Klan ·
Fly Away Home? Or Will El Niño Switch Swan Signals? · At
Regional Writers Conference, Post Bookworm Asks What Maryland Literary
Tradition? · Maryland's Rural-Legacy Pie Short 96 Million Plums
· plus, Way Downstream ... In West Virginia, Senate debates roadkill
regs In New England, lobstermen complain new rules pinch in Japan, the
Anti-Olympics People's Network speaks out and this week's Featured Creatures,
timber rattlers and box turtles vie for top honors in Virginia.
- Editorial Eyes on the Prize
- Letters to the Editor Dairy Farm's Future; Telephone Tolls;
Sauerbrey's Song Off Key
- Bay Reflection Forgive the Past; Create the Future.
- Burton on the Bay Crushed by the Indomitable Sea
- Chesapeake Outdoors
- Not Just for Kids Learn about the teen sweetheart of Shady
Side, a valentine your grandparents could have given, and a bit about body
Volume VI Number 7 February 19-25, 1998
- On Our Cover In his workshop, Tom Abercrombie sits
like Odysseus come home, studying the model of the 26-foot skipjack he
will build for future voyages. The local white oak for its keel was transformed
from tree to plank on Jewell Road and arrived this week at the Shady Side
home Abercrombie shares with his wife, Lynn, and son, Bruce. Photo by Bill
- Travelin' Man
NBT Interview with Bill Lambrecht From
the Nile River to the mountains of Tibet, Shady Side's Tom Abercrombie
lived his dreams during an adventure-filled, 40-year career with National
- Dock of the Bay Musicians Levit and White Share 'Joe
Smith's Tax Dollar' · Grades out for those governing · How
Sweet It Is: Rockfish with Relish · Seeing Is Believing: Annapolis
Copes with the Worst Rain since Noah · plus, Way Downstream ...
In Virginia, Chesapeake futures looking up In Michigan, minister faces
environmental penance in California, some good news: San Francisco bans
pesticides in schools; and some bad: Davis Lake suffers overkill and also
from California, this week's Featured Creatures: skunks take Marin County
back to nature.
- Editorial Farmers or the Environment? A False Choice
- Letters to the Editor Kick in the Assateague; In Iraq, Who
Would Be the Baddest?; Sticks Up For Sauerbrey
- Bay Reflection Winter's End at the Ocean Shore
- Burton on the Bay So Sue Me
- Earth Journal All the Usual Suspects Are Singing Spring
- Not Just for Kids Puzzle out the names of famous African-Americans
in a word search.
Volume VI Number 8 February 26-March
- The Case of Patuxent's Disappearing
Oysters To profile the serial killer of Chesapeake
oysters, citizen sleuths under the direction of the Academy of Natural
Sciences invited 100 mollusks to their piers. Here begins the first in
a series of reports on how dermo stalks oysters - and how some oysters
- Dock of the Bay What's in a Name: The Drive of Aris
T. Allen · Community-Building Program One of Nation's Best ·
Nanjemoy Revisited: Herons Keep a February Date · In Annapolis,
The Future of a Wall · plus, Way Downstream ... In Virginia, Chesapeake
dollars benefited Allen's buddies In North Carolina, homeowners want to
wall off Outer Banks in Mississippi, if you smoke a joint, legislature
might fine you a limb in Miami, Nordic Empress caught red handed
and this week's Featured Creatures: going squirrelly in Washington state.
- Editorial Rain, Rain Please Stay ~ For Editorial
- Letters to the Editor A Friend in Need; Good People in Little
Places; Objective Reporting; Alienation of Canine Affection?
- Commentary Harry Caray, Last of a Kind
- Burton on the Bay Beware the Ides of March- About that
time, Pfiesteria is likely to roar in like a lion ...
- Chesapeake Outdoors Warm February Opens the Curtain on the
Life of a Bit Player
Volume VI Number 9 March 5-11, 1998
- On Our Cover Edgewater's Drivin' Donnie Neuenberger does Daytona. Photos courtesy
of Neuenberger and by Bill Lambrecht.
- Fast Lane: Drivin' Donnie Neuenberger NASCAR racing has traveled a long way from local competition
between moonshiners. Now a $2 billion industry and the nation's most popular
spectator sport, NASCAR is also the road this Edgewater man hopes to drive
- Dock of the Bay In Cold Ink: College Teaches Murder
on the Safe, White Page · Destination Mars: Calvert County Continues
Its Star-Gazing Tradition · It's the Crescendo: Annapolis Hears
Symphony's Last Hopeful Conductor · plus, Way Downstream ... From
Massachusetts, this bad news: Pfiesteria cousins are on the loose In the
Adirondacks, ice storms rejuvenate forest floors in Florida, migratory
birds succumb to firefighting foam in the Congo, armed rangers guard the
world's last white rhinos and this week's Featured Creatures aren't glow
- Editorial When Lightning Struck On Newsprint Pages
- Letters to the Editor 'Help' from Friends; That Was Baseball
- Bay Reflection Celebrating Women's History "The
Gold" Begins with Opportunity
- Burton on the Bay News From the Old Homestead
- Earth Journal March - When All of Nature Is Wearin'
- Not Just for Kids Wild animals everywhere! Learn how to identify
their tracks, plus some neat tips on gathering clues.
Volume VI Number 10 March 12-18,
- On Our Cover David Simon and the products of his life on the streets: Homicide
and The Corner. Mr. Simon's photo courtesy of Broadway Books.
- David Simon on Homicide,Truth
& Journalism The Marylander Behind tv's
addictive series, Homicide, talks about how he finds truth on Baltimore's
"killing streets" and drug-infested corners.
- Dock of the Bay It's Show Time: Circuses Begin Their
Annual Round · Spring Cleaning? Here's What to Do with the Worst
Remains · From Bulb Garlic to Bill Gates, A Baysider Sees The Future
· plus, Way Downstream ... In Maine, forget fishing in the fabled
Penobscot In Cuba, organic gardens flourish in faltering economy From Mexico,
rumors about pelican politics In Washington, Trout Unlimited is a friend
of Bill's and last but not least, this week's Featured Creatures: Sumatran
Rhinos swear off sex.
Editorial Cliffs Gives 'Fossil Fuel' New Meaning
- Letters to the Editor The Most Colorful People Appear in NBT
Pages; NBT Trivia Ace Dined in Style; Kids Set the Standard for AA Planning
- Commentary Must We Grow?
- Burton on the Bay Second Thoughts on Dinner
- Chesapeake Outdoors Seen with Clear Eyes
- Not Just for Kids Learn about the musical folk tale of Peter
and the Wolf through a story and marching game.
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