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  • Summer is a great time to get healthy and enjoy yourself

    Summer is a great time to get healthy and enjoy yourself

    The days are getting longer, the sun is getting brighter, the temperature is getting hotter, and life is getting just a little sweeter—all of this could mean only one thing: Summer is here! Summer is a great time to focus on your health and remember to take good care of your mind and body. Your...

  • Helper hack meal can be cheap, convenient and tasty

    Helper hack meal can be cheap, convenient and tasty

    Families are so busy these days. Both parents are working, kids have to go to athletic practices, music programs or what they do best — playing. People are looking to cook food that's quick, inexpensive and something that everyone will enjoy. I'm not much of a box type cooking person, however,...

  • Seven ways to get rid of clutter in your life

    Seven ways to get rid of clutter in your life

    It's invasive. It creeps into our homes, our offices, our vehicles, even our daily calendars. What is it you ask? One word ... clutter. Having a cluttered life can cause stress and anxiety, not to mention tons of wasted time, effort and, most importantly, money. Most people hate purging and organizing...

  • County could be key to Republican status in Maryland

    County could be key to Republican status in Maryland

    In the unpredictable world of Maryland politics, Baltimore County plays a pivotal role. If the county swings toward Republican candidates, it usually means Maryland is heading in that direction, too. If county voters favor Democrats, the state is almost certain to follow. That's why so much attention...

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  • Raising their voices: Hymn sings remain a summer tradition at Emory Grove

    Raising their voices: Hymn sings remain a summer tradition at Emory Grove

    A bell peals calling the faithful to gather under an open-air Tabernacle in front of a stage bedecked with green bunting. Thick green hymn books are passed out to attendees seated on sturdy wooden benches. Volunteers place lemonade and snacks on long tables. Every summer for 43 years, this scene...

  • County libraries launch on-demand video streaming

    County libraries launch on-demand video streaming

    Movie lovers in Baltimore County — who also are library patrons — now have a place from which to access movies and other video entertainment on demand for free. The Baltimore County Public Library system announced last week that it has added a new video streaming service called Kanopy to its digital...

  • Hogan visits Stevenson University to tout transfer of former Rosewood Center property

    Hogan visits Stevenson University to tout transfer of former Rosewood Center property

    Gov. Larry Hogan visited Stevenson University in Owings Mills Thursday to mark the planned transfer of the state-owned Rosewood Center property to the growing school. "It's been a long time coming," Hogan told Stevenson employees and students who gathered on campus to celebrate the deal, which will...

  • Reisterstown American Legion Post 116 soldiers on

    Reisterstown American Legion Post 116 soldiers on

    On a quiet Saturday afternoon Warren G. Harding chatted with members of Reisterstown's American Legion Post 116. Seated at the post's bar, the 96-year-old Harding readily admitted to be being a proud American Legion member. "I am a life member for 50 years," said Harding, who served during World...

  • Former Ravens player opens Sunset Raw Juice Bar in Owings Mills

    Former Ravens player opens Sunset Raw Juice Bar in Owings Mills

    Sunset Raw Juice Bar opened last weekend at Foundry Row in Owings Mills, serving up fresh juices, smoothies and other healthy eats from a former National Football League player. The shop at 10160 Reisterstown Road is owned by Gerrard Sheppard, a former wide receiver for Towson University and the...