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NCR Trail Snails running group forges on

According to a recent New York Times article, an hour of running might add seven hours to your life; if this is true, then members of the Northern Central Railroad (NCR) Trail Snails may have found that proverbial fountain of youth. The group of runners, whose motto is "we're behind you all the...

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  • Maryland Sings group impresses on stage, to hold upcoming fundraiser

    Maryland Sings group impresses on stage, to hold upcoming fundraiser

    For the past 26 years a nonprofit youth performing group called Maryland Sings has been belting out songs and dancing their way locally and around the globe. Under the tutelage of Dr. Bill Myers, these young people have dedicated every Saturday to practicing their craft; some have gone on to perform...

  • Taste of Pikesville offers food treats, chance to aid the needy

    Taste of Pikesville offers food treats, chance to aid the needy

    The Pikesville Chamber of Commerce tries to put on events which give people a look at their community while creating interest to entice them to visit the area. The chamber will be at it again later this month – using food to help with the task. The chamber will host its annual Taste of Pikesville...

  • Math teacher at middle school in Pikesville charged with sexually abusing female student

    Math teacher at middle school in Pikesville charged with sexually abusing female student

    A Baltimore County middle school teacher has been charged with sexually abusing a minor after police said he committed sexual acts with a 13-year-old girl in his classroom. Chadwick Zamarron, 35, a math teacher at the Northwest Academy of Health Sciences in Pikesville, wrote hall passes for the...

  • Baltimore County school board to start search for interim superintendent

    Baltimore County school board to start search for interim superintendent

    The Baltimore County school board is planning to begin the search soon for an interim superintendent to replace Dallas Dance, who abruptly announced Tuesday that he will leave his job at the end of June. Board President Edward Gilliss said he believes the board must select an interim superintendent...

  • Dallas Dance resigns as Baltimore County Schools superintendent

    Dallas Dance resigns as Baltimore County Schools superintendent

    Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance announced Tuesday that he will resign June 30, shocking the schools community and raising questions about its leadership during the final three years of his contract. Dance issued a statement Tuesday morning giving no reason for his decision,...

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