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  • Bel Air commissioners look toward April, the last snow

    Bel Air commissioners look toward April, the last snow
    Bel Air Mayor Robert Reier joked at Monday night's town meeting that Public Works Director Randy Robertson could probably "write a book" on clearing snow from municipal streets, sidewalks and facilities with the latest snow that hit Monday. "The...
  • Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps reviews a year of service

    Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps reviews a year of service
    A radiation scare at last May's War of 1812 celebration and more than 20 heat-related illnesses at the July 4th parade kept Havre de Grace's Ambulance Corps busy during the warmer months of 2013, among many calls members answered last year. At Saturday's...
  • Benesch aims to put JCC's Gordon Center 'back on the map'

    Benesch aims to put JCC's Gordon Center 'back on the map'
    Lord and Lady Crawley, the Earl and Countess of Grantham, made an appearance. So did their daughters, the ladies Mary, Edith and Sybil, along with Carson, the butler, and assorted lady's maids, valets and footmen. When fans of "Downton Abbey" were invited...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Annapolis Book Festival Volunteers are needed for the Annapolis Book Festival, being held 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 5 at the Key School, 534 Hillsmere Drive. The event brings nationally renowned authors to discuss their books and the craft of writing....
  • Maryland Bacon Festival coming to Rash Field

    Maryland Bacon Festival coming to Rash Field
    The Maryland Bacon Festival, a first-time event, is coming to Baltimore's Inner Harbor. It will be held on Rash Field from noon to 10 p.m. on April 26. The event, which will take the form of a bacon-themed block party, will include extensive bacon...
  • Dancers from Egan School in Rodgers Forge to perform in St. Patrick's Parade

    Dancers from Egan School in Rodgers Forge to perform in St. Patrick's Parade
    "Hop. One, two, three, four. Back. One, two, three, four." In the basement at St. Pius X Catholic Church at 6428 York Road in Rodgers Forge, 12 girls and one boy practiced Irish dance for Baltimore's upcoming St. Patrick's Day parade. "What do you...
  • Aberdeen's centennial a memorable celebration for the community

    Looking back in the files at the Aberdeen Room, we find so many reminders of anniversary years in Aberdeen's history. This year marks the 125th anniversary of the volunteer Aberdeen Fire Department. In just three more years, the City of Aberdeen will...
  • Howard's Jewish community comes together at Purim Palooza

    Howard's Jewish community comes together at Purim Palooza
    More than 1,000 people gathered at Reservoir High School on March 9 for food, games and fun during the Jewish Federation of Howard County's 22nd annual Purim Palooza carnival. Each year, the carnival brings together Jewish families of all denominations...
  • Wage hike should cover seasonal workers [Letter]

    Maryland's House Bill 295 includes a gradual increase in state minimum wage, bringing the wage up from the current $7.25 per hour to eventually reach $10.10 per hour in 2017 ("House votes to raise Maryland's minimum wage," March 7). The Sun's recent...
  • Lansdowne High students recognized in White House Student Film Festival

    Lansdowne High School's student film, "Better Learning," has received honorable mention in the first-ever White House Student Film Festival, according to a Friday release from Baltimore County Public Schools. Lansdowne senior Nathan Airey and junior...
  • Towson July 4th parade committee in search of volunteers

    Towson July 4th parade committee in search of volunteers
    The Towson Fourth of July parade has been a staple in the community for nearly seven decades, run with consistency by a dedicated committee of longtime volunteers. But in recent years, some of those members stepped down, and the committee had trouble...
  • Baltimore-based ships win notice from cruise critics

    Baltimore-based ships win notice from cruise critics
    While Disney Cruise Line sailed to 13 first-place finishes in the 2014 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards, Baltimore-based ships also cruised to Top 10 finishes in a number of categories. Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas ranked No. 8 overall...