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  • Pink Cabbage shop will help out families in need on Thanksgiving [West Friendship]

    This time of year there is never a shortage of "paying it forward" in our region. The fun loving "cabbagers" of the Pink Cabbage shop kick off the holiday season on Nov. 16 and 17 when the shopkeepers hope to fill a Thanksgiving basket for a Howard County...
  • Harford Historical Society plans special open house Jan. 18

    Harford Historical Society plans special open house Jan. 18
    The Historical Society of Harford County will open its doors on Saturday, Jan. 18, to share it rich collections detailing the history of the county. The special open house, called "History on Parade," will present an extensive collection of authors,...
  • Aberdeen getting busy preparing for Christmas Street 2013

    It's time to get ready for Christmas Street 2013 on Dec. 7 in Aberdeen. This wonderful tradition began in 1977. All entries must be in to the committee no later than Nov. 28. The next two weeks will be busy ones for everyone. We will just take this...
  • Trash becomes craft at Northfield Elementary School [Ellicott City]

    Trash becomes craft at Northfield Elementary School [Ellicott City]
    There was no shortage of trash or crafts at the recent Up-Cycle Kids Craft Day, a Family Fun Committee event hosted by the Northfield Elementary School PTA. The kids had their choice of almost 2,000 craft projects prepared by PTA volunteers. Almost...
  • Zany promotions put Laurel Shopping Center in spotlight

    Zany promotions put Laurel Shopping Center in spotlight
    Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Giant Food stuck to their own marketing and, as a rule, did not participate in promotions sponsored by the shopping centers where its stores were located. In a recent interview, however, Dennis Berman, son of Laurel...
  • Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade

    Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade
    Robin Flood was making plans to celebrate Thanksgiving in Boston with her family when she received the invitation last month. As the director of Long Reach High School's dance program, it was an important change of plans: The school's dance company...
  • Military Bowl gameday activities to include parade, tailgate party

    Military Bowl gameday activities to include parade, tailgate party
    The Military Bowl announced today that gameday festivities Dec. 27 will begin with a parade led by the Budweiser Clydesdales. The parade will travel through downtown Annapolis prior to the 2013 Military Bowl at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The game...
  • For the Coyle family, Festival of Trees has new meaning

    For the Coyle family, Festival of Trees has new meaning
    Kennedy Krieger Institute's annual Festival of Trees fundraiser was a family tradition for Mary Lou and John Coyle long before the birth of their son, John III, nine years ago. It began when John Coyle's parents' bakery, Herman's Bakery, was a vendor at...
  • Kangaroo Kids jumping for joy at opportunity to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Kangaroo Kids jumping for joy at opportunity to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
    As the 16 jump rope athletes headed into their 12th lap around the quarter-mile track at Howard High School — their ropes twirling, whirring and slapping in rhythm — the head coach of the Kangaroo Kids was ecstatic. "Just look at them!...
  • From Brooklyn's 'Streisand' to Baltimore's 'Raisin,' arts thrive on PBS

    From Brooklyn's 'Streisand' to Baltimore's 'Raisin,' arts thrive on PBS
    I don't expect to find much art on TV anymore — especially on the broadcast networks. The medium started out with great promise for the arts. Prime-time variety series of the 1950s, like Sid Caesar's “Your Show of Shows,” regularly...
  • Giving thanks for good health, good friends and good cheer [Perry Hall]

    From the Perry Hall/Kingsville Thanksgiving column last year: "During this reflective season, let us count our personal blessings and give thanks individually. Also, we join together as a group and share our gratitude for many community blessings." This...
  • Havre de Grace gearing up for Christmas holiday season

    Uh oh, dear readers! It's Black Friday. I hope you all had a blessed Thanksgiving holiday, perhaps with lots of friends and relatives. Many folks are now in the turmoil of holiday shopping madness, straight through until Christmas. Friends who work in...