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Memorial Day

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  • Girls lacrosse All-Metro first team

    Girls lacrosse All-Metro first team
    Emily Cooper Archbishop Spalding, junior, attacker *Smart shooter with ability to beat face guards; averaged four goals per game *Led the Cavaliers with 83 goals; also had 12 assists *Scored seven goals, including two in overtime in early-season...
  • Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent

    Quick action by Howard officer rescues girl from Little Patuxent
    The Savage Mill Trail at Savage Park is a popular destination, but the park’s scenic beauty belies its inherent dangers. On the afternoon of Sunday, May 25, county police Sgt. Michael Johnson came face to face with those dangers when, during a...
  • Ocean City adds surveillance cameras; may ban sale of knives, laser pointers

    Ocean City adds surveillance cameras; may ban sale of knives, laser pointers
    The Town of Ocean City is taking multiple steps to increase safety on the boardwalk this summer, police officials said. Visitors on Memorial Day will notice increased surveillance cameras placed in strategic locations along the boardwalk. The city has...
  • Eagles honor fallen teammate with Centennial Alumni Volleyball Tournament

    Eagles honor fallen teammate with Centennial Alumni Volleyball Tournament
    The Centennial volleyball team assembled to honor one of its fallen alumna last week in the most appropriate way: with a volleyball tournament. The first annual Centennial Alumni Volleyball Tournament was held last weekend at the Ellicott City high...
  • Ocean City braces as thousands of young people descend on beach town

    Ocean City braces as thousands of young people descend on beach town
    As Ocean City braces for Senior Week, the annual migration of graduating high school students to the beaches, thousands more young partyers are expected to join them. A loosely organized College Takeover Beach Week also starts this weekend, an event that...
  • Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers

    Police arrest driver in killing of 12-year-old while eluding officers
    Baltimore police said Friday they have arrested a man sought in connection with the deaths of two youths in as many days last week — a violent sequence that had investigators scrambling to identify a suspect based only on vague witness descriptions....
  • Roland Park Country School addressing erosion in 'backwoods'

    Roland Park Country School addressing erosion in 'backwoods'
    The Roland Park Civic League is concerned about a new storm water management system to address erosion in the woods behind Roland Park Country School. The school is installing a buried piping system to control runoff in the school's so-called...
  • Maryland loses, but a Sunday Little League double header sparks memories [Commentary]

    Maryland loses, but a Sunday Little League double header sparks memories [Commentary]
    Well, the Maryland baseball game wasn't on ESPN2 Monday night, but rather ESPNU. Either way, however, the Terps seemingly magical ride came to an end with the lopsided 11-2 loss at the hands of Virginia. Certainly not the way Maryland players and fans...
  • Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides

    Suspect in 12-year-old's death investigated in two homicides
    A man in custody for allegedly killing a 12-year-old in a car crash and under investigation in the shooting death of a 15-year-old is now being looked at in yet another homicide, and detectives are seeking the public's help to close the case. Police say...
  • Port Deposit honors those who made ultimate sacrifice

    The officers of VFW Post 8185 held two wreath-laying services Sunday in celebration of Memorial Day. At Harmony Chapel Cemetery off Dr. Jack Road in Conowingo, the group laid wreaths at the grave of Jerry Skrivanek, the first local casualty of World War...
  • Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town [Editorial]

    Baltimore, an 'ultimate' sports town  [Editorial]
    Thirty years ago last month, the Baltimore Colts left town, and the loss of the beloved NFL franchise was a stunning blow not only to football fans but to the city's identify. Nine years later, Baltimore's image as a sports town suffered another big hit...
  • The weather is a pitcher in the life of the spring season [Commentary]

    The weather is a pitcher in the life of the spring season [Commentary]
    In what's already been a wacky spring season weather-wise, why should we think this all-important final week might be any different? There are lots of important games and such scheduled for this week, the week that leads into the playoffs. Playoff draws...