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Memorial Day

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  • Bel Air Community Band to perform 50th anniversary concert

    Bel Air Community Band to perform 50th anniversary concert
    To celebrate the Bel Air Community Band's 50th anniversary, director C. Scott Sharnetzka has put together a rousing program that includes numbers like David Lovrien's circus march, "Monkey Business," George Botsford's "Black and White Rag," Joseph...
  • Lacrosse becoming cold-weather sport

    Lacrosse becoming cold-weather sport
    Winter is synonymous with snow, Christmas and … lacrosse? This year, perhaps more than any other, the coldest season and a sport which crowns a national champion on usually the hottest day in May have been linked arm-in-arm. Since Feb. 1,...
  • Wedded: June Struder and Joseph Whalen

    Wedded: June Struder and Joseph Whalen
    Date: Dec. 28 Her story: June Struder, 25, grew up in several places around the country because her father, Jim Struder, was an Army officer. She graduated from Aberdeen High School and later attended Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University)....
  • Harford schools break snow days bank

    Harford schools break snow days bank
    Harford County Public Schools are out of planned inclement weather make-up days, and school officials say will they need clarification from the state if they need to request a waiver of excused absence for at least two or, possibly, three days. Two more...
  • Johns Hopkins' Dave Pietramala suggests changes to lacrosse schedule

    Johns Hopkins' Dave Pietramala suggests changes to lacrosse schedule
    It just doesn’t seem natural playing lacrosse when there is still snow on the ground. There used to be a time when the regular season opened in the first week of March, but those days are long gone. Johns Hopkins coach Dave Pietramala isn’...
  • Duke men's lacrosse not making much of first undefeated February since 2008

    Duke men's lacrosse not making much of first undefeated February since 2008
    Reigning national champion Duke made a break from tradition – in a positive way. Sunday's 14-6 victory over Stony Brook guaranteed that the top-ranked Blue Devils will finish February with a 4-0 record. It's the first time since 2008 that the...
  • A few of my favorite things

    A few of my favorite things
    I've played or reported on lacrosse for much of my life, and some things have stuck with me. Here are just a few things that I — and other lovers of the game — look forward to each week:   We love wall ball, hammering skills until...
  • Covenant Park getting set to celebrate 10th anniversary

    Time really does fly. It is hard for me to believe that 10 years ago this coming Memorial Day weekend, Covenant Park opened right off Centennial Lane as the permanent home base of the Soccer Association of Columbia. Before this location was selected,...
  • Carroll extends school year by one day

    Carroll extends school year by one day
    Carroll County Public Schools students who had made plans for their first day of summer vacation should be ready to reschedule. The Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to extend the school year by one day, making the last day...
  • Special 'nights' promise fun, food for families [Maryland City]

    Our students have been hard at work the last two weeks, participating in the last-ever Maryland School Assessment tests. Good job to everyone on getting a good night's sleep and breakfast each day to be prepared for the daily testing. Maryland City...
  • Policemen injured during demonstration to integrate Oella rink in 1964

    An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence. Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...
  • The Iraq War: Was it worth it? [Commentary]

    In early 2003, I marched through downtown Washington, D.C., with my fellow University of Maryland students to protest the Bush Administration's push toward war with the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein. The American people were being told that invading...