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Memorial Day

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  • Ticket sales for lacrosse championship weekend down from past Baltimore events

    Ticket sales for lacrosse championship weekend down from past Baltimore events
    Despite lower ticket sales for the NCAA men’s lacrosse championships at M&T Bank Stadium than in previous years the event has come to Baltimore, NCAA and Ravens officials said they remain upbeat that the three-day tournament later on Memorial Day...
  • Fulton Elementary spotlights exceptional readers [Fulton/Highland]

    The exceptional readers for the third grade at Fulton Elementary School are Serena Goyal, Casey Van't Hoff, Luke Rubin, Carolyn Wong, Devan Patel, Courtney Johnson and Noah Ko. For the fourth grade, they are Aiden Atang, Nikhitha Ganham, Sonja West,...
  • Strong turnout for Bond Mill PTO Carnival[West Laurel]

    Come one, come all! And, everybody did. The cars were parked along Bond Mill Road and Sherwood Avenue because there were no more spaces near Bond Mill Elementary for the much-anticipated Parent Teacher Organization Carnival. The weather was lovely and...
  • Another busy pool season starts this weekend [Maryland City]

    Memorial Day quickly appears this weekend. All of the snow and ice of the winter has now become a distant memory and "fun in the sun" soon empties the cold and dreary memories.  Congratulations to all of this year's graduates. Two hold a special place...
  • Columbia Invitational soccer event among country's best

    I have to shake my head in amazement when I see what has happened to the Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament since the day it started four decades ago. It began when three soccer enthusiasts asked a simple question: "Why do we have to travel every...
  • A Muslim's pride in Memorial Day [Letter]

    Muslims throughout America share in the pride that Memorial Day brings. As a Muslim, I feel I would disrespect the memory of my father who fought in World War II and the Korean Conflict, if I did not pay my respects to him in Arlington National Cemetery...
  • Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break

    Six Flags America opens for weekends, spring break
    Six Flags America launches its 2014 season on Saturday, opening weekends in April and May and daily for spring break, April 12-21. The Maryland theme park has a new Mardi Gras section featuring New Orleans-themed rides, parades and other activities....
  • Flying Dog announces Dead Rise Summer Ale - brewed with Old Bay

    Flying Dog announces Dead Rise Summer Ale - brewed with Old Bay
    Dead Rise Summer Ale, a new beer from Frederick-based Flying Dog, is named after wooden-hulled fishing boats that were built to navigate Chesapeake waterways. But you might call the new beer "summer in a bottle." The Belgian pale ale is brewed with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Annual Homeless Person's Memorial to be observed Thursday in Bel Air

    Harford County's observance of National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day will be held on Thursday, Dec. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Frederick Ward Armory Park at 41 N. Main St. in Bel Air. According to the Harford County Health Department, people...