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Memorial Day

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  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic
    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Hammond pool receives private pool grant, installs chair lifts

    Hammond Park Pool, one of just a handful of private pools in the area, recently made good on its word to install two pool lifts compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The installation came after Howard County granted about $16,000 to Hammond...
  • Lee's Landing opens on river in Port Deposit

    Lee's Landing opens on river in Port Deposit
    Hey folks, this is just a reminder that the new Lee's Landing opened over Memorial Day weekend and the pleasant early June weather and marvelous river views have increased the patronage at the former Susky River Grille. The renovated restaurant, by any...
  • Scout Troop 702's newest Eagle is Alex Robinson [Highland/Fulton]

    Scout Troop 702's newest Eagle is Alex Robinson [Highland/Fulton]
    Being a Boy Scout was one of the highlights of my childhood. It provides leadership training, working as a team, problem-solving, survival skills — just to name a few. Not every Boy Scout aspires to become an Eagle Scout. On May 24at a Court of...
  • Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

    Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America
    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • Many gave all to ensure freedom [Editorial]

    Many gave all to ensure freedom [Editorial]
    This July will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the event that would come to define the world as it exists today. In modern times, it has come to be called World War I, but prior to the larger conflagration it spawned a scant two decades after...
  • Students spend summer break by the pool in Arbutus

    Students spend summer break by the pool in Arbutus
    On a sunny summer afternoon, Brooke Towns, 17, kept an alert gaze on two young girls splashing in the Wynnewood Pool as their mother and grandmother relaxed in two plastic lounge chairs nearby. Towns, a 2014 graduate of Catonsville High School, has been...
  • 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....
  • Bike ride honoring fallen police officers stops in Harford

    Bike ride honoring fallen police officers stops in Harford
    Bike riders with the Police Unity Tour stopped at the Harford County Sheriff's Office Southern Precinct in Edgewood Sunday morning, as part nationwide ride that culminated in Washington, D.C., Monday at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial....
  • Two people rescued near Conowingo Dam on Memorial Day

    Two people rescued near Conowingo Dam on Memorial Day
    Water rescue teams pulled two people out of the Susquehanna River near Conowingo Dam after reports of a missing kayaker early afternoon on Memorial Day. Rescue personnel and watercraft were staged along the river south of the dam near the Rock Run...
  • 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...
  • Campaign to start new Cub Scout Pack in the area a group effort [Column]

    The Interfaith Partnership of Lansdowne, Riverview and Baltimore Highlands would like to join the Boy Scouts of America in forming a Cub Scout pack to serve boys in first through fifth grades. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 141 Lavern Ave., will host a...