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  • Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap

    Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap
    If all goes according to plan, books such as "Charlotte's Web" and "The Magic School Bus" will spark the imaginations of 27,000 Baltimore County Public Schools students this summer. For the second year, books have been distributed to 47 Title I...
  • Dangers of sniffing glue highlighted by state medical examiner [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 11, 1964: Glue sniffing was in the rise in Harford County among people ages of 13 to 17. Dr. Henry Freimuth, a toxicologist from the office of the Chief Medical Examiner, furnished the...
  • 8 ways to enjoy the arts outdoors in Howard County

    8 ways to enjoy the arts outdoors in Howard County
    Grab your picnic basket and enjoy live blues music in an Elkridge park. Dig out the easel and paint pictures of flowers and historic storefronts in Ellicott City. Or as the sun sets, learn how to salsa dance under one of downtown Columbia’s most...
  • Harford Library kicks off Summer Reading Program Monday

    Harford Library kicks off Summer Reading Program Monday
    Fizz! Boom! Read! Spark a Reaction! Read to me Please! The Harford County Public Library's popular Summer Reading Program rocketed to a start Monday with two special kickoff activities at the Bel Air and Aberdeen libraries. At the Bel Air library, Tales...
  • Lions hosting Fishing Rodeo Saturday at Deer Creek picnic area Saturday

    The Lions Clubs of Darlington and Conowingo are joining to once again sponsor a fishing rodeo for children ages 3 to 15 on Saturday, June 14 at the Deer Creek picnic area of Susquehanna State Park. Registration opens at 10 a.m. with fishing commencing at...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    All Together Now at Howard library branches
    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Brick Science. Sat., June 7, 2 p.m. Experience science with LEGO bricks. Ages 6-10....
  • Arbutus resident at home as leader of Lansdowne, Arbutus libraries

    Arbutus resident at home as leader of Lansdowne, Arbutus libraries
    When Bob Maranto goes to work every day, he is surrounded by hundreds of neatly shelved books. But he doesn't get as much reading done as he would like while he's there. Maranto, 46, is manager of the Arbutus and Lansdowne branches of the Baltimore...
  • Elkridge Library invites kids on a science journey [Elkridge]

    Elkridge Library invites kids on a science journey [Elkridge]
    Now that spring is in full swing and we're heading into summer, it's easier to take a minute to wonder about the world around us. Children especially are a part of this curious group and they should have their thirst for knowledge quenched by plenty of...
  • Stop the summer loss [Editorial]

    Stop the summer loss  [Editorial]
    Monday was the last day of school for public school students in Baltimore and Baltimore County, and the rest of the area school systems will wrap up by week's end. For most students, parents and educators, this will be remembered as a challenging (and...
  • As early voting begins, lower voter turnout anticipated in Arundel

    As early voting begins, lower voter turnout anticipated in Arundel
    The primary election officially began Thursday with early voting, but Anne Arundel County elections officials are expecting low turnout for both early voting and traditional election day voting. Anne Arundel's turnout "might be the lowest ever" at 18...
  • Girl Scouts from six troops advance in rank [North Laurel/Savage]

    Girl Scout Cluster 58 held the Bridging Ceremony last week and about 45 girls moved up in the ranks of Scouting. Six troops met at Forest Ridge to hold the bridging that included Daisies, the youngest Scouts becoming Brownies up to Seniors becoming...
  • CNN 'documentary' on George H.W. Bush paid for by Bush Library Foundation

    CNN 'documentary' on George H.W. Bush paid for by Bush Library Foundation
    I am not looking to make a big deal out of this, but I thought at least one mainstream media critic ought to point out that CNN plans to air what it's calling a "documentary" about George H.W. Bush Sunday night in prime time, starting at 9. Except it'...