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  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Howard library system expands online offerings

    Howard library system expands online offerings
    The Howard County Library is expanding its online access for customers to include additional magazines, movies and music with the June 2 rollout of three new services — Zinio, hoopla and OneClick Digital.  Library officials say more than 90...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign

    Horseshoe casino, city mount hiring campaign
    Richard Lee Floyd Sr. went to the Southeast Anchor Library on Eastern Avenue on Tuesday, walking on a cane and two prosthetic legs, in hopes of part-time work, something to supplement his Social Security disability check, and occupy his days. "I want to...
  • Krieger Schechter Day School fifth-grader wins award in Letters About Literature contest

    Krieger Schechter Day School fifth-grader wins award in Letters About Literature contest
    Ten-year-old Gillian Blum knew just what to do when she realized that a schedule conflict would prevent her from reading her award-winning letter in person at an April 12 ceremony to recognize the winners of the Letters About Literature contest. So...
  • Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer

    Parasite treatment may help people with brain cancer
    At a lab on the edge of the Johns Hopkins University's East Baltimore medical campus, researchers grow tumors on mice so they can try and cure them. But one day, the cancer wouldn't grow. They tried again and again for months. Figuring there must be...