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  • Children offer input for design of Angel Park project in Perry Hall

    Children offer input for design of Angel Park project in Perry Hall
    Dahmon Johnson, a fourth-grader at Perry Hall Elementary School, wants his community's new playground to have a giant dinosaur sculpture that kids can climb on. Clover Brown, a kindergarten student at the school, made a colorful drawing of what he'd...
  • Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area

    Five unique accommodations in the Maryland area
    No offense to conventional hotels, but sometimes you just want to stay someplace a little different, a little avant-garde, someplace you'll be able to tell the grandkids about someday. You know, someplace that, once you post a picture on Facebook,...
  • Towson Library celebrates 40 years at current site on May 17

    Towson Library celebrates 40 years at current site on May 17
    Today the Towson Library is an impressive three-story brick and concrete bastion of literacy with a tower-like rotunda, a faux dragon in a faux fish pond, and enough space to accommodate the administrative offices of the Baltimore County Public Library...
  • Towson Library's 40th anniversary celebration details

    Towson Library's 40th anniversary celebration details
    The Towson Library is the place to be on Saturday, May 17, according to librarian Rich Sigwald, who is spearheading the library's 40th anniversary celebration. The celebration set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature free refreshments, a repeating 10-...
  • SECAC makes materials donation to library

    SECAC makes materials donation to library
    The Special Education Citizen Advisory Committee, SECAC, the parent-led organization that bridges the communication between the Harford County Public Schools' Department of Special Education and the Board of Education with parents and community members,...
  • For some authors, it's a tour de farce

    For some authors, it's a tour de farce
    When Baltimore writer Rafael Alvarez was driving around the country peddling his books, he sold a collection of his newspaper articles and short stories to a drunken farmer in a men's room outside Memphis, Tenn. He's spent countless nights sleeping in his...
  • 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...
  • Buy local — visit our two farmers markets [Ellicott City]

    Last week, the Howard County farmers markets kicked off the 2014 season with five markets — two in Ellicott City — that are now open through the last week of November. This market is a great way for the community to buy locally grown...
  • When will books reflect the population? [Commentary]

    When will books reflect the population? [Commentary]
    Last year U.S. publishers released an estimated 5,000 books for children and teens. Now, here's a quick quiz. How many were written or illustrated by African-Americans or were about black people or other non-whites? 400? 500? Guess again. A mere 63...
  • Friends of Patapsco Valley invite you outdoors [Elkridge]

    It's another rainy day in Elkridge as I write this; and, my brother, Adam Lippa, says that the "May flowers are going to come up with swimmies on." Perhaps he's right; but, with all this water falling around, I am reminded of how lucky we are to live in...
  • Columbia Digest

    Quilt show The Faithful Circle Quilters presents "Birds of a Feather Quilt Together" Thursday through Saturday, May 1-3, at First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, 9535 Presbyterian Circle. The event features more than 300 quilts on display,...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Asthma camp for children The Baltimore Washington Medical Center will sponsor "Camp Airways" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 4-8 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore & Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park. The camp, for children ages 6 to 12, will...