| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:02 PM
When school lets out for the summer, many children lose access to free and reduced-price meals. In the past two weeks, Baltimore County and City both ramped up their efforts to feed these children, who account for eighty-four percent of students in...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:10 AM
The Savage Boys and Girls Club has been serving our community since 1968. The club's Co-Ed Flag Football Program has been around about 15-20 years. Last year over 120 kids played flag football and they hope to see more.
There are three age groups, 6-8,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:05 AM
When you support the Elkridge Library, you get the gift of shopping. Howard County Library System is currently benefiting from Macy's "Be Book Smart" campaign. It's easy. Donate $3 at Macy's and receive $10 off a $30 purchase.
HCLS receives money to...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79.
Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:48 PM
On July 22, at 12:30 p.m., the newly renovated Savage Branch Library is scheduled to open to the public. Complete with bioconservation principles and green technologies employed in the building and landscaping of the facility the library's structure...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:09 AM
My sister and I recently spent five days at Ocean City, New Jersey. In early childhood summers, thanks to our grandparents, we spent months there. As we grew older, they took us traveling. Beach months dwindled to weeks, then days.
The imprint of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The children's Storyville section of the Baltimore County Public Library's Woodlawn branch, 1811 Woodlawn Drive, will be closed Wednesday and Thursday to undergo some structural work and painting, according to library officials.
The popular children's...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has replaced most members of the county library board of trustees, a panel that sets policy for the 19-branch system.
Five of the board's seven positions are now filled by new faces following appointments...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Members of the Harford County Board of Library Trustees, which has a couple new members, had an opportunity to get acquainted face-to-face Thursday evening.
But the board's first official act to begin a new fiscal year was to honor a longtime former...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Hoopla Hooping proved to be a big hit at the Abingdon branch of the Harford County Public Library on Tuesday afternoon.
Approximately 64 participants, urged on by family and friends, dipped, shook and shimmied to keep their Hula Hoops going in the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:14 AM
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...