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Labor Day

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  • Beat the Streets co-founder Lydell Henry recognized as Allstate Champion for Good

     Beat the Streets co-founder Lydell Henry recognized as Allstate Champion for Good
    Baltimore native Lydell Henry, who co-founded the Beat the Streets — Baltimore afterschool program that combines amateur wrestling with character development and tutoring for area youth, was recognized as a 2014 Allstate Champion For Good before the...
  • High-risk high [Editorial]

    High-risk high  [Editorial]
    The deaths of two young men at a music festival in Howard County's Merriweather Post Pavilion Friday has prompted an investigation into whether security and screening procedures there were adequate to protect concertgoers. Officials suspect many in the...
  • How would you do on the naturalization civics test? [Commentary]

    How would you do on the naturalization civics test? [Commentary]
    With a shrill chorus of voices weighing in on the issue of immigration, I thought it would be instructive to step away from the heat long enough to gain some perspective. In order to become a naturalized American citizen, applicants must display their...
  • Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel

    Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel
    Fecal matter, it's enough to make you wonder whether you'll ever want to jump in the water again. But it's summer after all, and what's summer without a dip in the bay or a spin on the water skis. Now there's a way to know how much fecal bacteria is...
  • Throwing a summer party that's both hot and cool

    Throwing a summer party that's both hot and cool
    On sunny Saturday in mid-May, Caitlin Moran kicked off summer early, with friends, cocktails, and a busy grill. Moran, an Annapolis-based stylist and editorial director of the lifestyle website The Glitter Guide, is an expert party hostess – so...
  • Spotlight on Best Athlete nominee Tatyana McFadden

    Congratulations to Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church member Tatyana McFadden on being nominated for the prestigious ESPY Award-Best Athlete with a Disability. Last year, Tatyana won four major world marathons and earned six titles at the IPC...
  • Outdoor ice skating rink planned for Baltimore's Inner Harbor

    Outdoor ice skating rink planned for Baltimore's Inner Harbor
    For the first time in about a decade, outdoor ice skating could return to the Inner Harbor with the creation of a temporary rink at McKeldin Square. Baltimore's spending panel approved an agreement Wednesday with the Waterfront Partnership, which...
  • Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston

    Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston
    I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
  • Ladies, get your surfboard on with surfing lessons in Ocean City

    Ladies, get your surfboard on with surfing lessons in Ocean City
    If the Dew Tour has put you in the mood to try something a little more extreme than your usual beach routine, Michelle Sommers has just the thing. Sommers is giving women the opportunity to check off learning how to surf from their bucket list with...
  • Family atmosphere is a hit at Glyndon Swim Club

    Family atmosphere is a hit at Glyndon Swim Club
    This is how Molly Donatelli spells summer. She goes to the Glyndon Swim Club her family belongs to every day. She meets her friends, brings money to buy a snack and swims in the aquamarine pool. "It's so nice and cool in the summer," said Molly, 13, a...
  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • 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...