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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Russett: Volunteer and give back on MLK Day

    Happy New Year and thank you! It's been said that a small act of kindness goes a long way. Whether you volunteer in your community or outside, you are making a difference in the lives of many. On Saturday, Jan. 19, come celebrate Dr. Martin Luther...
  • Speaker for Ellicott City MLK Day event taps her own learning experience

    Speaker for Ellicott City MLK Day event taps her own learning experience
    The Rev. Gertie T. Williams feels very much at home when she volunteers at the restored Ellicott City Colored School on Frederick Road. The Howard County native's ease in her surroundings is for good reason: From grades one through seven, she attended a...
  • Community column, Havre de Grace, celebrating Dr. King's birthday, and others

    Coming up dear readers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21, recognizing his birthday on Jan. 15. This day honors Rev. King's lifelong commitment to equality and unity. Schools and many offices will be closed. A recent addition to this...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Kenneth L. Webster, state delegate, dies at 76

    Kenneth L. Webster, state delegate, dies at 76
    Former Del. Kenneth L. Webster, who led the battle for and wrote the historic legislation that made the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a legal state holiday in Maryland, died Friday of kidney failure at the Baltimore Veteran Administration Medical...
  • The power of naps

    The power of naps
    When is it OK to catch some shut-eye on the job? Workplace snoozing has been the topic of an awful lot of water-cooler jesting lately — at least among those awake enough to remember their conversations. First, there were a rash of reported...
  • Former NFL assistant Brian Stewart brings his talents to the Terps

    Former NFL assistant Brian Stewart brings his talents to the Terps
    The hiring of Brian Stewart as Maryland's defensive coordinator is a move that is being celebrated on a number of fronts. It signifies a return to the attacking style and the 3-4 formation the Terps played under Don Brown, whose sudden departure last...
  • Day of service in Laurel honors King and supports Psi Epsilon Omega's commitment to service

    Day of service in Laurel honors King and supports Psi Epsilon Omega's commitment to service
    Rather than using their day off to relax, the sisters of Laurel's Psi Epsilon Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha spent theMartin Luther King Jr.holiday doing something King would have embraced: giving back to the community. Along with community...
  • Meade Middle School recognized with wellness award

    As we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, many people took the initiative to join in a volunteer day in remembrance. Volunteering provides much-needed resources during financially strapped times for many organizations. Let's make a challenge...
  • Coachspeak: Lake Clifton boys basketball's Herman "Tree" Harried

    Coachspeak: Lake Clifton boys basketball's Herman "Tree" Harried
    Lake Clifton boys basketball coach Herman "Tree" Harried was conducting morning practice on Martin Luther King Jr. Day when a visitor stopped by. It was one of his former players who just wanted to tell Harried that he was doing well with a good job...
  • Havre de Grace High principal to be transferred to John Archer

    Havre de Grace High principal to be transferred to John Archer
    Pending approval of the county school board, Havre de Grace High School Principal Patricia Walling is expected to become principal of John Archer School at the end of the school year and will be replaced by James Reynolds, an assistant principal at Bel...
  • Where would King be marching were he alive today? To Occupy D.C.

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is far wider than ending segregation ("Across the nation, King Day marked with rallies, service," Jan. 17). In addition to his on-going fight for racial justice, King was speaking out against economic injustice and...