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  • Tolerance in the new year [Commentary]

    Tolerance in the new year [Commentary]
    Jews around the globe will gather in synagogues Wednesday to mark the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. There is a change in the air as fall approaches; schools are back in session, temperatures begin to drop and there is a general atmosphere of renewal. Jewish tradition encourages us to gather together, reflect on the year that has passed and pray for peace and sustenance in the coming year. The collective strength and spirit felt during this time of year typically energizes all to look ahead with optimism.
  • Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross

    Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross
    It was the first day of camp, a busy day at the swimming pool of the Baltimore Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills. Amid the happy splashing, lifeguard Jalina Ray spotted something that didn't look right. She got the attention of fellow lifeguard...

    Howard County health digest

    Classes at hospital Howard County General Hospital will sponsor the following classes at the HCGH Wellness Center, Suite 100, 10710 Charter Drive, Columbia unless otherwise listed. Advanced registration for all programs at hcgh.com. Information: 410-740-...

    Jennifer Brigante a standout among 4-H Hare Raisers [West Friendship]

    Jennifer Brigante a standout among 4-H Hare Raisers [West Friendship]
    Congratulations to Hare Raisers 4-H Club member Jennifer Brigante, who was awarded a $1,300 scholarship during the Maryland State Rabbit Judging contest on Aug. 30. Brigante was part of the Hare Raisers senior team. Special thanks to coaches Laura...

    Give blood at St. James United Methodist Church [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Give blood at St. James United Methodist Church [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    According to a 2006 study at the University of North Carolina Hospitals, 41-71 percent of U.S. residents will require a blood transfusion at some point in their lives. However, the American Red Cross estimates that only 38 percent of the U.S. population...