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  • 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 is eligible to donate blood, and fewer than 10 percent actually do so each year. As a result, the blood supply sometimes reaches critically low levels.
  • Bird club members invite you along on their treks [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    I was excited to see a wild turkey running alongside my car on McKendree Road several weeks ago. Then I received a newsletter from Bob Solem of the Howard County Bird Club and discovered that wild turkeys are becoming more common in the area. They have...

    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...

    Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time

    Libertarian candidate tackles long-shot bid one voter at a time
    When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....

    Triadelphia Adventists welcome new pastoral couple [Clarksville]

    The Triadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church on Brighton Dam Road is happy to welcome a new pastoral couple after having no pastor for a year. Robert and Esme Ross came to Maryland from northern California, but they are originally from South Africa....