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  • Connecting the social and the spatial

    Connecting the social and the spatial
    Amy Lynne Shelton has a closet full of toys at the Johns Hopkins University cognitive psychology lab: Wooden human figures with movable joints, Lego and model train buildings, toy cameras and wooden triangular blocks — some with eyes, some without....
  • Russett: Haunted barn and hayrides happening at Anne Arundel County Fair

    Happy Halloween! Come one, come all to the Anne Arundel County Fair's 23rd annual Halloween Happening, with haunted barn and hayride events on Fridays, Oct. 19 and 26 and Saturday, Oct. 20 and 27, from 7 to 10 p.m.; and Sundays, Oct. 21 and 28, from 7 to...
  • Ask the pet expert: introducing a new baby

    Ask the pet expert: introducing a new baby
      We're expecting. What's the best way to introduce a new baby to our cat and dog? This will be a time of big changes for everyone, including your pets. They will be in tune to all of the anxiety, excitement and stress that will fill your household. It'...
  • Owings Mills family's holiday mitzvah is donating toys to needy children

    Owings Mills family's holiday mitzvah is donating toys to needy children
    As the day of his bar mitzvah approached, Zack Lubliner, of Owings Mills, decided on a mitzvah project that would help others and celebrate the coming Festival of Lights. "Since my bar mitzvah was during Hanukkah, I thought I'd give people presents,"...
  • Black and white

    Editor's note: Freelance writer Diedre A. Ware grew up in Havre de Grace and graduated from Havre de Grace High School. Her recollections of what it was like growing up black in an era when children's dolls were white was published recently in Dolls...
  • EEOC claims Toys 'R' Us discriminated against deaf job applicant

    EEOC claims Toys 'R' Us discriminated against deaf job applicant
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Toys "R" Us, alleging the company broke the law when staff at its Columbia store refused to provide a sign-language interpreter for a job applicant who is deaf. The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S....
  • BNI Laurel chapter joins local Toys for Tots drive

    The BNI Laurel Thursday Breakfast Chapter joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve this year to help the Toys for Tots Foundation collect toys for children who are less fortunate. Members of the Laurel BNI Chapter have collected more than 21 toys and will...
  • Empty Stocking donations lagging

    Empty Stocking donations lagging
    Christmas is arriving early this year for The Empty Stocking Fund's many recipients and the Fund's volunteers express their appreciation and thanks to each one who has had a part in supporting the Fund. The Charity has raised $49,100. But will need more...
  • Empty Stocking Fund donations continue to grow

    Donations to The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund started to climb this week, as many people, businesses and organizations stepped forward to help their less fortunate Harford County neighbors during the holiday season. As of Thursday morning, $63,175 has been...
  • Goo Goo Dolls to headline Preakness Eve concert at Pimlico

    Goo Goo Dolls to headline Preakness Eve concert at Pimlico
    Rockers the Goo Goo Dolls will headline a concert the day before Preakness at Pimlico Race Course, organizers announced Friday. The show is part of the People's Pink Party, a partnership between Pimlico and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and takes place...
  • MT means empty, figot is spigot, pew butta is pure butter. Cornfused? Read on

    Whenever my sister calls me Doll or Doll Baby, eyebrows go up. They also go up when we call a blond, middle-aged man, who is like a brother, Precious. Much of the language of families and friends comes from what others have called us, from words coined by...
  • Annual Catonsville community party features fundamentals of warm food, fun gifts and friendship

    The organizers of the 11th annual Home for the Holidays Party at the Banneker Community Center prefer sticking with the basics when it comes to holiday gifts. Sports equipment such as basketballs and footballs and toys such as dolls and Hess holiday...