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  • Amid halting economic recovery, holiday giving still struggles

    Amid halting economic recovery, holiday giving still struggles
    About 900 Carroll County families are waiting for donations of toys, clothing and maybe a holiday dinner, but the county's social services will be able to fulfill the wishes of less than half of them. The deadline for donors to sign up came and went...
  • West Friendship: Firemen honor their own during 67th awards banquet at Circle D Farm

    Congratulations to the members of West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department who enjoyed a lovely evening at the Circle D Farm during the department's 67th annual awards anquet. Members of Station 3 expressed gratitude to the firefighters of Sykesville...
  • Empty Stocking Fund reaches $45,000

    The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund is moving closer to its 2011 fund-raising goal of $80,000, but the fund is still more than $34,000 short as the annual drive to help less fortune Harford County families and senior citizens have a happier holiday season moves...
  • Frisky's Wildlife Sanctuary benefits from trio of Eagle Scout projects

    This holiday season, Frisky's Wildlife Sanctuary is thankful for not one, not two, but three recently completed Eagle Scout projects. Boy Scouts, of course, must conduct a leadership service project in order to attain the highest rank of Eagle Scout and...
  • Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton: Glenelg High School Key Club again teaming up with U.S. Marines in Toys for Tots campiagn

    The Glenelg High School Key Club is helping the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program again this year. Collection boxes will be in the school's front office until Dec. 16. Last year, the Key Club collected almost 300 new toys and members helped with the...
  • Empty Stocking Fund receives toys, other donations

    The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund continues to raise money and receive donations of new, unwrapped toys, as the Harford County-based charity works to help more than 350 Harford County families and senior citizens in need have a happier holiday season. The...
  • It's not too late to help the less fortunate at Christmas

    This is my favorite time of year. I love everything Christmas – Santa, carols, TV specials – and the generally happy mood it creates. I try not to get bogged down with the stress of buying gifts – what for whom, etc. – and just...
  • I've been working on the railroad

    Thanks to the generosity of a friend and colleague, my son Nick and I recently came into a rather nice train set. I hesitate to refer to the railroad paraphernalia as toys, though that's exactly what it is for Nick and I, because model railroading is a...
  • Howard Ritter Jr., principal

    Howard Ritter Jr., principal
    Howard "Bud" Ritter Jr., a retired Towson High School principal who had a second career as an antique toy and train dealer, died of dementia Monday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland. The longtime Towson resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised in...
  • NYC: It's the most wonderful town this time of year

    For a day or a weekend sparkling with the season's spirit, there's no topping the Big Apple, with a twinkling Norway spruce towering over the ice-skating rink at Rockefeller Center, storytelling department store windows and the breathtaking Santaland....
  • Toy giveaway in Arbutus a gift of Christmas love

    Toy giveaway in Arbutus a gift of Christmas love
    No, Santa's workshop didn't relocate to Arbutus. It just might have looked that way when Southwest Emergency Services held its annual Toy Giveaway at Arbutus United Methodist Church on Dec. 9. New board games, sporting equipment, dolls, purses and...
  • Coachspeak: Albert Holley, Milford Mill basketball

    Coachspeak: Albert Holley, Milford Mill basketball
    Set to start his sixth season at Milford Mill, boys basketball coach Albert Holley has already posted impressive numbers. He has won 102 games, captured the past three Baltimore County championships, and his No. 5 Millers are two-time defending Class 3A...