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  • FIRST Lego League comes to Ellicott City's Triadelphia Ridge

    FIRST Lego League comes to Ellicott City's Triadelphia Ridge
    Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School fifth-grader Alex Liu likes Legos for the same reason he likes robotics: with the same pieces of equipment, he can do countless things. "You can use one set and make tons of different things. You don't have to keep...
  • Triadelphia Ridge's Lego Legends robotics team rocks [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Lego Legends team from Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School has been chosen to attend the State Championship FIRST Lego League competition on Saturday, March 1. The team consists of members Sydney Alexander, Luke Dull, Alex Edwards Durand, Noah Hanson,...
  • Small toy shops expect bright holiday

    Small toy shops expect bright holiday
    Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
  • Retailers test new formats during holidays

    Retailers test new formats during holidays
    At GameStop Kids at White Marsh Mall, shoppers will find plush Mario book bags and Angry Birds hats mixed in with the Lego Star Wars and other kid-friendly video games, a mix meant to attract both serious "gamers" as well as those who've never played...
  • Derailment reaction: 'I thought it was a missile, that we were under attack'

    Derailment reaction: 'I thought it was a missile, that we were under attack'
    The explosion blasted out the windows at Shepherd Electric Supply as pieces of the ceiling rained down and the building groaned. Roger Sampson, an employee, had lived in earthquake-prone Los Angeles for eight years and felt a quake shake Maryland two...
  • First day of school a time for new beginnings at Relay Elementary

    First day of school a time for new beginnings at Relay Elementary
    Susan Menefee and Erin Brice stood near the front door of Relay¬†Elementary School, blinking back tears as they waited for the first¬†day of school to begin. They weren't scared first-graders — or even the mothers of scared first-graders. Brice'...
  • Competition, collaboration showcased at Ridgely Robotics Camp

    Competition, collaboration showcased at Ridgely Robotics Camp
    Students won't be starting back at Ridgely Middle School for another week, but the boisterous energy and collaborative thought displayed by students at the school's Robotics Camp snapped the school out of its summer calm Friday at the end-of-camp...
  • Stores entice Black Friday shoppers with earlier openings, more sales

    Stores entice Black Friday shoppers with earlier openings, more sales
    Consumers have come to expect the deep discounts that define Black Friday, but retailers hope to entice shoppers this year with more choices in how and when they buy. Responding to what they say is consumer demand, retailers have pushed store openings...
  • 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....
  • Before Halloween in the neighborhood, stop by the historic district

    Halloween I look out my window and see all of the gorgeous orange leaves of the trees lining our street and know that in just a few days our street will also be lined with a variety of princesses, goblins and scarecrows. Yes, Halloween is upon us. In...
  • UM showcases first foals born on campus in 30 years

    UM showcases first foals born on campus in 30 years
    College junior Steve Moirano has no children of his own, but he played the proud parent Saturday as a pair of foals debuted to a crowd of onlookers at the University of Maryland campus farm. "What was it like?" Brandon Hurn, a sophomore chemical...
  • No shortage of ways to celebrate Mother's Day in Ellicott City

    No shortage of ways to celebrate Mother's Day in Ellicott City
    Here's wishing every lady who is celebrating, a very happy Mother's Day. I hope the weather cooperates on Sunday, and you can take your family for a stroll down Main Street. As luck would have it there are several things going on this Mother's Day. One...