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Back to School

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  • $32 million Leith Walk Elementary addition kicks off schools' facilities campaign

    Leith Walk Elementary School kicked off the Baltimore city school system's "21st Century Buildings for Our Children" campaign, a billion-dollar borrowing plan that will require a funding commitment from the state, in order to overhaul the system's aging...
  • Student success starts with parental involvement

    If you have a child in school, a big part of your life must revolve around the school. Your involvement will help your child to thrive and achieve more than without that support. Be sure to attend Back-to-School night if at all possible and get involved...
  • Retailers hope back-to-school season will boost spending

    Retailers hope back-to-school season will boost spending
    It's the height of summer, but inside many Baltimore-area stores, fall has arrived. While shoppers sorted through racks of discounted shorts and tank tops, retailers at White Marsh Mall began displaying school backpacks and uniforms. Area Target stores...
  • No sales tax for back-to-school clothing

    Consumers getting ready for school to start at the end of the month will not be charged sales tax next week for most clothing and shoes priced under $100. Maryland's Tax Free Week begins Sunday, Aug. 12, and ends at midnight Saturday, August 18....
  • Dr. Kenneth B. Kochmann, family physician

    Dr. Kenneth B. Kochmann, family physician
    Dr. Kenneth B. Kochmann, a former social worker who became a physician later in life, died March 8 of multiple myeloma at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 63. The son of German immigrant parents — his father was a traveling salesman and his mother a...
  • Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field

    Former Westminster High ace prepares for career in medical field
    When the Major League Baseball season starts March 31, Brett Harman won't be on a pitcher's mound. Instead, the 23-year-old Westminster resident will be preparing for a career as a physician assistant. But Harman, who had a standout career at...
  • Pack 1673's summer camp fun included hands-on archaeology

    Cub Scout Pack 1673 had a great time in August at Camp William B. Snyder, in Haymarket, Va. Cubmaster Kevin Stroud; and his son, Michael, went with other Tigers and Webelos, and their families for the Pack's highly anticipated summer activity. Camp...
  • Teachers, students head back to school Monday

    Teachers, students head back to school Monday
    School is days away for students in Harford County, and with it come the early mornings and homework-filled weekends that dominate students' lives. As summer dwindles, students, parents and teachers prepare for the coming 2011-12 school year with back-...
  • Blessings at our schools

    Blessings at our schools
    Editor: On Aug. 20, 2011 at 11 a.m., several members of Ames UMC met at the church to join Pastor Thomas J. Blake for "Back to School Prayer" at several Harford County Schools. It was the vision of Rev. Alicia Blake (the late wife of Rev. Blake), thus...
  • Back-to-school checkup

    Back-to-school checkup
    Going back to school, particularly if it's a new school, can be a daunting time for kids and their parents. There's a lot to consider, from sleep schedules to proper nutrition and immunizations. Much can be accomplished by establishing good habits, says...
  • Latin Image salon owner gives back with free haircuts

    Latin Image salon owner gives back with free haircuts
    For parents, getting their children ready for a new school year can be expensive, considering the costs of school supplies, academic and athletic fees, clothes and other educational necessities. To help parents reduce those expenses a bit, especially...
  • Elkridge Junior Firefighters to host 'Summer Bash' youth dance Saturday

    The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Junior Firefighters will sponsor a "Summer Bash" dance for youth ages 9-15 Saturday, Aug. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road. Tickets are available at the door for $10 per person with a...