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  • Cockeysville student attends space program at Johns Hopkins APL

    Amanda Song, a student at Cockeysville Middle School, was among five Baltimore County Public Schools students participating in the Maryland Department of Education's Summer Center for Space Science in July. The summer program is sponsored by the...
  • 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...
  • Missing Joppa girl ran away to avoid going back to school

    A Joppa girl was quickly found Wednesday after leaving home before daybreak so she would miss the first day of school. Around 6:45 a.m. the 12-year-old's parents went to wake her up for the first day of school, only to discover she wasn't in bed,...
  • Centennial High School alum takes fundraising bike trip across United States

    Centennial High School alum takes fundraising bike trip across United States
    Calling recent Virginia Tech graduate Chris Wachtman a man on the move is an understatement considering he uses a bicycle as his primary form of transportation. "Movement has always been important to me. I have been riding bikes for as long as I can...
  • Poplar Springs United Methodist Church Thrift Shop having back-to-school sale

    The Poplar Springs United Methodist Church's Thrift Shop, 919 East Watersville Road, is having a back-to-school sale through the month of August. All kinds of school supplies and clothing are available to purchase, as well as regular clothing for the...
  • Important school calendar dates are just around the corner

    Recently, I read an anonymous back-to-school poem that began, "'Twas the night before school started, when all through the town, the parents were cheering … It was a riotous sound!" Most parents I have surveyed do not share quite the same elation...
  • 'Quilts for Cancer' the latest fundraising project for River Hill High graduate Matthew Beck

    It's back-to-school time and for one local resident that means one thing: time to start fundraising for cancer. Matthew Beck, a 2010 graduate of River Hill High School, started a special fundraiser, "Cookies for Cancer" back in 2007. With the help of his...
  • Plenty of cultural activities are just a stone's throw away in West Friendship

    It never ceases to amaze me how folks in the West Friendship area have access to so many cultural activities within just minutes of home. As much as our area prides itself in its original rural and agricultural roots, in recent years, this area has been...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Another Way to See It Laughter Club. Mondays, 9 a....
  • Board member elections on agenda for Rodgers Forge

    Come one, come all to next week's Rodgers Forge annual meeting. Jay Dunn, Rodgers Forge newsletter editor and RFC Inc. board member, tells us that this year's event will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Rodgers Forge Elementary...
  • Back-to-school rules can be a real education

    Back-to-school time. When I was a kid, mom would take me to the general store, down the dirt road, to buy school supplies. All I needed was a slate, some chalk and an old flour sack to carry my lunch in. One year I got a Robin Hood-themed flour sack, with...
  • Md. lawmakers have mixed reactions to Obama's job speech

    Md. lawmakers have mixed reactions to Obama's job speech
    After hearing President Barack Obama plead Thursday for speedy passage of his $447 billion jobs package, Maryland lawmakers were divided about whether the plan would reduce the nation's stubbornly high unemployment. State Democrats expressed near-...