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  • Mayor's office to host annual Back to School Rally

    The city will host its annual Back to School Rally Tuesday from 3 to 8 p.m., at the public school system's headquarters, 200 E. North Ave.. An estimated 4,000 students and their parents are expected to attend. Students can receive free immunizations,...
  • There he goes again: Obama in full TV campaign mode on BET, mtvU, NBC ...

    There he goes again: Obama in full TV campaign mode on BET, mtvU, NBC ...
    Early in his presidency, Barack Obama's aversion to governing and addiction to going on television, led me to write that when the going gets tough, Obama goes on TV. Here we go again with the president moving from camera setup to camera setup talking...
  • Montessori program set to open at St. Pius X School

    St. Pius X School will herald its 2011-2012 academic year with great fanfare — a ribbon cutting for the school's new Primary Montessori Program, on Friday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. St. Pius X is the first school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore to...
  • Order tickets in advance for Stella Maris' crab feast

    Get your mallets ready: The annual Stella Maris crab feast and auction is set for Sunday, Oct. 9, from 1 to 6 p.m., at the State Fairgrounds in Timonium. The afternoon will be filled with fun and food, and most importantly, all proceeds will benefit...
  • Back-to-school nights a good time to meet, greet education professionals

    Back-to-school nights provide an invaluable opportunity for parents to meet their children's teachers, administrators and PTA representatives, and to get a feel for the students' daily routine. In our area, Marriotts Ridge High School will get an early...
  • For retailers, back-to-school shopping is becoming Christmas in July

    For retailers, back-to-school shopping is becoming Christmas in July
    Ted Williams wasn't at the pool last week. Nor was he on the basketball court, polishing off an ice cream cone, sleeping in till noon or catching a movie. One gloriously sunny midsummer day found him at Target, clutching a dictionary and gazing...
  • Change in employment led to narrow escape on 9/11

    Last Sunday, we all focused on a day of remembrance. Many of us were lucky to have our loved ones return home on that fateful Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. Others were not so lucky. Each of us will forever remember where we were and what we were doing when...
  • Back to School night opens the lines of communication

    Like buying school supplies, Back to School night is synonymous with the opening of a new school year. Like buying school supplies, Back to School night is synonymous with the opening of a new school year. On Monday, Sept. 12, Bonnie Branch Middle...
  • Back to School Nights

    The Baltimore County Public School System hosts back-to-school nights to allow parents and guardians to get to know the school their children will attend. Back-to-School Night activities are planned for these public schools in the area: Arbutus...
  • Maryland shoppers can avoid sales tax for week in August

    Maryland shoppers can avoid sales tax for week in August
    My colleague Jill Rosen wrote this week that retailers are pushing back-to-school shopping in July, far earlier than usual. But if you want to save sales tax – or 6 percent on certain purchases – do your back-to-school or other shopping...
  • Glenelg High marching unit ready for another stint at the Howard County Fair's fried dough stand

    As fair season approaches, a group of talented students from Glenelg High School are preparing for an annual tradition…running the fried dough stand! Ever since I was a young kid, this stand has been one of my favorites at the Howard County Fair,...
  • Deserving students will benefit from Mark Hollingsworth Scholarship

    Earlier this year, I wrote about the Mark Hollingsworth Scholarship, founded in memory of a Sykesville man who died from lung cancer in July 2010, at the age of 48. Hollingsworth was a devoted family man, an avid traveler and triathlete, and a...