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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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,...
  • '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...
  • Tax-free shopping: Who benefits?

    Tax-free shopping: Who benefits?
    Retailers are banking on Maryland shoppers packing stores beginning Aug. 14 to take advantage of a temporary rollback of the 6 percent state sales tax. But what's good for consumers and retailers will come at a cost to the state, which expects to lose as...
  • Kamenetz announces 'Adopt-A-Student for Back-to-School' program

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz hosted an event Tuesday at the historic old Towson Courthouse to build support for the Department of Social Services' "Adopt-A-Student for Back-to-School" program, in which donors volunteer to purchase the...
  • Laurel education briefs

    Prince George's County Prince George's County Public Schools will host its inaugural Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, 7601 Hanover Pkwy., in Greenbelt. The event is open to all county...
  • 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...