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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cool gear for back to school

    Cool gear for back to school
    It's back-to-school time, and you're going over your child's zillion-page school supply list. Don't panic; we'll help you check off that supply list in no time. Our guide covers everything from standard yellow pencils to talking rulers. Yeah, they make...
  • Going green for back to school

    Going green for back to school
    Although the rate of recycled waste in America has nearly doubled over the past 15 years, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, many families still find it challenging to 'live green,' while dealing with the hustle and bustle of daily life....
  • Going back to school may not be such a good move

    A slow economy and labor market can lead many workers to consider going back to school. In fact, schools geared toward working professionals generally report higher enrollments during recessionary periods. But it might not be the right choice for...
  • With state tax cuts, take broad-based approach: Editorial

    For Florida lawmakers, squabbles over how best to cut state taxes by $100 million are a nice problem to have. For years after the Great Recession struck in 2008, they argued about where to cut spending. But now that the recovering economy has left the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Applications For Andover Norton Children's Fund Scholarship Available

    Chairman of the Andover Norton Children's Fund Commission, Betsy Houle, has announced that the Commission will once again be offering a scholarship to a deserving Andover high school senior to help finance their post high school education. The Norton...
  • 'Skill builders' enrolling in college, but not for the degree

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. Kevin Floerke has been down this road before. A student at Santa Rosa Junior College in Northern California, Floerke, 26, already graduated in 2010 from UCLA, where he majored in archaeology. This time, however, unlike many other...
  • Treat others in God's loving way

    I recently came across a story I wrote quite some time ago about working in a hospital personnel department. One aspect of my job was to schedule all the medical appointments for the hospital employees who needed to see the staff nurse practitioner, whom...
  • As soccer pals and teammates, they've had similar goals

    Christen Press and Whitney Engen grew up just 13 months and a few miles apart on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. And they've been virtually inseparable on a soccer field ever since, playing together as kids, against each other in college and now as...