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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Loch Raven: From Bible school to overseas missions, a busy summer at Hiss

    Members of Hiss United Methodist Church have been busy this summer. In late June, the church was transformed into the biblical town of Nazareth for a week during the church's annual Vacation Bible School. More than 85 children, youth and leaders were...
  • Shift in county policy stresses money, not items, for donations

    Policy changes within the Volunteer Office of the Baltimore County Department of Social Services have altered the county's flagship donation drives for families in need, leaving at least one local volunteer wondering whether the county's neediest...
  • Prince George's to hold Back-to-School Fair

    Prince George's County students and their parents can register for school and before- and after-care programs, and meet with county agency and school representatives, at a Back-to-School Fair Saturday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Show Place Arena,...
  • 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....
  • Eat like a Raven with these back-to-school recipes

    Eat like a Raven with these back-to-school recipes
    It's back-to-school time, and perhaps you are settling back in to a family-dinner routine after summer chaos. Or perhaps you at least plan to. If your picky eater isn't getting into the groove just yet, perhaps these recipes will help. Tell your kids they...
  • Baltimore Co. to host back-to-school festival

    Baltimore County and the Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore Foundation will host a back-to-school festival Saturday in Woodlawn. The event is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. at Security Square Mall. It will focus on families with low to moderate incomes....
  • Franchot kicks off Maryland sales tax holiday

    Franchot kicks off Maryland sales tax holiday
    After two years of enjoying a break on the state sales tax every August, many Maryland consumers now plan theirback-to-schoolshopping around the weeklong event. That's one measure of the success of Maryland's Tax Free Week, which will mark its third year...
  • Back-to-school events set stage for new year in Towson area

    Back-to-school events set stage for new year in Towson area
    Across Baltimore County, schools will begin holding Back-to-Schoolnight activities, some starting as early as this week. The events give parents a way of learning about their child's school, its upcoming events, volunteer and involvement activities, and...
  • Russett: Back-to-School Expo reconnects parents and students with school system

    It's hard to believe students will be returning to school later this month. Where has the time gone? With that said, the Anne Arundel County Public School system's Office of School and Family Partnerships is partnering with Abundant Life Church,...