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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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Randallstown High strives for normality

    Randallstown High School Principal Thomas Evans began the day yesterday with a somber 7 a.m. faculty meeting. A half-hour later, he stood in the lobby welcoming students back to school, putting his arm around a girl who needed a hug. He appeared on...
  • 10 tips for going back-to-school in greater Williamsburg

    10 tips for going back-to-school in greater Williamsburg
    The start of school is just around the corner for kids in greater Williamsburg. Get ready early and reap the benefits of going back-to-school in an organized, thoughtful way with these ten tips.   10. Shop early for school supplies. Virginia is...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 30:

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 30:
    Stryker Building "Take a good look at the Stryker Building before it is razed. Take in the mature crepe myrtle trees, the grassy expanse and the white pine grove. They surely will disappear with the building. Why not leave trees and make a downtown park?...