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  • Cross Country Garden Club invites you to a membership luncheon [Ellicott City]

    The Cross Country Garden Club invites prospective members to a harvest luncheon at the Historic Waverly Mansion on Thursday, Sept. 12. Enjoy a meal with fellow gardeners and garden enthusiasts to learn about the Club's Renewing and Revitalizing our...
  • Goodness, what a blessing

    Goodness, what a blessing
    Half a century ago this Wednesday, as a bright sun climbed the sky above downtown Washington, Douglas B. Sands, then 29, stood a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial and looked out over the National Mall in wonder. It was 8:30 in the morning on...
  • David L. Reid Jr., postal worker

    David L. Reid Jr., postal worker
    David L. Reid Jr., a retired postal worker, died Dec. 29 of a heart attack at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 70. David Lee Reid Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised near Gwynns Falls Parkway. He was a 1961 graduate of City College and attended...
  • 'I never heard anybody talk like that'

    'I never heard anybody talk like that'
    Kenneth Collins knew he had a big day in store when he showed up for work Aug. 28, 1963. As an officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, his job was to protect the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who planned a major speech to anchor...
  • Howard County football looks to continue reign of dominance

    Howard County football looks to continue reign of dominance
    Baltimore is a football town. From the Colts dynasty of the 1950s through the 1970s, the Redskins to the south, the two-time world champion Ravens, and the transplanted Steelers and Eagles fans from Pennsylvania, Marylanders have plenty of reasons to...
  • Atholton football forfeits win because of practice violation

    Atholton football forfeits win because of practice violation
    Atholton's football win over Marriotts Ridge on Sept. 6 will be forfeited because of an out-of-season practice violation, the Howard County Public School System announced on Tuesday. "It's unfortunate that this has occurred, but I have full confidence...
  • Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer

    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer
    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, an attorney in the state public defender's office in Baltimore, died Sept. 14 of heart failure at a friend's Hanover home. She was 26 and lived in Owings Mills. "Her death was accidental. She had a pre-existing heart...
  • Former Pallotti volleyball setter finds similar role at next level

    Former Pallotti volleyball setter finds similar role at next level
    As a freshman on the junior varsity volleyball team at St. Vincent Pallotti, Zacharie Jackson was used as a setter and hitter. "My freshman year I did a little bit of hitting," Jackson said. "After my freshman year, I moved into setting, and I have been...
  • Patience pays off for Laurel's Reybold [Commentary]

    Patience pays off for Laurel's Reybold [Commentary]
    After two seasons as a walk-on at UNC-Wilmington, which meant his parents were footing most of the bill for college, the work ethic and patience of Shane Reybold of North Laurel was rewarded before his junior year in 2012 when he was put on an athletic...
  • For some golfers, shooting their age gets better with time

    For some golfers, shooting their age gets better with time
    Peter Chen spent all of his childhood in Trinidad, playing cricket and soccer. After he came to the United States at age 19 to attend Howard University, where he helped start the men's soccer team, Chen worked as a bellboy at Columbia Country Club in...
  • Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond

    Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond
    Kweisi Mfume was a Baltimore city councilman when he received what would be the first of many words of wisdom from Nelson Mandela. "Do not give up," Mfume said Mandela wrote him from prison, where he had somehow read about the councilman's efforts in...
  • Production company comes to Tastee Diner for filming [Old Town Laurel]

    Skinny Black Girl Productions, founded in 2011 by Alia Chapman, brought the crew and cast of its independent film "Repentance" to Old Town's Tastee Diner for several evenings of filming. The story line involves two young women, Imani and her friend...