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  • Bits & Pieces: Howard has been out in front on issue of including disabled students in sports

    The ruling by the U.S. Department of Education last week that mandates that all schools must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide alternative options did not cause much concern here in Howard County, or the state of Maryland...
  • 'Special admissions' bring colleges top athletes, educational challenges

    'Special admissions' bring colleges top athletes, educational challenges
    It has become part of college sports -- as ingrained as dunks and FieldTurf -- for large universities to accept prized basketball and football recruits and other athletes under more forgiving admissions criteria than are used for other students. Less...
  • The Rev. John P. Buchheister, United Methodist district leader

    The Rev. John P. Buchheister, United Methodist  district leader
    The Rev. John Paul Buchheister Sr., a retired pastor who had been a United Methodist Church district superintendent, died of cardiac failure Saturday at Oak Crest Village. He was 87 and had lived in Lutherville. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Harry...
  • Anderson says Terps' football moving 'in the right direction'

    Anderson says Terps' football moving 'in the right direction'
    Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson said Friday that he has faith in the direction and leadership of the Terps’ football program and that he was encouraged by the team’s performance in the final game of a difficult, injury-ravaged 4-8...
  • Sarah Claypool to wed Steve Thacker

    Jim and Karen Claypool of Abingdon announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Claypool, to Steve Thacker, the son of Sam and Janet Thacker from Aberdeen. Claypool graduated from Bel Air High School and received her undergraduate degree from...
  • Varsity Q&A with Abby Culp, Manchester Valley, track and field

    Varsity Q&A with Abby Culp, Manchester Valley, track and field
    Abby Culp never realized how much she loved running until she couldn't do it any more. After her freshman cross country season at Winters Mill, Culp's family moved to Florida for six months, and she had to take a break from running during a brief...
  • Orb brings home Kentucky Derby win for Janney

    Orb brings home Kentucky Derby win for Janney
    Stuart Janney III slipped into Churchill Downs virtually unnoticed Saturday afternoon, a few hours after landing in Lexington and driving to the track with his wife, two children and son-in-law. The northern Baltimore County resident, who had avoided...
  • Calvert Hall students reap awards in music, history [Loch Raven]

    Congratulations to the following students at Calvert Hall College High School for winning awards at the Maryland Music Educators Association district solo and ensemble festival held earlier this year. Kevin Amos received an excellent rating and...
  • Westminster native turning Romney's jab at Big Bird into charity gold

    Westminster native turning Romney's jab at Big Bird into charity gold
    Taylor Robinette has always had an a 21st century entrepreneurial spirit, so when his mother, Elizabeth, saw that her son had "Liked" the FireBigBird.com Facebook page, she knew he would have an appreciation for the folks behind it. "She texted me one...
  • In 50th year, Scholar Athlete award continues impact on local high school sports

    In 50th year, Scholar Athlete award continues impact on local high school sports
    The plaque hangs on the wall of the doctor's office, proof of its worth to Greg Brouse, 1981 grand-prize winner of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award. "My kids can't believe I was either a scholar...
  • Prince George's superintendent search narrows to 3 finalists

    The Prince George's County Board of Education has narrowed its search for the school system's next superintendent to three candidates, and the finalists include the county's current interim superintendent. The finalists are Eric Becoats,...
  • Newsmakers

    Manekin Construction LLC hired John Brown Jr. as its chief estimator. Working from the firm's Columbia headquarters, the 15-year industry veteran provides constructability reviews, budgeting of preliminary designs and value engineering. He instructs...