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  • Renew sibling priority in magnets [Letter]

    Renew sibling priority in magnets [Letter]
    The Baltimore County Board of Education needs to restore sibling priority for kindergarten admission to magnet elementary schools. While the intentions of revoking sibling priority may have been good, the impact on Baltimore County families and on the...
  • Girl Scouts from six troops advance in rank [North Laurel/Savage]

    Girl Scout Cluster 58 held the Bridging Ceremony last week and about 45 girls moved up in the ranks of Scouting. Six troops met at Forest Ridge to hold the bridging that included Daisies, the youngest Scouts becoming Brownies up to Seniors becoming...
  • Hop over to West Friendship Elementary Spring Festival [West Friendship]

    Cake walk. Lollipop Tree. Tiger Bean Bag. Duck Pool. Giant Jenga. Rainbow Salon and Coin Drop, too. Just a few of the irresistible games and activities in store for the kids at West Friendship Elementary during the annual Spring Festival on May 9....
  • Forest Ridge 5th graders are Constitutional scholars [North Laurel/Savage]

    Congratulations to the Forest Ridge Elementary School Fifth Graders for a great job on their Simulated Congressional Hearing. Each year fifth graders across the county learn about our Constitution. Then they testify before a panel of experts, who use...
  • Cranberry Station parent a semifinalist for state award

    Aimee Schultz, whose two sons attend Cranberry Station Elementary School, was named by state Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery as one of the 24 semifinalists for the 2014 Parent Involvement Matters Award. The semifinalists represent Maryland's 23...
  • In a switch, more moms opt to stay home with kids

    In a switch, more moms opt to stay home with kids
    Megan Mocik never envisioned herself as a stay-at-home mother. After having twins four years ago, the former marketing manager for New York-based International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. was determined to press on with a career, even one that came with...
  • Facts about Bess Altwerger

    Bess Altwerger Age: 62 Occupation: Professor of Graduate Reading Education, Towson University (25 years, recently retired, currently Adjunct Professor) Education: Doctorate in Education, Concentration in Literacy and Linguistics University of...
  • Candidates line up for six Harford school board seats to be filled by voters

    Candidates line up for six Harford school board seats to be filled by voters
    Six seats on the Harford County Board of Education will be filled in this year's election, the first time that's happened since state legislation passed five years ago setting up a board with six elected and three appointed members. One board member...
  • Olive on Main moves in under Laurel's lifted liquor restrictions

    Olive on Main moves in under Laurel's lifted liquor restrictions
    A new Main Street restaurant is the first in Laurel's Historic District to take advantage of the state law change that allows liquor licenses within 500 feet of a church. Olive on Main, which opened April 21 in the former site of Salute Italian...
  • In Howard mulching debate, council hears passion from both sides

    In Howard mulching debate, council hears passion from both sides
    Residents of rural western Howard County packed the County Council’s chambers Monday night for more than three hours of testimony focused on whether large-scale mulching, firewood processing and soil processing operations are appropriate on land...
  • Facts about Olga Butler

    Olga Butler Age: 37 Occupation: Stay-at-home mom and small business owner  Education: BA in Communication, currently enrolled in a masters in business administration and technology program Previous elected office/community involvement: 12 years of...
  • Facts about Maureen Evans Arthurs

    Maureen Evans Arthurs Age: 28 Occupation: P/T Wellness Coordinator, Howard Community College Education: BA in Gender/Women's Studies & Political Science; will begin graduate school in spring 2015 Previous elected office/community involvement:...