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  • 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 Sandra French

    Sandra H. French Age: 70 Occupation: Retired Educator Education: A.B. Mulhenberg College, English major with Education and Spanish minors Postgraduate work at Loyola College, 30 credits in English and Education Master's Equivalent Certificate:...
  • French seeks fifth term on Howard school board

    French seeks fifth term on Howard school board
    Sandra French has served on the Howard County Board of Education since 1992, a span that includes two six-year terms and two four-year terms. She did not serve on the Board from 2004 to 2006, but over her 20 years on the Board, French said she is...
  • 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:...
  • Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]

    Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]
    Anyone who needed further convincing that there is substantial interest in having a board of education that includes elected members need only take a look at the list of school board candidates. This is the first election cycle in which a majority of...
  • Last graduating class from Harriet Tubman in 1965 [History Matters]

    June, 1965:  Awards and more "Forty-Two Graduated From Tubman "On Tuesday, June 8, Harriet Tubman graduated 42 students in the last commencement exercise before the building is to be vacated as a school. Six of these 42 students graduated with honors....
  • Rodgers Forge students complete citizenship program [Rodgers Forge]

    How much American history do you know? Can you identify the 24 counties in Maryland? Can you recite the American's Creed? That one was new to me. Remember the ninth grade citizenship test we had to pass in order to graduate from a Maryland public high...
  • Youth's Benefit students recognized for community service [Letter]

    A representative of the Youth's Benefit Elementary School PTA was given the opportunity to speak to the nearly 850 students at Youth's Benefit who completed the Patriot Program this year. As part of that speech, the PTA was pleased to acknowledge the many...