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Religious Education

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  • Hurricane Irene might wash out first day of school on Monday

    Growing up in Cuba, Andres Alonso was no stranger to hurricanes. He said the one he remembers best was Hurricane Flora in 1963, when he was a little boy. The storm killed 7,000 people and is among the deadliest on record. "That was the one that made an...
  • Archbishop O'Brien leaving Baltimore for post in Rome

    Archbishop O'Brien leaving Baltimore for post in Rome
    Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien flies to Rome next month for a new job leading a global order of Catholic knights, a post that likely will lead to his elevation to cardinal, but which also begins his departure from the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Pope Benedict...
  • Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places

    Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places
    Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help. In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
  • Halloween a chance to explore social roles

    For the last four years since I moved to the condominium where I live in Forest Hill, Halloween has been somewhat of an underwhelming affair. I have never had a single trick-or-treater. Not one. This is primarily due my development being comprised...
  • Give local cast an 'A' for this 'Bee' musical

    Give local cast an 'A' for this 'Bee' musical
    Acting like a kid is never as easy as it looks. For adult actors, that is. So Silhouette Stages' production of the hit Broadway musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" manages to be both amusing and poignant largely because of the way a...
  • Students, teachers excel at Immaculate Heart School

    Congratulations to the newly-elected officers at Immaculate Heart of Mary School, who were selected by their peers. All of the candidates gave campaign speeches before the election and the winners will represent classmates at the student council...
  • Military experience helped Bill Volenick forge long career in government intelligence

    Ellicott City resident William "Bill" Volenick, 80, joined the military right out of college when the United States was engaged in the Korean War. He chose to go into the intelligence field and it sparked a career that spanned 35 years at the National...
  • Education

    The Howard County Public School System includes 40 elementary schools; 19 middle schools; 12 high schools; one school for students with severe disabilities; one school for students with behavioral and emotional issues; and one school for students enrolled...
  • Sister Mary Ruth Gerlach

    Sister Mary Ruth Gerlach, a Sister of Mercy and an educator who later was supervisor of the Mercy Medical Center Chapel, died Sept. 4 of lung cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 94. The daughter of a real estate broker and a homemaker,...
  • Bone on bullet and blood on trousers put Catonsville police on alert in 1961

    An article in the Sept. 14, 1961 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a startling discovery made at a Catonsville dry cleaners. The finding of a .38 cal. copper coated lead bullet touched off quite a lot of excitement in this...
  • Ten Maryland schools receive National Blue Ribbon Designation

    Ten Maryland schools have received a National Blue Ribbon designation, the U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday, an award bestowed on the highest-performing schools in the nation or those with extraordinary success in closing the achievement...
  • Anniversary: Brunetts celebrate 50th

    Harry and Joan Brunett Former Columbia residents Harry E. and Joan F. Brunett, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 2, 2011. The couple was married Sept. 2, 1961, at the Church of the Redeemer, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. The Brunetts lived in...