| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Those who peddle so-called natural products frequently say they are looking to produce healthier and more environmentally sustainable products.
Those presenting their wares at this year's Natural Products Expo East – which serves as a preview...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Carroll Hospital Center is joining Anne Arundel Medical Center and other health systems, businesses and employers who won’t hire people who smoke cigarettes or use other nicotine products.
Carroll announced the policy Thursday, and it expands on a...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey.
Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley, Calif. in...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Thousands of cancer scientists — not your usual political activists — are expected to "Rally for Medical Research" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support.
With justifications including "sequestration,"...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:26 PM
For most of his life, Rick Deitrich has maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. He battled high blood pressure, but he kept his weight consistently around 180 pounds, he never smoked and he visited his doctor regularly.
Yet Deitrich, 65, had a feeling...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...
| Sep 5, 2014
Raccoon rabies project
The county health department has begun its raccoon oral rabies vaccination project to immunize thousands of wild raccoons by placing approximately 85,000 rabies vaccine baits throughout the county. Trained bait teams, wearing...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Lifelong Laurel residents Wayne and Nancy (formerly Feick) Becraft celebrated 50 years of marriage on Aug. 1, 2014, at an intimate family gathering with their son Jeff, daughter-in-law Suzette, grandkids Spencer, Grace and Evan; and their son Mark,...
| Jul 2, 2014
The community wishes to express its sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Scott Braun. He will be dearly missed by his family and all who knew him. A fine young man taken away to soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
| Jun 18, 2014
The Darlington Volunteer Fire Co. will having a car-truck-motorcycle show Swap Meet June 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2600 Castleton Road in Darlington. Cars, trucks or motorcycles show registration is $10. Vendors also available space $10. We will also...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Priscilla G. Teeter, a registered nurse who later became an administrator with the Carroll County Health Department, died May 30 of brain cancer at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster. She was 85.
The daughter of James Harvey Gray, an electrical...
| May 16, 2014
Box of Rain
Volunteers are needed to act as mentors for the Box of Rain organization's Big Sailor/Little Sailor Program and to serve as sailing instructors. Donations of funds and safety boats for sailing classes, boats, boating equipment —...