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American Cancer Society

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  • Childhood friends take the helm for Laurel Relay for Life

    Childhood friends take the helm for Laurel Relay for Life
    When planning a grand-scale Sweet Sixteen sleepover celebrating life, love and the fierce fight against cancer, it doesn't hurt to share family history. Kristy Murray and Mandi Phillips — co-chairwomen of the 16th annual American Cancer Society...
  • Girl Scout Logan McDonough aims for Gold Award [Clarksville]

    Help! Student volunteers are urgently needed immediately. Logan McDonough is finishing her junior year at Glenelg High School and is in the process of completing her Girl Scout Gold Award involving peer tutoring in the HCPSS Comprehensive Summer...
  • Leo Club pitches in to help the homeless [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Leo Club at Folly Quarter Middle School has done it again. Their latest service project involved collecting items to be used in motel boxes for the Grassroots Homeless Shelter in Howard County. When Grassroots does not have enough room at the...
  • Port Deposit's Fireman's Carnival opens tonight with fireworks

    The Firemen's Carnival on the grounds of the Water Witch Fire Company off Tome Highway at Abrahams Road will open tonight (Friday) at 6 p.m. Plan to enjoy the fireworks at dusk. The carnival will open at 2 p.m. Saturday for a matinee and then will open...
  • Hampton Garden Club lends green thumbs to project [Towson]

    Earlier in the week, I was delighted to meet Joy Stepcich at Talmar Gardens and Horticultural Therapy Center in Cromwell Valley Park. Stepcich, who chairs the project committee with the Hampton Garden Club, was excited to see the results of the garden...
  • Port's Tome School added to sites for annual River Sweep cleanup

    Good news! The 14th Annual Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway River Sweep will add a new site to the usual waterfront scouring. This year, The Tome School campus on the Bainbridge property, will benefit from the shoreline and roadside clean-up. The...
  • Port Deposit Heritage Corp. annual meeting is April 24

    Hear ye, hear ye! The annual general meeting of the Port Deposit Heritage Corporation is set for Thursday, April 24 starting with a short business meeting at 7 p.m. at the Carriage House, 80 S. Main St. Port's new town administrator, Vicki Rinkerman, is...
  • Bainbridge Museum hosts EdenWald group, seeks volunteers

    The Bainbridge Museum hosted a tour group from EdenWald Retirement Center on April 15. Thanks to museum volunteers Wayne Hill, Ramona Bunn and Alexander Winkowski Jr. for opening the museum on a Tuesday morning. For those who are interested in helping out...
  • Cullison trying to lead Manchester Valley to big things

    Cullison trying to lead Manchester Valley to big things
    Sarah Cullison started her sports career playing soccer and softball in the North Carroll Rec Council, but she liked the faster pace of soccer, so she soon switched from softball to lacrosse. Now, the senior is a top-notch defender for Manchester Valley&...
  • Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life

    Half marathon benefiting cancer center celebrates life
    When the runners at this year's Maryland Half Marathon make their way across the finish line after 13.1 miles, Amy Babst plans to be there handing out medals with a smile. "It means so much to me to support those who are raising money to fight cancer,"...
  • Breast density law new tool in detection of cancer

    Breast density law new tool in detection of cancer
    Women with dense breast tissue will now get an extra warning about cancer. Dense breast tissue, while common in women, can make it harder to detect breast cancer. A new state law requires doctors to send women with dense breast tissue a special letter...
  • Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say

    Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say
    Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues. The new enemy is their waistlines. Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...