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  • Bits & Pieces: Rayna DuBose tapped as keynote speaker for the Celebration of Sports banquet

    Rayna DuBose will be the keynote speaker at the ninth annual banquet for the Howard County Celebration of Sports. The banquet will be held Oct. 18 at the Turf Valley Resort. Rayna's story is a dramatic one. A standout volleyball and basketball player at...
  • Health department schedules immunization clinics

    In an effort to increase the immunization rates for school-age children, the Harford County Health Department will be holding early Back-to School Immunization Clinics for uninsured and underinsured students. Each year, the Harford County Health...
  • Back-to-school checkup

    Back-to-school checkup
    Going back to school, particularly if it's a new school, can be a daunting time for kids and their parents. There's a lot to consider, from sleep schedules to proper nutrition and immunizations. Much can be accomplished by establishing good habits, says...
  • Sun gives voice to dangerous anti-vaccination fear-mongering

    Margaret Dunkle's op-ed ("We don't know enough about childhood vaccines," July 11) is a dangerously misguided attempt to scare people away from vaccinating their children. Despite the fact that science has debunked Ms. Dunkle's claims, I am deeply...
  • MTA worker dies of infection

    A Maryland Transit Administration bus driver has died of a blood infection caused by the bacteria that also causes meningitis, health officials said Wednesday, but they played down the public health risk. City and state health officials say the worker'...
  • Life-threatening sepsis appears to be on rise

    Life-threatening sepsis appears to be on rise
    Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
  • Mohammad Akram Bhatti, gas station owner

    Mohammad Akram Bhatti, gas station owner
    Mohammad Akram Bhatti, the owner of an Edgewater gas station and convenience store, died of cerebral meningitis Nov. 9 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 68 and lived in Crofton. Born in Nabah, India, he moved with his family to the Punjab province in...
  • Howard County Briefs

    50+EXPO Annual event, geared toward adults 50 and older, younger adults with disabilities, their caregivers and family members, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. The 50+...
  • Celebration of Sports

    Celebration of Sports
    The Community Sports Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, honors those who have gained prominence and/or have made a substantial contribution to recreational sports programs in Howard County. This year's...
  • Cookie contest: Treated to tradition

    Cookie contest: Treated to tradition
    For this year's holiday cookie contest, we asked readers to share the story of the recipe they were submitting, and in response, we heard tales of tradition, memories and love. One of the most striking stories came from Dell Smith, who shared her mother-...
  • Gilman's Jennings, McDonogh's Cummings named The Sun's Athletes of the Year

    Gilman's Jennings, McDonogh's Cummings named The Sun's Athletes of the Year
    Three-sport standouts Darius Jennings from Gilman and Taylor Cummings from McDonogh created plenty of memorable moments this school year to help each of their respective teams succeed. On Wednesday afternoon, Jennings and Cummings were recognized for...
  • For Gina Sager, it's mind over medicine

    For Gina Sager, it's mind over medicine
    Not so long ago, Gina Sager set out to cure her patients by wielding a surgeon's scalpel. Today, her preferred tool is a set of two small brass bells connected by a cord — though these, too, require all the precision and delicacy she can muster....