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  • Baltimore police instructor guilty of reckless endangerment in training shooting

    Baltimore police instructor guilty of reckless endangerment in training shooting
    A jury found Baltimore police instructor William S. Kern guilty Thursday of reckless endangerment for shooting and critically wounding a recruit during a training exercise at the Rosewood Center in Owings Mills. Jurors found the veteran officer not...
  • Military news

    AXELSON: Navy Seaman Recruit Adrian M. Axelson, son of Jessica D. and stepson of Jared M. Silberzahn of Forest Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Axelson...
  • Former Ravens center Matt Birk drops 75 pounds, aims to be fitness cover model

    Former Ravens center Matt Birk drops 75 pounds, aims to be fitness cover model
    In addition to keeping up with his six kids and working for the NFL as an appeals officer on player discipline, Matt Birk has apparently become even more of a fitness nut in retirement than he was as a player. After getting up to as much as 310 pounds...
  • Residents balk at rebuilding Cross Keys gatehouse

    Residents balk at rebuilding Cross Keys gatehouse
    Residents of the Village of Cross Keys are opposing plans by the owner of the Cross Keys Shopping Center to rebuild a gatehouse there. New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisitions Corp. proposes a makeover of the center that would include razing the aging...
  • Under Armour opens retail store, promotional venue in China

    Under Armour opens retail store, promotional venue in China
    Under Armour, in a race to expand its brand globally, opened its first-ever Under Armour Experience, a blend of retail store and promotional venue, in Shanghai, China. Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of the Baltimore-based athletic apparel maker, hosted...
  • Award spotlights tech education at Reservoir High [North Laurel/Savage]

    A big congratulations goes out to the Career and Technology Education Department at Reservoir High School. It has been selected for the ITEEA/TEEAM Maryland High School Program of Excellence award for 2014. This award goes out to one Maryland high...
  • Baltimore Co. to build $5 million animal shelter

    Baltimore Co. to build $5 million animal shelter
    Baltimore County will build a $5 million animal shelter to replace its aging facility in Baldwin as part of a plan to improve services for pets, officials announced Monday. The county also will begin offering spay and neuter services at the current...
  • City reports progress, challenges in residents' health

    City reports progress, challenges in residents' health
    In the past two years, fewer Baltimoreans have been hospitalized for diabetes, hypertension, asthma and drugs. More city residents have health insurance, more are exercising and fewer are dying prematurely from heart disease. Fewer teens are having...
  • Family, community rally 'round Lionel [West Laurel]

    The Wellness for Life Fitness Center is a Francis family business. Lionel Francis took over the business a couple years ago, but he was a familiar fitness fixture there way before that. A believer in health and fitness, Lionel cares about all the...
  • Wealth of activities for all ages available at Deerfield Run [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Most of us in South Laurel/Montpelier drive past Deerfield Run Community Center on Route 197 several times a week. We may become aware of some of the classes offered there as we catch sight of the electronic bulletin board near the street. I recently...
  • Let CA know importance of year-round pools [Letter]

    Let CA know importance of year-round pools [Letter]
    Last week's Columbia Flier article pointed out accurately how active our today's seniors are, and the growing need for programs that address their needs. More and more seniors are turning to swimming and water aerobics as an ideal form of exercise for...
  • Howard Co. launches health program in Laurel-Savage area

    Howard Co. launches health program in Laurel-Savage area
    Although Howard County is recognized as a state leader in health initiatives, there are some areas in the county that are lagging behind. "Not everything is fine and dandy in this area," said Bibi Perotte-Fosten, a North Laurel resident and community...