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  • Ask the Pet Expert | Dog weight loss

    Ask the Pet Expert | Dog weight loss
    My chocolate Lab is about 15 pounds overweight. We've tried low-calorie foods and cutting back, but he's hungry and not losing weight. I've heard I can try supplementing with pumpkin or green beans, but what are the best ways to help my boy lose weight?...
  • Harbaugh acknowledges demands of coaching profession with Fox, Kubiak dealing with medical issues

    Harbaugh acknowledges demands of coaching profession with Fox, Kubiak dealing with medical issues
    Stress, long hours and health concerns have long been associated with the NFL coaching profession. And the hardships of the job were on display this weekend with Denver Broncos coach John Fox and Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak both stricken with...
  • Student privacy, data up for discussion at Howard PTA panel

    When parents send their children to school, they expect them to be in a safe and nurturing environment. Part of that safety comes from the confidentiality of student records, which was the hot topic of discussion at the PTA Council of Howard County's...
  • Coke: No 'magic bullet' for America's obesity epidemic

     Coke: No 'magic bullet' for America's obesity epidemic
    We agree with The Sun's editors that obesity is one of the country's most serious health issues ("A new kind of cola war," Oct. 22). However, targeting soda alone, absent a focus on actions and efforts to achieve healthier diets and lifestyles, will not...
  • Bill Fornoff calling it quits after 37 years of running

    It has been 37 years since Bill Fornoff first hit the road in his running shoes. Now, he is retiring from the sport, reluctantly. There is no mandatory retirement age for runners of course, but at 70, he will be giving it up, somewhat ceremoniously on...
  • Seniors can get along fine without county programs [Letter]

    Why should the county be expected to meet the needs of active healthy seniors? I am 72 and my husband is 81. We walk, we dance, we garden, we do most all our own maintenance and yard work. We heat with wood which means we cut down trees, haul wood and...
  • Harford delegate will not seek another term

    Harford County Del. Donna Stifler will step down when her term ends in early 2015 after health issues made it too difficult for her to continue serving in office, she announced Thursday. "It's not something that I want to do, but I had to do it," an...
  • Betty Scher, nurse and lifelong Baltimore resident, 87

    Betty Scher, nurse and lifelong Baltimore resident, 87
    Betty B. Scher, a nurse who was known to family and friends as having boundless energy and a lifelong thirst for knowledge, died Nov. 13 at her home. The Baltimore resident was 87. When her children told extended family members she had died, few...
  • Walking through Harford for a good cause [Editorial]

    From time to time, the pages of this newspaper are graced by a story about someone like George Throop, who passed through Harford County recently on a walk that started in Washington state and is slated for an end on Long Island. His cause: promoting...
  • 'Survivor: Blood vs. Water' recap, 'Swoop in for the Kill'

    'Survivor: Blood vs. Water' recap, 'Swoop in for the Kill'
    We start out tonight with Kat’s arrival at Redemption Island, and then she talks and talks and talks, during what seems to be the middle of the night. Then, the next day, she sits on the beach and cries, worried that Hayden is going to be...
  • Author writes book 'Around Mount Washington'

    Author writes book 'Around Mount Washington'
    After 20 years as a Mount Washingtonian, Linda Noll felt like she still didn't really know her community and its past as well as she would like. Now, Noll is promoting her new book for Arcadia Publishing, "Around Mount Washington," part of Arcadia's...
  • 'The Voice' recap, the Top 10 finally perform

    'The Voice' recap, the Top 10 finally perform
    Last night’s episode shaped up to be one of the most important yet. After losing top contenders last week, America voted in its top 10. It was their night to shine, meaning song choice, performance, and pre-show preparation was the key....