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  • Playing youth sports contributes to long-term health

    Playing youth sports contributes to long-term health
    Playing a sport in high school may have health benefits well beyond graduation, a new study found. Those who played varsity sports were found to remain active decades later, and that resulted in better health and improved mental well being as a senior,...
  • Howard school health council holds general meeting

    Howard school health council holds general meeting
    The Howard County School Health Council is holding a general meeting Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Ascend One Building in Columbia. The meeting, which is open to the public, will include presentation of the Howard County Public...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Keeping New Year's resolution is a losing proposition [Column]

    By this time of year, everyone has made a New Year's resolutions for a yearlong campaign of self-improvement and personal growth. Bah humbug, I say. I didn't make any resolutions this year. I turned 62 on Jan. 4, and I am pretty sure I heard somewhere...
  • Military Service

    CARLSON: Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas R. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Carlson completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and...
  • Officials present radar blimp plans for Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Officials present radar blimp plans for Aberdeen Proving Ground
    The Pentagon plans to launch a pair of helium-filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Ground capable of detecting, tracking and targeting cruise missiles, rockets and aircraft 340 miles away. Military officials offered details of the Joint Land Attack...
  • Meditation class helps students navigate '10,000 thoughts' a day

    Meditation class helps students navigate '10,000 thoughts' a day
    After 20 students assumed a meditative position with feet flat on the floor, backs straight, and eyes closed or gazes averted, Stan Eisenstein began preparing them to absorb meditation and mindfulness teachings during a recent class. "Get a sense of...
  • 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...
  • Employers invest more in workplace wellness

    Employers invest more in workplace wellness
    Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank. "Being in front of a classroom of people … I don't feel...