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  • Clarksville: Birthday evokes nostalgia for the Clarksville Post Office

    The Clarksville post office building is still here, but without the people it just isn't the post office. We miss seeing some of those postal workers who were our friends and helpers for so many years. A reader noted that I neglected to wish a happy...
  • Ellicott City

    'Flowers for Algernon' Mount Hebron High School presents its fall production of Daniel Keyes' novel at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 15-17, at 9440 Route 99. Tickets and information: 410-313-2880. Luncheon Glen Mar United Methodist Church...
  • Five churches unite voices in benefit choir concert

    Don't miss the music! It's heaven sent! Choirs from five Howard County churches — Bethel Baptist, Bethany United Methodist, Glenelg United Methodist, Glen Mar United Methodist and Linden-Linthicum United Methodist — and the Lyric Brass Quintet...
  • Highland/Fulton: Reservoir High stages Hitchcock's 'The 39 Steps'

    "The 39 Steps", a hilarious slapstick comedy based on the Alfred Hitchcock movie of the same name, is being performed at Reservoir High School by the drama department on Nov. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium and, then again on Nov. 17 at 2 and 7 p.m....
  • Clarksville: Firefighters invite you to breakfast and to Pizza with Santa

    The 5th District Volunteer Fire Department in Clarksville is once again holding Country Breakfasts in the Ten Oaks Ballroom at the station house. The next one is coming up Sunday, Nov. 18, from 8 a.m. until noon. There's always plenty of food and room...
  • Ellicott City: Ciniero family ships holiday happiness to a needy town

    Andrea Ciniero ends her emails with the tag line "Practice random acts of kindness." It's appropriate for this mom, who along with her family have been doing just that for almost two decades. For the past 15 years, Andrea Ciniero and her family have...
  • Bringing down the cost of oral chemotherapy

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network applauds the work of the Maryland General Assembly in passing the Kathleen Mathias Oral Chemotherapy Act of 2012. The provisions of the bill went into effect Oct. 1, resulting in increased quality of...
  • Barbara A. Hall, longtime GBMC volunteer

    Barbara A. Hall, longtime GBMC volunteer
    Barbara A. Hall, a former secretary who was a longtime volunteer at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died Sunday of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 92. The daughter of a high school principal and a homemaker, the former Barbara Abbott...
  • Targeted breast cancer therapies coming to the forefront in treatment

    Targeted breast cancer therapies coming to the forefront in treatment
    If there ever was a right time to be diagnosed with breast cancer, Beth Thompson found one. In February 2006, the pea-size tumor in her right breast was too small for a clinical trial of Herceptin, a targeted therapy that had proved effective in advanced...
  • American Cancer Society kicks off new study at Mountain Christian Church

    American Cancer Society kicks off new study at Mountain Christian Church
    About 100 people attended an event Tuesday morning held by the American Cancer Society, kicking off enrollment for a cancer prevention study. The study, ACS says, will help researchers better understand various factors, such as genetics, environment...
  • About Faces thinks pink to aid American Cancer Society

    During October, all locations of About Faces, including sites at 110 W. Timonium Road, Timonium, and 894 Kenilworth Drive, Towson, are offering pink hair extensions for $10 each, with proceeds being donated to the American Cancer Society. Participants...
  • Ocean City bikini parade falls short

    Ocean City bikini parade falls short
    A persistent drizzle that occasionally morphed into a driving rain helped China retain its bikini parade crown Saturday, as only 325 women – out of the thousand-plus needed — answered Ocean City's call to stage its own parade of world-record...