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  • Young musicians shine at Dayton Oaks Elementary [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Amy Bejm Syversen, director of bands at Dayton Oaks Elementary School, recently sent me an update about the continued hard work by all of her band students. As we near the end of the school year, several band students have attained the status of Super...
  • Sullivan Jr. approved by council as new liquor board member

    C. John Sullivan Jr. was unanimously confirmed Tuesday by the Harford County Council as a new member of the Harford County Liquor Control Board. Sullivan, the Democratic member of the board, will fill the seat of Donald St. Clair Hess, whose term will...
  • 'Crazy' time coming to stage at Marriotts Ridge High [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    March typically heralds not just springtime, but also the season of high school musicals. At Marriotts Ridge High School, the theater department has been hard at work on its production of "Crazy for You," a high-energy comedy adapted from George and Ira...
  • Port Deposit: Gearing up for Relay for Life with bingo Saturday

    The Relay for Life Team of "Bethany's Angels" will sponsor a Basket Bingo Saturday at the VFW Post 8185, 520 Susquehanna River Road. This bingo is the first of three fundraisers the team has scheduled for 2013. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the...
  • Elkridge: Junior firefighters back with another youth dance

    The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department Junior Firefighters will sponsor a Winter Carnival youth dance for ages 9-15, Saturday, Jan. 19, 7 to 10 p.m., at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road. Tickets are available at the door for $10 per person with a...
  • More than 1,000 AKA sorority sisters volunteer in Baltimore

    More than 1,000 AKA sorority sisters volunteer in Baltimore
    The other children sitting on the carpet in Diana Holley's first-grade classroom at Gilmor Elementary School on Friday wiggled and squirmed and laughed and whispered. But Briana Diggs stayed still. Her chin rested in the palm of her hands, eyes turned...
  • Sporting excellence adds up for two Owls eyeing future in engineering

    The Westminster High School football team put up some gaudy offensive numbers in 2012. During a 12-1 season, the Owls won a second consecutive county championship, became the third Carroll County team in five years to record an undefeated regular season,...
  • Maryland schools failing in P.E.

    I'm responding to The Sun's recent article on Maryland schools and how highly they are ranked by Education Week ("Maryland's schools rank No. 1 fifth year in a row," Jan. 10). It's wonderful that Education Week magazine named Maryland's public schools top...
  • Community column, Go Ravens! From Port Deposit

    How 'bout dem Ravens! Best of luck to our team as they move forward in the play-offs. Happy, Happy Birthday to Debbie Welsh, of Perryville, as she celebrated her big day on Jan. 12. Speedy recovery to Ken Miller, of Colora, as he was on the sick list...
  • Charitable deduction a boon for society

    Charitable deduction a boon for society
    On his 19th century travels through the United States, the French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville marveled at the American experience of a diversity of civic organizations formed through gifts of time and money. "Wherever at the head of some new...
  • Bingo, bingo, bingo coming in Port Deposit

    Well, folks, according to the Chinese zodiac, we have entered the Year of the Snake. Much sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Frank Rinaldi Sr., who passed away at his home in Port on Dec. 24. Special condolences go out to his son, Frank,...
  • Elkridge: A merrier Christmas for storm victims, thanks to Junior Firefighters

    Putting their lives on the line, firefighters are synonymous with helping others, so it is no surprise that the young men and women of the Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department Junior Firefighters recently made it their mission to bring holiday cheer to some...