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  • 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...
  • West Friendship: Scout Troop 007 proud of its three new Eagles

    Congratulations to the Scouts of Troop 007 who recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Aaron Brent, Alex Wright and Zach Wright achieved this high honor with the completion of outstanding projects which will benefit our community. Aaron Brent...
  • Stumped for New Years resolutions? Here's a couple

    Happy New Year, everybody. Have you been making some good resolutions? Maybe one of those resolutions was to take down decorations and dispose of the Christmas tree in an ecologically sound way. Don't clog the landfill. Merry Mulch your tree. Remove...
  • Students make beautiful music at West Friendship Elementary

    The band and strings students at West Friendship Elementary have worked hard for months and plan to fill the school cafeteria with joyous music at their winter concert, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 16. The students will perform for their peers at 2:30...
  • Patterson hoops hosts Bernie Eckert Holiday Classic

    The Patterson boys basketball program will host the Bernie Eckert Holiday Classic to benefit the American Cancer Society today and tomorrow. Today's schedule features Arundel vs. National Collegiate Prep (D.C.) at 6 p.m., and Patterson vs. Richard...
  • Ravens scored in breast cancer fight

    I'm sure that Baltimore Ravens fans noticed the pink cleats, gloves, wristbands, sideline caps and other equipment the team sported during October. I want to let the community know that the Ravens were much more than "pretty in pink" during National...
  • College Lines

    STEVENSON UNIVERSITY: Stevenson University's Relay for Life Committee, comprised of 26 students, celebrates a tremendous turn out for this year's event to support the American Cancer Society. The following THREE students were granted an achievement for...
  • Laurel Relay for Life is a walk through the night

    Laurel Relay for Life is a walk through the night
    Nancy Becraft has a T-shirt from each year Laurel has held a Relay for Life, and has witnessed the growth of the event since the first relay in 1999. "We only started out with about 11 teams," Becraft said. This year there are 40 teams, and counting....