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  • Old 7-Up plant in Catonsville a winning site for indoor sports

    Old 7-Up plant in Catonsville a winning site for indoor sports
    A former eyesore for Catonsville residents has recently been transformed into an indoor sports center by two business partners. A 30,000 square foot warehouse at 6159 Edmondson Avenue that once served as a 7-Up bottling plant had fallen into disrepair...
  • Entrepreneurs to make final sales pitch of CCBC business contest Saturday

    Eight budding entrepreneurs have made it to Saturday's final round of the Enterprise Institute's Business Plan Competition with the top four to be awarded money to make their dream a reality. The grand prize winner receives $500; second place gets $250;...
  • Reclaim Baltimore's parks to help battle childhood obesity [Commentary]

    Reclaim Baltimore's parks to help battle childhood obesity [Commentary]
    Childhood obesity is an epidemic in Baltimore, with the first signs seen in many children before they even reach traditional school age. Sixteen percent of the pre-kindergartners, ages 4 and 5, at one Northwest Baltimore public school were overweight,...
  • New grant expands Baltimore's 'B'more Fit' program [Commentary]

    New grant expands Baltimore's 'B'more Fit' program [Commentary]
    It is certainly not news that obesity is a growing health problem in this country and in the city of Baltimore. What is alarming, however, is that obesity has a disproportionately higher rate and impact on low-income, non-white populations in America. The...
  • Military recruiters challenged to fill smaller, specialized force

    Chief Petty Officer Tori Novo says she finds herself saying "no" to young people who want to ship out to sea with the Navy more often than she used to. A recruiter for seven years, Novo says she has seen the standards for enlisting in the Navy become...
  • Harford blasted by winter storm, as forecast

    Harford blasted by winter storm, as forecast
    Heavy snow continued to fall in Harford County Tuesday night as the temperature dipped into the teens. While forecasters had predicted a subzero wind chill, the air was still near downtown Bel Air. North Hickory Avenue was quiet, except for the...
  • Sharon L. Friedlander

    Sharon L. Friedlander
    Sharon L. Friedlander, a much beloved Baltimore County public schools special education teacher, died Jan. 24 of giant cell myocarditis, a rare disease that attacks the heart, at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 59. "Sharon...
  • 'The Bachelor' recap: I Juant You to Juant Me

    'The Bachelor' recap: I Juant You to Juant Me
    DISCLAIMER: Before we discuss what is so very wrong with tonight’s episode, I would like to address el elefante in the room. Recently, Juan Pablo made some very disturbing comments concerning the possibility of a gay Bachelor. I do not care to...
  • Reservoir High dancers swing at state showcase [North Laurel/Savage]

    The Reservoir High School Dance Company performed at the 25th annual Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase Concert. Only 17 schools in the state were invited to perform. The company performed "Rosie the Riveter," paying tribute to all the women who...
  • Summer camp guide 2014

    Summer camp guide 2014
    Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various locations 410-381-5566 lmarianelli@abrakadoodle.com abrakadoodle.com/md04 June 23-Aug. 22 Ages 2-11 Art camps for children at local convenient locations. The most comprehensive art program that...
  • New year brings resolutions and new fitness trends at MAC

    New year brings resolutions and new fitness trends at MAC
    It's January and that means new year's resolutions to get fit. At the Maryland Athletic Club in Timonium, like hundreds of other gyms across Baltimore County, membership has spiked this month. "It never fails," said Jeff Urban, MAC's director of...
  • Adidas sues Under Armour for patent infringement

    Adidas sues Under Armour for patent infringement
    Adidas filed suit Tuesday against Under Armour and subsidiary MapMyFitness, alleging that the companies infringed on ten patents related to mobile fitness products. The claims by Adidas AG, filed in U.S. District Court in Delaware, concern technology...