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  • Stressing breakfast and exercise, with a helping of Rice

    Stressing breakfast and exercise, with a helping of Rice
    It's not often someone welcomes the command to hit the floor and do push-ups, but Hilltop Elementary School fifth-grader Christian Gavarrete didn't hesitate Tuesday when Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice ordered, "Give me 20." The 10-year-old said...
  • 87-year-old marathon participant sees no finish in sight

    87-year-old marathon participant sees no finish in sight
    Running a half-marathon is easy, Bob Gralley, 87, said: "I put one leg in front of the other." For 13.1 miles. That Gralley can do this at his age is remarkable. Yet on Saturday, there he'll be at the 13th Baltimore Running Festival, a silver-haired...
  • Roland Park public school wins national health honor

    Roland Park public school wins national health honor
    Roland Park Elementary/Middle School has won a National Recognition Award as a Healthy Campus from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation. Roland Park is the first public school in...
  • Towson Commons leasing agent announced

    Towson Commons leasing agent announced
    The future of Towson Commons is being placed in the hands of a West Towson native with 25 years of retail leasing experience. Margaret Meginniss, a partner in the real estate firm, Sierra U.S., was announced Tuesday as the agent in charge of leasing the...
  • Bill Fornoff calling it quits after 37 years of running

    It has been 37 years since Bill Fornoff first hit the road in his running shoes. Now, he is retiring from the sport, reluctantly. There is no mandatory retirement age for runners of course, but at 70, he will be giving it up, somewhat ceremoniously on...
  • Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories

    Why I Run: Baltimore Running Festival participants share their inspirational stories
    Runners set goals — and don't look back. They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond. They push their bodies. They want to push...
  • Betty Scher, nurse and lifelong Baltimore resident, 87

    Betty Scher, nurse and lifelong Baltimore resident, 87
    Betty B. Scher, a nurse who was known to family and friends as having boundless energy and a lifelong thirst for knowledge, died Nov. 13 at her home. The Baltimore resident was 87. When her children told extended family members she had died, few...
  • Pimlico students give input on new school building

    Pimlico students give input on new school building
    Isaiah House won't be one of the students who walks through the doors of the newly renovated Pimlico Elementary/Middle School in a few years, but he jumped at the opportunity Wednesday to propose what he thought those who come after him should see and...
  • Author writes book 'Around Mount Washington'

    Author writes book 'Around Mount Washington'
    After 20 years as a Mount Washingtonian, Linda Noll felt like she still didn't really know her community and its past as well as she would like. Now, Noll is promoting her new book for Arcadia Publishing, "Around Mount Washington," part of Arcadia's...
  • Ravens visit Spring Garden Elementary to promote NFL Play 60

    Ravens visit Spring Garden Elementary to promote NFL Play 60
    Spring Garden Elementary School students knew they had an assembly Tuesday morning promoting Project ACES (Active Children Excel in School) as part of the NFL's Play 60 campaign. But they had no idea who would be joining them until Baltimore Ravens...
  • 'The Voice' recap, the Top 10 finally perform

    'The Voice' recap, the Top 10 finally perform
    Last night’s episode shaped up to be one of the most important yet. After losing top contenders last week, America voted in its top 10. It was their night to shine, meaning song choice, performance, and pre-show preparation was the key....
  • Giant Food in Timonium hosts Healthy Kids summit on Oct. 30

    Giant Food in Timonium hosts Healthy Kids summit on Oct. 30
    The Giant Food in Timonium will host a Healthy Kids Summit on Oct. 30. Experts will discuss childhood obesity and present healthy options for families, including nutritional and fitness habits. Panelists will include: - Courtney Winston, manager of...