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  • At 97, North County resident works out every weekday

    At 97, North County resident works out every weekday
    Jacksonville Senior Center member Jim Turfler, who turned 97 on March 2, will have the honor of starting the center's third annual golf tournament at Hillendale Country Club on April 22. He will be the first to tee off and said he plans on sending his...
  • Volunteers recognized with annual ACS awards

    Volunteers recognized with annual ACS awards
    After retiring from his government job in 2008, Steve Sternheimer began what he calls "a second career," volunteering. Each week, the Columbia resident drives seniors everywhere from doctor's offices and the grocery store to church and even the hair...
  • Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar

    Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar
    When Samantha Kuczynski contemplated the biggest dietary problem in her lunch recently, she didn't point to the chicken wrap sandwich or the french fries. It was the dollop of ketchup that caught the eye of the 24-year-old Center Stage props artisan,...
  • UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness

    UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness
    This spring, a group of college students will go about their usual campus routines, but with a voice only they can hear calling them names and making other distracting, disturbing sounds. In their case, the voice will come from a recording playing...
  • Increasing wellness in Howard County schools [Letter]

    Increasing wellness in Howard County schools [Letter]
    As a pediatrician in Howard County and the mother of four children in the county schools, I am invested in the revision of the schools' wellness policy ("Changes to Howard's school wellness policy largely applauded," March 14). In my office and home I...
  • Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope

    Even at 25, there's no jumping-off point for Baltimore's world-record holder in jump rope
    Stephanie Harshman whips the white-wire jump rope around as fast as she can, creating the blurry outline of a full revolution and generating the high-pitched howl of a large gust of wind. It's the double-under, a move that explains itself: two revolutions...
  • Yoga classes, knitting and book groups, chicken-raising lessons

    The community wishes to extend ITS sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Bill Gerlack. Bill, known by so many for his gardening and love for the outdoors, will surely be missed by all who new him. Yoga classes are being held at Grace Church...
  • Irish author Colm Toibin visits Johns Hopkins University

    Irish author Colm Toibin visits Johns Hopkins University
    For Colm Toibin, the world is full of echoes — ancient stories from different traditions that speak of parents, children and the divine. He sensed the reverberations every time he thought of his childhood in County Wexford, Ireland, where he was...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, Week 2 means two stars gone

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap, Week 2 means two stars gone
    At the end of last week’s show, Billy Dee Williams fell to the bottom, scoring 15 points, while Charlie White was at the top with 27. Reality sets in this week, we’re told. The opening number starts with pros and contestants out on the...
  • Death of former Dumbarton Middle teacher underscores power of his legacy [Letter]

    His name was Richard Di Stefano, but for the hundreds of us who trained at Dumbarton Barbell, he was known simply as "Mr. D." The Dumbarton Barbell Club was his baby, started in a basement room (once a designated fallout shelter) of Dumbarton Middle...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Smoke-free Baltimore Washington Medical Center will begin its freedom from smoking class with sessions beginning April 7. Participants will learn about the barriers to smoking cessation, health benefits of choosing a smoke free lifestyle, nicotine-...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Housing fair Howard County Housing will host its eighth annual "Come Home to Howard County" fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin Lane in Columbia. The event targets and showcases everything individuals and...