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Africa

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  • Harford residents run by the water in Havre de Grace, help bring clean water to Africa

    Harford residents run by the water in Havre de Grace, help bring clean water to Africa
    Harford County residents recently gathered for the first time in support of an international awareness event, Walk on Water 5K Walk/Run, held June 16 at Tydings Park in Havre de Grace. The 5K event, sponsored by the Harford County Alumnae Chapter of...
  • Baltimore County music teacher brings drumming to school

    Baltimore County music teacher brings drumming to school
    With 600 students, including a significant percentage of immigrants, music teacher Diane Schaming wanted to try something new to interest the children in the music of different cultures. So last summer she went to Africa and brought back music to...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Nov. 27 'Feed the Hungry' The county NAACP Youth Council sponsors "Feed the Hungry" from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ridgelys Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Road in Jessup. In addition to providing a free meal, the youths will give out gloves, hats,...
  • Support adoptive same-sex couples

    I read the results of the Sun poll on November 19 which reported that 53 percent of Marylanders would support a law to continue to discriminate against gay people in adoption issues. The ideal place to raise a child may be a home with a happily married...
  • Rolling Road lived up to its name in the early 1900s

    100 Years Ago Rolling out the welcome mat In the Times social column: "Mr. Henry J. Bender has returned to his home on Rolling Road after visiting friends in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Davis have returned to their home on Rolling Road after...
  • Theodore Holmes, founder of Chicken George restaurant chain

    Theodore Holmes, founder of Chicken George restaurant chain
    Theodore Neal "Ted" Holmes, who founded the old Chicken George restaurant chain and built it into a regional fast-food business, died of diabetic complications Nov. 29 at Sanctuary at Holy Cross in Burtonsville. The Jessup resident was 72. Born in York,...
  • 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap: Episode 14, 'No Bones About It'

    'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' recap: Episode 14, 'No Bones About It'
    After two weeks of helping the needy, it looks as though these peaches are starting to have a change of heart. They've been spending their free time delivering goods to orphanages and schools. To bond more, the ladies host a pajama party that reveals...
  • Airman from Upper Marlboro one of four killed in Africa

    An airman from Upper Marlboro was killed Saturday in an accident in Africa, the Pentagon said. Senior Airman Julian S. Scholten, 26, was one of four Air Force members in the U-28 turboprop plane killed near Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, officials said...
  • Pentagon: No enemy involvement in Djibouti crash

    There was no enemy involvement in the air crash that killed an airman from Upper Marlboro in Africa over the weekend, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Senior Airman Julian S. Scholten, 26, was one of four special operations airmen killed Saturday when their...
  • Music and arts festival comes to city

    Common Ground on the Hill is branching out from its roots in Westminster and launching a concert series in Baltimore. The 18-year-old music and arts organization, founded at McDaniel College in Carroll County when the school was still called Western...
  • Some captains show bravery, others cowardice in face of maritime disasters

    The Italian liner Costa Concordia, with 4,200 passengers aboard, piled up in January on the rocky shoreline of Tuscany, tearing out its bottom and capsizing. The death toll has risen to 25, with the recovery of eight more bodies last week. Seven people...
  • Eleanor A. Laun

    Eleanor A. Laun
    Eleanor A. Laun, a combat nurse who served with the Army in North Africa and Europe during World War II, died Jan. 10 of complications from a stroke at the Charlestown retirement community. The longtime Ten Hills resident was 94. Eleanor A. McNelis...