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  • For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter

    For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter
    On Sunday morning, as Christians in the region and around the world take part in the Easter traditions they enjoy, an observer might be tempted to ask: How do the ways they celebrate the holiday reflect its meaning? Children pet bunnies and gobble jelly...
  • Edythe E. Evans, dental instructor

    Edythe E. Evans, dental instructor
    Edythe E. Evans, a retired University of Maryland dental clinic instructor who was active in her church, died April 9 of Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 83. The daughter of Ernest Evans, a Baltimore & Ohio...
  • Harford County attractions funded by General Assembly, but not fully

    Harford County attractions funded by General Assembly, but not fully
    As the tourism community continues to grow in Harford County, several go-to historical and educational attractions in the county requested state funding during the 2014 legislative session in Annapolis. The requests, including those for the Harford de...
  • Raymond E. Callegary, attorney

    Raymond E. Callegary, attorney
    Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
  • 'Greatest Show in Fallston' better than Ringling Brothers [Commentary]

    'Greatest Show in Fallston' better than Ringling Brothers [Commentary]
    It was billed as the "Greatest Show in Fallston," and while I might be a little biased, the pre-school circus lived up to its billing. On March 25, my son, Henry, and his 19 classmates at Fallston Country Pre-K put on a wonderful performance of circus...
  • Carroll prayer controversy gives Christianity a bad name [Letter]

    Carroll prayer controversy gives Christianity a bad name [Letter]
    I, too, have followed with some interest the Carroll County commissioners' escalating debate over Christian prayer at their meetings. However, I have a different opinion than Commissioner Robin Frazier and Bruce and David Holstein ("Free speech challenged...
  • Free speech challenged in Carroll [Letter]

    Free speech challenged in Carroll [Letter]
    I read the article, "Prayer case plaintiffs file for contempt" (April 3) with great interest since it quotes Bruce Holstein's comments at a Carroll County Commissioners meeting regarding a federal court injunction that temporarily bars the commissioners...
  • Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers

    Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers
    A divided Carroll County board of commissioners voted Tuesday to no longer invoke Jesus Christ in prayers before government sessions, a measure one commissioner said “binds me to an act of disobedience against my Christian faith.” The...
  • Plaintiffs in Carroll prayer case file for contempt against commissioners

    Plaintiffs in Carroll prayer case file for contempt against commissioners
    Challenging a judge's restrictions on prayer at Carroll County government meetings, a resident invoked the name of Jesus Christ before the county commissioners this week — raising new questions about free speech and religious liberty in a bitterly...
  • Men's group's menu makes absence of meat easier to swallow [Column]

    The Church of the Ascension Men's Club dishes up Lenten Friday seafood feasts on April 4 and 11, 5-7 p.m., in Brewer Hall, 4601 Maple Ave. Fried fish, shrimp, oysters, stewed tomatoes, slaw, macaroni and cheese, dessert and hot drinks costs $10 for adults...
  • Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray

    Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray
    A day after a federal judge barred Carroll County commissioners from invoking Jesus Christ in their pre-meeting prayers, Commissioner Robin B. Frazier did just that — twice — saying she was willing to go to jail for her beliefs. “...
  • Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives

    Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives
    A springtime snowfall dampening their signs, if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided into opposing groups Tuesday on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act. The point of...