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  • Humanist group asks judge to order 'permanent injunction' against Carroll prayer

    Humanist group asks judge to order 'permanent injunction' against Carroll prayer
    The group battling with Carroll County commissioners over Christian prayers at their meetings asked a judge Tuesday to order a "permanent injunction" on the practice, which they say alienates some community members. "Public officials are not in the...
  • In a word, "heresiarch"

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  HERESIARCH Just about as soon as you have faith, you get...
  • Charles W. Stills Jr., financial consultant

    Charles W. Stills Jr., financial consultant
    Charles W. Stills Jr., a Baltimore financial consultant who also was a church office manager, died Thursday in his sleep of unknown causes at his East Baltimore home. He was 80. The son of Charles W. Stills Sr., a steelworker and watchmaker, and Clara...
  • Rita Anne Ayd, matriarch of large family

    Rita Anne Ayd, matriarch of large family
    Rita Anne Corasaniti Ayd, the matriarch of a family of 102 direct descendants, died of heart failure April 23 at a daughter's northern Baltimore County home. She was 92 and had lived in the Lake Falls area. Rita Anne Corasaniti was the daughter of...
  • Ellicott City community remembers slain daycare director as 'real-life hero'

    Ellicott City community remembers slain daycare director as 'real-life hero'
    The summer Bunny Egerton’s daughter was 10, she was the only girl to attend basketball camp. Some of the boys in the program wouldn’t play with her, until Michael Jefferson took them aside for a talk. “[He] sat the boys down and said...
  • Plenty of clutter cleared at Harford's Clear Your Clutter Day

    Plenty of clutter cleared at Harford's Clear Your Clutter Day
    Saturday was a perfect day for spring cleaning, and for many in Harford County a great day to clear their clutter. A steady line of cars rolled through the Harford Community College campus, as folks dropped off a variety of items, from paper to shred,...
  • Constance K. Rand, homemaker, volunteer

    Constance K. Rand, homemaker, volunteer
    Constance K. Rand, a homemaker and volunteer, died April 21 of respiratory failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Roland Park resident was 97. The daughter of Herbert Waldemar Koehn and Dallas Huntington Rogers Koehn, Constance Huntington Koehn...
  • The local religion [Editorial]

    The local religion  [Editorial]
    The Supreme Court's decision to allow explicitly Christian prayer at the start of local government meetings will have the unfortunate effect of alienating those with minority religious beliefs or no religious faith at all. The 5-4 decision turned...
  • 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. “...
  • 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...
  • A difficult balance [Editorial]

    A difficult balance  [Editorial]
    The principle of separation of church and state has been a pillar of American democracy since the country's founding, and most people think they know what it means. Yet in practice, the proper balance between freedom of religious expression and what is...
  • 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...