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  • HdG geared up for Mardi Gras parade, Fat Tuesday

    Can it be March already, dear readers? Laissez les bons temps roulez! Brigitte Peters, at the Office of Tourism, and I are making the parade list for the March 4 Mardi Gras parade at 6:30 p.m. down Bourbon Street from the high school, to Washington...
  • Port says goodbye to February and winter while celebrating birthdays

    As we say goodbye to February, let's say goodbye to winter as well. The mild temperatures last week were a welcome tease, reminding us of snowless days to come. Much sympathy is extended to the families and friends of Floyd Allred of Colora, who passed...
  • 'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula

    'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula
    The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
  • 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...
  • Gregory Kane, former Sun columnist, dies at 62

    Gregory Kane, former Sun columnist, dies at 62
    Gregory P. Kane, a former Baltimore Sun columnist known for his perceptive observations, died of cancer Tuesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 62. "He challenged a lot of traditional political thought in the African-American community," said...
  • Police release 911 call in officer-involved shooting at homeless shelter

    Baltimore Police released on Wednesday the 911 call that precipitated a police-involved shooting last week near the city homeless shelter, confirming that officers arriving on scene were responding to a report of a robbery. In the call, James Hinkle,...
  • Columbia experiencing birth pangs back in 1965 [History Matters]

    February 1965 Columbia birth pangs From a Times story about taxes and Columbia: "It appears certain that there will be no proposal for legislation to set up a special tax district for Columbia, introduced in this year's session of the Maryland General...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Variety of pancakes flavor church suppers for Shrove Tuesday

    Buckwheat pancakes are not found on every Shrove Tuesday menu. But at Zion United Methodist, the yeasty cakes are a mainstay. "We had a couple requests for it," said Barbara Bollinger, as she mixed flour and sugar in preparation for the annual feast...
  • Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist

    Dr. A. H. 'Harry' Oleynick, neurologist
    Dr. Anatol H. "Harry" Oleynick, a retired neurologist who taught for half a century at the University of Maryland Medical School, died Feb. 19 of cancer at the Veterans Administration Hospital on Loch Raven Boulevard in Northeast Baltimore. The former...
  • Church job fair didn't violate members' beliefs [Letter]

    Church job fair didn't violate members' beliefs [Letter]
    Regarding your article about our church working with a casino to promote jobs for city residents, the story may have conveyed the wrong impression about our view of the Sabbath ("Casino, church team up to promote jobs to city residents," Feb. 23). Our...