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Christmas

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  • Baltimore police form new advisory council on LGBT issues

    Baltimore police form new advisory council on LGBT issues
    Making good on a promise by Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts after the severe beating of a gay East Baltimore man, the city Police Department announced Friday a special advisory council to help improve its relations with the lesbian, gay,...
  • Wedded: Elizabeth Sauer and Carroll Hopkins III

    Wedded: Elizabeth Sauer and Carroll Hopkins III
    Wedding date: Dec. 29, 2012 Her story: Elizabeth "Beth" Passapae Sauer, 28, grew up in Baltimore. She is an associate attorney for Semmes, Bowen & Semmes in Baltimore. Her father, Francis A. Sauer, is an attorney in Towson, and her mother, Janet...
  • Empty Stocking is slowly filling with gifts

    Empty Stocking is slowly filling with gifts
    Christmas season comes early for The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund, and the elves are busy working to get toys packed for the 831 Harford County children who will receive gifts of toys this holiday season. Time is running short, and the shelves in Santa's...
  • Carroll County Farm Museum decks the halls for 'Twelve Days' theme

    Carroll County Farm Museum decks the halls for 'Twelve Days' theme
    On the 10th day of Christmas, someone's true love gave them 10 lords a leaping. At the Carroll County Farm Museum, in Westminster, that gift was a little bit challenging for Beverly Rose and Dorothy Duerr, who were tasked with displaying that scene in...
  • Loch Raven: During the holiday season, remembering the needs of seniors

    Adopt a family and toy collections for needy children are prevalent at this time of the year, but seniors in need are often overlooked. Therefore, Parkville Senior Center is sponsoring an "adopt a senior" drive. The center has the names and requests...
  • Perryville: Bingo, breakfast and birthdays abound

    A Basket, Vera Bradley and Pandora bingo will be played today (Friday) at the American Legion Bernard L. Tobin Post 128, 44 N. Parke St., Aberdeen. Tickets are $12 ticket, $5.00 for extra. Doors open at 6 p.m., early bird is at 6:45 p.m. and bingo...
  • Sandy Hook tragedy prompts added safety precautions at Rodgers Forge Elementary

    The safety of our students and the security of our schools has always been a priority but the Sandy Hook incident has certainly put all schools on high alert. To that end, Mrs. Missy Fenshaw, principal of Rodgers Forge Elementary School, has told...
  • Decorating for Christmas with nature's gifts

    Decorating for Christmas with nature's gifts
    When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother. You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
  • Buck Showalter shows off laid-back Dallas style

    Buck Showalter shows off laid-back Dallas style
    Few Americans are on the road more than the manager of a major league baseball team. But Buck Showalter, the Orioles' famously persevering manager, rarely stays put even in the offseason, when he's canvassing the country for new talent. After all, being...
  • Pages from the Past: Displays of outdoor decorations start new Catonsville tradition in 1937

    An article in the Dec. 17, 1937, edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian heralded the new tradition of outdoor lighting for the holidays. Following an editorial in The Herald two weeks ago suggesting more extensive outdoor lighting of...
  • Parade, First Fridays kick off Christmas in Havre de Grace

    Parade, First Fridays kick off Christmas in Havre de Grace
    Havre de Grace rang in the Christmas season Friday night during its First Fridays and annual Christmas parade and tree-lighting downtown. It kicked off a weekend of holiday activities in Havre de Grace. Santa arrived at the end of the parade and...
  • West Friendship: Turkey giveaway brings 'hope and happiness' to county families

    Community organizers. That's what the members of Howard County's Community Action Council, partnered with associates from Wegman's Grocery, were on Nov. 20 when together the groups doled out turkeys, fixin's and fellowship during the eighth annual...