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Easter

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  • 'Tis the season for Columbia Pro Cantare's 'Messiah'

    'Tis the season for Columbia Pro Cantare's 'Messiah'
    It wouldn't be the Christmas season without George Frideric Handel's "Messiah," and in Howard County that means a performance by Columbia Pro Cantare on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theater at Wilde Lake. "Handel's 'Messiah' arrives every...
  • Girl Scouts thinking about Asia -- and a Bronze Award [Lutherville]

    Girl Scouts thinking about Asia -- and a Bronze Award [Lutherville]
    Our local Girl Scout Thinking Day, which was enjoyed by girls from Daisy Scouts through Seniors last month, was planned and executed as part of Junior Troop 2264's Bronze Award. The girls chose Asia as the theme, rather than a single country. According to...
  • Lack of crowd fails to diminish Carroll County commissioner's fervor regarding school budget

    Acknowledging the sparse turn-out of about a dozen residents at his March 18 Town Hall Community Meeting at the South Carroll Senior Center, in Eldersburg, County Commissioner Doug Howard jokingly confessed that he'd considered ways to drum up more...
  • Holy Week services begin Palm Sunday

    The central focus of Christianity is Easter's Resurrection celebration. Holy Week's events allow people of faith to walk where Jesus walked and to arrive, awestruck, at His empty tomb. Local churches ready to take that journey welcome guests for these...
  • If you go: Tips for visiting San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

    Even if you're not yet ready to retire, San Miguel de Allende is perfect for a vacation or long weekend getaway. Getting there United and American airlines offer connecting flights (via Texas) to San Miguel's two closest airports, Leon/Guanajuato (BJX),...
  • Harford to celebrate Palm Sunday, Passover

    Beginning Sunday, Harford County's Christian and Jewish residents will usher in a week of some of the most important observances of their respective faiths. For Christians, Sunday is Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week, when the last...
  • Ten years later, Annie's Playground keeps Harford girl's memory alive

    Ten years later, Annie's Playground keeps Harford girl's memory alive
    Despite a stiff, cold wind Wednesday, Annie's Playground in Fallston was filled with parents and children enjoying a sunny afternoon on the first day of spring. The young visitors enjoyed a picnic lunch, soared on some of the many swings and made...
  • Cyber-bullying bill passes House, heads to Senate

    Cyber-bullying bill passes House, heads to Senate
    A bill inspired by the suicide of a teenage Howard County girl who was a victim of a harassment campaign over social media passed the House unanimously Saturday. The legislation now goes to the Senate. The measure seeks to outlaw the use of Internet-...
  • Dulaney student's poem helps build a worldwide bridge

     Dulaney student's poem helps build a worldwide bridge
    Recently, a poem by Dulaney High School senior Minwei Cao was selected to be included in the "Building Bridges to Celebrate our Global Village" anthology. A student competition to write essays and poems about cultural diversity for the anthology was...
  • Donald M. Cohen, magician

    Donald M. Cohen, magician
    Donald M. Cohen, a retired credit manager and magician who was known as "Magic Don," died May 1 from a heart attack at his Edgewood home. He was 87. The son of a bar owner and a homemaker, Donald Martin Cohen was born in Baltimore and raised in the city'...
  • Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs

    Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs
    This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
  • 'Black liquor' bill resurrected

    Some Annapolis lawmakers have gotten in the Easter spirit a little early.  A bill that would curtail millions in renewable-energy subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills comes to the Senate floor Monday, after being killed last week and then revived...