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Easter

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  • Music, dance and guest speakers help depict final hours of Good Friday April 6

    Members of the Greater Arbutus Ministerium believe that no one can appreciate the elation of Easter Sunday without first experiencing the despair of Good Friday's Crucifixion. Each spring, an ecumenical, three-hour service is held in a member church...
  • West Friendship: Glenelg Country School senior earns praise from Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

    Congratulations to Glenelg Country School senior Hailey Kim, who recently earned national recognition in the 2012 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. Hailey's winning painting titled, "Beyondness,"...
  • West Friendship; Youngsters still have time to sign up for the third annual Student Birding Art Contest

    March came in like a lamb, but how it will go out is up for grabs. What an unusual early spring we have experienced. Clusters of early blooming daffodils were in evidence all over town. Brilliant forsythia blossoms burst out before their time. Birds...
  • Ready, set, go — Easter egg hunt draws thousands to zoo

    Ready, set, go — Easter egg hunt draws thousands to zoo
    Montrease Lamback of Gwynn Oak stood on the sidelines and snapped photos as her 2-year-old son, Tyler, slipped plastic Easter eggs into his green felt basket. The eggs secured, Tyler pulled them back out, tossed some on the ground, handed a few to...
  • Sherwood Gardens: Pretty as a picture

    Sherwood Gardens: Pretty as a picture
    Mount Washington resident Jim Macko, a professional contractor and amateur artist, painted a small picture of a tree with tulips behind it. Macko was painting what he saw on a glorious Saturday morning at Sherwood Gardens, known as the most famous...
  • Highland/Fulton: St. Francis of Assisi Church welcomes new member to its flock

    Highland/Fulton: St. Francis of Assisi Church welcomes new member to its flock
    One of the staff members at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Fulton had a new addition to their family. Joanna Herrera, the church's director of religious education, and her husband, Edward, welcomed their firstborn child, Maximilian Paul Herrera,...
  • Assembly still hasn't passed a budget

    Pushing legislative brinkmanship to its limits, the General Assembly will go into the last scheduled day of its 90-day session Monday without an agreement on the one thing it must get done under Maryland's Constitution: pass a balanced budget. Most...
  • Fun brunch follows up the egg hunt

    Fun brunch follows up the egg hunt
    One thing about the weather: We haven't figured out how to control it, so you never know what's going to be emanating from the heavens on any given holiday. Easter's no exception. We've turned blue (nearly) in Massachusetts in our new bonnets, light...
  • Kids scramble through HdG park in search of Easter eggs

    Kids scramble through HdG park in search of Easter eggs
    Easter baskets in hand, or whatever they had to hold their eggs, hundreds of children lined up in Tydings Park Saturday for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Sponsored by Havre de Grace Parks and Recreation, the hunt kicks off promptly at noon. The small...
  • Final day? Many issues still hanging for Assembly, foremost the budget

    Final day? Many issues still hanging for Assembly, foremost the budget
    A lengthy roster of high-profile bills remains unresolved as the General Assembly begins what is supposed to be the final day of its 2012 session: Offshore wind power. A doubling of the so-called "flush tax." The future of gambling in Maryland. But...
  • Hammel flirts with no-hitter as Orioles complete three-game sweep of Twins

    Hammel flirts with no-hitter as Orioles complete three-game sweep of Twins
    Jason Hammel didn’t begin the scoreboard watching until the end of the sixth inning Sunday afternoon. The right-hander took his seat in the Orioles dugout and thought to himself how quickly his first start of the season was going. He had thrown...
  • Lobbyist scores a 'scoop' of sorts

    When a reporter gets an exclusive, it's called a scoop. But what do you call it when a lobbyist gets to a key  opportunity to influence legislators that all of his colleagues have missed? Whatever you call it, that's what W. Minor Carter got late...