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  • Proposed Harford school calendar for 2015-16 includes more inclement weather days

    Proposed Harford school calendar for 2015-16 includes more inclement weather days
    Harford County Public Schools officials, along with their counterparts in the community, are developing a calendar for the 2015-16 school year that includes 11 days built in for inclement weather, three more than the current academic year.
  • Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

    Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days
    At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar. The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the school...

    The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]

    The troubling nature of the prayer ruling [Letter]
    A divided Supreme Court upheld the practice of public prayer before local government meetings ("The local religion," May 6). The Carroll County Commissioners can resume their practice. This Orthodox Jewish former member of the House of Delegates is...

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies
    Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85. Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...

    Dulaney cross country runners eager to shine on home course at Barnhart Invitational

    Dulaney cross country runners eager to shine on home course at Barnhart Invitational
    Fans of the host school will be watching the strong strides of Dulaney senior Isabel Griffith, who will be running in her final Barnhart Invitational in the 31st annual showcase on Saturday, Sept. 28. Griffith won the event held on the Timonium course...