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  • Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts

    Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts
    Twelve 11th-grade girls, one from each of Harford County's high schools, were honored for their achievements in math and science, as well as extracurricular activities, during the annual Dr. Judith Resnik Luncheon Saturday at Harford Community College....
  • Mount View Middle School goes green on its field day [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    On Wednesday, April 24, the students at Mount View Middle School will participate in their third annual Green Field Day. Adults may remember traditional field days filled with outdoor games and competitions, but what makes a field day green? Well, the...
  • Samson the elephant improves, is taken off meds

    Samson the elephant improves, is taken off meds
    The young male elephant that fell ill with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo has been taken off medication and is expected to make a full recovery, zoo officials said Wednesday. "We know from other elephant experts that he will have up and down days, as...
  • Zoo bears responsibility for elephant's illness

    Zoo bears responsibility for elephant's illness
    The Maryland Zoo's 4-year-old elephant Samson's serious illness with herpes is one example of how zoo breeding programs put elephants at risk ("Young elephant recovering from virus," March 14). This frightening disease causes massive internal...
  • Severna Park Marine dies in Nevada military training accident

    Severna Park Marine dies in Nevada military training accident
    He was the teenager who wasn't embarrassed to hug his mom at Severna Park High School while other students looked on, who pitched on the Falcons' 2009 state championship baseball team, and who matured into a Marine with a swallow tattoo on his right arm....
  • Young elephant continues to recover from deadly virus at Maryland Zoo

    Young elephant continues to recover from deadly virus at Maryland Zoo
    Samson, the young male elephant who was diagnosed with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore late last month, has continued to recover in recent days and has "turned a very positive corner" in his treatment, according to zoo officials. "His...
  • Young Maryland Zoo elephant Samson recovering from deadly virus

    Young Maryland Zoo elephant Samson recovering from deadly virus
    A deadly virus has stricken Samson, the only elephant born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in its 137-year history, but zoologists are hopeful that he will recover because the strain is thought to be less serious in his species. Samson also has...
  • Erin Fitzgerald to wed Stephen Dombroskie

    The engagement of Erin Fitzgerald and Stephen Dombroskie has been announced. Fitzgerald is the daughter of Kevin and Michelle Fitzgerald of Edgewood. She is a 2002 graduate of Edgewood High School and a 2011 graduate of Harford Community College, where...
  • Museums, cultural institutions taking a snow day

    Museums, cultural institutions taking a snow day
    Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day. The American Visionary Art...
  • Camp St. Vincent caters to Baltimore's homeless youth

    Camp St. Vincent caters to Baltimore's homeless youth
    From the outside, Camp St. Vincent looks like many other summer camps. There are crafts and reading along with plenty of time to play outside, and campers beat the heat with a dip in the pool. But the reality of these kids’ everyday lives is...
  • Digest: State foosball tournament set for this weekend in Jessup

    Foosball State tournament scheduled for Friday through Sunday The Maryland State Foosball Championships will be held at the Holiday Inn Columbia in Jessup from Friday through Sunday. More than 150 players are expected to vie for the $12,000 prize....
  • Maryland Zoo, Pratt Library bet on the Ravens

    Maryland Zoo, Pratt Library bet on the Ravens
    When it comes to Super Bowl XLVII, it seems everyone is willing to put some skin in the game. Or at least a little ego. (Yes, we're talking about you, Mayor Hancock.) The bets for - and against - the Baltimore Ravens are piling up. And it's not just in...