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  • GOP candidates rally base at county Republican Club picnic

    GOP candidates rally base at county Republican Club picnic
    One is a fourth-term state senator. The other, a small business owner. Though their political experience varies greatly, the two Republicans share the same goal: Unseat the Democratic incumbents in their congressional districts and make changes in the...
  • Cockeysville Middle student has the write stuff for social justice essay

    Samuel Owens, an eighth-grader at Cockeysville Middle School, recently won fourth place in the 2012 of Fred B. Benjamin Peace Writing Contest, which called upon school children across the state to write papers on issues related to themes of peace and...
  • Gregory H. Barnhill, investment banker

    Gregory H. Barnhill, investment banker
    Gregory H. Barnhill, a career investment banker who embraced and promoted hundreds of civic projects and charities, ended his life Friday evening in Baltimore County. He was 59 and lived in Stevenson. "Greg was a very good citizen who always believed...
  • Timonium: Grocer and celebrities pitch in to help 'bag' hunger

    Representatives from the Maryland Food Bank, the county executive's office, the Baltimore Blast and Towson University's Public Relations Student Society of America are scheduled to bag groceries in Timonium on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to help raise...
  • Blood cancers affect people of all ages

    Harford County Council joins the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in designating September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month issuing a proclamation at the Council meeting on Sept. 18. Leukemia, lymphoma (both non-Hodgkin lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma) and...
  • Food bank needs more volunteers to handle increase in donated food

    Food bank needs more volunteers to handle increase in donated food
    Inside the Maryland Food Bank's 90,000-square-foot warehouse in Halethorpe, a half dozen volunteers hustled to box, weigh and sort cartons and cans of food sitting on a stationary conveyor belt Thursday morning. In motion, the conveyor belt makes this...
  • Reisterstown consignment shop specializes in clothes, charity

    Reisterstown consignment shop specializes in clothes, charity
    Stephanie Torrible's Reisterstown consignment shop specializes in secondhand designer duds. It also specializes in giving women a second chance — even those who never set foot in the Main Street store. Clothing that doesn't sell and isn't reclaimed...
  • Chick-fil-A president's words on gay marriage spark tempest

    Chick-fil-A president's words on gay marriage spark tempest
    Faith Loudon plans to eat at as many local Chick-fil-A restaurants as she can manage on Wednesday — at least six. Other Marylanders, meanwhile, are vowing to donate the amount it would have cost them to get a chicken meal from the fast-food chain to...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Blood drive Baltimore Washington Medical Center will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at 301 Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie. The bloodmobile will be located near the BW Federal Credit Union. For information, call the...
  • Digital nature photographs at Hollingsworth Gallery

    An exhibit of digital photographs by John Maloney can capture your interest from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily at the Hollingsworth Gallery at the National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop. The exhibition runs through August. A lifelong...
  • Van Hollen calls donor disclosure ruling 'blow against transparency'

    Van Hollen calls donor disclosure ruling 'blow against transparency'
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen called a federal court ruling allowing tax-exempt groups to conceal the identies of their donors “a blow against transparency in the funding of political campaigns.” The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...
  • Shift in county policy stresses money, not items, for donations

    Policy changes within the Volunteer Office of the Baltimore County Department of Social Services have altered the county's flagship donation drives for families in need, leaving at least one local volunteer wondering whether the county's neediest...