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  • Social Services to review alternative education programs offered to foster youths

    Social Services to review alternative education programs offered to foster youths
    The Baltimore Department of Social Services on Monday pledged a comprehensive review of alternative education programs for foster children, after revelations that it paid $40,000 to send students to a school in Philadelphia where they obtained a diploma...
  • Dayton Oaks students helping to fight hunger [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Many local students are actively working to fight hunger in Howard County. Every month the students at Dayton Oaks Elementary collect and deliver groceries to senior citizens at the Morningside Park Apartments in Jessup. The program is called Food on...
  • Sykesville hosts a holiday shopping extravaganza [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Happy Thanksgiving, and welcome to the holiday season! Sykesville Main Street will lead off with a holiday shopping extravaganza, 12 Hours of Christmas, on Friday, Dec. 6, from noon until midnight. Stores will offer special sales during this extended...
  • No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]

    No Thanksgiving holiday for low-wage workers [Commentary]
    As most Americans doze off in front of the TV after a few too many helpings of turkey and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving, some 20 million others will be heading out to work. Called on by their employers to work on the holiday, most feel they cannot say...
  • Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue

    Baltimore Archbishop 'gratified' Supreme Court to hear birth control issue
    —The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between businesses run by conservative Christians and the Obama administration over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner's religious...
  • There are many ways to support the needy this holiday season

    There are many ways to support the needy this holiday season
    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration

    When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration
    Brace yourself for the epic convergence of two holidays — a celebration of rich dishes, piles of sweets and family togetherness the likes of which have never before been seen and won't be repeated for more than 77,000 years. Thanksgivukkah is...
  • Share your blessings with those in need

    Share your blessings with those in need
    Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use. • Oaklands Presbyterian Church has a food pantry on-site...
  • Westminster fun run and parade on Nov. 30 set stage for Santa's arrival

    Westminster fun run and parade on Nov. 30 set stage for Santa's arrival
    Westminster's annual celebration of the holidays begins on Saturday with a "Miracle on Main Street" holiday electric parade, jingle bell run, tree lighting and Santa's arrival. The festivities begin with a mile-long Jingle Bell Run at 4:45 p.m. on...
  • Sorry, sandwiches, but there are more exciting ways to use turkey leftovers

    Sorry, sandwiches, but there are more exciting ways to use turkey leftovers
    There's nothing wrong with slapping together some bread, mayo and turkey in the days following Thanksgiving. But eating what seems like an endless stream of cold sandwiches after the holiday can get a bit dull. So avoid getting stuck in the boring...
  • Wedded: Katelyn Niu and Kevin Yang

    Wedded: Katelyn Niu and Kevin Yang
    Date: Sept. 28 Her story: Katelyn Niu, 29, was born in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Province, China, and moved to Maryland in 2000. She graduated with doctor of dental surgery and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in May and is an...
  • Families return to Maryland to remember Pan Am Flight 214

    Families return to Maryland to remember Pan Am Flight 214
    Fifty years ago Sunday, mere days before the Christmas holiday, dozens of families from Elkton and north along the northeast corridor to Staten Island, N.Y., were changed in an instant. The mid-air explosion of Pan Am Flight 214 over Elkton became...