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  • Jewish holiday of Purim celebrated in Harford

    Jewish holiday of Purim celebrated in Harford
    Dozens of people, young and old, came together in Harford County over the weekend to celebrate Purim, a Jewish holiday based on the biblical Book of Esther. At Temple Adas Shalom near Havre de Grace, children – and some adults – paraded in...
  • Montgomery Street church helps feed, clothe through basement pantry

    Montgomery Street church helps feed, clothe through basement pantry
    A hand-painted sign promising "Free Bread" appears every Thursday in front of the Living Hope Church of God on Montgomery Street, offering bags of bread and pastry to anyone, with no questions asked and no strings attached. The gourmet bread, donated...
  • Laurel's passport office expands to meet growing demand

    Laurel's passport office expands to meet growing demand
    The passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center on Sandy Spring Road has become a "one-stop shop," according to Laurel Mayor Craig Moe. Operated under the direction of the Department of Communications, the office has recently expanded its...
  • It's never too late to do the right thing [Letter]

    It's never too late to do the right thing [Letter]
    We, three retired health professionals, applaud Congressman Elijah Cummings for introducing HR 3120, the Comprehensive Dental Reform Act. His bill, identical to SB 1522, introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders, if enacted, would fill a gap in the health care...
  • But can I get married here?

    These venue selections a bit too traditional for you? Most everyone knows you can get hitched at some offbeat places in Baltimore — Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, the Zoo. But we we're curious about some even more unusual spots in town....
  • Smoke-free beaches [Editorial]

    Smoke-free beaches  [Editorial]
    Polls show a majority of Americans support bans on smoking in public places. That wasn't true a decade ago, but the numbers are so high now — between 55 and 59 percent in recent years, according to Gallup — that a growing number of cities,...
  • Wedded: Hyerim Shin and Frank Glover

    Wedded: Hyerim Shin and Frank Glover
    Date: Jan. 18 Her story: Hyerim Shin, 26, was born and grew up in Gyeongju, South Korea. After graduating from college there, she moved to Singapore in 2011, where she got a job with DHL. She moved to the U.S. in November. Her parents, Kukhwan Shin...
  • Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate

    Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate
    Gayle Hafner, a senior staff attorney of the Maryland Disability Law Center and a co-founder of Medicaid Matters Maryland who was an outspoken advocate for those with disabilities, died March 22 of a heart attack during an operation at the University of...
  • Maryland gears up for end of health care enrollment

    Maryland gears up for end of health care enrollment
    Monday marks the end of a six-month enrollment push for Maryland's troubled health exchange, and despite a surge in the past week, it is unclear whether the state can overcome technical problems that have persisted since the Oct. 1 debut and meet its...
  • Baltimore center helping to heal the youngest victims of abuse

    Baltimore center helping to heal the youngest victims of abuse
    Maryland's own Sugar Ray Leonard is perhaps best known as a baby-faced Olympic gold medalist and champion prize fighter with a winning smile. Yet for decades, the world-renowned boxer suppressed a devastating secret: Leonard had been sexually abused as a...
  • Two John Carroll seniors advance in Diamond Challenge competition

    Two John Carroll seniors advance in Diamond Challenge competition
    As Chinese students spending their second year at The John Carroll School in Bel Air, William Du and Sunny Lu know how it feels to wait weeks to get mail from home or to miss their families. So, for their senior project, the two came up with a care...
  • With hope of ending the year June 12, Harford school officials seek state waiver for five missed days

    With hope of ending the year June 12, Harford school officials seek state waiver for five missed days
    Harford County Public Schools will request the maximum of five state waivers for instructional days missed for inclement weather, school officials say, and if they are approved, the school year will end on June 12. Neighboring Cecil County Public Schools...