| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Students attending Abingdon Elementary School were dismissed at 1:30 p.m. Monday, following a mechanical failure at the school, according to Lindsay Bilodeau, spokesperson for Harford County Public Schools.
The building shut down for repairs, Bilodeau...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:21 AM
As a longtime educator and Rodgers Forge resident, I was excited to read in Nov. 11 article by Jon Meoli that Dumbarton Middle School in Towson will get a renovation. Yet I was shocked that solar panel roofs weren't an integral part of the initial plan of...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Veterans Elementary School in Ellicott City has partnered with the Y of Central Maryland’s Dancel Family Center to support health and wellness initiatives for students and staff, the Howard County Public School System announced earlier this month....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:35 AM
Cameryn Rehbein is the spunky 2-year-old daughter of Maureen and Joey Rehbein, and granddaughter of lifelong Elkridge residents Luanne [Castiglia] and Chris Cisna. This little angel has had a rough start in life, but is nothing short of a miracle baby....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
First of all, congratulations to Judy Berman on her recent article on prostate cancer ("My prostate cancer month," Sept. 16). She is correct that everybody recognizes the pink ribbons and what they represent, but few know the blue ribbon sign. As a...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Oct. 1, 2006: In a fitting end to a sorry season, the Orioles (70-92) go hitless in a rain-shortened 9-0 loss in Boston. Devern Hansack, a Red Sox rookie, stops the Birds over five innings. He'll win only one more game in the majors.
Oct. 5, 1997: "We...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:14 AM
University of Maryland athletes teamed with ShopRite and the YMCA of Central Maryland on Sunday to distribute 200 meals to less fortunate families at two Head Start locations in the Baltimore area.
More than 70 students participated in the event,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
This Thanksgiving, here's a way to burn off calories before you head to the holiday table — the Dancel Family Center YMCA is sponsoring its annual Turkey Trot Charity 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, at 8:30 a.m.
The money raised will...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The bay window in the dining room of Kevin and Rachel Hodges' Catonsville house once opened to an expanse of forest behind the Catonsville Family Center Y on South Rolling Road. In front of the forest lay the Hodges' large backyard where their 15-month-...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The Giant Food in Timonium will host a Healthy Kids Summit on Oct. 30. Experts will discuss childhood obesity and present healthy options for families, including nutritional and fitness habits.
Panelists will include:
- Courtney Winston, manager of...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Date: Aug. 31
Her story: Ruby Estayan, 26, grew up in Manila, Philippines. She moved to Maryland with her family in 2006. She is a geriatric nurse at Genesis HealthCare Heritage Center in Dundalk. Her parents, Tess and Raul Estayan, live in Abingdon....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Though the Ma & Pa Trail has been used by as many as 60 percent of Harford County residents at some point, many of them do not realize the historic trail runs through both the Forest Hill and Bel Air neighborhoods – with an uncompleted stretch in...