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  • Why no plan for solar panels at Dumbarton Middle School? [Letter]

    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...
  • Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally

    Baltimore teacher ready to take second turn in Mongol Rally
    In summer 2009, Alex Insel, now 24, and his friend Rich Rinaldi drove a small used Ford Ka 10,000 miles from London to Mongolia on a fundraising adventure known as the Mongol Rally. At the time, he thought it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. He was...
  • Advocates push for the completion of Ma & Pa Trail

    Advocates push for the completion of Ma & Pa Trail
    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...
  • Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon

    Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon
    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....
  • Giant Food in Timonium hosts Healthy Kids summit on Oct. 30

    Giant Food in Timonium hosts Healthy Kids summit on Oct. 30
    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...
  • Prostate cancer involves therapy options

    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...
  • Burn off some calories on a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot [Ellicott City]

    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...
  • Maryland athletes distribute 200 Thanksgiving meals in Baltimore area

    Maryland athletes distribute 200 Thanksgiving meals in Baltimore area
    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,...
  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 29- Oct. 5

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 29- Oct. 5
    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...
  • Tree removal for Catonsville Y expansion frustrates residents

    Tree removal for Catonsville Y expansion frustrates residents
    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-...
  • Fundraiser slated to benefit mom-to-daughter kidney transplant [Elkridge]

    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....
  • How we work out: Gotta Dance

    How we work out: Gotta Dance
    A dancer since age 3, Marķa McMacken knows how to move. Combine that experience with a master's degree in biochemistry, and you have an instructor who knows how to flex all the necessary parts of the body while getting a great workout. A native of Puerto...