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  • Longtime assistant at St. Nicholas retires to Detroit [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Parishioners at St. Nicholas Church recently bid farewell to the Rev. Frank Gignac, S.J. who had served for many years as assistant to the pastor. Father Frank, as he likes to be known, assisted regularly at the parish since 1984 when he joined friend and...
  • Fundraising, fitness and competition blend at Kidz Triathlon

    Fundraising, fitness and competition blend at Kidz Triathlon
    For Clemens Crossing Elementary School rising fifth-grader Emily Erwin and her friends, participating in the sixth annual TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon on Sunday, July 21, was about more than receiving a medal at the finish line. It was about finding hope...
  • Erika Brannock named among '50 women to watch'

    Erika Brannock named among '50 women to watch'
    The Baltimore Sun this week released its list of 50 women to watch, featuring a look at Maryland women who have made their mark in fields including arts, government, business, law, health, nonprofits and education. Among them is Erika Brannock, 29,...
  • Ravens and fullback Vonta Leach continue talks

    Ravens and fullback Vonta Leach continue talks
    The Ravens continue contract negotiations with Vonta Leach and they remain the front runner to sign the two-time Pro Bowl fullback. It was initially believed that Leach would make a decision by Friday. However, talks will now continue into the weekend....
  • Sports short

    Perry Hall High cross county and girls outdoor track coach Marilyn Bevans has been inducted into the National Black Marathoners Association's Hall of Fame. Bevans placed second in the 1977 Boston Marathon. She also won the Maryland Marathon in 1977 and...
  • Bits & Pieces: McFadden makes history at World Championships in France

    Bits & Pieces: McFadden makes history at World Championships in France
    The legend of Paralympic star Tatyana McFadden seems to keep growing by the day. Already a proven world-class wheelchair athlete, Tatyana recently traveled to France for the IPC Athletics World Championships and once again etched her name into the...
  • Ahead of London, hopeful marathoners and a watchful government

    Ahead of London, hopeful marathoners and a watchful government
    BALTIMORE -- A tuba and banjo duo dressed in saddle shoes, khakis and button-down shirts plays polkas and foxtrots by a set of escalators at the Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Friday morning. A nearby shoeshine man takes a break from his...
  • Security starts with immigration overhaul

    Security starts with immigration overhaul
    I grieve for the "new normal" of Erika Brannock and for her future ("For bombing victim, a 'new normal,'" June 19). And I grieve for the future of America if our "new normal" is a government relentlessly spying on law abiding citizens. Until this...
  • Kona Ice truck offers local flavor to Erika Brannock fund

    Kona Ice truck offers local flavor to Erika Brannock fund
    In the months since the weather warmed up, a Kona Ice truck has been traveling to events in Baltimore County — car shows and ball games and the farmers' market in Towson, to name a few. The brightly colored truck, owned by Joni and Claude Elmore,...
  • Maryland runners raise funds for Boston hospital that treated bomb victims

    Maryland runners raise funds for Boston hospital that treated bomb victims
    Sixty-six runners dashed, jogged and walked through the streets of Annapolis on Saturday to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and raised money for one of the hospitals that treated their wounds. "When I saw what happened in Boston, I knew...
  • Bits & Pieces: Speierman puts finishing touches on outstanding softball career

    Bits & Pieces: Speierman puts finishing touches on outstanding softball career
    It seems hard to believe, but the softball career of one of Columbia's all-time greats came to a close last week. Stephanie Speierman wrapped up her collegiate career at the University of Michigan following a trip to the NCAA Tournament. Stephanie...
  • Maryland's marathon man goes for race No. 100 on continent No. 7

    Maryland's marathon man goes for race No. 100 on continent No. 7
    When Steve Neibergall crosses the finish line at the Safaricom Marathon in Kenya on June 29, he will have finished more than just a 26.2-mile race. The Kenya event will be the 100th marathon the 52-year-old Annapolis resident has completed since he...