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  • Running to beat rare form of cancer in Bel Air

    Running to beat rare form of cancer in Bel Air
    A group of runners traveling across the country to raise money to fight sarcoma stopped in Bel Air Monday, to meet a woman who recently lost her husband to the rare form of cancer and visit a local running supply store during their journey from San...
  • 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...
  • Auction of Ray Rice Jeep benefits Boston Marathon bombing survivor

    Auction of Ray Rice Jeep benefits Boston Marathon bombing survivor
    A Carroll County Ravens fan bid $57,100 on a customized Jeep owned by running back Ray Rice — and 10 percent of that price will benefit the Erika Brannock Fund, supporting the Towson preschool teacher injured in the Boston Marathon bombing....
  • Al-Qaida returns to its roots

    Al-Qaida returns to its roots
    Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Barack Obama boasted that he had put al-Qaida "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the...
  • Ravens remind fans of NFL's new security policy

    Ravens remind fans of NFL's new security policy
    Brittany Kamasinski had heard nothing of the NFL's new security measures when she reached the gates at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday for a public Ravens practice. So the Dundalk resident was startled when stadium workers told her she could not enter...
  • Davenport Preschool opens with beloved staffer Erika Brannock in attendance

    Davenport Preschool opens with beloved staffer Erika Brannock in attendance
    Davenport Preschool Director Liz Harlan, along with staff and parents, spent nine months working toward the day when the tiny chairs and tables of the new Hampton school's classrooms would be filled for the first time with children scribbling with...
  • Our country's core values shined through after Boston bombing

    As I watched the horrific scenes from the Boston Marathon, and later the activities at political, social, religious and sporting events, with disconnected disbelief, I realized that the terrorists exemplified a political miscalculation, a social...