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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Early days of autumn signal start of festival season in Carroll County

    Early days of autumn signal start of festival season in Carroll County
    With summer's official end this week and the first day of autumn on Tuesday, Sept. 23, numerous festivals and events are planned throughout the county to take advantage of the season's sunny, cool days and crisp nights. With careful planning, one might even be able to attend all of them!
  • Police work for restaurant tips to help H.B. serve Special Olympics athletes

    Police work for restaurant tips to help H.B. serve Special Olympics athletes
    Having been in the food service industry for years, Carol Lung knows what it takes to be a good waiter in a restaurant. So she watched as dozens of Huntington Beach police officers scrambled from table to table at California Pizza Kitchen in the Bella...

    Putnam Leos celebrate excellence awards

    Sept. 18 was a banner day for the Putnam Lions and Putnam II Leos Clubs. The Putnam II Leo's Club received a Leo Club Excellence Award for 2013-2014. And past club president Mikayla Van Dam was recognized with a 2013-2014 Leo of the Year Award. The...

    Police chief plays with fire and takes icy plunge for Special Olympics

    Westminster Police Chief Jeff Spaulding has been a participant in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, since 1986 when it began in Maryland. In the time since, Spaulding has plunged into the icy waters of the Chesapeake Bay, spent the...

    Tunnel Run takes participants under the Patapsco River

    Tunnel Run takes participants under the Patapsco River
    Not many people can say they ran underneath the Patapsco River, but now about 900 Special Olympians and their supporters can add that to their athletic achievements. The occassion was Sunday's sixth annual Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K run/walk to benefit...