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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • Police are 'up on the roof' for Special Olympics of Maryland

    People looking for Westminster Police Chief Jeff Spaulding on Sunday, Sept. 30, might try Dunkin' Donuts. That's not a gag. Spaulding and two Maryland State Police officers —Capt. Jim DeWees and Lt. Rob Stryjewski — were scheduled to spend...
  • Old Town: Fire Prevention Week open house at Laurel VFD

    As communities across the nation mark Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7-13, the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at the station, 7411 Cherry Lane. Light refreshments will be served by the...
  • Take the plunge, then party with Pauly D

    Take the plunge, then party with Pauly D
    It's time to take the plunge with Pauly D. Relax, now, because I'm not talking about moving to New Jersey or having to bunk down between J-Wow and Sammi Sweetheart. What I'm talking about is the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Sandy Point State Park. Bare it...
  • As training camp nears, Flacco not stressing about potential contract extension

    As training camp nears, Flacco not stressing about potential contract extension
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco will report to training camp Monday, and he said that it doesn’t matter one bit whether his contract situations is resolved quickly or not. “If it happens, it happens,” Flacco said tonight. “I see...
  • Flacco talks about fatherhood, support of Special Olympics

    Flacco talks about fatherhood, support of Special Olympics
    For those of you who are worried that Joe Flacco might be overwhelmed and overtired after the birth of his first child, the Ravens quarterback wants you to know that he's sleeping just fine these days. "My wife does a great job. I can't complain....
  • After months of rehab, Cary Williams is ready for training camp, challenge from Smith

    After months of rehab, Cary Williams is ready for training camp, challenge from Smith
    When the Ravens get together Thursday for their first full-team practice of training camp, Cary Williams knows exactly where he’s going to be, and it’s certainly not on the sideline with his helmet in hand.    “I plan on just going...
  • Polar Bear plungers raise record amount for charity

    Polar Bear plungers raise record amount for charity
    A man dressed in a head-to-toe Dalmatian suit, complete with fireman's hat and boots. A shirtless middle-aged fellow in swim trunks, with a lime-green fedora on his head, gyrating to the beat of rock music. A dozen young women hula-hooping in the winter...
  • Flacco won't be attending Polar Bear Plunge Saturday

    Flacco won't be attending Polar Bear Plunge Saturday
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco won't be attending Saturday's 16th annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge, citing personal reasons. "We're disappointed he won't be coming this weekend, but we certainly understand," said Kelly Schniedwind, a spokeswoman for Special...
  • A year after slaying, Giddings family still coping with loss

    A year after slaying, Giddings family still coping with loss
    It took almost a full year for Karen Giddings to come out of the fog that surrounded her after her daughter Lauren's death. As the numbness ebbed away, pain flooded in. Now, Giddings is trying to turn that pain into a focus — to keep the memory of...
  • Volunteer briefs

    Annapolis Language Bank Volunteers with second-language capability are needed to help communicate with visitors who have difficulty speaking English. Information: 410-263-1183. Bay alliance Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay needs volunteers to staff...
  • Laurel High student to compete with Special Olympics Team USA in Greece

    Swimmer Zachary Posten, of Laurel High, will compete with Team USA at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece, June 25 to July 4. Zachary has competed in Special Olympics as a swimmer for four years, and competed at the county,...
  • Laurel's flag-waving Independence Day parade

    Laurel's flag-waving Independence Day parade
    Soccer leagues, Scout troops, teenage pageant winners, and poms squads from as near as West Laurel and as far away as Arbutus joined fire trucks and military groups as Laurel's annual Independence Day Parade brought stars and stripes to the streets of Old...