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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown

    Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown
    An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.  UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed) Paula Creamer Age: 27 Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif. Turned Pro: 2004...
  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday

    Special Olympics torch run heading across Carroll County on Wednesday
    Law enforcement officers representing the agencies throughout Carroll County will hits the road Wednesday, June 4 beginning at 8 a.m. in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland. Officers will escort the Special Olympics...
  • Arundel police run for Special Olympics' torch run; Annapolis leg is Wednesday

    Arundel police run for Special Olympics' torch run; Annapolis leg is Wednesday
    Anne Arundel County Police participated Tuesday in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, running from Glen Burnie to Annapolis, a distance of about 15 miles. The run helps raise money and awareness for the athletes taking part in...
  • Western's Keene-El brings actions, words to Special Olympics

    Western's Keene-El brings actions, words to Special Olympics
    For the first two months of her Western High gym class, special education teacher LaDonna Schemm didn't notice. Then a freshman, the ever-bubbly Joy Keene-El would get out of her wheelchair and do everything thrown her way, from tennis to baseball to...
  • Bel Air fire company earns $10,000 BGE grant on behalf of assistant chief

    Bel Air fire company earns $10,000 BGE grant on behalf of assistant chief
    For Rick R. Davis of Bel Air, life is a balancing act. He balances his full-time job as an electric system operator for BGE, what he calls a "lifestyle" as first assistant chief with the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company, a wife, two teenage sons and the...
  • League of Dreams Day event a grand slam for players

    League of Dreams Day event a grand slam for players
    On Tuesday, the sky a clear blue, the temperature in the 70s with just the right bit of breeze, the beautiful day served as the backdrop for a heartwarming event at St. Paul's School for Girls in Lutherville. For the ninth year in a row, the private...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Clearinghouse The Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County is a clearinghouse for information about volunteering throughout the county. Help is needed to assist with the database, newsletter and new youth service activities and with maintaining online...
  • Matt Hoerr earns first collegiate track victory

    Matt Hoerr of Bel Air earned his first victory as a collegiate runner Saturday in a rain-drenched track meet in Towson. The Salisbury University freshman and C. Milton Wright grad won the 5000 meters in the Goucher Classic. He completed the 12 1/2 lap...
  • Special Olympics Inspiration Walk once again a success

    Howard County Special Olympics director Bob Baker was holding his breath April 25, as well as the next morning, hoping that the 13th annual Inspiration Walk would go off without many problems. There were a few parking issues, as well as some unfortunate...
  • Main Street's leading lady is muscle behind theater, business group

    Main Street's leading lady is muscle behind theater, business group
    It's been more than a decade since Maureen Rogers helped relocate the Burtonsville Players — a nonprofit theater group that's performed in the Laurel area for more than 35 years — to the Laurel Mill Playhouse on the west end of Main Street....
  • Best workout song chosen during national gym competition

    Best workout song chosen during national gym competition
    What’s the ultimate workout song? There are lots of opinions, but officials from the national chain Gold’s Gym and Women’s Health and Men’s Health sought to identify the top pick. And the winner was “Till I collapse”...