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Special Olympics

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  • Ads make trucks a revenue engine at Middle River Volunteer Fire Co.

    Ads make trucks a revenue engine at Middle River Volunteer Fire Co.
    Members of the Middle River Volunteer Fire Company aren't relying only on boot drives, poker tournaments and hall rentals for extra revenue. The 46-member department in eastern Baltimore County recently sold ad space on its ladder truck and a fire...
  • John Morsberger

    John Morsberger
    John W. Morsberger Jr., who co-owned and managed Glenmore Gardens, a popular Overlea crab house, died of lymphoma Wednesday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Timonium resident was 72. Born in Baltimore in a Calvert and 23rd streets basement apartment,...
  • Look up for Cops on Rooftops during weekend fundraiser

    Look up for Cops on Rooftops during weekend fundraiser
    Laurel police officers will be camped out on the roof of Dunkin' Donuts on Route 1 this weekend to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland. During the Cops on Rooftops fundraiser, officers from Laurel Police Department will stay on the roof of the...
  • Rec sports: John Chall and Kelly Westlake win 9K Around the Fairway race

    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Running Sixty-one runners came out to the Howard...
  • Deep Creek Lake dunk, The Producers and chain-saw carving

    Deep Creek Lake dunk, The Producers and chain-saw carving
    Deep Creek Lake Deep Creek Dunk Missed the Polar Bear Plunge in January? Here is your second chance to freeze for the Special Olympics. The 15th Annual Maryland State Police Deep Creek Dunk will be held Feb. 23. After dunking into the frigid water,...
  • Ripken foundation hosts summit on preventing abuse of child athletes

    Ripken foundation hosts summit on preventing abuse of child athletes
    — As Cal Ripken Jr. watched the news unfold of the sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky at Penn State University, he decided to take on the chief question before the sporting community: "What can we do to make kids safer?" The Orioles Hall...
  • Giddings family files suit against accused killer of daughter

    Giddings family files suit against accused killer of daughter
    Lauren Giddings' final resting place in the Emmanuel Methodist Cemetery on Scaggsville Road still doesn't have a gravestone. It's been two years since Giddings, then 27, disappeared from her Macon, Ga., apartment on June 25, 2011. Her body —...
  • Bits & Pieces: Fourth of July is a day to celebrate, and remember

    I celebrated the Fourth of July one day early at Gettysburg on July 3. I was one of several thousand people allowed to walk the route of Pickett's Charge as part of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. As I walked on the day and the hour...
  • Girl, 16, dies after throat cut in Northwest Baltimore

    Girl, 16, dies after throat cut in Northwest Baltimore
    It had been just two hours since Damond Williams Sr. heard from his 16-year-old daughter, and he knew something was wrong. The girl was a homebody, a standout student. She was rarely out after dark. Diamond Williams' family launched a search of their...
  • Sports notices: Fifth annual 24 Hours of Booty is coming this weekend

    Submitting sports notices Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. Golf The First Tee of Howard County's fall session is almost here. Registration is open at http://www.thefirstteehowardcounty.org. Athelas...
  • School classifications shaken up to level playing field

    I have to give the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association a "well done" for trying to bring parity to our varsity athletic programs. Every two years, a reclassification committee at the MPSSAA sits down to see if the system has to be...
  • Towson alum pedaling to get a women's version of the Tour de France

    Towson alum pedaling to get a women's version of the Tour de France
    Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals. At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...