| Apr 5, 2012
| 6:18 PM
As director of Anne Arundel County's Special Olympics delegation for the past 12 years, Gregg Meade competes with a host of school teams and athletic groups jockeying for the same practice space.
Soon, county athletes with special needs will have a...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The Cops on Rooftops campaign, started and led by Laurel Police Department Cpl. Beth Thomas, released the results of its annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Maryland.
Thomas, who spent 31 hours on the roof of Dunkin Donuts on Baltimore Avenue in...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The results are in!
Each year, we ask our readers to tell us their favorite businesses, people and places in Howard County. The response was better than ever this year, with a new option to vote online.
Stay tuned for a special feature in our December...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Hours before the torch run and opening ceremony officially kicked off the Special Olympic Summer Games at Towson University on Friday evening, an event that encapsulates the spirit of the games was already well under way.
Inside the Towson Center,...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 12:21 PM
There was a time when John Worley could keep up with his boys. They would run together and as Worley slowed with age, his twin boys, Mark and Bruce, kept on running, accelerating out of the back of the pack, striding on to Special Olympics Maryland medals...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 1:50 PM
There are many personas in the Baltimore Ravens fan base in Harford County.
There is the casual fan, who wears purple to the office on Fridays and knows of Ray Lewis. There is the passionate fan, who owns a jersey or two and hates the Steelers. And...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:28 PM
The Baltimore County Special Olympics swim team begins and ends each of its practices with a cheer.
"As a Special Olympian, what's your job?" asks Jay Silverman, the team's coach.
"Do our best," the swimmers respond.
"As a team, what's your job?" he...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
I have been asked on many occasions to list the most significant changes that I have witnessed in the time that I have been involved in Howard County sports since 1971. Some of the changes are for the good, others are not. Here's a list that I came up...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Rick Bowlus comes by his love of football honestly. But becoming a big-time Ravens fan — that wasn't so easy.
Bowlus, who goes by the name "Poetic Justice" on Ravens game days, grew up in Ohio a devoted Browns fan. And he maintained that allegiance...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:11 AM
About 30 members of Mason-Dixon Business Association heard about The Arc/Northern Chesapeake Region at the organization's Sept. 19 meeting.
Held at Enotria in Forest Hill, the event featured guest speaker for the event was Julie Chmura, who explained The...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Ron Belinko spent a lot of time at high school games over the last 21 years, despite the heavy load of office work and meetings that came with being coordinator of athletics for the Baltimore County Public Schools.
He never could let go of the student-...