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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Special Olympics event to close northbound bore of Fort McHenry Tunnel over weekend

    Special Olympics event to close northbound bore of Fort McHenry Tunnel over weekend
    A five-kilometer walk and run event organized by the Special Olympics of Maryland will close one of two northbound bores of the Fort McHenry Tunnel over the weekend, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The righthand bore, Bore 4, will be...
  • Bits & Pieces: Local youth sports scene worth sticking around for

    Thank goodness that we have local sports to watch and that we can enjoy them free of all the stuff that has brought down so many professional athletes and colleges. I answered without hesitation years ago when someone once asked me why I like to cover...
  • O'Malley names Special Olympics CEO to lead new panel

    O'Malley names Special Olympics CEO to lead new panel
    Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed the national head of the Special Olympics as chairman of a new committee that will determine how well law enforcement officers are trained to handle encounters with people with disabilities.  Timothy Shriver, CEO and...
  • Athletic cuts handled poorly by Towson University administration

    We knew that the cuts were coming, but it was through the execution of the whole thing that Towson University showed how to do things the wrong way. The President of the University, Maravene Loeschke, gave members of the men's soccer and baseball...
  • DeWalt, Livingston are Patuxent Council Knights of Columbus public safety officers of the year

    DeWalt, Livingston are Patuxent Council Knights of Columbus public safety officers of the year
    A Laurel Police captain and a Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad fire fighter/emergency medical technician were honored as this year's outstanding public safety officers by the Patuxent Council Knights of Columbus March 5. In his nomination, Laurel Police...
  • Politicians need not worry about girls lacrosse head gear

    With all of the problems that our state legislature faces, why in the world would they be concerned about protective head gear for girls lacrosse? Many, who probably have never been to a lacrosse game, equate girls lacrosse to boys lacrosse. They see...
  • Howard County Briefs

    'Hair' Auditions for men and women 18 and older will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. Be prepared to sing 20 bars from a Broadway style show, accompanist provided or bring CD. Bring head shots and resume as...
  • As Tiger Arena opens, Towson searches for return on investment

    As Tiger Arena opens, Towson searches for return on investment
    Towson University's new arena opens to the public Wednesday night when the Harlem Globetrotters tip off the first of three games in three nights. The traveling basketball troupe is making a special stop — it usually tours in the United States from...
  • 15 from Harford compete in Maryland Special Olympics 2013

    More than 1,200 athletes assembled on the campus of Towson University recently for the 43rd Annual Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games. The three days of competition included events in aquatics, bocce, cheerleading, softball and track and field, making...
  • Manchester Valley students, staff recall math teacher's passion, energy

    Manchester Valley students, staff recall math teacher's passion, energy
    Manchester Valley High School junior Jenna Klaverweiden said something was missing when school let out on Friday. She had become used to seeing math teacher Devin Spence sending his students off at the start of each weekend with words of encouragement &#...
  • Baltimore County officers escort torch for Special Olympics closer to finish line

    Baltimore County officers escort torch for Special Olympics closer to finish line
    Baltimore County Police officers, relatives and friends created a slight traffic jam earlier today on Joppa Road while running three miles in the 27th annual Law Enforcement Relay for Special Olympics to the Public Safety Building in Towson. Clad in...
  • Athletes, officers bring Special Olympics Torch Run through Laurel

    Athletes, officers bring Special Olympics Torch Run through Laurel
    Laurel Police and local Special Olympics athletes braved the afternoon heat and ran more than 8 miles northbound on Route 1 Wednesday during the 28th annual Maryland Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run. The run, which took the participants from...