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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
A collection of news and information related to Special Olympics published by this site and its partners.

Top Special Olympics Articles

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  • 'Cops on Rooftops' raises $38,000 statewide for Special Olympics

    'Cops on Rooftops' raises $38,000 statewide for Special Olympics
    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...
  • In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'

     In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'
    Steve Otten does not think about qualifying for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Not this Sunday, when the 30-year-old financial adviser from Ellicott City participates for the second straight year in the EnduraFit Ironman 70.3...
  • 25 local law enforcement officers carry Special Olympics torch 18 miles through Harford

    25 local law enforcement officers carry Special Olympics torch 18 miles through Harford
    Police officers, both sworn and retired, from the Harford County Sheriff's Office, Maryland State Police and Aberdeen Police and Aberdeen Proving Ground police departments carried the Flame of Hope on an 18-mile journey through Harford County last week to...
  • Best of Howard 2012 winners announced

    Best of Howard 2012 winners announced
    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...
  • Men & Women of Harford Making a Difference

    Men & Women of Harford Making a Difference
    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...
  • Baltimore Ravens Nest #1 roosts in downtown Bel Air

    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...
  • For 'Poetic Justice,' fandom's a matter of passion and familiarity

    For 'Poetic Justice,' fandom's a matter of passion and familiarity
    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...
  • Special Olympics Torch Run heads to Laurel June 5

    Special Olympics Torch Run heads to Laurel June 5
    Laurel Police, area law enforcement officers and community members will run Wednesday from College Park American Legion Post 217 to Laurel American Legion Post 60 in the 28th annual Maryland Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run. The College Park to...
  • Special Olympics ambassador carries flame with can-do attitude

    Special Olympics ambassador carries flame with can-do attitude
    When Michael Heup trotted down the hill from the World War II Memorial to Jonas Green State Park in Annapolis, he was beaming. By his side was Anne Arundel County police Cpl. Mike Shier, and more than 100 police officers jogged behind them. In his right...
  • Special Olympics torch run passes through Westminster

    Special Olympics torch run passes through Westminster
    Taneytown resident Tammy Holibaugh has participated in the Special Olympics for 17 years, competing in basketball, bowling, soccer, swimming, and track and field. The 24-year-old said the games have introduced her to friends and experiences she...
  • Business reps learn about The Arc September at Mason Dixon Business Association Meeting

    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...
  • Rec sports: Wegner family headlines Remembrance Run

    Rec sports: Wegner family headlines Remembrance Run
    The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the...