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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • Pica considering try to return to Senate

    Former state Sen. John A. Pica Jr., who has been out of office the past 16 years, is considering a return to the political arena with a possible Democratic primary challenge to Baltimore Sen. William C. Ferguson IV. Pica, a Baltimore County resident who...
  • Muhammad Ali, Under Armour to be honored by Ripken Sr. Foundation

    Muhammad Ali, Under Armour to be honored by Ripken Sr. Foundation
    The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation will honor Muhammad Ali and Under Armour at its annual Aspire Gala on Feb. 22, 2013 at the Waterfront Marriott, the group announced Monday. Ali and his wife, Lonnie, will be presented with the Aspire Award. Founder and...
  • Police are 'up on the roof' for Special Olympics of Maryland

    People looking for Westminster Police Chief Jeff Spaulding on Sunday, Sept. 30, might try Dunkin' Donuts. That's not a gag. Spaulding and two Maryland State Police officers —Capt. Jim DeWees and Lt. Rob Stryjewski — were scheduled to spend...
  • Special Olympics announces new leader in Harford County

    Special Olympics Maryland has named Stacy Alford as an area, county director team. Alford was born and raised in Baltimore County. She moved to Harford County in 2008 and lives in the Forest Hill area of the county. She is a professional with a national...
  • 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 &#...
  • Old Town: Fire Prevention Week open house at Laurel VFD

    As communities across the nation mark Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7-13, the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual open house on Sunday, Oct. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. at the station, 7411 Cherry Lane. Light refreshments will be served by the...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...