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  • Westminster Fallfest flexes its muscle in aid of nonprofits

    Westminster Fallfest flexes its muscle in aid of nonprofits
    When the 2012 Westminster Fallfest celebration kicks off on Thursday night, Sept. 27, with the annual parade, Woody Higgs will be right at the front. Higgs, along with five other residents representing Special Olympics-Maryland, Carroll County, will...
  • Sports notices: Buy an Orioles ticket and help Special Olympics

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Special Olympics Orioles fans who plan to attend games at Camden Yards this year have...
  • Peers select Elkridge man to carry Olympic torch in England

    Peers select Elkridge man to carry Olympic torch in England
    The 2012 summer Olympics is still two months away, but Elkridge resident Frank Collins is getting an early dose of the Olympic spirit to share with residents of Gloucester in England. Collins, 43, was selected as one of the 8,000 torchbearers who will...
  • Bits & Pieces: HCC honors its top athletes at annual awards banquet

    I have attended dozens of athletic banquets in my days, but I have never been around a more boisterous and fun-loving group than the athletes at Howard Community College. The enormous successes that these athletes are enjoying, and will continue to...
  • Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Mt. View Middle School creates inventive fundraiser with Olympic Day

    Good news is never too late to share, and Mt. View Middle School deserves recognition for a unique event that took place earlier in the spring. First, a little background: This year, the Mt. View PTA decided to forego traditional fundraisers, such as...
  • Laurel cops to sit on roof of Dunkin Donuts for Special Olympics fundraiser

    Laurel cops to sit on roof of Dunkin Donuts for Special Olympics fundraiser
    If you visit or drive by the Laurel Dunkin' Donuts on Route 1 between 6 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, don't be alarmed if you see police officers on the roof. Laurel Police officers will be posted on the roof of the Dunkin' Donuts...
  • Timonium: Optimist Club has dual honorees for May

    The Timonium Optimist Club gave out double honors this May — the club recognized two Students of the Month for May. At its recent dinner meeting, James Funk and Joshua Kim were both recognized by the Club. James Funk, who will graduate from Ridge-...
  • Digest: Terps' Alyssa Thomas an AP Preseason All-American

    College basketball Terps' Alyssa Thomas an AP Preseason All-American Junior forward Alyssa Thomas of the Maryland women's basketball team was named to the Associated Press Preseason All-American Team, released this week. The team was voted on by a panel...
  • Laurel Cops hit the roof for Special Olympics Maryland

    Laurel Cops hit the roof for Special Olympics Maryland
    Four years ago, Laurel Police Cpl. Beth Thomas thought it would be a good idea to make use of the popular jokes about cops-and-doughnuts. Instead of stepping away from the stereotype of police officers being such enthusiastic doughnut consumers, Thomas...
  • 25 years ago: Guns missing from Hickory home of murdered couple

    From The Aegis dated Nov. 12, 1987: It could have been just coincidence, but police confirmed 25 years ago this week that two guns were reported missing from the house where Stevenson Thomas Sherman and Elizabeth Ann Sherman, were killed by their son,...
  • Mia Loizeaux, advertising account manager

    Mia Loizeaux, advertising account manager
    Mia Loizeaux, whose four-year struggle with a rare form of cancer shaped her determination to become an oncology nurse and help others similarly afflicted, died Thursday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Canton resident was 31. The daughter...
  • A year after slaying, Giddings family still coping with loss

    A year after slaying, Giddings family still coping with loss
    It took almost a full year for Karen Giddings to come out of the fog that surrounded her after her daughter Lauren's death. As the numbness ebbed away, pain flooded in. Now, Giddings is trying to turn that pain into a focus — to keep the memory...