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Special Olympics

Special Olympics
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  • 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,...
  • Polar Bear Plunge weekend kicks off as teens jump into bay

    Polar Bear Plunge weekend kicks off as teens jump into bay
    Lyndsey Darling and Erin Stump huddled on the beach Friday at Sandy Point State Park, sipping cups of hot chocolate and looking skeptical. Both wore sweatshirts and boots, but within an hour they planned to swap their heavy layers for bathing suits...
  • At Polar Bear Plunge, 35-degree water awaits swimmers

    At Polar Bear Plunge, 35-degree water awaits swimmers
    Swimmers at the MSP Polar Bear Plunge are in for a cold one. The event, to support Special Olympics Maryland, will take place at Sandy Point State Park, with plunges as early as 11 a.m. NOAA National Data Buoy Center's buoy near Annapolis registers...
  • Bits & Pieces: Every athlete should read these books on responsibility, respect

    The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association has published a three-book series to promote core values for those who participate and coach. It should be required reading for all athletes at all levels in our school system. The first...
  • Sandy Hook tragedy prompts added safety precautions at Rodgers Forge Elementary

    The safety of our students and the security of our schools has always been a priority but the Sandy Hook incident has certainly put all schools on high alert. To that end, Mrs. Missy Fenshaw, principal of Rodgers Forge Elementary School, has told...
  • 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...
  • Arbutus Ravens Roost ready for AFC Championship

    Arbutus Ravens Roost ready for AFC Championship
    In light of the Ravens' double-overtime playoff win over Denver Jan. 11, Ravens Roost 97 in Arbutus is gearing up for another week of celebration. Jim McCain, president of Roost 97, said he can't wait to watch the Jan. 20 game against the New England...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Coppin is a valuable asset for students and the community it serves

    Coppin is a valuable asset for students and the community it serves
    Letter writer Gary Bohlke suggests that Coppin State University has failed and should be closed ("Admit Coppin is a failed institution and close it," May 7). I disagree strongly. The outreach programs at Coppin State receive high marks. As a current...