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  • New pastor invites community to discuss diversity, Bible [Maryland City]

    New pastor invites community to discuss diversity, Bible [Maryland City]
    Diversity is "The state or fact of being diverse; difference; unlikeness," as defined in the dictionary. The Maryland City area is truly one of the most diverse communities around and we have been able to build a vibrant community by respecting each...
  • Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape

    Pacific jewel: touring Seattle's brilliant landscape
    A series of occasional articles exploring destinations that are easily reached via nonstop flights from Baltimore. Flying to the West Coast for vacation isn't often ideal for Baltimoreans. It can be difficult to find nonstop flights, and it's almost...
  • High bid at auction to win Tanzanian safari

    High bid at auction to win Tanzanian safari
    There is nothing unusual about a nonprofit group finding unique items to auction as a fundraiser. But Linda Wilson, founder of Caring for Kids of Kenya, which helps Kenya's orphans, has truly come up with a one-of-a-kind opportunity for a bidder. She...
  • Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?

    Fall festivals offer food, flowers and zombies?
    Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above....
  • SuperSquads after school cheerleading set to begin Sept. 22 [Sports notices]

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday. Cheerleading SuperSquads Cheerleading starts the week of Sept. 22 after school at many Howard County elementary schools. For more information, visit http://www.supersquads.org,...
  • Susquehanna American Legion gearing up for crab, chicken feast

    Mark Sept. 27 down on your calendar for the 6th annual Crab and Chicken Feast at the American Legion Susquehanna Post 135 from 2 to 6 p.m. The crabs are the best available to the legion. Also on the menu is crab soup, corn on the cob, hot dogs, baked...
  • Seniors keep active at Lansdowne center

    Seniors keep active at Lansdowne center
    Majorie Miller may be 79, but she's constantly on the go at the Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands Senior Center. "My kids have a hard time tracking me down," Miller said, seated at the center on Tuesday afternoon as chatter from a bingo game filled the room...
  • Western Maryland town named best place in U.S. to see fall colors

    Western Maryland town named best place in U.S. to see fall colors
    Nature lovers need to search no farther than Garrett County for the best fall colors this year, according to Travel + Leisure magazine. Out of 20 towns featured, the national magazine awarded Oakland in Western Maryland the best town to view changing...
  • Maglev is best option for Northeast [Letter]

    Maglev is best option for Northeast [Letter]
    In Robert Reuter's letter to the editor ("Maglev is not the answer," Sept. 12), he identifies the great need to upgrade the Northeast Corridor's infrastructure. The proposal of an SCMAGLEV train system between Washington, D.C. and New York with an initial...
  • Fan convention offers celebrities a license to thrill

    Fan convention offers celebrities a license to thrill
    Actress Lana Wood had been quietly sending out her autograph for years, answering letters from her fans. But then a stranger made her think that maybe there was a better way. "A gentleman called me and said he was an autograph dealer," Wood says over...
  • Scouts from Troop 1111 back from the wilderness [Elkridge]

    Scouts from Troop 1111 back from the wilderness [Elkridge]
    Adventure begins in Elkridge as a crew of local Scouts from Troop 1111 that embarked on a trek through the New Mexico Wilderness over the summer returns home. The Scouts and their leaders went on a life changing summer trek through the Sangre de...
  • Supertrain is cool, but improve what we have right now

    Supertrain is cool, but improve what we have right now
    So, first question: If you could travel to the nation's capital from Baltimore in 15 minutes by super-fast train, would you? Sure you would. You'd give it a try at least once, if only to brag that you had achieved land speed of 300 mph. It would be a...