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  • Lifelong learning program at Pikes Theatre gets rave reviews

    Lifelong learning program at Pikes Theatre gets rave reviews
    Usually a whirling dervish of energy and conversation, Nancy Garfinkel paused for a moment when asked for her title as related to the lifelong learning program she oversees called Food For Thought : Lectures To Nourish Your Mind. "I'm the owner,...
  • Bird club members invite you along on their treks [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    I was excited to see a wild turkey running alongside my car on McKendree Road several weeks ago. Then I received a newsletter from Bob Solem of the Howard County Bird Club and discovered that wild turkeys are becoming more common in the area. They have...
  • 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...
  • Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail

    Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail
    "Monocacy" is an Americanized version of the Shawnee word "Monnockkesy," which means "river of many bends," and the Monocacy River lives up to its name. Though my kayak glides calmly under my kayak through the opaque green water, I struggle to keep up...
  • 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap, 'Guilt Trip'

    'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap, 'Guilt Trip'
    Grab your business suit and briefcase, because It’s trial time in New Jersey. In this episode, Teresa G. deals with her trial on charges of mortgage fraud. Prior to the trial, we see her praying for God’s protection. After the trial, her...
  • Maryland freshman Dion Wiley uses European trip to improve hoop skills

    Maryland freshman Dion Wiley uses European trip to improve hoop skills
    Maryland freshman Dion Wiley's summer began the day he reported to school in early June for classes, official team workouts and pickup games. When his new Terps teammates went home for a couple of weeks in mid-August, Wiley's basketball education...
  • Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms

    Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms
    — With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections. Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...
  • Chick-fil-A opening turns Aberdeen parking lot into campground

    Chick-fil-A opening turns Aberdeen parking lot into campground
    Is it a pilgrimage, a family vacation, a community gathering, a road trip, a type of tailgate, a chance at free food, a company promotion or a little bit of all of the above? The day before a Chick-fil-a opening can be hard to explain, or at least to...
  • VanDyke traveled in Libya with slain journalists

    VanDyke traveled in Libya with slain journalists
    Matthew VanDyke, the self-styled "Arab Spring Freedom Fighter" from Baltimore, was a friend of the two American journalists who were beheaded by Islamic State militants. VanDyke met James Foley and Steven Sotloff during his travels in Libya, and it...
  • Miguel Gonzalez persevered through two trips to the minor leagues

    Miguel Gonzalez persevered through two trips to the minor leagues
    Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez took two abrupt trips to the minor leagues this season -- both in the past two months -- in stride. He knew he wasn't being sent down because of his performance, but because the team needed his roster spot....
  • Summer ends, fall sports begin [Sports notices]

    Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday Running Nightmare Graphics and the Turf Valley Towne Square will host the 2nd Annual Turf Valley Trot 10K and Family Fun Walk to benefit the Zaching Against Cancer Foundation on...
  • Make late start a non-starter [Editorial]

    Make late start a non-starter  [Editorial]
    Students go back to school for the first time Tuesday in only one school system in Maryland. That would be Worcester County, home of Ocean City where the lure of sun, sand — and the availability of teen labor — convinced the local school board...