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  • Emily Buckley nominated for a Carson Fund scholarship [West Friendship]

    Congratulations to Emily Buckley, a student at Folly Quarter Middle School and an active member of the Hare Raisers 4-H Club. Emily was recently announced as a nominee in the Carson Scholars Fund scholarship program. Emily raises and shows rabbits, as...
  • Northrop Grumman announces layoffs in Md., Va.

    Northrop Grumman announces layoffs in Md., Va.
    Northrop Grumman on Wednesday notified about 60 people, primarily in Maryland and Virginia, in its electronics systems segment that they will be out of jobs at the end of the month. In October, the aerospace and defense contractor announced it was...
  • After another light snow, season again pacing below normal

    After another light snow, season again pacing below normal
    A quick hit of thick, wet snowflakes mixed with rain dusted the Baltimore area with another light snow -- 2 inches at the most -- as snow lovers continue waiting for the region's first significant winter storm in at least two years. That 2 inches of...
  • Former student protesters remember civil rights battle over the Northwood Theatre

    Former student protesters remember civil rights battle over the Northwood Theatre
    Movie tickets at the Northwood Theatre cost just 90 cents back in 1963. But for some, the price of admission was considerably higher. It took years of picketing and nights in jail for hundreds of African-American college students and their supporters...
  • Sykesville couple to display metal artwork at annual craft show Feb. 22-24 in Baltimore

    Sykesville couple to display metal artwork at annual craft show Feb. 22-24 in Baltimore
    When Ken and Julie Giradini work side by side, sparks fly. Literally. In their studio located in the woods off a winding road in Sykesville, the Giradinis create works of art from metal. The couple, who have been married 26 years, met in a pottery...
  • An Irish folk tale's lesson for Joe Flacco

    An Irish folk tale's lesson for Joe Flacco
    Letter writer Ruth Fleishman's fear that quarterback Joe Flacco may not renew his contract with the Ravens reminded me of an old Irish folk tale ("Flacco holding out? Say it ain't so, Joe," Feb. 16). In a small town in the west of Ireland along the...
  • History Matters: Russians ready to take on any Japanese threat 75 years ago

    100 Years Ago The iceman cameth From the social notes: "Prof. Charles Kolb of Westminster was the guest Saturday and Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David T. Barnes. "Mr. Washington Ridgley spent several day last week with Mr. and Mrs. Charles...
  • Tips for choosing your child's first bike

    Tips for choosing your child's first bike
    Choosing a first bike can be daunting,┬ábut these tips can help narrow down the options. At first glance, the wall of children’s bicycles at any area bike shop or big-box retailer can be paralyzing: Spider-Man bikes, Littlest Pet Shop bikes,...
  • Assaults on staff are focus of scathing report at Catonsville psychiatric hospital

    Assaults on staff are focus of scathing report at Catonsville psychiatric hospital
    In-patient units at Spring Grove Hospital Center in Catonsville have become troubled environments where serious assaults on hospital staff are common, according to a scathing new report from a consultant for the Maryland health department. The chaos...
  • Formal dining rooms fading into history

    Formal dining rooms fading into history
    When it came time for Stephanie Blatchley and her husband, Tyler, to buy their first house, the young couple knew exactly what they wanted. Having grown up in western Howard County, she was most comfortable in a country setting. Both of them wanted to...
  • On stage at Chapelgate, a man and his big rabbit

    When taking note of local high school plays, remember that several private schools also offer spring productions. This year at Chapelgate Academy, students will perform "Harvey," a comedy best-known for its 1950 film adaptation starring Jimmy Stewart. In...
  • Warm air deflates likely last chance for winter weather

    Warm air deflates likely last chance for winter weather
    It was supposed to be both winter's last blast and Baltimore's first significant snowfall in two years, but stubbornly warm air took the "snow" out of Wednesday's snow day for many Marylanders. While weather forecasts had the region preparing for the...