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  • Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Students create their own Star-Spangled Banner [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Let's test your knowledge of Maryland history. Do you know the importance of Mary and Caroline Pickersgill? The fourth grade students at West Friendship Elementary do; they learned in a very hands-on manner this year. To answer the question, I must back...
  • Florence H. Deitz, helped found hospital

    Florence H. Deitz, helped found hospital
    Florence H. Deitz, a Randallstown community activist who was a founder in the 1960s of the old Baltimore County General Hospital, which later became Northwest Hospital, died Monday of cancer at the Fairhaven retirement community. She was 91. "Florence...
  • Liberty Reservoir Day celebrates local watershed [Eagle Archives]

    Liberty Reservoir Day celebrates local watershed [Eagle Archives]
    On July 26, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works will again celebrate Liberty Reservoir Day in the recreation area right above the reservoir dam on the North Branch of the Patapsco River. Last year's Liberty Reservoir Day event was well...
  • Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft

    Ex-Terp Alyssa Thomas goes No. 1 in S. Korean draft
    Women's basketball Ex-Terp Thomas goes No. 1 in overseas draft Former Maryland women's basketball star Alyssa Thomas was selected first overall in the Women's Korean Basketball League foreigner draft on Tuesday by KEB Hanabank, which plays less than 2...
  • Mikey Wynne scores in OT to lift South to 17-16 win at Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

    Mikey Wynne scores in OT to lift South to 17-16 win at Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
    The North and South squads entered Saturday afternoon's Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic tied at 4 wins all-time. Maybe it was only fitting, then, that the ninth edition went to overtime. The South, which trailed by as many as seven goals...
  • Sykesville designated as 2014 National Main Street [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Sykesville designated as 2014 National Main Street [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    The National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, helps communities maintain and revitalize their historic districts and sets 10 performance standards that act as benchmarks for measuring success. These...
  • 1890 census figures offer a surprise [History Matters]

    July 1965 Classics for sale From the Automobile ads: "1961 Chevrolet Belair, 6 cylinder, radio and heater, low mileage, stick shift, good condition. $800. "1957 Chevrolet Belair — automatic transmission, 2 door hardtop V-8, power pack, power...
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County
    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...
  • Become streetwise at Citizens Police Academy [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Become streetwise at Citizens Police Academy [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Did you know that once or twice each year, the Howard County Police Department offers a free Citizens Police Academy designed to inform residents about the operations and experiences of our local police force? It takes place mainly in our own backyard,...
  • A narrow view of substance abuse [Letter]

    A narrow view of substance abuse [Letter]
    Substance abuse counselor Mike Gimbel's call for canceling Baltimore's Moonrise Festival raises an obvious question: Isn't there another "expert" on the subject who can actually speak objectively about substance abuse ("Anti-drug advocate calls for...
  • Meadowbrook swimmers excel in postseason meets

    Meadowbrook swimmers excel in postseason meets
    The Meadowbrook Tomatoes are not short on talented young swimmers, which was evident in the Central Maryland Swim League Division I championships at the South Carroll Swim Club, in Sykesville, on Saturday. Meadowbrook earned 12 individual...
  • Have sidecar, will travel for 96-year-old 'Millie' Bailey

    Have sidecar, will travel for 96-year-old 'Millie' Bailey
    Vivian "Millie" Bailey is once again up to her well-polished trick of not acting her age. With one quick phone call from her home in Running Brook, the 96-year-old community activist recently arranged to check off an entry that's been on her to-do...