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  • Memorial Day races pass, Bel Air Town Run is Sunday

    For local runners, the Memorial Day weekend offered three races on the Memorial Day theme. The 18th Annual McVet 5K and 10K in Baltimore Sunday drew about 500 entrants, many of whom competed in both the 5K and 10K, which began an hour apart. Sandy...
  • Hold elected officials accountable for violence

    Hold elected officials accountable for violence
    Seeing the article with the folks in Cherry Hill who prayed for the baby is heartbreaking ("Cherry Hill community asks for peace," May 30). Your paper refuses to address the real issues however. Violence is out of control in America. The Los Angeles...
  • Invitation to a treasure hunt - yard sale at Folly Quarter Middle [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Like yard sales? Here's a big one. The annual Folly Quarter Middle School Community Indoor Yard Sale, sponsored by the Leo Club, is Saturday, March 23, from 8 a.m. to noon. Get your spring cleaning done early — clean out closets, basements and...
  • Civil War sailors laid to rest, 151 years later

    Civil War sailors laid to rest, 151 years later
    Eleven years ago, Navy Capt. Barbara "Bobbie" Scholley dived more than 230 feet into the ocean to help bring back the past: two sailors killed when their Civil War battleship sank in 1862. On Friday, the Annapolis woman joined the crew members'...
  • Sophie Kerr Prize event moved to Baltimore

    Sophie Kerr Prize event moved to Baltimore
    After a two-year detour to New York City, the ceremony to announce the winner of the nation's most lucrative undergraduate literary award, the Sophie Kerr Prize, will be held in Baltimore this year. The decision marks the second time in three years...
  • William C. Ensor Jr., estate manager

    William C. Ensor Jr., estate manager
    William C. Ensor Jr., a retired estate manager and decorated World War II veteran, died Feb. 13 of heart failure at Lorien Mays Chapel. He was 91. The son of farmers, William Clark Ensor Jr. was born in Monkton and later moved with his family to Ruxton,...
  • Rosalie A. "Rosie" Fonner, registered nurse

    Rosalie A. "Rosie" Fonner, registered nurse
    Rosalie A. "Rosie" Fonner, a registered nurse who had worked for several decades in the mother-baby unit at University of Maryland Medical Center, where she relished her role as an advocate, died Feb. 3 of cancer at her Halethorpe home. She was 62....
  • Free tax preparation help at Ellicott City Senior Center [Ellicott City]

    The Ellicott City Senior Center is one of the host sites for senior citizens in need of free tax preparation help. The American Association of Retired Persons and the Internal Revenue Service are currently offering free personal income tax preparation...
  • Richard Ben Cramer's genius: books from politics to baseball

    Richard Ben Cramer's genius: books from politics to baseball
    Richard Ben Cramer had the gift of a great writer: an agile mind that generated entertaining books and magazine articles in topics as disparate as Middle East politics and baseball. The Chestertown, Md., resident, who died Monday at age 62, "had raw...
  • College news

    Columbia student Benjamin Jarvis, a senior majoring in engineering, earned dean's list status at Messiah College, in Grantham, Pa., for the fall term. Washington College, in Chestertown, announced that Rachel Thompson achieved dean's list recognition for...
  • Congressional candidate charged with illegal voting

    Congressional candidate charged with illegal voting
    Former Maryland congressional candidate Wendy W. Rosen was charged Thursday with illegally voting in two elections and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Maryland State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt charged Rosen, 58, with casting ballots in...
  • Five questions with ... Debbie Bell

    Five questions with ... Debbie Bell
    The goal for Race On is clear: To make the Grand Prix of Baltimore a long-term fixture, the company must generate significantly more money from Baltimore businesses and fans. Enter Debbie Bell. The former director of corporate sales and sponsorship for...