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Silver Spring (Montgomery, Maryland)

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  • Man sentenced to 150 years for sex abuse of three young girls

    Man sentenced to 150 years for sex abuse of three young girls
    A former employee at the world headquarters for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Montgomery County was sentenced to 150 years in prison in Howard County Circuit Court this week for sexually abusing three girls between the ages of 5 and 8.  Joseph...
  • Towson's transportation future — bikes and buses [Editorial]

    Towson's transportation future — bikes and buses [Editorial]
    Soon, many folks headed to Towson for work or play should not be behind the wheel of a car. They should be behind the handlebars of a bicycle or on the seat of a bus. It's the job of County Council to see that this happens. The alternative is traffic...
  • Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend

    Chautauqua history tour starts in Catonsville this weekend
    Chautauqua is the name, and living history is the game. This weekend, the Maryland Humanities Council begin its 19th annual Chautauqua tour throughout the state, starting with free performances on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of...
  • Helping the cause in their Syrian homeland

    Helping the cause in their Syrian homeland
    After months of watching the uprising in Syria, spreading support through social media and raising money to offset the suffering, Dr. Hassan Masri thought he understood the devastation that that revolution has brought to his parents' homeland. But during...
  • State issues salmonella warning about Trader Joe's peanut butter

    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is advising consumers not to consume or purchase Trader Joe's brand Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter made with sea salt because of a potential link to a Salmonella outbreak. The department said...
  • Editorial: Ulman support for gambling expansion is unfortunate

    Editorial: Ulman support for gambling expansion is unfortunate
    Last week, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman stood by two of his fellow county executives at a news conference in Silver Spring and endorsed the question on this fall's ballot that would expand gambling in Maryland. We wish he hadn't. Question 7 would...
  • Earl Badu, former Maryland basketball player, jumps to his death onto I-695

    Earl Badu, former Maryland basketball player, jumps to his death onto I-695
    Earl Badu, a former Maryland basketball player and St. Frances graduate, died after he had jumped to his death Thursday morning. Badu, 33, had jumped from the I-95 overpass onto I-695, where he fell about 50 feet, Baltimore County police spokeswoman...
  • Federal security contractor to lay off 93 in Maryland

    A Florida-based federal security contractor warned that it would lay off nearly 100 people at two government facilities in Maryland by the end of September as a result of Army contracts that are not being renewed. G4S Government Solutions Inc., which...
  • Shoppers take advantage of Maryland's tax-free holiday

    Shoppers in Maryland showed up at area malls and other retail outlets in large numbers Sunday, the first day of the state's Tax Free Week. The holiday from state sales tax for most clothing and footwear priced under $100 was an incentive to spend and...
  • Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday

    Deportation reprieve for illegal immigrants starts Wednesday
    When Sarita Santillan moved from Peru to Maryland with her family in 2003, she was just 11 years old — and had little clue how hard it would be to stay here. This week, Santillan, 20, an illegal immigrant who lives in Greektown, will be among...
  • Open the windows again

    Open the windows again
    The polio vaccine was not my idea. Nor was the Second Vatican Council of the Catholic Church. The first idea protected my physical health. The second idea continues to protect and preserve my Catholic faith. At the time the council was convened by Pope...
  • Pastor of Hampden church celebrates 20 years in ministry

    Pastor of Hampden church celebrates 20 years in ministry
    "Hello, my name is Robin Johnson, and I'm the pastor here." That's how the Rev. Robin Johnson, longtime spiritual leader of Hampden United Methodist Church and founder of the church's popular Emmanuel's Rock social club for youths, introduced himself at...