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  • Walking bus winners take cake, uh, doughnuts [Rodgers Forge column]

    Walking bus winners take cake, uh, doughnuts [Rodgers Forge column]
    Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Except replace chicken dinner with doughnut breakfast. After four weeks, the Rodgers Forge Elementary Walking School Bus Doughnut Challenge has concluded. And the winner is: the Heathfield South route. Led by Marianne Lohr, Michelle Dinsmore and Holly Storck, this route far and away surpassed the other routes — not only in number of "riders" (37) but in the number of adults who signed up to "drive" the bus (20). Word must have spread that the Heathfield South route won the contest, because on March 5, 20 kids showed up for their jelly-filled reward. And there was much rejoicing. Organizer Will Morton sends his apologies to the teachers and principal for sending the children to school all hopped up on sugar. But it was for a good cause.
  • Elizabeth T. Clark, legislative reference deputy

    Elizabeth T. Clark, legislative reference deputy
    Elizabeth T. Clark, who was deputy head of Baltimore City's Department of Legislative Reference for more than two decades, died Jan. 18 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at St. Agnes Hospital. The 50-year Catonsville resident was 89. The daughter...

    Expecting the horrible is the American way

    Expecting the horrible is the American way
    Eighteen-year-old Youri Felix, who was serving a customer at the Chick-fil-A in the food court of The Mall in Columbia when the shooting started, described the scene there: people running, people scared, then 20 of them crowded into the kitchen area for...

    Middle East meets Eastern Shore via crab soup

    Middle East meets Eastern Shore via crab soup
    "People live on memories of food." — Pauline Guiragoss The Eastern Shore met the Middle East in East Baltimore recently when a woman from Tilghman Island taught a woman from Lebanon to make Maryland crab soup. It began with a passing comment...

    Information points to loss of religious freedom in our military [Letter]

    I wonder if my Laurel friends and neighbors are aware of what's been happening in the military lately. Those who defend our freedoms have been losing theirs; instances of religious persecution in the military have become a somewhat regular occurrence....