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  • Loper, Rogers are easy winners in Survivor Run 5K

    Alex Loper and Jessica Rogers had it easy in winning the seventh annual Survivor Run 5K in Bel Air Sunday. Loper set the pace for the field of 183 runners, finishing with a 54-second lead in 16:34, a record for the course. Rogers' time of 20:09 was...
  • Laurel's Rosie the Riveters part of World War II history

    Laurel's Rosie the Riveters part of World War II history
    With most of the young men off to war, the nation's industries turned to another source of labor to supply the necessities to fight World War II: women. The vast majority of the nation pulled together to support the war effort that began in 1941, and...
  • Hopkins hospital workers authorize strike

    Hopkins hospital workers authorize strike
    Two thousand Johns Hopkins Hospital workers are set to go on strike at 6 a.m. Wednesday , after the hospital offered a wage proposal Tuesday that the union rejected as inadequate. The union decided Tuesday on a three-day strike after rejecting what it...
  • Spreading out

    Blake Wollman has gone from a food processor in his kitchen at home to a commercial kitchen in Randallstown. He's progressed from selling his product at farmers markets to two distributors placing it in 50 locations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Now,...
  • When private property isn't [Editorial]

    Eminent domain is one of those governmental attributes that has a fair amount in common with taxes. Both are inherent powers of any government, dating to the earliest days of government. Both can seem particularly onerous to the people who end up...
  • Motorists assaulted on Route 1 in Elkridge [Crime Log]

    Motorists assaulted on Route 1 in Elkridge [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports. The Howard County Times includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Elkridge/Jessup Patuxent Road, 8300 block, 2:51 a.m. April 6. Entry gained to...
  • Harford, military officials worried about lay-offs, BRAC uncertainty at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Harford, military officials worried about lay-offs, BRAC uncertainty at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    One BRAC brought jobs and construction to Aberdeen Proving Ground and Harford County, but could military funding cuts spell the end of that prosperity? Lobbyists and military officials in Washington have been pushing for a new round of Base Closure...
  • Outdoor party to celebrate spring is April 19 [Ellicott City]

    Enjoy the outdoors at Historic Ellicott City's annual Spring Celebration on Saturday, April 19, from noon to 7:30 p.m.  The festival includes free, live music from 22 bands, family activities such Earth Day-themed projects, food, shopping and craft beer...
  • Bel Air signs agreement with first sister city - Narva, Estonia

    Bel Air signs agreement with first sister city - Narva, Estonia
    Bel Air residents, say hello to your new sister city: Narva, Estonia. The "friendly exchange relationship" with Narva, a first for The Town of Bel Air, got underway Wednesday morning at Town Hall with a little high-tech help. Mayor Robert Reier and...
  • Joseph D. Barksdale, 79, went from cotton fields to NASA

    Joseph D. Barksdale, 79, went from cotton fields to NASA
    Joseph Decatur Barksdale, who went from the cotton fields of Mississippi where his family was sharecropping to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, where he oversaw the information technology department, died March 15 at his home in Laurel from...
  • Washington's Arena Stage has diverse offerings, prominent stars

    Washington's Arena Stage has diverse offerings, prominent stars
    If great theater is your thing, Arena Stage is the place to be. The Southwest Washington, D.C., theater has been on a roll this season, with exceptional plays that covered a broad range of subjects, featuring well-known cast members. I've always felt...
  • McDonogh girls extend winning streak to 96 games with victory over Severn

    McDonogh girls extend winning streak to 96 games with victory over Severn
    McDonogh's girls lacrosse team extended its winning streak to 96 games Friday afternoon, but Severn and goalie Meredith Brown didn't make it easy. Brown made 17 saves against an impatient Eagles attack that relied on a five-goal, mid-game run to...