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  • Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research

    Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research
    She organized 200 family and friends for a charity walk. She put together a bowling tournament and raffle that raised $5,000. Last month, she held a bake sale that earned $798 in a single day. Over the past five years, Lily Cavallaro, a whirlwind of...
  • Shake off winter blues with 'Appalachian Spring'

    If there's strength in numbers, the New York Chamber Soloists are in great shape. This 13-member ensemble of strings, winds, piano and harpsichord is large by chamber music standards, so it promises to assert itself on stage for a Candlelight Concert...
  • The 'gem' of the passport office

    The 'gem' of the passport office
    Laurel resident Joan Anderson is the "gem" that former Laurel Director of Communications Peter Piringer credits with helping to establish the passport services office at the Laurel Municipal Center, which serves as City Hall. Anderson, 82, relocated...
  • The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]

    The marijuana debate has taken root like a weed [Editorial]
    Like it or not, the politics of marijuana is likely to be front and center at the state and local level for the foreseeable future in Maryland and elsewhere. Referendums in Washington state and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana,...
  • Another fun trip south for golf with friends

    Well, well, well. It's hard to come back to work after you've spent a handful of days in a warmer part of this country, playing the great game of golf with 19 other players who are all there for one common cause: to have fun and play as good a game of...
  • Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent

    Baltimore Lab School buys building, separates from D.C. parent
    The Baltimore Lab School, which serves children with learning disabilities, said Tuesday it has purchased its historic Saint Paul Street building and will move forward independently from the Washington, D.C. school involved in its founding. A split from...
  • Policemen injured during demonstration to integrate Oella rink in 1964

    An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence. Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...
  • DeMatha to host inaugural Crab Ball Classic boys basketball showcase

    DeMatha to host inaugural Crab Ball Classic boys basketball showcase
    On Friday, DeMatha will host the inaugural Crab Ball Classic, a boys basketball showcase featuring top seniors from the Baltimore area against their counterparts from the Washington, D.C. area. Baltimore's North team will consist of seniors from...
  • Harford County celebrates philanthropy

    Ted Hart will be part of the 8th Annual AFP-MD Harford County Celebration of Philanthropy on April 10 at the Water's Edge Corporate Center. Hart's morning educational session, "Social Networking & Online Fundraising Success" will precede the luncheon...
  • Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators

    Uber says it's threatened by Md. regulators
    The popular ride-share company Uber began urging Baltimore users this month to help "save" it, declaring that "Uber's future in Maryland is in jeopardy." Uber launched the public relations campaign as state regulators waded into the same dispute that...
  • Sheba is a new Ethiopian option in Canton

    Sheba is a new Ethiopian option in Canton
    The food of Ethiopia is popular for its intriguing spices, spongy bread and lack of utensils. Our neighbor to the south, Washington, D.C., is justly celebrated for having one of the country's best Ethiopian food scenes. Here in Baltimore, our options...
  • Police, tow trucks need 'move over' law [Letter]

    Police, tow trucks need 'move over' law [Letter]
    As a retired member of the law enforcement community, I am glad to see the article regarding tow trucks and the move-over law in The Sun ("Proposed 'move-over' law would apply to tow trucks March 24). Most people have no idea whatsoever of the dangers...