Elkridge: There are plenty of stories where a single negative incident can give a bad rap to an entire group of people, whole communities, schools, etc. And, for every one of those negatives, there are plenty of amazingly positive people and outreach efforts that, in my opinion, effectively reinstate the good in humankind.
Clarksville: St. Louis School is proud to announce that Marisa DeLuca has earned a full tuition high school scholarship at Notre Dame Preparatory while Elizabeth Kolb and Katherine Sniezek were awarded scholarships to Mount de Sales.
Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock: Donations typically increase at food banks around the major holidays, but of course, the hungry continue to need assistance year-round. This month, Howard County scouting organizations will team up to conduct their annual "Scouting for Food" campaign in support of 30 local food pantries.
Lisbon/Woodbine: It looks like we're going to have a celebrity living right in our neighborhood. Many of you may know Patty Sroka, and if you don't, I'm sure you will hear about her in the coming months. Patty has just written a book using the name, P. J. O'Dwyer. The title of the book is "Relentless."
At 9 a.m. Friday morning, the large sod plot at Scarboro and Sandy Hook roads near the Harford Waste Disposal Center was nothing but brown grass. Less than two hours later, the field was covered with hundreds of new tree saplings in their protective plastic tubing.
"Van Gogh Up Close" is the second in a series of quarterly programs presented by the Evangelism Team of Timonium United Methodist Church, and will be held in Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, April 24, at 6 p.m.