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  • State PTA offers scholarships

    The California State PTSA scholarships deadline is approaching. This scholarship recognizes high school seniors for school and community volunteer service and has no grade-point-average requirement. Applicants must be PTA members. Application deadline...
  • Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson discusses the late, iconic Apple leader

    Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson discusses the late, iconic Apple leader
    Few nonfiction writers think bigger than Walter Isaacson, who has taken on subjects like Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein. But when Apple founder Steve Jobs invited him in 2004 to write a complete and frank biography, Isaacson held...
  • Sports notices: Tee up with First Tee's spring program

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Golf The First Tee of Howard County's spring program still has openings for selected...
  • 'Dave Herman is not gone'

    David Herrman, a stalwart member of the AM Kiwanis, died last week following emergency surgery. Along with many in the community, our club members will mourn his loss. Some background: Dave was a member of the Kiwanis Club of La CaƱada when, 18 years...
  • Intersections: It's time for the fountain frogs to croak

    Intersections: It's time for the fountain frogs to croak
    Those frogs have got to go. You know which ones I'm talking about, Glendale. Situated at the entrance of the Marketplace on Brand, the trio, now sporting a faded green facade, cower behind their tree branches, indiscriminately spitting water at you when...
  • Sports notices: DC United and Thunder SC offer a free soccer clinic

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Soccer DC United and the Thunder Soccer Club are combining to offer a free soccer...
  • Benjamin Franklin High: Test scores, demographics and comments

    <b>Benjamin Franklin High:</b> Test scores, demographics and comments
  • Is Tax Day Deadly?

    Is Tax Day Deadly?
    Death and taxes; Benjamin Franklin said they were the two certainties in life. Turns out not only are they certain, but when it comes to driving, they’re connected. Two Canadian researchers determined that traffic deaths go up six percent on tax...
  • Sports notices: Hone your volleyball skills at summer camps and clinics

    Submitting sports notices The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Volleyball The Maryland Juniors Volleyball Club is hosting a series of juniors...
  • The Valley Line: A new year and new beginnings

    The Valley Line: A new year and new beginnings
    Here we are into the second week of January already. I reluctantly removed the ornaments from my tree, wrapping each one carefully in tissue paper. I always hate putting them away because they are so magical and representative of places I’ve been in...
  • Tablets: Downloadable classic books are in abundance

    Tablets: Downloadable classic books are in abundance
    Let's say you're getting, or giving, a new tablet or an e-reader (iPad, Kobo, Nook or Kindle Fire) for the holidays. Here's an idea for what to do with it: Load it first with free books. Thanks to Project Gutenberg, as well as the cultural gift known as...