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  • Recreation and outdoors calendar

    Fishing review Monday, Jan. 12: Capt. Tom Hughes will review the 2014 fishing season at a meeting of the Pasadena Sportfishing Group, Earleigh Heights Fire Company, 161 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information:...
  • Volunteers seek $18,000 for July Fourth fireworks

    Volunteers seek $18,000 for July Fourth fireworks
    The volunteers who annually run the Morton Grove Days July Fourth festival have a new challenge this year: to raise an additional $18,000 for fireworks. The Morton Grove Park District opted not to fund the fireworks this year, as it has in many of the...
  • You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school

    You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school
    After Chicago-area schools canceled classes two days last week because of brutally low temperatures and dangerous wind chills, many parents and other curmudgeons complained loudly. The phrase "back in the day" was trending around office watercoolers,...
  • Cary Prague: South Windsor remembers a friend and neighbor

    Cary Prague: South Windsor remembers a friend and neighbor
    This week marks a month and one week since South Windsor lost one of its most beloved members, Cary Prague, at age 58. Prague had a major impact on the community, but more importantly, on the hearts he touched. Prague worked in the computer software...
  • Listen to good advice when retirement becomes your way of life

    I have been thinking about baby boomers who, for one reason or another, have left the daily grind. No more snooze button to hit, no more gridlock. Gone is the relentless psycho babble cascading from the next cubicle and (a boost in morale, so they say)...
  • Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson

    Hearings begin for 101 York student housing proposal in Towson
    An administrative law judge will decide whether a Towson student housing project that's drawn criticism from neighbors and community members should go forward. The $75 million project would accommodate more than 600 college students, mainly those...
  • Former Angels infielder John McDonald retires after 16-year career

    The 2014 season John McDonald spent as a valuable late-inning defensive replacement for the Angels turned out to be his last. The popular 40-year-old infielder announced his retirement on Wednesday after a 16-year major league career in which he played...
  • News from the Lincolnwood Village Board: Lincolnwood officer promoted

    News from the Lincolnwood Village Board: Lincolnwood officer promoted
    The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 6. Winter parking bans begin The first snowfall of the season on Jan. 5 triggered the alternate side parking rule to go into...
  • Wilmette Legion post's latest mission is to stay open

    Wilmette Legion post's latest mission is to stay open
    Peter Huerter American Legion Post 46 has just won a battle to stay open. Now its officers have to figure out how to win the war. For Commander Michael Jonscher, senior vice-commander John Fragassi, and others, that means keeping the doors open at 1925...
  • Keiser University specialty license plate hits the road

    Keiser University specialty license plate hits the road
    Another specialty license plate will be hitting Florida roads with the addition of a plate for Keiser University. The plate was one of four new plates passed by the 2014 Florida Legislature and signed into law with presales beginning in July. The Keiser...
  • Bruce E. Garner, Aberdeen city councilman, dies at 67

    Aberdeen City Councilman Bruce E. Garner, a Harford County businessman who fought for a county hotel tax and negotiated amendments to a controversial Ripken Stadium deal, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, according to his wife. He was 67. Garner, a...