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  • 'Judy's Night' in honor of late founding member, draws dozens of children to listen to stories

    Harford Friends School hosted the 5th annual "Judy's Night of a Thousand Stars" recently, drawing more than 70 participants. This special event, coordinated by Alice Remsberg, is held each year in memory of Judy Harlan, one of the founding members of...
  • U.S. must have balance in budget cuts

    Whatever the election results in November, we and other Quaker groups across the country recognize and emphasize that a balanced budget requires a balanced approach. The balance that concerns us is that between Pentagon spending that has nearly doubled in...
  • Engaged: Christina Schoppert & Andrew Devereux

    Engaged: Christina Schoppert & Andrew Devereux
    Wedding Date: June 23, 2012 Her story: Christina Schoppert, 30, grew up in Homeland and now lives in Hampden. She is a lawyer with Community Law Center, Inc., which represents organizations working on neighborhood revitalization efforts. Her father, Gary...
  • Bombs in Palestine, then and now

    Bombs falling on Arab neighborhoods ... Homes demolished ... Civilians killed or wounded ... Soldiers shooting at anything that moves. That may sound like a description of the past week's violence between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza. But in fact, it...
  • 'Dazzle and Denim' raises $20,000 for Harford Friends School

    Harford Friends School recently hosted its first "Dazzle and Denim" Dinner Dance. Under the leadership of chair Dr. Teddy Marry Wray, the event raised more than $20,000, which will benefit every HFS student. Friends, parents, teachers, board of trustees...
  • Quaker principles meet romance cliches in The Last Runaway

    Quaker principles meet romance cliches in The Last Runaway
    Among historical novelists, the Anglo-American writer Tracy Chevalier has carved out a nifty niche for herself. She culls the centuries for settings in which to drop initially shy but ultimately strong-willed young heroines caught up in social, romantic...
  • Harford Friends eighth-graders visit Johns Hopkins HeLa Lab

    At Harford Friends School, an unusual field trip for middle school resulted from an equally unusual assignment for Cheryl Foley's science class: reading and discussing "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." Eighth-graders from Harford Friends School...
  • Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion

    Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion
    A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
  • Harford Friends seventh-graders learning about Afghanistan

    Seventh-graders at Harford Friends School have a new opportunity to let their voices be heard as far away as Afghanistan. The only school in Maryland selected to participate in an interactive program entitled "Afghanistan Hearts and Minds," Harford...
  • Little Falls Meeting celebrates 275 years in Fallston

    This weekend, June 8 and 9, Little Falls Friends Meeting in Fallston will celebrate the 275th anniversary of its founding. Speakers, tours, exhibits and printed histories will be brought together to share with the community the remarkable Quaker...
  • Peace group prays for abolishing nuclear weapons by 2020

     
    The Second Annual Abolition 2020 and Hiroshima/Nagasaki Interfaith Commemoration will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Quaker Meeting House, 316 E. Marks St., Orlando. Members of different religious traditions will speak on nonviolence,...