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  • 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...
  • Datebook

    Genealogy program The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society presents "An Early African-American Quaker, Journey from North Carolina to Home" by Margo Lee Williams at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road....
  • Quaker City String Band

    Quaker City String Band
    The Quaker City String Band takes its unique form of entertainment to audiences all over the world. Quaker City has entertained the people of Cuba, Mexico, England, Canada, France and Italy. Since 1986, the band has performed in Galveston, Texas for their...
  • Bob Harper: Fit is his forte

    Bob Harper: Fit is his forte
    Bob Harper, best known as the gregarious, never-give-up fitness trainer co-host of the television show "The Biggest Loser," gets a little crabby when he can't work out. He thinks people, in general, are lazy. And he misses his longtime former co-host,...
  • 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...
  • 20 Quaker cereal plant workers claim $241M Powerball win in Iowa

    20 Quaker cereal plant workers claim $241M Powerball win in Iowa
      A group of 20 co-workers from the shipping department at a Cedar Rapids cereal plant stepped forward Wednesday to claim a $241 million Powerball jackpot. The group, which formed a trust calling itself The Shipping 20, chose to receive the jackpot as...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • July 18: Midday Fix - Healthy office snacks

    July 18: Midday Fix - Healthy office snacks
    Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian, Author and Nutrition Consultant to the Chicago Cubs. 1) Breakfast Before: Cherry scone (480 cals, 25g fat, 15g saturated fat) After: Quaker Real Medleys Cherry Pistachio Oatmeal (290 cals, 8g fat, 1g...
  • Bel Air's Hays House Museum Presents 'Medical Care in the 18th Century Quaker Community'

    Visit the Hays House Museum in Bel Air Sunday at 1 p.m. and explore the health issues and illnesses that plagued 18th century women and children. Visitors will see a display of historic medical equipment and find out about herbal medicines, midwifery...