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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Mary Merceron witnessed the birth, and early life, of a nation

    100 Years Ago Spirit and kick "Misses Lillian Schultz and Mary Merceron attended one of the performances of "Ben Hur" at the New Academy of Music. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rider and daughter of "Sherwood," have been visiting Mrs. H. Newton De Vries. Mrs....
  • A fundraiser for Ghana, March 3rd at West Hartford's Quaker Friends Meeting House

    A fundraiser for Ghana, March 3rd at West Hartford's Quaker Friends Meeting House
    With performers like Margaux Hayes, Richard McGhee III, Abu Carter, David Brown, Kevin Lamkins and Jill Friedman, it's easy to imagine heading to the Bright Star Vision fundraiser, which supports educational projects in the Volta Region of Ghana, just for...