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Montgomery County (Pennsylvania)

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  • Area high school choir a finalist in contest to play with Philly Pops, win new piano

     
    An area high school’s choir is a semi-finalist in Philadelphia adult contemporary radio station WBEB-FM B101’s contest to win a performance at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, as well as a brand new piano...
  • PA elites hit Manhattan for annual PA Society gala.

     
    Still suffering from a case of election fatigue? You'll love this: The (unofficial) 2014 campaign for Pennsylvania governor begins now. As Pennsylvania's politicians, pundits and their hangers-on descend on Midtown Manhattan this weekend for the 114th...
  • In New York, it's candidates and cocktails as Democrats jockey for position.

     
    In a law firm conference room 43 stories above Midtown Manhattan where giant windows offered vertiginous views of rain-soaked urban canyons, John Hanger’s ambitions were equally soaring. A former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of...
  • State fire marshal warns against using fireworks

    State fire marshal warns against using fireworks
    "Fire in the hole," Matt Stevens yelled Thursday morning, wearing protective gloves as he lit a firecracker attached to a rubber hand in a Cockeysville field. Smoke wafted lazily in a slight breeze and two butterflies fluttered in the bright sun until...
  • Study says Maryland 10th in nation in child well-being

    Study says Maryland 10th in nation in child well-being
    Maryland, which has seen improvements in childhood education and health in recent years, ranks No. 10 in the country for overall child well-being, according to a report released today by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation. Despite the high...
  • Joseph McM. Fairbanks, litigator

    Joseph McM. Fairbanks, litigator
    Joseph Fairbanks, a retired Baltimore litigator who was an inspiration and mentor to younger attorneys, died June 12 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 68. "Every litigation associate in our Baltimore office sought Joe out. He was a...
  • Jacqueline Spare, nurse

    Jacqueline Spare, nurse
    Jacqueline Ann Spare, a registered nurse who worked for many years at Bon Secours Hospital, died of bone cancer May 28 at the Joseph Richey Hospice. The Columbia resident was 65. Born Jacqueline Ann Sullivan in Abington, Pa., she was the daughter of...
  • Miller proposes local gas tax, leasing ICC

    Miller proposes local gas tax, leasing ICC
    Baltimore and Maryland's counties could impose their own 5-cents-a-gallon tax on gas to pay for local roads and buses under a proposal by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller. Miller also proposed Thursday leasing a state toll highway to a private...
  • O'Malley panel urges 'fracking' safeguards

    O'Malley panel urges 'fracking' safeguards
    An advisory commission studying whether shale gas extraction should proceed in Maryland called Monday for new legislation to deal with potential abuses in leasing and drilling for the fuel, but environmentalists said so many questions remain about the...
  • No study, no fracking

    No study, no fracking
    Most of us have probably seen or heard the ubiquitous ads promoting domestic natural gas drilling. While they don't tend to use the word "fracking," their message about hydraulic fracturing of shale is clear enough — little kids playing happily on...
  • Ciampaglione nets McDaniel honor for career in education

    Christi Noll Ciampaglione has been named by McDaniel College as the recipient of its 2012 Joseph R. Bailer Award. The award is presented each year to a McDaniel College master's degree recipient who has made a significant contribution to the field of...