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  • Baltimore County public libraries sponsor Opening Doors contest

        The Foundation for Baltimore County Public Libraries is sponsoring the Opening Doors contest, with a chance to win an iPad Mini.    To win, contestants snap a photo of the Opening Doors banner at different BCPL branches a...
  • Getting into the game at Sollers Point Public Library

    Siblings Tyonna and Tyon Scott play a Wii game at the Sollers Point Public Library. The library now offers Wii Gaming for Teens every Thursday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and Xbox Gaming for Teens on Wednesdays at the same time. photo by Roland Dorsey ...
  • LOOKING BACK AT BATTLE OF NORTH POINT

    American militia prepare to face British regulars during a reenactment of the Battle of North Point last September. photo by Greg Nickey Photo exhibit, presentation set at library by John G. BaileyThe North Point Public Library is highlighting the War of ...
  • Unusual path for new Patapsco principal

    Craig Reed was named principal of Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts after four years as an assistant principal.photo by Bill Gate Reed went from selling cars to education career by Bill GatesTwelve years ago, Craig Reed sold cars for a living ...
  • New Dundalk High-Sollers Point Tech ready for debut

    Terry Squyres, center, an architect with GWWO. Inc./Architects, the firm that designed the new Dundalk High-Sollers Point Techical schools, describes the process while (from left) Pardeep Dixit, Ed Parker, Dundalk High principal Tom Shouldice and Sollers ...
  • Kidd wants a chance to return to Fox dance show

    Patapsco alum seeks second shot at SYTYCDby Ben Boehl    Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts prides itself on magnet programs that include vocal and instrumental music, performance and technical theatre, dance and visual art.     The school...
  • Liberatore focusing on jobs in House of Delegates race

    Uncle Eddie’s owner also backs term limitsby Ben Boehl    Dan Liberatore has been the owner of Uncle Eddie’s restaurant in Essex since 2006, but his role in the local Republican Party has grown over the last two years.    ...
  • Talk of the Town EXTRA: Peggy Johnson, unsung hero of the new high school

    by Steve Matrazzo  Schools open on Monday, but because they say they want the first few weeks to be “about the kids,”  county government and school officials have put off any sort of “opening ceremony” for the new Dundalk High-Sollers Po...
  • Expanded Defenders Day schedule announced

    Annual Battle of North Point event goes to two days    The bicentennial of the Battle of North Point comes next year, and the Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society has planned a fitting lead-in by expanding this year’s Defenders Day ce...
  • Meetings

    •   Notices will be printed up to two weeks in advance.  Meetings must be free and open to the public to appear in this section.  Most rec council, senior center and church meetings are listed in their separate columns elsewhere in this i...
  • County extends another union contract

    Agreement is extended through 2016by Ben Boehl    For the second week in a row, Baltimore County has reached an early labor agreement with one of its employee unions.     The county government and the union that represents fi...
  • Patapsco alumni group seeks to stay active after 50th

    Looking to add alumni band and scholarshipby Ben Boehl    When the Patapsco High School Alumni Association (PHSAA) was created in 2012, its main focus was the school’s 50th anniversary celebration. Now that the school’s anniversary has ...
  • Public Servant Appreciation Day returns to Calvary Baptist

    Event to honor servants for ninth yearby Ben Boehl    How do you say “thank you” to all the police officers, firefighters, doctors, nurses, soldiers and correctional officers that serve the local community?     How about ...
  • DRC bids farewell to Volunteer Maryland coordinator

    Murray ended 11-month term last weekby Nicole Rodman    Since last October, the Dundalk Renaissance Corporation’s (DRC) Jacqueline Murray has spent her days working to beautify Dundalk.    Now, with her 11-month tenure havi...
  • Scenery

    Dundalk native Joe Hagel sent in this photo of a bald eagle taken near the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Hagel said he’s spotted the bird about five times near the same location this summer. ...
  • Beltway-Key Bridge service road closed until Aug. 29

        The service road located before the Francis Scott Key Bridge on the inner loop of I-695, which allows access to Broening Highway and access from Broening Highway to the outer loop, will be closed for repairs and maintenance until Thursd...
  • LIBRARY NEWS

    North Point Library NewsFree programs at the Baltimore County Public Library’s North Point branch, 1716 Merritt Blvd. (Info: 410-887-7255) •   North Point career boosters class meets Monday, Aug. 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Librarians will assist job...
  • Sieber earns black belt

    Perry Hall Elementary School fifth-grader Makayla Sieber, formerly of Dundalk,  earned a black belt in taekwando during testing at Tiger Paw Martial Arts on Aug. 3. She is the daughter of Rob Sieber and grandaughter of Mary Lou Sieber.  ...
  • Compiled by Nicole Rodman

    •   40 years ago (from The Dundalk Eagle of Aug. 30, 1973):    The Patapsco Freeway section of the Baltimore Beltway, between US-40 and MD-151, was opened to the public on Aug. 29. The Patapsco Freeway was designed to take the burden...
  • Holabird Learning Center offers free child food program

        The Holabird Early Learning Center offers free meals for children 6 months to 5 years old as part of its child and adult care food program daily from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the center, 6618 Holabird Ave.    The meals are ava...