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By Marty McGee and Marty McGee,Sun Staff Correspondent | October 10, 1991
LAUREL -- Laurel Race Course opens its long fall/winter session today with a 10-race program featuring the $60,000 Challedon Handicap.Programs and grandstand admission are free today.The Laurel Turf Festival, featuring the 40th running of the International, highlights the 62-day session. Five Festival races will be spaced over the Oct. 19-20 weekend.Saturday, the track initiates a $100,000 Double Triple guarantee, a gimmick wager that will require a $5 minimum bet, up from $3. There is no Double Triple wagering today or tomorrow.
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By Sandra McKee, The Baltimore Sun | January 3, 2012
Maryland horse racing may be on shaky ground, but Laurel Park in winter is still appealing to a number of trainers from outside the state. With the 48-day winter meet set to begin at Laurel Park on Jan. 4, and the weather growing colder up north, Laurel appears to be a popular haven. Twenty-five new trainers have brought their horses here, which is more than in years past. "The New England boys have been coming here for years, after their tracks' seasons end," Maryland Jockey Club racing secretary Georganne Hale said.
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NEWS
January 15, 1992
In the arts listing, the Howard County Sun incorrectly described theHoward County Center for the Arts' registration process. The center is taking registrations for the winter session.The Howard County Sun regrets the errors.
NEWS
November 15, 2009
Registration for winter classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College is being held at the seven senior activity centers operated by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities. Classes begin the week of Jan. 11. To obtain a class schedule, visit the senior center you wish to attend or go online at aacounty.com/aging and click on a center for its list of courses, or call 410-777-2241.
NEWS
December 31, 2003
College expands winter session to four weeks Howard Community College has expanded its winter session to four weeks, providing an increase in the number of courses and sections available. The winter session starts Monday and ends Jan. 30. Late registration will be available Monday and Tuesday. The spring semester starts Jan. 31; late registration will be available Feb. 2 to 6. The college is closed for winter break through Sunday, but telephone and Internet registration are available for newly admitted and previously enrolled credit students.
NEWS
November 22, 2000
Library branches will be closed Thanksgiving Day All branches of the Howard County Library will be closed tomorrow, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Regular service will resume Friday. Information: 410-313-7750. `Letters About Literature' applications available The Maryland Center for the Book at the Howard County Library is sponsoring a 2001 "Letters About Literature" contest, in which students write a letter to an author - living or dead - describing their response to a poem, story or book, and explain how the author's work prompted them to think differently about the world and themselves.
NEWS
January 9, 2004
Raising children who are self-reliant to be sessions' focus The Parent Resource of Howard County, a program of Jewish Family Services, will present a workshop based on "The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children." Parent educator Chaya Kaplan will lead the workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Bet Yeladim Preschool, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. The workshop is also scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 22 at Jewish Family Services, Jewish Federation of Howard County, 8950 Route 108, Suite 115, Columbia.
NEWS
December 9, 1994
CSX, local officials to talk about bridge's capacityRepresentatives from CSX Railroad have agreed to meet with Hampstead and Carroll County officials about the weight-carrying capacity of a rail bridge on Houcksville Road."
NEWS
By Heather Tepe and Heather Tepe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 30, 2002
PUPILS ARE FINDING plenty of reasons to stay after the last bell rings at Wilde Lake Middle School. Thanks to an after-school program developed by the school's staff and PTA, a variety of classes keeps children engaged in supervised activities. "A lot of our kids go home to empty homes and have no supervision in the afternoon or any direction," said Eileen Jones, chairwoman of the PTA's After-School Programs committee. "These classes give them a chance to be exposed to things they wouldn't be exposed to otherwise.
NEWS
August 28, 2005
Slayton House on Wilde Lake Village Green will hold belly-dance lessons with Egyptian Cabaret dancer Salima Aza. There will be two sessions -- six weeks each -- in the fall and winter. Each session costs $54. There is also a $10 drop-in fee for advanced beginners only. The fall session will be held from Sept. 13 to Oct. 18; the winter session will be held from Oct. 25 to Dec. 6. Columbia lien payers may request a 10 percent discount. Beginners will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; advanced beginners, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Space is limited.
NEWS
December 14, 2008
Sweet Pea raising money for preschoolers The Sweet Pea Foundation, the local champion for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, will hold a Schwan's Truckload Fundraiser from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Susquehanna Bank parking lot, Forest Hill location. The raised funds will provide a free new hardcover book each month to preschoolers in the Forest Hill area. Foundation volunteers will hold a holiday gift wrap fundraiser from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Barnes & Noble book store in Tollgate Marketplace, Bel Air. Information: 410-420-3957.
NEWS
December 30, 2007
The Annapolis Maritime Museum has completed the first phase of a new education initiative, "Chesapeake Champions," a year-long program launched in October with a $10,000 grant from Bank of America. Through three six-week sessions, more than 100 students from Eastport Elementary School are connecting to the environment and culture of the Chesapeake Bay through activities that apply their school curricula in reading, math, and science. Each week the students measure water temperature, salinity and clarity; they observe, measure and document the museum's terrapins and oysters; and account for funds they're raising to support the upkeep of the terrapins.
NEWS
August 28, 2005
Slayton House on Wilde Lake Village Green will hold belly-dance lessons with Egyptian Cabaret dancer Salima Aza. There will be two sessions -- six weeks each -- in the fall and winter. Each session costs $54. There is also a $10 drop-in fee for advanced beginners only. The fall session will be held from Sept. 13 to Oct. 18; the winter session will be held from Oct. 25 to Dec. 6. Columbia lien payers may request a 10 percent discount. Beginners will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; advanced beginners, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Space is limited.
NEWS
January 9, 2004
Raising children who are self-reliant to be sessions' focus The Parent Resource of Howard County, a program of Jewish Family Services, will present a workshop based on "The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children." Parent educator Chaya Kaplan will lead the workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Bet Yeladim Preschool, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia. The workshop is also scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 22 at Jewish Family Services, Jewish Federation of Howard County, 8950 Route 108, Suite 115, Columbia.
NEWS
By Heather Tepe and Heather Tepe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 30, 2002
PUPILS ARE FINDING plenty of reasons to stay after the last bell rings at Wilde Lake Middle School. Thanks to an after-school program developed by the school's staff and PTA, a variety of classes keeps children engaged in supervised activities. "A lot of our kids go home to empty homes and have no supervision in the afternoon or any direction," said Eileen Jones, chairwoman of the PTA's After-School Programs committee. "These classes give them a chance to be exposed to things they wouldn't be exposed to otherwise.
NEWS
November 22, 2000
Library branches will be closed Thanksgiving Day All branches of the Howard County Library will be closed tomorrow, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Regular service will resume Friday. Information: 410-313-7750. `Letters About Literature' applications available The Maryland Center for the Book at the Howard County Library is sponsoring a 2001 "Letters About Literature" contest, in which students write a letter to an author - living or dead - describing their response to a poem, story or book, and explain how the author's work prompted them to think differently about the world and themselves.
NEWS
December 30, 2007
The Annapolis Maritime Museum has completed the first phase of a new education initiative, "Chesapeake Champions," a year-long program launched in October with a $10,000 grant from Bank of America. Through three six-week sessions, more than 100 students from Eastport Elementary School are connecting to the environment and culture of the Chesapeake Bay through activities that apply their school curricula in reading, math, and science. Each week the students measure water temperature, salinity and clarity; they observe, measure and document the museum's terrapins and oysters; and account for funds they're raising to support the upkeep of the terrapins.
NEWS
December 9, 1994
CSX, local officials to talk about bridge's capacityRepresentatives from CSX Railroad have agreed to meet with Hampstead and Carroll County officials about the weight-carrying capacity of a rail bridge on Houcksville Road."
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