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  • Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, psychiatrist

    Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, psychiatrist
    Dr. James Patrick Connaughton, a psychiatrist who was the founder and first director of what became the Johns Hopkins Children and Adolescent Mental Health Center, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at his Cloisters home in the Woodbrook neighborhood of...
  • Academia: liberal bastion or corporate dream?

    Academia: liberal bastion or corporate dream?
    Is higher education a bastion of liberalism? Does it undermine its own principles of diversity by discriminating against certain political minorities? Numerous conservatives contend that the answers to both questions are obvious. At least since Allan...
  • Owings Mills Times Head of the Class

    Jennifer Frank, of Reisterstown, daughter of Timothy and Jamie Frank, and a graduate of Garrison Forest School, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Bucknell University. Stephen Wilkes, a 13-year-old eighth-grade student at...
  • Dennis Livingston, activist and artist, dies

    Dennis Livingston, activist and artist, dies
    Dennis Livingston, an urban activist who called for jobs creation and a clean environment and who was a pioneer in the Station North Arts District near Green Mount Cemetery, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 72 and lived on...
  • 2011 Harford Award Presented

    The Harford Award was bestowed Sept. 21 at the Richlin Ballroom, in Edgewood, with more than 350 business and community leaders attending the dinner event that recognized five Harford County business for their contributions to the community, the economy...
  • Nancy Jacobs wants criminal penalty for failing to report abuse

    With the child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State continuing to play out, Maryland Sen. Nancy Jacobs, who represents Harford County, wants to institute a criminal penalty in Maryland for those who are required to report child abuse and fail to do so. "In...
  • Timely tomes for a literary Thanksgiving stuffing

    Timely tomes for a literary Thanksgiving stuffing
    Festive, idealized Thanksgiving images are all too familiar. But we can't all live up to those images. If holiday hysteria has left you more frazzled than grateful, curl up with one of these unconventional takes on family and togetherness. "The...
  • Laurel residents make college news

    Mital Patel, of Laurel, a doctor of pharmacy student, was named to the dean's list at the University of the Sciences, in Philadelphia. The following Laurel students graduated from College of Notre Dame of Maryland, in Baltimore: Daniel Boateng, Master of...
  • Occupy Wall Street: The revolution will be puppeted

    Occupy Wall Street: The revolution will be puppeted
    Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine The Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public-school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...
  • Forgetting history: State shouldn't leave social studies behind

    Forgetting history: State shouldn't leave social studies behind
    Last summer, the Maryland State Department of Education held "Educator Effectiveness Academies" for all public elementary and secondary schools across the state. The purpose of these academies was to provide professional development for teachers about the...
  • Schurick guilty of election fraud in robocall case

    Schurick guilty of election fraud in robocall case
    A Baltimore jury Tuesday found Paul Schurick, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s campaign manager, guilty of fraud and related charges for his role in an Election Day 2010 robocall — a decision hailed by government watchdog groups who say that...
  • State reports highest graduation rate in past 15 years

    Maryland's public schools are graduating a higher percentage of students than they have in the past 15 years but they have seen a troubling increase in the number of students dropping out. School officials attributed the higher dropout rate to the poor...