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Dr. Elizabeth A. "Betty" Edmonds, a longtime city public school principal who was fearless in her efforts to straighten out troubled schools and later joined the faculty of Coppin State University, died May 21 of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital. The longtime...
It isn't unusual for students to remember the impact a teacher had on them well into adulthood, but on Saturday, many students of former Baltimore music teacher Lucille Marcus Brooks had an unusual opportunity to tell her — more than a half-...
Lloyd Campbell "Mitch" Mitchner, who had been director of Baltimore's Urban Services Agency during the mayoral administration of Kurt L. Schmoke and later headed AFRAM, the African-American cultural festival, died July 16 of lung cancer at Northwest...
Outdoor track Class 2A South Region (May 17-19 at Reservoir) Boys team scores: 1. Frederick Douglass-PG, 151 points; 3. Long Reach, 69; 6. Marriotts Ridge, 47; 7. Glenelg, 38; 8. Oakland Mills, 24. Individual results: 100: 2. Blake Richardson, G, 11:...
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A week later, at the same venue, the county's stars were still shining. At the 3A East and 2A South regional meets at Reservoir High School May 17-19, two teams and 25 county athletes won titles. And of those winning efforts, the majority came on the...
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Outdoor track State championships (May 24-26 at Morgan State University) Class 2A Girls team scores: 1. Liberty, 73.5 points; 16. Long Reach, 20; 17. Glenelg, 18; 23. Oakland Mills, 10. Top county individuals: 800: 6. Alyssa Hemler, OM, 2:24.40. 1,...
Carroll County's spring sports season concluded with two state team championships and several individual crowns for high school athletes. A miracle finish earned the Liberty softball team its first state title, while the Lion girls' track and field...
Lady Baltimore has withstood much in 189 years perched overlooking Courthouse Square. She has lost both of her arms over the decades — one of them, holding high a wreath that signifies service to the republic, was sheared off by a gust of wind in...
When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...
Howard County students spent part of their weekend celebrating Black History Month with a bit of friendly competition. Students from 15 elementary and middle schools took to the stage on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Veterans Elementary School in Ellicott City to...
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The resignation of Maryland native Karen Handel from theSusan G. Komen for the Curefoundation on Tuesday could be a first step toward the organization's recovery from a week of negative headlines, comments and tweets. But crisis communications experts...
Ladies and gentlemen, signore e signori, welcome to the showdown in Italy this week between two American giants of hula hooping. In one corner, Andreas "Spilly, the hula hoop man" Spiliadis, 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds, a weekly fixture at the farmers'...
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