| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Michelle Rhee is back in town.
This time it is as a "grass-roots" activist who only wants to put children first. Surely many of her fans in the testing industry think that's really at the heart of what they are doing. They look at failing public...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Rita Allan is a biology teacher in the Howard County school system and was a biologist for 20 years before that, so when she learned that the Colombian boy who would be visiting her family likes science and nature, she took special note of their shared...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 10:50 AM
Brother James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School for the last decade, died of prostate cancer early Saturday at his order's residence in Irvington. He was 64.
In a letter he wrote to students and parents in October, he quoted the...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Bro. James Kelly, president of Mount Saint Joseph High School for 10 years, died Saturday at 6:55 a.m. at his home on the campus of the all-boys Catholic high school in the Irvington neighborhood of Baltimore, according to a release from the school....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Holiday artwork by students from several local schools can be seen these days in store windows throughout downtown Towson.
At the invitation of the Towson Chamber of Commerce, students from the schools created seasonal murals on display in storefronts...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Alerted via Facebook, connected by Skype, Joseph Vencill was able to "be" in the delivery room for the birth of his first child even though he was serving in Iraq at the time. Still, there's only so much you can do by satellite.
"I'm not sure how much...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:25 PM
It wasn't until my husband held our son Aaron for the first time that I realized I'd been holding my breath — for months.
In August, Judah had hugged me, 20-something-weeks' pregnant, and our 3-year-old goodbye before leaving for a tour in...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:17 PM
It all caught up with University of Maryland swimmers and divers, men's cross country runners, women's water polo players and other athletes young enough to have rarely confronted limits on their talents and dreams.
All of the team members had faced...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Army Sgt. Justin Haggerty was 7,000 miles away from his wife and daughter last Fourth of July — with his canine partner, HHelotes, in Afghanistan, searching for explosives and helping to protect a U.S. Special Forces group from the enemy.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:02 PM
Even though Calvert Hall All-Metro football players Da’Quan Davis and Trevor Williams have been playing football together since they were 12, they never set out to go to Penn State together.
They started playing together at Roland Park Middle...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Even though Calvert Hall All-Metro football players Da'Quan Davis and Trevor Williams have been playing football together since they were 12, they never set out to go to Penn State together.
They started playing together at Roland Park Middle School,...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 1:15 PM
New Penn State football coach Bill O’Brien knows it will be important to recruit the Maryland-D.C. corridor.
But re-establishing connections he made here as a Maryland assistant is very low on his long list of things to do. By keeping long-time...