| Aug 28, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Leith Walk Elementary School kicked off the Baltimore city school system's "21st Century Buildings for Our Children" campaign, a billion-dollar borrowing plan that will require a funding commitment from the state, in order to overhaul the system's aging...
| Sep 5, 2012
If you have a child in school, a big part of your life must revolve around the school. Your involvement will help your child to thrive and achieve more than without that support. Be sure to attend Back-to-School night if at all possible and get involved...
| Jul 15, 2012
It's the height of summer, but inside many Baltimore-area stores, fall has arrived.
While shoppers sorted through racks of discounted shorts and tank tops, retailers at White Marsh Mall began displaying school backpacks and uniforms. Area Target stores...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Consumers getting ready for school to start at the end of the month will not be charged sales tax next week for most clothing and shoes priced under $100.
Maryland's Tax Free Week begins Sunday, Aug. 12, and ends at midnight Saturday, August 18....
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Dr. Kenneth B. Kochmann, a former social worker who became a physician later in life, died March 8 of multiple myeloma at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 63.
The son of German immigrant parents — his father was a traveling salesman and his mother a...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When the Major League Baseball season starts March 31, Brett Harman won't be on a pitcher's mound. Instead, the 23-year-old Westminster resident will be preparing for a career as a physician assistant.
But Harman, who had a standout career at...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Cub Scout Pack 1673 had a great time in August at Camp William B. Snyder, in Haymarket, Va. Cubmaster Kevin Stroud; and his son, Michael, went with other Tigers and Webelos, and their families for the Pack's highly anticipated summer activity.
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:54 PM
School is days away for students in Harford County, and with it come the early mornings and homework-filled weekends that dominate students' lives.
As summer dwindles, students, parents and teachers prepare for the coming 2011-12 school year with back-...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:50 AM
On Aug. 20, 2011 at 11 a.m., several members of Ames UMC met at the church to join Pastor Thomas J. Blake for "Back to School Prayer" at several Harford County Schools. It was the vision of Rev. Alicia Blake (the late wife of Rev. Blake), thus...
| Aug 25, 2011
Going back to school, particularly if it's a new school, can be a daunting time for kids and their parents. There's a lot to consider, from sleep schedules to proper nutrition and immunizations. Much can be accomplished by establishing good habits, says...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:38 AM
For parents, getting their children ready for a new school year can be expensive, considering the costs of school supplies, academic and athletic fees, clothes and other educational necessities. To help parents reduce those expenses a bit, especially...
| Aug 23, 2011
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Junior Firefighters will sponsor a "Summer Bash" dance for youth ages 9-15 Saturday, Aug. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the fire hall, 6275 Old Washington Road. Tickets are available at the door for $10 per person with a...