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  • On the home front: Parents discuss sending children to military academies

    On the home front: Parents discuss sending children to military academies
    When Rene Sykes envisioned her two daughters going off to college, she didn't imagine them in basic training, getting room inspections and parachuting out of airplanes at half-time for shows across the country. But these are exactly the kind of things the two South Carroll High School grads are doing as seniors at the Air Force Academy in Colorado.
  • Maryland eyed for data center with power plant

    Maryland eyed for data center with power plant
    Maryland is in the running for a data storage center with its own sizable power plant, a project planned for the University of Delaware until officials there spiked it amid an uproar over its scale and potential effect on the community. The Data...

    Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist

    Dr. Michael Beer, environmentalist
    Dr. Michael Beer, former chairman of the department of biophysics at the Johns Hopkins University who was an environmentalist who worked diligently to clean up and protect Stony Run and the Jones Falls, died Aug. 22. He was 88. Dr. Beer was dining...

    Val Jean Slowinski, professor

    Val Jean Slowinski, professor
    Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who was active for more than two decades with the Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78. The former Val Jean Sytko was...

    Columbia's Stevens Forest Elementary School, PTA recognized nationally

    Columbia's Stevens Forest Elementary School, PTA recognized nationally
    Stevens Forest Elementary School in Columbia and its PTA have been recognized as a National PTA School of Excellence for the school's achievement in building family-school partnerships, according to a news release from the National PTA. “The...