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  • Lansdowne High's Franco led by example

    Lansdowne High's Franco led by example
    Having coached Mauricio Franco at Lansdowne HIgh in soccer and wrestling, George Dunn knew the captain in both sports was a team leader. But when a disappointed Franco placed fifth at the Baltimore County wrestling tournament, the coach saw his...
  • Price tag on bonds for capital projects at Md. colleges more than $100 million

    Price tag on bonds for capital projects at Md. colleges more than $100 million
    A University System of Maryland Board of Regents committee approved issuing more than $117 million in bonds Thursday for capital projects in the coming fiscal year that include 700 beds of student housing at Towson University. About $42 million of the...
  • Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation

    Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation
    Two of Maryland's teacher preparation programs were ranked among the best in the country in the second annual report released today by a national research advocacy group. The National Council on Teacher Quality ranked McDaniel College 19th best in the...
  • Memories of Tome School on the Hill

    Memories of Tome School on the Hill
    This is another anniversary year for an institution that is dear to the hearts of many Harford Countians. This year marks the 125th year of the Tome School in Cecil County. We were among those in Aberdeen who graduated from Tome "on the hill" in its...
  • Zerrlaut, who grew women's sports at UMBC, took pride in being evenhanded

    Zerrlaut, who grew women's sports at UMBC, took pride in being evenhanded
    When Kathy Zerrlaut arrived at UMBC in 1973, the women's teams didn't play in the brand new UMBC Fieldhouse, now RAC Arena, and UMBC didn't even have a stadium. The new coach's volleyball team played in the old gym, and her lacrosse team played on a field...
  • James E.T. Hopkins, thoracic surgeon and World War II veteran

    James E.T. Hopkins, thoracic surgeon and World War II veteran
    Dr. James Ellicott Tyson Hopkins, a retired thoracic surgeon and decorated World War II veteran who drew on his battlefield experience to advocate for the use of body armor, died of heart failure Monday at his home near Bel Air. He was 99. He served...
  • Chabad Jewish Center in Towson to expand

    Chabad Jewish Center in Towson to expand
    The Chabad Jewish Center at Towson and Goucher is expanding and getting a new name. The facility at 14 Aigburth Road will nearly triple its size. Its new name, Chabad of Towson, reflects the goal of the Chabad rabbi, Mendy Rivkin, to serve not only the...
  • Ryan Ripken, other players with local ties begin pro baseball careers

    Ryan Ripken, other players with local ties begin pro baseball careers
    Several players with local ties who were picked in baseball's first-year player draft last month have started their professional careers. Ryan Ripken, a Gilman graduate and the son of Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., has struggled in limited action...
  • At camp for middle-schoolers, dance with a dose of self-esteem

    At camp for middle-schoolers, dance with a dose of self-esteem
    Sprawled out on their stomachs or hunched over pieces of paper, two dozen preteens gathered in the cool darkness of the theater stage and mulled over what kind of legacy they would leave behind. Tracie Jiggetts, responsible for helping to shape their...
  • The UM money pit [Letter]

    The UM money pit [Letter]
    Your article on the University System of Maryland's highest earners apparently was not intended to address the really big issue ("UM coaches, UMB doctors among state's highest earners," June 28). The real issue is the self-sustaining, government-run...
  • State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding

    State making progress on bridge upkeep with increased funding
    The crack on a steel girder on the underside of the westbound Interstate 70 bridge over the Patapsco River was so small that it wouldn't catch the eye of most. But within a half-hour of a bridge cleaning-and-painting contractor spotting it, a...
  • Public input sought on key Amtrak, MARC tunnel replacement in Baltimore

    Public input sought on key Amtrak, MARC tunnel replacement in Baltimore
    State and federal transportation officials studying the replacement of an aged rail tunnel beneath Baltimore are opening the discussion to local residents and Amtrak and MARC commuters. The 1.4-mile Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel, considered a key bottleneck...