| Sep 1, 2013
Labor Day weekend — the annual celebration of the American worker and our last summer fling — seems also a fitting time to review the state of working Baltimore.
The facts are these:
•Baltimore City's unemployment rate, as of July, is...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Edward Supplee Terry Jr., former head science librarian for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a decades-long stalwart of Baltimore's Arena Players, died July 1 of leukemia. He was 77.
Mr. Terry, a resident of Baltimore, taught tap...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:16 PM
A Baltimore City Community College employee has been indicted on allegations that she directed student tuition payments into her personal bank account, the city prosecutor's office announced Thursday.
Michelle Campbell of Waldorf was indicted by a city...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:04 AM
A 52-year-old former employee of Baltimore City Community College pleaded guilty in Circuit Court on Wednesday to stealing more than $7,000 in student tuition payments and was sentenced to three years' probation and a one-year suspended prison term, the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The percentage of Baltimore city graduates enrolling in college the fall after obtaining their diplomas has marked a 5-year-decline, according to a report released this week, which also found that between 2007 and 2012 city graduates have increasingly...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:12 PM
A recent appointee to the Baltimore City school board resigned Thursday, according to the mayor's office, which said it had discovered inconsistencies in his resume.
Anthony A. Hamilton said he held a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Jean E. Hill, a Baltimore model and actress who later performed in three John Waters films, died Wednesday of renal failure at Mercy Medical Center. She was 67.
"Jean Hill was my only African-American star. She was a talented comedian, a brave actress...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Mary N.C. Redd, a retired city public schools educator and active volunteer, died Aug. 17 of a cardiac arrest at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Ashburton resident was 88.
The daughter of a doctor and a homemaker, Mary Cornelia Nixon Camper was born at...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Carroll Community College students will see a six percent increase in tuition after the college's Board of Trustees voted to formally approve its fiscal year 2014 operating budget June 27.
The board voted unanimously to approve its $30.8 million...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Julia L. "Judy" Flowers, who worked for 40 years for a Randallstown florist, died Sunday from pneumonia at Hospice & Community Care in Lancaster, Pa. She was 84.
The former Julia L. Frazier was born in Baltimore and raised in the city's Pimlico...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:30 AM
When Sokoja Kondorka reflects on the violence and death he saw in his home of Darfur, Sudan, he struggles to articulate it.
"You never think that a hundred people are all dead in front of your eyes," he said. "If that's your village and people have been...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:48 AM
After a solid sophomore campaign for McDonogh’s varsity boys basketball team, Evan Fisher has moved on to a new challenge this spring: playing up a level for Nike Baltimore Elite’s 17-and-under AAU team.
Fisher, a sophomore starter for the...