| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
As the federal health reform known as Obamacare takes hold, many community colleges in Maryland and across the country are capping the hours of adjunct faculty — who make up the bulk of their teaching force — to avoid paying for the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Kenneth G. Yeager, a retired Catonsville educator and counselor who had been principal of Catonsville Evening High School and Catonsville Adult Center, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia.
| Oct 13, 2013
| 11:17 PM
Coogle's five goals help Towson to 9-6 victory over U.S. national team
Host Towson used strong performances from senior Rhiannon Coogle and junior goalkeeper Kelsea Donnelly to defeat the U.S. national women's team, 9-6, in a...
| Oct 18, 2013
The second annual Halloween Spooktacular will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Burleigh Manor, 3960 White Rose Way. The event, which benefits the Burleigh Manor Animal Sanctuary, features live music, food and drink, face painting,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Joel R. Bailey, a longtime Baltimore County public school English teacher who also coached basketball, died Friday of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 77.
"The first thing, Joel really liked his students. ... He enjoyed...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Young people often criticized as whiny, entitled and irresponsible, may now have the most clout in one of the biggest overhauls of the country's health system ever.
Enrollment in President Barack Obama's landmark health reform plan began this week and...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Words cannot express our gratitude for all of the prayers, thoughts, help and encouragement offered to our family during the difficult time after our house fire. So many individuals have reached out to help us.
Please know that each of you made a big...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Dean R. Wagner, a retired mathematics teacher who spent his retirement researching Baltimore residential communities, died of cancer Sept. 11 at his Original Northwood home. He was 77.
He was born in Piqua, Ohio, and attended high school there. His...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Petro Kosmides, a retired quality-control engineer who also taught at the Community College of Baltimore County, died Friday of complications from a brain tumor at his home in the Chapelgate section of Timonium. He was 83.
Born in Baltimore, he was known...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:10 PM
At the Westside Emergency Men's Shelter Wednesday evening, men gathered around a 3-foot by 3-foot canvas and — using acrylic paint in vivid colors — painted something that represented themselves.
The first image on the canvas was by 18-year-...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:18 PM
A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials.
Three years ago, two-year institutions saw an enrollment boon at the height of the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:56 AM
About six months ago, Cosmus decided he wanted to be an outdoor cat.
At least, that was the determination of Terri Diener, a pet communicator in Mount Washington who says she had a telepathic chat with the 7-year-old feline. She also was able to suss...