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  • New Harford HR director appointed as former director's tuition repayment still debated

    Janet Schaub officially became Harford County's new human resources director Tuesday night, to a standing ovation from a number of department heads, after Scott Gibson stepped down last month. Harford County Executive Director David Craig attended...
  • Dr. Doris R. Entwisle, Hopkins sociology professor

    Dr. Doris R. Entwisle, Hopkins sociology professor
    Dr. Doris R. Entwisle, a professor of sociology and engineering studies at the Johns Hopkins University for nearly half a century and a pioneer in the field of the sociology of education, died Tuesday of cancer at her Towson home. She was 89. "Doris...
  • "The Civil War and American Art" is one of the first in a wave of regional creative projects about the conflict

    The lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
  • For 2001 Ravens, Super Bowl ring not a guarantee of success in life

    For 2001 Ravens, Super Bowl ring not a guarantee of success in life
    Tony Siragusa isn't the prettiest of men. The former Baltimore Raven played the thankless role of a 6-foot-3, 330-pound steel drum, crashing the line over and over, so teammates could sack the quarterback — and reap the glory. But "Goose" was a...
  • A better MCAT may not produce better doctors

    A better MCAT may not produce better doctors
    What does it take to become a good doctor? In the midst of a period of health care reform and primary care shortages, how we do to encourage talented students who want to give back to the community to go into medicine? Since the 1920s, the Medical...
  • Millennials want answers about the debt

    Millennials want answers about the debt
    While the tentacles of Washington dysfunction reach all national demographics, one often overlooked group is our young adults — affectionately termed the "Millennials." Obvious evidence of this has been Congress' inability to thus far keep...
  • Harford pays for human resources chief to attend Harvard program

    Harford pays for human resources chief to attend Harvard program
    Harford County government is paying at least $11,800 for its human resources director, Scott Gibson, to attend a Harvard University executive education program for local government officials. The program began in Massachusetts on July 8 and will end...
  • Harvard course for Harford human relations director a drop in the bucket, but still disconcerting [Editorial]

    Will the taxpayers of Harford County get their money's worth for paying $11,800 to send the local government's human resources director to Harvard University for what amounts to three weeks of training? Considering that the basic tuition for an...
  • New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start

    New Baltimore Police Commissioner Batts seeks fresh start
    Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts. He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
  • City schools chief Alonso resigns

    City schools chief Alonso resigns
    Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso tearfully announced his resignation Monday, ending a six-year tenure marked by bold yet often divisive reforms and casting uncertainty on the future of the long-troubled school system. Under Alonso's leadership,...
  • William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., architect and preservationist

    William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., architect and preservationist
    William Boulton "Bo" Kelly Jr., a Baltimore architect, preservationist and civic leader who founded Baltimore Heritage and helped establish the Baltimore's Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation, died Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice in...
  • Dr. Zlatko Tesanovic, Hopkins physics professor

    Dr. Zlatko Tesanovic, Hopkins physics professor
    Dr. Zlatko Tesanovic, a Johns Hopkins University physics professor who advised his visiting academic colleagues where they should eat in Baltimore, died of an apparent heart attack July 26 at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C.,...