| Jun 30, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Julian Samuel Stein Jr., a retired public relations executive who was an adviser to Gov. J. Millard Tawes, died June 22 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 93.
Born in Baltimore, Mr. Stein was the son of a...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Sixty years ago this week, the world's attention was riveted on one man's dream as the liner United States, designed by William Francis Gibbs, steamed eastward across the Atlantic on its maiden voyage.
Known as "The Big U," the liner sailed from New...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Ronald A.J. Wilson, a retired accounting executive and Vietnam veteran, died June 30 from complications of pneumonia at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. The former Roland Park resident was 67.
The son of a chemist and hospital...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:52 PM
DeJanee Fennell hears the excuses.
Young people are apathetic. Young people are sick of politics. Young people have given up.
The thing is: Fennell doesn't buy that.
The 20-year-old junior at Morgan State knows President Barack Obama needs the youth...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:28 AM
Baltimore police officers assigned to protect Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake racked up about $3,900 in expenses while accompanying the mayor on three business recent trips, according to the city spending board's agenda.
The five-member Board of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:32 PM
If your children question why their school science project is important, tell them to Google the name Kavita Shukla, an alumna of Burleigh Manor Middle School.
In 2010, Shukla co-founded Fenugreen, a social enterprise that manufactures her invention...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Fifty years ago, people in the United States had very real fears of the possibility of nuclear annihilation in an exchange of nuclear missiles with the Soviet Union. The Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962 brought that fear very close. But the year before,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:05 AM
Superintendent Renee Foose's final redistricting proposal for Howard County elementary schools was described by some parents as irresponsible and short-sighted at a hearing Tuesday, while others praised the plan for causing the least amount of...
| Oct 28, 2012
From his seat in a darkened theater, the 14-year-old boy told the performers and his fellow audience members something that had been bugging him for a long time.
"Adults think that kids don't know when there's a problem, but we do," he said, after...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 3:15 PM
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...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Facebook has launched a program to promote organ donation, which grew from a conversation between the social media company's chief operating officer and a Johns Hopkins surgeon already passionate about the cause.
COO Sheryl Sandberg and Dr. Andrew M....
| May 2, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Risselle "Rikki" Fleisher, a former general counsel to the Maryland Commission on Human Relations who was a legal advocate in civil rights cases, died Tuesday of breast cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The Bethany Beach, Del., resident was 77.