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  • Patience pays off for Laurel's Reybold [Commentary]

    Patience pays off for Laurel's Reybold [Commentary]
    After two seasons as a walk-on at UNC-Wilmington, which meant his parents were footing most of the bill for college, the work ethic and patience of Shane Reybold of North Laurel was rewarded before his junior year in 2012 when he was put on an athletic...
  • Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond

    Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond
    Kweisi Mfume was a Baltimore city councilman when he received what would be the first of many words of wisdom from Nelson Mandela. "Do not give up," Mfume said Mandela wrote him from prison, where he had somehow read about the councilman's efforts in...
  • Production company comes to Tastee Diner for filming [Old Town Laurel]

    Skinny Black Girl Productions, founded in 2011 by Alia Chapman, brought the crew and cast of its independent film "Repentance" to Old Town's Tastee Diner for several evenings of filming. The story line involves two young women, Imani and her friend...
  • Baltimore slam poet challenges teens to release inner talents and frustrations

    Baltimore slam poet challenges teens to release inner talents and frustrations
    Gayle Danley called the Wilde Lake Middle School eighth-graders "poets," a label that sounded hip and eclectic and, by the tone of her fiery prose, non-negotiable. After introducing them to the world of "poetry slam" — competitions involving...
  • David L. Reid Jr., postal worker

    David L. Reid Jr., postal worker
    David L. Reid Jr., a retired postal worker, died Dec. 29 of a heart attack at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 70. David Lee Reid Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised near Gwynns Falls Parkway. He was a 1961 graduate of City College and attended...
  • Mayor says she won't wave 'Schmoke flag of legalization' for marijuana

    Mayor says she won't wave 'Schmoke flag of legalization' for marijuana
    As some Maryland lawmakers rally for marijuana legalization, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will not be among them. The mayor on Wednesday spoke out against legalizing the drug, saying she does not endorse efforts by a previous mayor, Kurt...
  • Family tragedy inspired guard's success on court

    Family tragedy inspired guard's success on court
    Dominique Johnson was on her way to a youth basketball tournament nearly 10 years ago in Hershey, Pa., when she spoke on the phone with her brother, Josh, a former student at Laurel High who had moved out of the area. He wished his sister good luck in...
  • Erotica writer Zane tops Maryland's list of tax scofflaws

    Erotica writer Zane tops Maryland's list of tax scofflaws
    The author of "The Heat Seekers" is now feeling the heat herself. Kristina L. Roberts of Upper Marlboro, better known to fans as Zane, owes the state more than $340,000 in back taxes, according to Comptroller Peter Franchot. She topped the list of...
  • Pamela A. Hall, radio program director

    Pamela A. Hall, radio program director
    Pamela Audrey Hall, a former radio station program director who was active nationally in jazz and contemporary gospel music circles, died of cancer Jan. 21 at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 57 and lived in Ellicott City. She was named Black Radio's Music...
  • Maria Trent, on the ascent

    Maria Trent, on the ascent
    Simply referring to Maria Trent, M.D., as a pediatrician is a bit like calling Barack Obama an executive. The Johns Hopkins Children's Center doctor's continuing achievements as a researcher, clinician, professor and advocate for adolescent health...
  • Atholton football forfeits win because of practice violation

    Atholton football forfeits win because of practice violation
    Atholton's football win over Marriotts Ridge on Sept. 6 will be forfeited because of an out-of-season practice violation, the Howard County Public School System announced on Tuesday. "It's unfortunate that this has occurred, but I have full confidence...
  • Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer

    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, lawyer
    Abikanile "Bika" Mack-Williams, an attorney in the state public defender's office in Baltimore, died Sept. 14 of heart failure at a friend's Hanover home. She was 26 and lived in Owings Mills. "Her death was accidental. She had a pre-existing heart...