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  • Dancing star Alicia Graf Mack comes home to celebrate theatre's 30th

    Dancing star Alicia Graf Mack comes home to celebrate theatre's 30th
    On paper, there are a number of reasons why Alicia Graf Mack shouldn't be a successful dancer. She's 6 feet 2 on her tiptoes, making it harder to find male partners tall enough for her. She's biracial, growing up in a time when African-American...
  • Former Pallotti volleyball setter finds similar role at next level

    Former Pallotti volleyball setter finds similar role at next level
    As a freshman on the junior varsity volleyball team at St. Vincent Pallotti, Zacharie Jackson was used as a setter and hitter. "My freshman year I did a little bit of hitting," Jackson said. "After my freshman year, I moved into setting, and I have been...
  • For some golfers, shooting their age gets better with time

    For some golfers, shooting their age gets better with time
    Peter Chen spent all of his childhood in Trinidad, playing cricket and soccer. After he came to the United States at age 19 to attend Howard University, where he helped start the men's soccer team, Chen worked as a bellboy at Columbia Country Club in...
  • Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard

    Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard
    Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that's how he remembers it. Mr. Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn't go so bad at all....
  • 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...
  • Five questions for Anthony Ashton

    Five questions for Anthony Ashton
    Before he was a lawyer, Anthony Ashton was a high school guidance counselor and a middle school teacher before that. Those experiences shaped skills he would need in a second career: the ability to convey thoughts to an audience and to listen...
  • Coaches, teammates, mentors reflect on Jonathan Ogden's Hall of Fame career

    Coaches, teammates, mentors reflect on Jonathan Ogden's Hall of Fame career
    When Ozzie Newsome reflects on the remarkable exploits of Jonathan Ogden, the Ravens general manager thinks first of silence. You have to be awfully good at your job to avoid the barbed scrutiny of NFL fans and analysts. You have to be an awfully decent...
  • Rawlings-Blake hires new communications director with DNC ties

    Rawlings-Blake hires new communications director with DNC ties
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has tapped connections at the Democratic National Committee to hire a new communications and policy director.  Kevin Harris, 29, of Alexandria, Va., will begin work in Baltimore on Sept. 3.  He currently works as...
  • Goodness, what a blessing

    Goodness, what a blessing
    Half a century ago this Wednesday, as a bright sun climbed the sky above downtown Washington, Douglas B. Sands, then 29, stood a few hundred feet from the Lincoln Memorial and looked out over the National Mall in wonder. It was 8:30 in the morning on...
  • 'I never heard anybody talk like that'

    'I never heard anybody talk like that'
    Kenneth Collins knew he had a big day in store when he showed up for work Aug. 28, 1963. As an officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, his job was to protect the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who planned a major speech to anchor...
  • Cross Country Garden Club invites you to a membership luncheon [Ellicott City]

    The Cross Country Garden Club invites prospective members to a harvest luncheon at the Historic Waverly Mansion on Thursday, Sept. 12. Enjoy a meal with fellow gardeners and garden enthusiasts to learn about the Club's Renewing and Revitalizing our...