| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Just before the Ravens face the Houston Texans Sunday, they will hear a familiar voice — other than John Harbaugh's, that is.
It will be the smooth, vibrant baritone of Mishael Miller, who has sung the national anthem for Ravens home games since...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 6:44 AM
"Pomp and Circumstance" played over the loudspeakers of the UMUC Marriott Inn and Conference Center auditorium June 15 as students processed, dressed in full regalia. Their beaming families gave them a standing ovation, cheering and clapping above the...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:42 PM
If you're easily startled by big, low-flying airplanes, you'll need to get a good grip on the steering wheel Monday.
NASA will be starting a monthlong campaign of air pollution sampling, using a four-engine turboprop P-3B Orion to skim 1,000 feet over...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 4:23 PM
John R. Burleigh 2d, a civil rights activist who had been chairman of the employment committee of the Congress of Racial Equality and retired from the city housing authority, died July 9 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Hunting...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:26 PM
John R. Burleigh 2d., a civil rights activist who had been chairman of the employment committee of the Congress of Racial Equality and retired from the city housing authority, died July 9 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
| May 7, 2012
| 10:49 AM
For Kelly Sykes,a career in physical therapycan be traced back to a football injury during his days at Oakland Mills High School.
That injury served as the catalyst that eventually led him to open Touchstone Physical Therapy and Wellness in his hometown...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Harvard University has a research forest. So does Duke. Yale has multiple forests. The University of Maryland has “the wooded hillock." a 24-acre patch of trees at the northern tip of the state's flagship public campus.
Though tiny, largely...
| May 18, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The Rev. Marion C. Bascom, a leading Baltimore civil rights activist remembered for his lifetime quest for social justice, died of a heart attack Thursday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 87 and lived in Reservoir Hill.
"A giant has...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Nancy Z. Fleming, a former educator and homemaker who participated in a University of Maryland Alzheimer disease study, died Sept. 14 of the disease at Emeritus Towson Assisted Living.
The longtime Towson resident was 73.
The daughter of a banker and...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Fifteen special education students at Hillcrest Elementary School, many dressed in button-down shirts and ties or dresses, sat in a classroom Tuesday, listening to the emotional tale of someone who faced similar challenges to theirs decades ago.
| May 23, 2012
| 7:38 PM
The first African-American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy has died, according to an announcement from the school Wednesday.
Wesley Brown started at the academy in 1945, after the first five black men to attend failed to complete their first year...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley A. Brown, who broke the color barrier at the Naval Academy and was its first African-American graduate in 1949, died Tuesday of cancer at Springhouse of Silver Spring Assisted Living.
He was 85.
"It's important for America to...