| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:56 PM
A forest grows in Govans. As traffic rumbles by on busy York Road, cardinals flit about in a shady grove of trees sandwiched between a CVS drugstore and the Govans-Boundary Parish United Methodist Church.
In a city where some neighborhoods are...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse announced that assistant coach John Tucker (Johns Hopkins) will take over head coaching duties from Steve Duffy for the remaining eight games of the season.
Tucker is a former Chesapeake Bayhawks and Baltimore...
| Jul 26, 2013
Sunday, July 28
Water works Swimmable Action Day will be held at several locations, including Mayo Beach Park, Edgewater, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Swim and kayak on the bay to celebrate the need for clean water. The event is sponsored by the South River...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:12 AM
WASHINGTON — Only four days after George Washington University unveiled its new basketball court at the Charles E. Smith Center, several former Terps and local players had the honor of being among the first to play on it as part of the Basketball...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
On Jan. 12, Robert Ethan Saylor, a 26-year-old man with Down syndrome, died at the Regal Westview movie theater in Frederick. I did not know Mr. Saylor or his family, but I can't get his tragic death off my mind.
Mr. Saylor liked the movie he saw, "Zero...
| Jul 1, 2013
George R. Frank, a Baltimore businessman, packaging executive and philanthropist, died Friday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 88.
"George was serious, had his principles, knew what he wanted and worked very...
| Jul 10, 2013
Loyola University of Maryland Sellinger School of Business and Management graduate Matthew Marzicola, formerly of Bel Air, and now living in Frederick, didn't plan to achieve a 4.0 grade point average, the highest in his class of more than 800 people,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Rishing sophomore midfielder Brendan O'Neill of Haverford School in Havertown, Pa., has orally committed to Johns Hopkins. O'Neill plays club for the Baltimore Crabs and transferred from Gilman for his freshman year, when he was a big contributor for...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Bill Heiser, the current principal at North County High School in Anne Arundel County, has been named to take over as principal of Catonsville High School July 8.
Heiser, a graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Prince George's County, was named...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Loyola University Maryland has sent me the student evaluations from the semester just past, and there it is again, the sentence that has cropped up in more or less the same form over thirty-five semesters: "I have learned more from this class than any...
| Feb 8, 2013
Look good, feel better
This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive a bag of cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Kathrin Simmons, one of 338 of the newest graduates of North Harford High School, smiled broadly as she posed for pictures with her family.
"I'm excited, but I'm also kind of nervous about starting something new and just breaking a routine that I've...