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  • Over mayor's skepticism, Bel Air armory marketplace project continues

    Over mayor's skepticism, Bel Air armory marketplace project continues
    Bel Air's town commissioners and staff spent two hours last week discussing the future of the armory marketplace project and, despite strong reservations from Mayor Robert Reier, they decided to move ahead with converting the Bel Air Reckord Armory's rear...
  • Mark D. Metzger, worked with young offenders

    Mark D. Metzger, worked with young offenders
    Mark D. Metzger, who was director of youth initiatives for the Baltimore County Police Department for more than 30 years and was recognized for his work with juvenile delinquents and their families, died April 9 of lung cancer at his Stoney Beach home...
  • Of "the" I sing

    At The Baltimore Sun we are scrupulous about referring to the Johns Hopkins University. That is not, as some may imagine, because we are truckling to the largest employer in the city (or to the likelihood that Baltimore will eventually change its name...
  • Ex-state cabinet member Fielder named Bel Air town administrator

    Ex-state cabinet member Fielder named Bel Air town administrator
    James D. Fielder Jr. was appointed by Bel Air commissioners as the new town administrator during a meeting Monday night. Fielder, who was a cabinet secretary in two state administrations, replaces Chris Schlehr, who retired Dec. 31 after serving the town...
  • Doris A. Singer, educator

    Doris A. Singer, educator
    Doris A. Singer, who worked as a laboratory assistant, college admissions officer and educator, died Jan. 6 of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, N.Y. The former longtime Charles Village resident was 92. The daughter of an...
  • Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students

    Unique partnership builds college pipeline for Baltimore students
    A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!" This week's activity helped...
  • Why I edit

    1. I have a mortgage. Why else do you think anyone goes in to work every day to deal with those people? 2. I lack the imagination to write fiction and the temperament to do academic scholarship.  As an undergraduate at Michigan State University, I...
  • Biologists look for ways to make the bay a better home for ducks

    Biologists look for ways to make the bay a better home for ducks
    These are tough times for the ducks that winter on the Chesapeake Bay. Threatened food sources and an imperiled habitat are forcing migrating waterfowl to look for other winter digs. Alicia Berlin hopes to unlock the formula to win them back. In a...
  • The or not the

    On Twitter, @SherrieVossMatthews inquires about the use of articles with initialisms and acronyms.* An article at Daily Writing Tips summarizes the conventions: "Because acronyms like NASA are pronounced as words ('na-suh,' in this case), there’s...
  • Researchers map Maryland's forest carbon

    Researchers map Maryland's forest carbon
    If a tree falls in Maryland's forests — even if no one hears it — researchers soon will have a handle on how much it could contribute to global warming. A pair of geographical scientists at the University of Maryland, College Park is...
  • Harford Christian wins seventh straight Harford Envirothon

    Harford Christian wins seventh straight Harford Envirothon
    Harford Christian School won its seventh consecutive Harford Envirothon Wednesday, the culmination of weeks of studying, but the students' coach warned them they couldn't rest long with the state competition about six weeks away. "[There are] volumes of...
  • Rawlings-Blake names new Rec and Parks director

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a new director of recreation and parks, choosing an experienced manager who has headed similar agencies in three cities. Ernest W. Burkeen Jr., 64, who previously ran recreation and parks departments in Miami,...