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  • Ivey describes herself as 'Trayvon Martin's mom'

    Ivey describes herself as 'Trayvon Martin's mom'
    After Del. Jolene Ivey told a Baltimore crowd she hopes to be Maryland's first African-American female lieutenant governor, she discussed what it means to be a fair-skinned black woman whose racial heritage is often questioned. Ivey, 51, is the daughter...
  • 101 York parking plans called 'woefully inadequate'

    101 York parking plans called 'woefully inadequate'
    101 York, a student apartment complex proposed for the Towson Triangle parcel near Towson University, is being billed by Baltimore County officials and the developer, DMS Development, as a project that will draw Towson students out of residential...
  • Courtney Rollins to wed Andrew Goldbeck

    Retired Lt. Col. J. Stephen and Susan Rollins of Aberdeen announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Elizabeth, to Andrew A. Goldbeck, son of James A. and Susan Goldbeck of Baltimore. Rollins graduated from The John Carroll School and the...
  • A lot of building, blessing and biomedical learning going on in Towson [column]

     A lot of building, blessing and biomedical learning going on in Towson [column]
    The Assistance Center of Towson Churches (ACTC), adjacent to the Towson Calvary Baptist Church, is getting more than a few upgrades to the one-car garage structure that was built in the 1930s. Members comprising the "Builders Squad," more than 30...
  • Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools

    Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools
    Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major. Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
  • Harry H. Boublitz, librarian

    Harry H. Boublitz, librarian
    Harry H. Boublitz, a retired Enoch Pratt librarian and bibliophile who filled his Medfield Heights home with books, died Saturday of Parkinson's disease at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 83. The son of a plumber and a homemaker, Harry Hamilton Boublitz was...
  • J. George Kropp, Calvert Hall educator

    J. George Kropp, Calvert Hall educator
    J. George Kropp, an educator whose career at Calvert Hall College High School teaching social studies and history spanned more than 50 years, died Sunday of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The longtime Loch...
  • HCC board approves contract for traffic improvement

    HCC board approves contract for traffic improvement
    A right-hand turn lane from Schucks Road onto Route 22 (East Churchville Road) will be built to improve traffic at the intersection near Harford Community College to accommodate traffic that will be generated once Towson University building opens on...
  • Author James Patterson to offer eight scholarships to Towson aspiring teachers

    Author James Patterson to offer eight scholarships to Towson aspiring teachers
    James Patterson, a well-known, best-selling author of mysteries, has decided to underwrite eight $6,000 scholarships a year to Towson University students who are planning to become teachers. The scholarship recipients will be chosen this month. Students...
  • HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources

    HBCU presidents believe court ruling could bring more resources
    Presidents of the state's historically black colleges and universities said Tuesday that a federal court ruling ordering remedies for persistent segregative policies in Maryland higher education could result in new opportunities and resources for their...
  • Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules

    Maryland universities unnecessarily duplicated the programs of black colleges, court rules
    A federal judge ruled Monday that Maryland hasn't done enough to help the state's four historically black colleges and universities overcome segregation-era policies that required separate programs for white and black students. In the ruling, U.S....
  • Baltimore Redbirds seek playoff push in Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League

    Baltimore Redbirds seek playoff push in Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League
    After consecutive one-run losses at home, the Baltimore Redbirds will try to back on the winning track tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Calvert Hall College’s Carlos Crispino Stadium in their quest to defend their title in the Cal Ripken Collegiate...