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  • New Harford teachers get ready at William Paca/Old Post Road

    New Harford teachers get ready at William Paca/Old Post Road
    Lindsey Pritchett is a product of Harford County, having attended local elementary, middle and high schools, as well as college. Now she is starting her teaching career in her home county. "It's a big area, but a small community; I love it, I do,"...
  • Spending jumps during back-to-college season

    Spending jumps during back-to-college season
    At the Target in Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hang over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own, such as mini-refrigerators, desk lamps and six-packs of ramen noodles. "Back to College" is a well-...
  • Merreen E. Kelly, Baltimore County administrator

    Merreen E. Kelly, Baltimore County administrator
    Merreen E. Kelly, a former Baltimore County administrative officer who earlier had been an associate superintendent of Baltimore County public schools, died of lung cancer Sunday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 79. The son of...
  • Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues

    Towson University president takes leave of absence because of health issues
    Towson University President Maravene Loeschke is taking a leave of absence through the end of the year because of "health and personal challenges," she wrote in a letter to the university community Thursday. She had announced in April that she was...
  • HCC officials concerned over lack of reimbursement for tuition waivers

    HCC officials concerned over lack of reimbursement for tuition waivers
    Harford Community College lost nearly half a million dollars in revenue during the prior fiscal year because of tuition waivers community colleges across the state are required to grant. Members of HCC's Board of Trustees and top administrators are...
  • Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor

    Regents have open mind in search for next chancellor
    In the search for the next leader of the University System of Maryland, stakeholders are looking at a range of candidates, possibly a household name, a well-known CEO, a top government official — someone with star power. Someone like Freeman A....
  • NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women

    NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women
    The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...
  • Mercy High graduate returns as president of Catholic school

    Mercy High graduate returns as president of Catholic school
    Mary Beth Lennon keeps a construction hard hat handy on the small conference table in her office at Mercy High School. As the new president, essentially a chief executive officer for business operations, Lennon, 46, is chief marketer, fundraiser,...
  • Marilyn W. Beckey

    Marilyn W. Beckey
    Marilyn W. Beckey, a former longtime Stoneleigh Elementary School art teacher who was a world traveler, died July 25 of heart failure at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 86. "She was a lot of fun and reminded me of 'Mrs....
  • Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout

    Residency program tries to solve problem of teacher burnout
    As principal of a small Southeast Baltimore school, Anthony Ruby has guided an array of first-year teachers, from the stars who seem to have an innate sense of how to handle a class to those who were so ineffective he declined to renew their contracts....
  • Wedded: Anna Scanlan and Dave Swift

    Wedded: Anna Scanlan and Dave Swift
    Date: June 7 Her story: Anna Scanlan, 26, grew up in Timonium. She is a labor and delivery nurse at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Rosedale and is working toward a master's degree in nursing education at Towson University. Her mother, Mary...
  • Finksburg woman designs app for Towson attractions

    Finksburg woman designs app for Towson attractions
    Life is finally starting to settle down for Brooke Bianchetti, who graduated from college, accepted a full-time job and moved to Finksburg all within a few weeks this spring. As one who can appreciate having information at her fingertips and who has a...