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  • Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor

    Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor
    William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
  • Loch Raven High School Class of 2014

    Loch Raven High School Class of 2014
    Loch Raven High School Class of 2014 held its graduation ceremony at the Towson University SECU Arena on Wednesday, May 28. Abdel-Aziz Aboud, Mondinatu Adeleke, Emily Albrecht, Jerrod Alexander, Pablo Amador, Jaleel Anderson, Tai'mar Anderson, Elayna...
  • Dulaney High School Class of 2014

    Dulaney High School Class of 2014
    Dulaney High School Class of 2014 held its graduation commencement at the Towson University SECU Arena. Arash Afghahi, Andrea Aguilo, Aliya Ahmad, Kaitlynn Alexander, Kai Allen, Becker Alrub, Dylan Ammlung, Imani Anderson, Maribeth Anderson, Andrew...
  • Hereford High's Turnbaugh tabbed as male Athlete of Year

    Hereford High's Turnbaugh tabbed as male Athlete of Year
    When it comes to football, wrestling and lacrosse, few athletes can match the all-around success of Hereford's Brock Turnbaugh, who uses toughness and strength to dominate opponents. The 2014 North County News male Athlete of the Year earned...
  • Environmental officers given first lifesaving award for saving girls at reservoir

    Environmental officers given first lifesaving award for saving girls at reservoir
    Two police officers who regularly patrol the Loch Raven Reservoir were honored on May 29 for saving two young girls from drowning last summer. Officers Heidi Greenleaf and Jerome Janos, members of the Environmental Police Division of Baltimore City's...
  • Chabad Jewish Center in Towson to expand

    Chabad Jewish Center in Towson to expand
    The Chabad Jewish Center at Towson and Goucher is expanding and getting a new name. The facility at 14 Aigburth Road will nearly triple its size. Its new name, Chabad of Towson, reflects the goal of the Chabad rabbi, Mendy Rivkin, to serve not only the...
  • South Baltimore students protest against planned plant near 2 schools

    South Baltimore students protest against planned plant near 2 schools
    A group of Baltimore students are calling on the school board to pull out of its agreement to purchase energy from a planned plant that would burn waste within a mile of two schools in one of the most polluted neighborhoods of the city. Students from...
  • Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]

    Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]
    Anyone who needed further convincing that there is substantial interest in having a board of education that includes elected members need only take a look at the list of school board candidates. This is the first election cycle in which a majority of...
  • Helping low-income students succeed in college [Letter]

    Helping low-income students succeed in college [Letter]
    Karl Alexander and Doris Entwisle tracked nearly 800 children who began first grade in a Baltimore City public school in 1982 and found that only 4 percent of those who came from low-income families eventually earned a college degree ("Baltimore study...
  • Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation

    Two Md. teacher prep programs ranked among best in nation
    Two of Maryland's teacher preparation programs were ranked among the best in the country in the second annual report released today by a national research advocacy group. The National Council on Teacher Quality ranked McDaniel College 19th best in the...
  • Baltimore millennials creatively forge their own career path

    Baltimore millennials creatively forge their own career path
    Last winter, Rachel Millman began searching for a home in Baltimore. She combed through listings online, but the work of narrowing down her search based on static images became tedious. What if, instead, she could take a video tour through each house, and...
  • A better debate [Commentary]

    A better debate [Commentary]
    Watching political debates — local, regional and national — the keen observer will note that they are like baseball stadiums: tailored for the advantage of a few, with parameters sometimes varying wildly to satisfy certain politicians,...