| Jan 12, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Brenna Doherty's dream of becoming a world-class figure skater has had its share of bumpy landings. They began when Doherty was a freshman at Oakland Mills High in Columbia. After making the finals at junior nationals at ages 13 and 14, Doherty thought...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The men who play baseball and soccer at Towson University, run track at the University of Delaware and wrestle, swim or golf at any number of other colleges all heard the same reason when their teams were cut: Title IX.
To meet the federal law's goal of...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 5:55 PM
In the days after her sister, Rose, died in a train derailment, Anna Mayr felt as if her younger sibling were upstairs sleeping while friends swapped stories on the family's Ellicott City porch until the early hours of Sunday.
Anna Mayr, a May...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:18 PM
In a washed-out video projected on the wall of Bethany United Methodist Church at her memorial service Saturday, Rose Louese Mayr tumbled and fluttered in a dance portrayal of a girl with her eyes turned toward God.
The dance put on display one of the...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Some 700 mourners filled the pews Friday for a funeral Mass for 19-year-old Elizabeth Conway Nass, who died after being "at the wrong place at the wrong time," Monsignor John A. Dietzenbach said, referring to this week's tragic train derailment in...
| Feb 29, 2012
Amanda Walsh has been named to the fall 2011 dean's list at Gonzaga University, Spokane, Wash.
Nadejda Hvoyneva, a resident of Cockeysville, has earned a bachelor's degree in business from Excelsior College, Albany, N.Y.
Michael Lackey, of Towson, and...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:10 PM
The Howard County school board announced on Tuesday morning that it has chosen Renee A. Foose as its next superintendent, making the Baltimore County deputy superintendent the first woman to head the 50,000-student school district.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 7:25 PM
As the clock ticked toward midnight Monday, school boards in Howard and Baltimore County were scrambling to make job offers to their next superintendents.
The timing was not a coincidence. The school boards in the adjoining districts knew they were in an...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The following Laurel students were named to the dean's list for the fall semester at York College of Pennsylvania: Alison Chavez, sophomore criminal justice major; Kristina Lerman, senior nursing major; Derek Shaw, senior marketing major; Rachael Wilson,...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:54 AM
The Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the University of Delaware have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to collaborate on an orthopedic rehabilitation project that will improve rehabilitative care for wounded...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:26 PM
State Del. Susan Krebs of District 9B recently announced the award of state scholarships to graduating high school seniors in her legislative district.
The Education Subcommittee of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce evaluated the students based on...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Kelly Auxt, Angela Springer and Stephanie Yonowitz, of Owings Mills, graduated with a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction; Lisa Goldberg and Rebecca Harman, of Reisterstown, graduated with a master's degree in Counselor Education, and Michael...