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  • 'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school

    'Terrordome' describes teaching at a West Baltimore high school
    During Heather Kirn Lanier's two years in Baltimore as a neophyte teacher, she taught at a city high school that backed up against Mount Olivet Cemetery. She could clearly see tombstones from her classroom window. Each time Lanier took in the view,...
  • Despite reservations, college lacrosse coaches recruit younger and younger players

    Despite reservations, college lacrosse coaches recruit younger and younger players
    As you watch Ryan Conrad zip around the lacrosse field, dodging defenders and pounding the net with an endless variety of shots, it's easy to forget his age. Talk to him on the phone, however, and the Loyola High sophomore sounds like, well, a high...
  • Title IX law scrutinized as universities cut teams

    Title IX law scrutinized as universities cut teams
    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...
  • Cockeysville: St. Vincent Villa library project leads to Scout's Eagle honor

    Proud grandmother Mary McColgan, a resident of Mercy Ridge, was present at the recent Eagle Scout induction and ceremony for her grandson Andrew Rusk, a member of Troop 899. Also in attendance were Andrew's parents, Michael and Christine Rusk, as well as...
  • More than 250 gather at vigil for train derailment victims

    More than 250 gather at vigil for train derailment victims
    They were students, friends and family members, huddled in a large group in the middle of the Mount Hebron High School parking lot late Tuesday night, standing in silence for long minutes, hugging, crying and waiting. A little after 9:30 p.m., Anna...
  • Wilbur O. Miller, career Army officer, dies

    Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 95. Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
  • Geoffrey Bender graduated from basic military training

     Geoffrey Bender graduated from basic military training
    Air Force Airman 1st Class Geoffrey Bender graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio. He is the son of Marcie Tuegel, of Glenwood. Bender graduated in 2003 from the Bullis School, in Potomac, and received a...
  • County graduate ready to 'make a difference' as a teacher

    County graduate ready to 'make a difference' as a teacher
    Following her 2007 graduation from Glenelg High School, Jennifer Mascaro knew where she wanted to go with her career. Now, just four years later, that path has landed her at Phelps Luck Elementary School, in Columbia, as a fourth-grade special education...
  • 2011 Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame inductees announced

    The Havre de High School Hall of Fame Committee Wednesday announced the six people it has chosen for the Hall of Fame's second class that will be inducted in October. The class includes brother and sister physicians who were also active in local...
  • Six set for induction Friday into Havre de Grace H.S. Hall of Fame

    Following a tradition started last year, five distinguished graduates of Havre de Grace High School and a late graduate of the former Havre de Grace Colored High School will be inducted into the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame Friday. The...
  • Education notes

    Education notes
    Catonsville resident Christina Eichelman graduated from the University of Delaware in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. During her collegiate career, she earned dean's list recognition for eight semesters; was president of the Student...
  • Student's essay recalls father's battle against cancer

    Towson resident Alex Pizzala, 16, lost his father to lung cancer in May 2010. Tom Pizzala was 55 when he died. Pizzala put his grief into words, and through a blog and an essay about the loss of his father, the 2011 Loyola Blakefield graduate has shared...