| Nov 17, 2011
| 6:45 PM
All across the country, parents went back to school last week when schools opened their doors for American Education Week.
In addition to welcoming parents into the classroom, Pleasant Plains Elementary School hosted special events each day. On Monday,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Deborah S. Edelman, an author and writer who wrote widely on health issues and established Public Health Media Inc., died Nov. 10 of metastatic breast cancer at her Mount Washington home.
She was 51.
Dr. Edelman, who kept her maiden name, was born and...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Dr. Duane Anthony Sewell, a highly regarded head and neck surgeon and researcher who was also a member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Nov. 26 of gastric cancer at his Mount Washington home.
Dr. Sewell was 44.
| Jul 23, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Washington traditionally boasts about its' profiles in courage. Today, facing arguably the greatest potential financial crisis in American history, politics trumps economics as officials focus on the next election instead of the public interest.
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:11 AM
The U.S. New & World Report graduate school rankings are out and Johns Hopkins University has moved up from 3rd to a tie for 2nd with the University of Pennsylvania.
They were behind top-ranked Harvard University. But they beat out Stanford University...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:21 PM
The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland continue to boast some of the best graduate programs in the country, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine rose one spot to a...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:14 AM
From what he remembers, and it isn't much, Cameron Williams was cold.
On a steaming autumn day last year in Burtonsville, the 13-year-old shivered as he walked back to his Unity Thunder football team's huddle, barely able to keep his eyes open. Dizzy,...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Mary F. Guth, a retired psychiatric social worker who enjoyed sailing, died Sept. 16 of complications from an intestinal infection at Northwest Hospital. She was 88.
The daughter of a house painter and a registered nurse, she was born Mary Frances...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:05 AM
Did you hear the one about the hamburger that went to college?
Bobby's Burger Palace opens Thursday in College Park, the seventh in a small but quickly expanding group of restaurants launched in July 2008 by the chef, restaurateur and television...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Prohibition — America's notoriously "failed social experiment" to rid the country of alcohol — took center stage this past week as PBS broadcast Ken Burns' highly acclaimed series on the subject. And already, it has been seized on by drug-...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:33 AM
Owen Daly II, who served in the Navy during two wars and was a top executive at two Baltimore-based banks, died Thursday of heart failure at his Lutherville home. He was 87.
Mr. Daly was born in Denver, Colo., and attended the Gilman School in Baltimore,...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Former Prince George's County Council member Leslie Johnson was sentenced to a year and one day in prison Friday, Dec. 9 on charges of tampering with evidence three days after her husband, former County Executive Jack Johnson, was sentenced to 87 months...