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  • Goddard internships prepare students for careers in space

    Goddard internships prepare students for careers in space
    — Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission. Christen McWithey is 19 years old. McWithey, who just...
  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92. The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • Summer music and activities in Aberdeen

    Summer concerts are in full swing at Festival Park in Aberdeen. Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 8 p.m., have brought a relaxing atmosphere and good music for listening pleasure ever since the 1990s. Many can remember Chuck Baker's Orchestra in those early...
  • Towson parade's featured community celebrates new Y

    Towson parade's featured community celebrates new Y
    Every year, the Towson Fourth of July Parade picks a local community to spotlight. This year's honoree is more than a single community. It's more like a village. The Orokawa Family Center Y in Towson, 600 W. Chesapeake Ave., serves 10,000 people...
  • LASOS blossoms in helping non-English speakers in Harford

    LASOS blossoms in helping non-English speakers in Harford
    It all began when Spanish teacher Melynda Velez noticed some Hispanic students were falling behind in their studies in the local schools. "I was going and translating for Harford County Public Schools and while I was doing it, I was noticing all these...
  • Legacy of Baltimore Reads will live on [Letter]

    Legacy of Baltimore Reads will live on [Letter]
    In 1988, Ronald Reagan was president and Kurt L. Schmoke was mayor of Baltimore. Mayor Schmoke had a vision for Baltimore as "The City that Reads," and from that vision Baltimore Reads was born ("Funding woes close Baltimore Reads," May 2). Over its...
  • The bigotry of low expectations [Commentary]

    The bigotry of low expectations [Commentary]
    A very unsettling shadow is settling over the whole American educational endeavor. It's largely a consequence of the idea that every child should graduate from high school, be admitted to college and then graduate from college. In order to make that...
  • BCCC warned its accreditation could be in jeopardy

    BCCC warned its accreditation could be in jeopardy
    Baltimore City Community College has been warned that its accreditation could be in jeopardy amid concerns about its focus, goals and effectiveness, just two years after the college was taken off probation over fixing problems with its assessment of...
  • West Howard

    Basketball A basketball camp for boys will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7-11 for grades six through eight and Aug. 11-15 for grades nine through 12 at Chapelgate Christian Academy, 2600 Marriottsville Road in Marriottsville. Learn from coaches,...
  • Anne Arundel organization tackles adult literacy

    Deborah Bias began taking adult literacy classes last August, and since then the Annapolis resident has vaulted from a kindergarten reading level to third grade, picking up about a thousand words along the way. Her instruction comes courtesy of an...
  • Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program

    Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program
    Atholton High School's Miles Walker recently captured the state's top prize in an American Legion national government instruction program, an accomplishment that for the 16-year-old rising senior was nearly a lifetime in the making. The Columbia...