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  • Local retiree in documentary on sharecropper life [West Friendship]

    Charles Jackson, of West Friendship, a retired U.S. Customs inspector, along with his sister Shirley Jackson, of Cambridge, were among those honored during a tribute at the Banneker Historic Park and Museum in Oella on July 26. The Jackson siblings...
  • Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO

    Boosting college readiness is goal for new city schools CEO
    As hundreds of Baltimore public school graduates prepare to set foot on a four-year college campus in Maryland this month, nearly half will notice something familiar on their schedules: a class they took in high school. More than from any other school...
  • Development of Morsberger property resumes

    Development of Morsberger property resumes
    A development of 43 single family homes in the heart of Catonsville that was temporarily put on hold is now moving forward, with a development plan hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22 in Towson. The development plan for the Morsberger property...
  • Marilyn W. Beckey

    Marilyn W. Beckey
    Marilyn W. Beckey, a former longtime Stoneleigh Elementary School art teacher who was a world traveler, died July 25 of heart failure at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 86. "She was a lot of fun and reminded me of 'Mrs....
  • Stage set for new director to lead The Arc Carroll County program for adults with autism

    Stage set for new director to lead The Arc Carroll County program for adults with autism
    Just a year after earning her master's degree, Britt Burr is creating a groundbreaking program at The Arc Carroll County for adults with autism. The Westminster High School graduate said she is thrilled to be working her "dream job" and looks forward to...
  • Prepare for Success provides school supplies to Howard students in need

    Prepare for Success provides school supplies to Howard students in need
    Howard County has a reputation of being one of the most affluent jurisdictions in the nation, but volunteers in a Columbia-based program say many families of public school students are struggling to make ends meet — particularly as their sons and...
  • The formula for family stability [Commentary]

    The formula for family stability [Commentary]
    Nearly everyone agrees that education is the pathway out of poverty and that a stable family life is crucial to nurturing young children. Yet here in central Maryland, homelessness and family instability present barriers to academic success for too many...
  • Howard awards scholarships from county-sponsored Pathways program

    Howard awards scholarships from county-sponsored Pathways program
    When Howard Community College nursing student Danielle LaClair discovered that her tuition payment plan had been canceled, she didn't know what to think. As it turned out, the 28-year-old Ellicott City resident had no cause for worry. LaClair was...
  • Street artist Reed Bmore stages a high wire act

    Street artist Reed Bmore stages a high wire act
    The girl in the tire swing is swaying above North Avenue, sneakers pointing to a traffic light. A block away, the Natty Boh guy and the Utz girl speed away on their wedding day, cans trailing behind their car. And then there's Cupid, aiming an arrow...
  • New Towson High athletic director stays close to home

    New Towson High athletic director stays close to home
    For years, Justin Nash's dream was to become a professional baseball player. Nash took a shot at it. He pitched a year in the Orioles' minor league system before injuries to his shoulder and knee forced him to quit. It took a few years, but he found a...
  • Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele

    Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele
    This fall, 11-year-old Shayna Slatkin will start middle school. Before her first class, she and her mother will cover all the usual bases: shopping for new notebooks, pencils and erasers — and visiting a spa for a new look. Shayna, who lives in...
  • Fifth grader Austin Johnson cruises the Rhine River [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Fifth grader Austin Johnson cruises the Rhine River [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    Austin Johnson, a rising fifth grader at Glenelg Country School, has had a wonderful summer which has given him plenty of topics for the standard essay about what he did over the summer vacation. Austin, with his parents and great-grandmother, took a...