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  • School snow hazard [Letter]

    School snow hazard [Letter]
    Doesn't Baltimore care about the safety of its schoolchildren? The sidewalks around Baltimore Polytechnic Institute have still not been cleared of snow along Cold Spring Lane ("Storm dumps biggest snowfall since 2010 on a day possibly among area's top...
  • SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning

    SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning
    The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers. The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...
  • City to offer night basketball, life skill classes to boys, young men

    City to offer night basketball, life skill classes to boys, young men
    City officials hope hundreds of boys and young men will participate in a new B'More Night Hoops league that will combine basketball and life skills workshops this spring and summer. The program, to be announced Thursday, will be open to boys and men...
  • Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize

    Baltimore-born poet Afaa Michael Weaver wins $100,000 prize
    Afaa Michael Weaver, a Baltimore native who spent 15 years as a factory worker, has won one the country's most lucrative poetry prizes. Weaver, a professor at Simmons College in Boston, received the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his most...
  • Airman who went missing in Fells Point died accidentally, his family says

    Airman who went missing in Fells Point died accidentally, his family says
    Before his disappearance touched off a regional manhunt and his body was recovered from the waters off Fells Point, Evan Curbeam had been a standout in the Air National Guard. Last year, he appeared in a recruitment video. This year he was named Airman of...
  • Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon

    Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon
    As a high school senior at Baltimore City College in 1989, Bala Ambati had some rather lofty goals, telling the yearbook he aspired "to become a doctor, win the Nobel Prize and help humanity." By then Ambati already stood apart from his 12th grade-...
  • Robert L. Stocksdale, 85, attorney and lacrosse All-American

    Robert L. Stocksdale, 85, attorney and lacrosse All-American
    Robert L. Stocksdale, a real estate attorney who served several state commissions and committees on issues of mortgage financing, died from a brain hemorrhage July 7 at Sinai Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 85. Born in Baltimore, he lived on...
  • Public forums on city superintendent search begin this week

    Public forums on city superintendent search begin this week
    Baltimore city educators, parents and members of the public will have the opportunity to sound off this week on what they're looking for in the next Baltimore city schools CEO during a series of public forums that will take place throughout the city. ...
  • Five questions with Wes Guckert

    Five questions with Wes Guckert
    "Robotic parking" might conjure up images of a far-off future. Wes Guckert is trying to make it a lot more common now. Also known as automated parking garages, such facilities are the vehicle version of a high-tech warehouse: Hydraulic lifters "park" the...
  • Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61

    Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
  • Catonsville resident enters race in District 44B

    Catonsville resident enters race in District 44B
    A third Baltimore County man has entered the race for one of two spots to represent District 44B, which includes Catonsville, in the House of Delegates. Charles Sydnor, a senior attorney at Enterprise Community Partners, in Columbia, will join...
  • Baltimore schools' interim CEO has 'passion with a punch'

    In walks Tisha Edwards, a parade of teenagers in her wake. The conference room in Baltimore school headquarters is full of staff and community stakeholders there to tell the new interim schools CEO what she wants to know. But she introduces the half-...