| Dec 20, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Mohan Singh sat in the front row of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute auditorium Wednesday, helping to hold a long sign that said, "We want a new T.J."
T.J. stood for Thomas Jefferson Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore's Hunting Ridge neighborhood,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The Baltimore City public school system is considering building a $28 million high school in Hampden as part of a 10-year, $2.4 billion plan to modernize city schools and infrastructure.
The proposed school would be built in 2014-15, the first year of...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Yes, the Baltimore Farmers' Market is done for the season. It won't be back until April 7.
But you get fresh eggs from the Hen's Nest all winter long. The New Windsor farm will be bringing cartons and cases of its brown and white eggs down to...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Harry Ratrie Jr., a World War II and Korean War veteran who became a leading businessman in Maryland's highway construction industry, died Dec. 8 of a heart attack at a hospital in Naples, Fla.
The longtime Baltimore County resident, who moved to Florida...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 6:40 AM
BALTIMORE - Midway through the fourth quarter of Saturday's Class 1A North Region playoff game, Manchester Valley's football squad came to the crossroads.
A swarming Reginald Lewis defense and a couple of penalties had forced the Mavericks into a...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 11:07 AM
I have enjoyed a run through some of the Baltimore sites related to famous mystery author Dashiell Hammett, just in time for the 50th anniversary of his death, which will be Monday. Here's how it goes:
I start my Saturday run at the Baltimore Sun...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Monday morning is not usually a great time. The phone rings non-stop. My own “to call” list is a mile long. This Monday, temperatures started to climb into the 90’s, so I had to water the garden more than usual before starting my day....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:56 AM
City schools released the following congratulations this week:
Ten Baltimore City public schools have been recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for the academic performance of their students, according to a release sent from...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Gail Pickering of Baltimore put some gasoline aside last winter when her snow plow broke down. Months later she tried giving it away but found out it was too old to use.
Pickering finally parted with the petrol on Saturday, dropping it off at the city...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Nick Mosby bounded along a row of ninth-grade boys at Baltimore's Civitas School with the energy of a football player about to dart onto the field. Citing his own upbringing by a single mother, he urged the young men to aim higher than the temptations...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 1:48 PM
It was a church service at which Baltimore's Kortneigh McCoy, a 19-year-old Frostburg State University physics major known for her lovely voice, was supposed to sing.
But instead, more than 500 students and faculty jammed the Lane University Center...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:52 PM
— Police said a Frostburg University student stabbed another student during an off-campus party after first pulling a knife on a third student who "would not get out of the way" in a crowded kitchen.
The suspect, Shanee Liggins, 23, of Waldorf, was...