| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital plan to begin a four-day strike at the hospital Friday after contract negotiations with the East Baltimore medical institution broke down.
The 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East labor union, which...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Thirty-five people were hospitalized Wednesday after being sickened by chemicals at a swimming pool at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County fire officials said.
Of the 35 patients, 31 were children age 6 to 16. None of the injuries were...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Today it's best known for the pagoda, summertime jazz concerts and some of the city's best sledding. But an archaeological dig planned for Patterson Park's Hampstead Hill seeks to revive a largely forgotten 200-year-old story.
While most know Fort...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Zachary M. "Zach" Lederer's personal struggle and determination to survive brain cancer gave hope and inspiration to people across the world. The University of Maryland, College Park student and manager of the men's basketball team became known for...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The labor union representing service workers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital are planning a march and media blitz to criticize the hospital's labor practices after contract negotiations ordered by a federal mediator broke down late Wednesday.
| May 1, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Like many at Johns Hopkins Hospital, I have been closely following the contract talks between management and the hospital's 2,000 union caregivers ("Hopkins, union to begin negotiating again," April 23).
Everyone who cares for patients at Johns...
| May 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Many held signs reading "End Poverty Pay at Johns Hopkins Hospital." Some repeated union rally chants. Others brought their children and family for support. All gathered Saturday at the Inner Harbor to demand better wages and benefits from the world-...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Service workers fighting for higher wages will begin negotiating again with The Johns Hopkins Hospital April 30 during a meeting set up by a federal mediator, according to Hopkins and the union representing the workers.
The SEIU United Healthcare Workers...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:46 AM
COLLEGE PARK — Brenda Frese will be the first to tell you she sometimes trampled through life, so intent on the goals ahead that she didn't necessarily worry about the bruised feelings left in her wake.
If she wanted something, she took it, a...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Dr. Otis B. Michael, a retired physician and former chairman of the city's Commission on Aging, died of cancer May 2 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Pikesville and Inner Harbor resident was 82.
Born in Asheville, N.C., he was the son...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Eleanor Louise Taylor, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital chemist, died of coronary artery disease May 6 at the institution where she worked. The Catonsville resident was 90.
Born Eleanor Louise Harnishfeger in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Louis...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Howard Homer Walters, a retired civil engineer and former president of Bell Atlantic Properties, died of kidney failure April 1 at the BayWoods of Annapolis. The longtime Cape St. Claire resident was 83.
Born in Baltimore and raised in West Baltimore on...