| Aug 6, 2011
| 5:36 AM
Baltimore City firefighters responded to a report of a fire in an air-conditioning unit in a Charles Village nursing home early Saturday.
A spokesman for the Baltimore Fire Department said the electrical condition was quickly remedied at Future Care...
| Aug 9, 2011
Kenwood High School in Essex had no shortage of college scholarships for Amanda Sanders to apply for in 2004.
"They had this bin full of scholarships," recalled Sanders, now 24.
One in particular caught her eye — the first ever offered by...
| May 12, 2011
| 4:39 AM
What a disservice your article did to the many wonderful community colleges that were sneered at in "'Cooling out' poor, minority kids in community college" (May 9).
I am sure there are millions of people who disagree with you. I know many students who...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Maryland hospitals have become more aggressive in recent years about vaccinating workers for the flu, but public health officials are pushing for even stricter programs to halt the spread of a virus that kills thousands each year.
As manufacturers have...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 12:23 PM
Walt Graham makes it clear:
The Bykota on Stage performers "still have a lot of snap left in their garters."
Yes, they are old, said 77-year-old Graham, the troupe's general manager.
"Our bodies are giving up, but we try to camouflage it," he said....
| Dec 25, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Johns Hopkins intensive care nurse Nelly E. Lopez spends so much of her workday monitoring patient distress alarms that she sometimes hears phantom beeps even when she is no longer on the job.
Hopkins doctors say Lopez's "alarm fatigue" shows what is...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Dr. Howard Louis "Jim" Levy, who maintained a family dental practice in Deale for two decades, died Aug. 4 of spinocerebellar ataxia, a rare neurological degenerative disorder, at Gilchrist Hospice Care.
The Pinehurst resident was 60.
The son of a...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 12:24 PM
Bryanna London, of Perry Hall, has been named to the Dean's List at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Ga. for fall quarter 2011.
Rose Kane, of Baltimore, a Junior at Gettysburg College, Pa., received the Samuel P. Weaver Prize at the...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:15 AM
For Baltimore's emergency workers, the Baltimore Grand Prix Festival of Speed is more than a three-day party surrounded by shrieking Indy cars.
It's 40,000 to 80,000 people a day — many with medical issues, bad judgment or evil intent —...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:58 AM
As if pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing from Johns Hopkins University wasn't daunting enough, Diane Bettick is doing it as a mother of three.
For the past year, the Catonsville family has primarily relied on the salary of Bettick's banker husband...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Life savers respond on Catonsville High turf
On Sept. 27, Perry Hall junior varsity field hockey player Breanna Sudano collapsed on the Catonsville High stadium field and stopped breathing.
In full cardiac arrest, Sudano received immediate CPR from...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Beatrice B. Eisenhardt, a retired registered and private-duty nurse, died Aug. 21 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Lutherville resident was 90.
The daughter of a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad locomotive...