| Jul 3, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Word had barely come down that the Supreme Court majority was upholding the Affordable Care Act when incensed conservatives began printing up "Impeach Jon Roberts" t-shirts and a hacker had altered the chief justice's title on his Wikipedia page to "Chief...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:24 PM
City officials have declared Halloween trick-or-treat hours as Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m., and urge parents to take precautions to keep their children safe.
Safety steps include having costumes that are flame resistant and reflect light to be...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Dr. Alice Heisler Hissey, medical director of the University of Maryland Medical Center's Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic who also was a consultant to city public schools, died Oct. 18 of pancreatic cancer at her Columbia home.
The former Catonsville and...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:49 AM
Under the direction of Tom Sankey, Mount Hebron High School will bring the play "Flowers for Algernon" by David Rogers, based on the novel by Daniel Keyes, to the stage on Nov 8-10 and 15-17 with 7 p.m. performances.
With the audience seated on the...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
More than 30 years of scientific research have shown that children do best when raised by two loving, committed parents, regardless of gender. This is the conclusion reached by a comprehensive review of virtually every study on the subject conducted by...
| Oct 28, 2012
While there has been much talk from local school systems about keeping students safe, much of it focused on weapons brought to school, it appears one basic safety concern is frequently overlooked — making sure school bus drivers aren't speeding on...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Sandy rained on Havre de Grace's annual Halloween parade, but even a superstorm could not curtail trick-or-treating in the battered waterfront town.
The Harford County city of 13,000 on the banks of the Susquehanna River postponed its annual Halloween...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Issues of road access, trail retention and a speedy construction schedule were discussed Tuesday, July 10, as the Baltimore County Board of Education was presented with site and design plans for the new Mays Chapel elementary school.
Ken Jones, the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In response to the Sandy Hook shootings and the resulting uproar on weapons control, Gov. Martin O'Malley finally proposes legislation limiting the availability of guns purchased by the public and promises to allocate funds for increased safety in schools...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 10:13 AM
In social media slang, the above means “Oh my God, parent alert,” and that is just what parents have to be these days ... alert to what their kids are doing and saying in this digital world.
With all of the social media outlets...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Oakenshawe students are zoned for nearby Waverly Elementary/Middle School, where a $25 million replacement school is slated to open by the end of 2013.
But children from Oakenshawe are nowhere to be found at the current campus, located in two buildings a...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Could adults who want to exercise their Second Amendment freedom to own assault weapons consider refraining from exercising this freedom for the sake of our children's well-being and safety, just as adults do all the time with many other freedoms?