| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Sallie P. Mink, a registered nurse who for 20 years had been educational director for depression and related affective disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of brain cancer at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The one-time Ruxton resident who...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Elizabeth Smart, the well-known abduction survivor, child welfare advocate and New York Times best-selling author, whose wedding photo recently graced the cover of People magazine, will be appearing in Harford County next month.
She will be the...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:30 AM
As physicians who treat overweight children in Maryland daily, we strongly support the views expressed by Horizon Foundation CEO Nikki Highsmith Vernick in her recent commentary on childhood obesity ("A healthier way to snack," May 15). We urge parents to...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 12:40 PM
When first-time mothers Patricia Arias and Tanya Lopez were pregnant with their daughters, they didn't have family nearby to turn to for help.
"I didn't know what to do, how to take care of my daughter," said Arias, a 34-year-old Columbia resident...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Authorities are investigating Tuesday's security breach at a Baltimore social services office, which police said allowed a woman hiding a large kitchen knife in a bag to enter the building and stab her 8-month-old daughter.
The infant was wounded in...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 12:41 PM
More than 100 parents and students gathered at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia on Thursday night to learn about how to prevent of cyberbullying and hear details of the Howard County public schools' anti-bullying policy.
Thursday's forum was in the...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Carroll County Public Schools will soon have buzzer entrance devices and cameras, with key card access at some doors, as the school system reacts to parents' concerns about safety and security in the wake of the school shooting last week at Sandy Hook...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 8:32 PM
The following is a letter to the Morgan State University community from university president David Wilson, whose contract the school's board of regents has voted not to renew.
Dear Morgan Family:
I was recently informed of the Board of Regents’...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:38 PM
The Baltimore school system is evaluating whether to retain hundreds of temporary employees and plans to let many of them go by the end of the week — before schools close for the holiday break.
Tisha Edwards, chief of staff for the school system,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Schools are usually thought of a safe place for children and teachers — a haven from dangers in the outside world.
When that belief is shaken to its core, such as the case with the recent tragedy in Newtown, Conn., one begins to wonder what can be...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Your recent editorial on Howard County's ban on sugary beverages hit the mark ("A culture of healthy choices," Dec/ 13).
On behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics Maryland Chapter and our nearly 900 members statewide, I want to support Howard...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Throughout the weekend and into Monday morning, Baltimore County School Superintendent Dallas Dance's conversations with the district's employees, parents and students invariably turned to student safety after the tragic Newtown, Conn. elementary school...