| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The next big event at Hilltop Child Care Center behind Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church will be Science Day on Saturday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Parents are invited to bring pre-school aged children to explore, discover and learn....
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Six-year-old Max Shlindler of Towson was presented on Feb. 6 the Most Improved Independent Skills award by his kindergarten teacher Jody College at Maryland School for the Deaf. An exciting award for any child and parents, but for Max, it comes after lots...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Among the distinguished heads of state and dignitaries at Nelson Mandela's memorial service, one man stood out for the wrong reasons. The event featured a fraudster on stage pretending to be a sign language interpreter.
Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen, the first...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Some Jarrettsville area residents are concerned about parking problems at the local Rutledge Park, especially when vehicles block their driveways during large events – or when police officers park there while on duty.
About 17 people were in the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:44 AM
Amtrak has launched a new "Txt-A-Tip" program that allows riders and employees to report suspicious or criminal activity on the rail service via text message, the company announced Wednesday.
The program adds a new option, accessible to those with...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries.
Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
| Sep 15, 2013
Sometimes it's the simplest ideas that have the biggest impact, and Dan Simon is hoping his will prevent the hearing damage suffered by thousands of military personnel — the top reported service disability in the war on terror.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:19 PM
The National Association of the Deaf said it has filed suit in federal court to compel the University of Maryland to provide captioning on scoreboards during athletic events at Byrd Stadium and Comcast Center.
The association said on its website that the...
| Apr 27, 2013
Former Baltimorean Katherine Bouton abruptly lost the hearing in her left ear at age 30. One minute she could hear, and the next, she could not.
Over the decades, her impairment worsened. By the time she was 60, she was functionally deaf. But her...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 7:30 AM
When Christopher Booher opens his email at work, a robotic voice rapidly reads the words to him.
As a blind employee at the National Institute of Mental Health in Rockville, Booher relies on the screen-reading software. But the 33-year-old says it's...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:07 AM
An attorney for Gallaudet University's chief diversity officer who has been placed on leave for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law on the ballot says she only signed it so the issue could be decided by the democratic process.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Regal Entertainment Group will open a 12-screen and IMAX movie theater this month at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre in Gambrills, with preview events starting Monday and a Sept. 14 grand opening.
The 2,200-seat Waugh Chapel Stadium 12 & IMAX will join...