| Aug 10, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Brenda DeCesare, who was the general manager for tennis at the Columbia Association, died of breast cancer Aug. 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 56.
Brenda Derry was born in Baltimore and raised in Mount Washington. She was the daughter of James...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Though watching some of the best 12-year-old baseball players in the world is not too bad a way to earn a paycheck, especially when the weather cooperates like it did on Wednesday and it's 82 degrees all afternoon, the pool play section of the Cal...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:32 AM
With pool play concluded Wednesday, today's (Friday's) Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series semifinals are set. The four games, two featuring United States teams and two more with international flavor, begin at 12:30 p.m. All games will be played at Cal Sr.'s...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:42 AM
As the Hispanic community in Baltimore boomed in the last decade, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center responded by adding health programs to meet the population's unique needs.
Now the East Baltimore center is bringing all its past efforts —...
| Jul 6, 2013
Rafael Trujillo collected bottle caps. Mao Zedong was wed to an older woman at age 14 but refused to consummate the marriage. Joseph Stalin was a choirboy who studied to be a Russian Orthodox priest.
In "The Iron Bridge," Anton Piatigorsky used these...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:37 PM
After many ups and downs, Congressional passage of comprehensive immigration reform now looks possible. In exchange for tighter border controls, an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants will receive a path to citizenship. The biggest players in the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:11 PM
On Sunday, June 16, fifteen congregants from Hiss United Methodist Church packed up cars with suitcases and supplies and headed off to Tennessee. But not for a vacation. They were members of Hiss' VIM - Volunteers in Mission and their destination was...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Senate Republicans criticized the nomination Monday of former state labor secretary Thomas E. Perez to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, signaling the longtime civil rights lawyer will face a contentious confirmation over his approach to the law and...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
In 2003, 14.5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 16 lacked "basic prose literacy skills." That means they were either unable to read or understand any written information in English, or were limited to understanding short prose, "but nothing...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Many Baltimoreans declare that their morning commute only becomes bearable when tuned into the crazy antics of WWMX-FM morning radio host Reagan Warfield. He regularly interviews world-famous celebrities and rock stars and banters with a widespread...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:44 AM
While all Maryland students are required to complete at least 75 service-learning hours before graduation, many Baltimore County Public Schools students far exceed this minimum requirement — earning as many as 7,500 hours.
Among those students who...
| May 24, 2013
| 5:08 AM
The following is the complete text of Aberdeen Mayor Mike Bennett's 2013 State of the City Address delivered at the May 20 city council meeting:
Good evening and thank you for attending this evening. I would like to brief you on the State of the City...