| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:55 PM
As a boy, Abdi Hassen helped his father nurture and harvest maize, wheat and tropical fruits — until the early 1990s, when his father vanished.
"He was disappeared because of his political opinion. I don't know if he is alive or not now," said...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:32 AM
It's not unusual for creative students at the Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson to be honored for their work on both local and national stages.
But the easy, collaborative effort that helped senior Emily Dahuron, 18, of Towson, be named...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Students at Hammond Middle School put away their textbooks on Friday, Nov. 30, and left the classroom for a different kind of education.
To raise money and awareness for a program one of their teachers is participating in, the entire student...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Thursday marks the International Day of the Girl. As part of Garrison Forest School's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) partnership with the Johns Hopkins University, we spent this past spring and summer as the first interns at Jhpiego, the JHU-...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Running through the streets of a still slumbering city, fighting off cramps, the chill October air and the dozens of runners around him, Stephen Muange once again tasted victory in Charm City, claiming his second consecutive Baltimore Marathon...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Kenfe Bellay, owner of Sidamo Coffee and Tea in Fulton, is on a mission to spread his love of coffee. The weekly Ethiopian coffee ceremony at Sidamo showcases his belief that the rich drink is more than a caffeinated pick-me-up.
“I grew up in...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Waves of refugees arrive daily to Kenya, some having walked weeks through unforgiving desert with virtually no possessions, and yet local relief workers report optimism among the millions threatened by the historic famine and drought spreading through the...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Broadneck graduate Matthew Centrowitz won his semifinal heat of the men's 1,500 meters in 3 minutes, 46.66 seconds Thursday to advance to Saturday's final at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Daegu, South Korea.
Centrowitz, a rising...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Macy Bokhari felt anonymous at the University of Maryland, College Park, and disconnected from the professors to whom she looked for inspiration.
So before her first semester was up, she adjusted her sights to another state university, up the...
| May 12, 2012
100 Years Ago
From the county social column:
Miss Carrie Hewitt of Sykesville is visiting her brother, Mr. David Hewitt of Portland Oregon.
Mr. Herbert Hausenfluck of Virginia is visiting his uncle, Mr. Simon Hausenfluck of Savage.
| May 30, 2012
| 12:10 PM
A rose is a rose is a rose, unless it's from the Federated Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. That's according to growers of the flower from that country, whom I had an opportunity to meet at a reception and dinner at the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Darcy McDonald ran faster on her return to the Baltimore Women's Classic 5K Sunday, but she did not repeat her victory in the annual race.
The 25-year-old Abingdon resident finished third in the field of 2,887 women at Baltimore's Inner Harbor....