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  • Education notes: Pine Grove students get double dose of performances

    Students at Pine Grove Elementary School on Dulaney Valley Road were set to be doubly entertained this week with educational performances on and off campus. On Wednesday, Feb. 1, second-grade students at Pine Grove Elementary School were scheduled to...
  • J. Claver Richardson, teacher

    J. Claver Richardson, teacher
    Joseph Claver Richardson, a retired teacher and World War II veteran who was the patriarch of a family of nearly 60 children and grandchildren, died of cardiac arrest related to asthma Jan. 8 at Sinai Hospital. He was 89 and lived in Walbrook Junction....
  • Mission Improbable: Dayton woman sets off on mission trip around the world

    Mission Improbable: Dayton woman sets off on mission trip around the world
    It took some effort, but Katherine Davis was able to pare down her possessions for the coming year so they fit in one backpack. The 2004 Glenelg High School graduate sold most of her furniture and clothes. She gave her television and Prius to her...
  • PBS documentary inspired by Baltimore Sun school story premieres

    PBS documentary inspired by Baltimore Sun school story premieres
    Baltimore city schools are featured in a documentary set to debut on PBS stations nationally Tuesday. But Maryland Public Television (MPT) does not have the film, which is based on a Baltimore Sun account of Filipino teachers recruited to Baltimore...
  • Charles Leo Coyle

    Charles Leo Coyle
    Charles Leo Coyle, a retired advertising executive for the Hecht Co. and the News American who was a World War II dive bomber, died of kidney disease Sept. 23 at the Hospice House of Williamsburg, Va. He was 88 and had lived in Towson for many years....
  • Brewing trouble in Asian waters

    Brewing trouble in Asian waters
    Although Americans wish to focus on the anemic economy and upcoming election, the wider world may intervene. Competing claims over sovereignty in the waters around China — the East China Sea and the South China Sea — threaten to transform from...
  • Josie Mehta, registered nurse

    Josie Mehta, registered nurse
    Josie Mehta, a retired registered nurse who had worked at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, died Sept. 1 of cancer at her Nottingham home. She was 61. The daughter of an insurance man and a homemaker, Josie Dela Cruz was born and raised in...
  • For children of Filipino teachers, an uncertain future

    For children of Filipino teachers, an uncertain future
    As the school year draws to a close, one group of Baltimore students isn't making plans for summer. They deflect discussions about courseloads for next year, and shy away from questions about which colleges they hope to attend. They don't talk about...
  • Robert goes Hawaiian

     
    Robert of Cross Keys eats better than I do, and I'm the restaurant critic. Here's RoCK with a Free Market Friday guest post that's making me hungry. ELThis week the wife had a business lunch in Harbor East. She decided......
  • Blog posts from Maryland teachers

    During the week of June 22, 33 middle and high school school math and science teachers from the Baltimore area were in Huntsville, Al., participating in the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program. These teachers applied for and were awarded...
  • The challenges that lie ahead

    The next pope will inherit a church facing serious challenges, such as the polarization between liberals and conservatives, competition with evangelical Protestants, the secularization of Western Europe and the clergy's steadily declining ranks. The...
  • Philippine leader proposes autonomous Muslim state to end rebellion

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday urged lawmakers to swiftly enact a law granting autonomy to the Muslim region of Mindanao to quell more than 40 years of rebellion that has killed at least 150,000 people. The proposed law is...