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Bernard C. Young

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  • School reform 2.0

    School reform 2.0
    With city schools CEO Andrés Alonso's announcement last week that he is stepping down at the end of this school year, Baltimore finds itself in the market for a new leader who can continue and expand upon the reforms he instituted. Whoever succeeds Mr....
  • Young, Pratt criticize city's use of consultants

    Young, Pratt criticize city's use of consultants
    Two of the city's top three elected officials are criticizing what they believe is an over-reliance on consultants within city government. Both City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt voted against a $27 million on-...
  • Hundreds rally for the Orioles at City Hall

    Hundreds rally for the Orioles at City Hall
    Hundreds of Baltimore Orioles fans rallied in front of City Hall on Wednesday, hoping their joyful noise would reach the team preparing to take on the Yankees in New York City in the third game of the American League Division Series. "We're sending a...
  • Justice for Maryland's HBCUs

    Justice for Maryland's HBCUs
    For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate. The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...
  • Activists call on city to spend $10.2M more on after-school programs, summer jobs

    Activists call on city to spend $10.2M more on after-school programs, summer jobs
    Standing before some 30 activists and Union Square neighbors Saturday in a neon orange T-shirt with the words "I am Baltimore," 16-year-old Antonio Ellis recited a gritty poem about how the city appears through his eyes. "Born and raised in the city,...
  • City official: Lazy workers faked water meter readings

    City official: Lazy workers faked water meter readings
    Two city water meter readers turned in phony numbers in at least two neighborhoods in recent months, the Department of Public Works acknowledged Tuesday, leading to more inaccurate billing by an agency that has been troubled by aging infrastructure and...
  • Baltimore Grand Prix tickets to go on sale by the end of the month

    Baltimore Grand Prix tickets to go on sale by the end of the month
    Tickets for the second Baltimore Grand Prix should be on sale by the end of the month, the latest group to organize the race announced Wednesday. Race On, a team led by two local investors that has partnered with racing champ Michael Andretti's sports...
  • New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor

    New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor
    Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant III has largely avoided the...
  • Alonso: School system cannot inherit rec centers, fund struggling youth programs

    Baltimore city CEO Andres Alonso told city council leaders Tuesday that the school system is not in the financial position to inherit recreation centers that are slated for closure in the city budget, after being peppered by council members about the...
  • City Council adopts resolution calling for online 911 log

    The City Council adopted a resolution Monday formally asking Baltimore police to create a system for posting active 911 responses online. Police officials raised concerns last month about their ability to create such a system, which would post active...
  • Baltimore youth jail protesters bring case to State House

    Baltimore youth jail protesters bring case to State House
    Dozens of Baltimore teens and young adults packed a state Senate hearing Wednesday, urging lawmakers not to build a new Baltimore jail for juvenile offenders charged as adults and instead shift efforts to keeping youths from being locked up in the first...
  • Mayor challenges Pratt's acceptance of free legal work

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that Comptroller Joan M. Pratt's use of free legal services from Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos' law firm represents a breach of the city ethics code — an accusation vehemently rejected by Pratt. The...