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John F. Kennedy

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  • Kennedy Center to elevate arts education in Baltimore

    Baltimore City has been chosen as the next school district to receive a comprehensive arts-education program from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the organization and city officials announced Monday. The program, "Any Given Child,"...
  • Who bears the burden in America?

    Before WWII, a large number of people were against America's involvement in the wars in Europe and Asia. After Pearl Harbor, however, that argument disappeared, and virtually everyone got involved. Sons of rich families enlisted. The Kennedys, for...
  • May: Save The Day

    May 5 Tour de Cure: 10-, 22-, 32- and 63-mile bike rides raise money to fight diabetes. 410-265-0075 x4675 or atighe@diabetes.org 5 Camp Day 2012: Family fun at Centennial Park. Expo of area camps. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Contact Dawn Thomas as 410-313-4623...
  • State vows to step up toll collection effort

    Maryland transportation officials say they are stepping up efforts to collect more than $6 million in tolls that have gone unpaid in the past five years, including hundreds of thousands owed by car rental companies that have ignored the state's bills....
  • BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Kaddish'

    BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Kaddish'
    Leonard Bernstein, the brilliant American conductor and composer, did not just wear his heart on his sleeve. All his worries were clearly exposed as well. This comes through in many of his compositions, where there's a palpable sense of struggle —...
  • City Hall resignations spark concern

    City Hall resignations spark concern
    With a half-dozen key resignations at Baltimore City Hall, some political observers say they're concerned about the recent loss of institutional knowledge in Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration. Since the fall, the city's budget director,...
  • 50 years later, still trying to find themselves

    Conceived during World War II, we 690-plus, mainly blue-collar teenagers commenced in 1962. From Parkville High in Baltimore County, we leaped into careers, college, marriage and the military with an enthusiasm our parents, who tended to be housewives...
  • George McGovern at 90

    George McGovern at 90
    Being a losing presidential candidate is like what Mr. Dooley said about vice presidents: "It isn't a crime exactly. You can't be sint to jail f'r it, but it's kind iv a disgrace. It's like writin' anonymous letters." So it has been, unfairly, for former...
  • Bush's pithy endorsement of Romney

    Bush's pithy endorsement of Romney
    Former President George W. Bush uttered his endorsement for president the other day as an elevator door was closing on him. To a question shouted by a reporter, he was said to have answered, simply, "I'm for Mitt Romney," and that was it. It was sort...
  • Kathleen Kennedy Townsend supports same-sex marriage

    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend supports same-sex marriage
    Saying that her deeply held Catholic faith taught her that "we should love each other," Maryland's former lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend threw her support behind the state's same-sex marriage law this morning. "All people, gay or straight,...
  • Get well, birthday and anniversary wishes to Perryville folks

    Thoughts and prayers go to Wally Singleton after his surgery. Let's start a get well, thinking of you card campaign - send a get well wish or a thinking of you wish down to the Perryville Methodist Church, Broad Street and Susquehanna Avenue, in...
  • VP became bigger job after Kennedy

    Jules Witcover's commentary ("Don't count Biden out in 2016," Jan. 29) contrasts the vice president's potency with former vice presidents who had little influence or significance in American history. Indeed, when Lyndon Johnson was broached by John...