| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:45 PM
With the 10th year of the modern Maryland bear hunt approaching, state bear biologist Harry Spiker, who has managed the hunt since its return after a 51-year absence, reflected in an interview with The Baltimore Sun on what happened when the hunt...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Washington College in Chestertown has announced its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. Dean's List students are recognized for their academic excellence and have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:27 AM
While some of his teenage peers spent their summers hanging out at the pool and playing sports, Catonsville resident Patrick McMann spent his past three vacations from school cleaning cages and working with wild animals.
Late last month, his efforts...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:58 PM
The Maryland State Department of Education this week released high school assessment scores, and graduating seniors in Howard County had marginal changes in their scores, performing only fractionally better than their peers across the state.
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major.
Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Howard middle linebacker Mac Lee is a thinking man's football player. A student of the game, the senior who wants to become a doctor enjoys the mental challenge of the game as much as the physical one. He likes to dissect every play and estimates he...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Catherine F. Richardson, a homemaker who filled the yard of her Ruxton home with her holly collection, died Aug. 14 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
The daughter of a Marine Corps band leader and a homemaker, Catherine Foote was born in...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Charis Ramsing will watch her former Wilde Lake High classmates return to school next week, having already told them she's transferring elsewhere for a year.
The rising junior from Columbia doesn't begin classes at her new school until next month, and...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah.
That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Aging baby boomers are increasingly turning to testosterone prescriptions in a bid to stay healthy and boost their vitality. But the therapy has some health risks for men.
Recently, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:22 AM
It is well documented that African-American women with breast cancer are more likely to have a more aggressive type of the disease that kills them, but why remains a mystery.
The answers may be found one day soon, as researchers focus more on the genetic...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:59 PM
When her husband of 30 years died in 2004, Rosalie Lijinsky decided she no longer wanted to live in the 3,000-square-foot home they had shared with their daughter in the Columbia neighborhood of Hickory Ridge.
She sold the house the same year for $720,...