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  • Harford Teacher of the Year finalists named

    The top five finalists for the 2013 Harford County Teacher of the Year Award were announced by Harford County Public Schools Monday: Tara N. Buecker, Jarrettsville Elementary School physical education/health teacher; J. Laura Childs, Edgewood High...
  • Charles E. McManus Jr., businessman

    Charles E. McManus Jr., businessman
    Charles E. McManus Jr., a retired Crown Cork and Seal Co. executive and longtime Towson resident, died Thursday of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 98. The son of the chairman of Crown Cork and Seal Co. and a homemaker, Charles...
  • Frederick W. Glassberg, community developer

    Frederick W. Glassberg, a one-time Rouse Co. executive who became a prominent real estate and community developer in Howard County, died Sept. 15 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 77. A native of...
  • Why pay more to file your taxes?

    Why pay more to file your taxes?
    If you are a low- to moderate-income taxpayer and you shell out any money to have your taxes done, you're likely paying too much. Nowadays, with all sorts of avenues for filers of modest means to get their taxes done for free, paying someone to do the...
  • Organizations

    Are you a pregnant woman who just discovered she’s expecting twins? Better call the local chapter of Mothers of Multiples. Interested in becoming a better public speaker? Learn how with Toastmasters. Quilters, hikers, beekeepers, cooks, figure...
  • District 14: Mary Pat Clarke

    District 14: Mary Pat Clarke
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I am a high school teacher and undergraduate instructor by profession. Earned my Master's Degree. English Literature, University...
  • Village Learning Place lets the good times roll

    Village Learning Place lets the good times roll
    2004 was a bad year for the Village Learning Place. With state and city funding and private grants dwindling, the community-run library and activities center in Charles Village laid off four of 15 employees and announced "a period of restructuring and...
  • Charles L. Schelberg, bank president, dies

    Charles L. Schelberg, bank president, dies
    Charles L. Schelberg, a retired Eastern Shore banker and a World War II veteran who served with the Navy in the Pacific, died June 19 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Queenstown resident was 86. Mr. Schelberg was born in Wilmington,...
  • Baltimore homeless shelter along Fallsway to sleep 275

    An aging transportation building and garage in Baltimore has been restored into the $8 million Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Housing and Resource Center, adding to the growing complex of services for the homeless along the Fallsway. The 24-hour facility...
  • Shoppers enjoy wine and food at charity event at Towson Town Center

    Shoppers enjoy wine and food at charity event at Towson Town Center
    It was a night of eating, drinking, shopping and fundraising at Towson Town Center's Sip Savor Shop event Thursday night, benefiting the United Way of Central Maryland. Wineries, restaurants and big name retailers teamed up to provide guests with an...
  • Preschool for homeless children losing its own home

    Preschool for homeless children losing its own home
    Like a real-life episode of "Sesame Street," the lesson at The Ark preschool on a recent day was sponsored by the letter "S." Eight friends, as the teachers call the 3- and 4-year-old children, were buzzing like a hive of bees as they sounded out words...
  • State labor secretary to be mayor's chief of staff

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has once again looked outside Baltimore government for a chief of staff, tapping Maryland Labor Secretary Alexander M. Sanchez for the position. "I want to build on the strength of her vision," Sanchez, 43, said in an...