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  • AmeriCorps branch to set up home base in East Baltimore

    AmeriCorps branch to set up home base in East Baltimore
    As many as 240 AmeriCorps members will relocate to East Baltimore's Graceland Park neighborhood in the coming months, as the domestic version of the Peace Corps establishes an urban campus, the first of its kind. The classrooms at the former Sacred...
  • Joseph A. Miklasz, attorney

    Joseph A. Miklasz, attorney
    Joseph A. Miklasz, a trial attorney who practiced in Glen Burnie and was a wine collector, died of cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 71 and lived in Crownsville. Born in Baltimore, he was raised in Severn and in East Baltimore, where he...
  • Roland Park Country School students walk to raise money

    Roland Park Country School students walk to raise money
    Roland Park Country School graduate Jocelyn Young-Hyman, who is now a Peace Corps volunteer, has big plans for the money raised Thursday by her alma mater in its annual All-School Walk. Young-Hyman, a 2007graduate of the all-girls school on Roland...
  • Nibbling, sipping part of Gramercy Mansion's 'Spring Has Sprung' tour

    Nibbling, sipping part of Gramercy Mansion's 'Spring Has Sprung' tour
    They came. They sniffed. They smiled. They sipped. They left — still smiling. That pretty much describes the behavior of guests at last weekend's Spring Has Sprung Tea and Garden Tour at Gramercy Mansion in Stevenson. The nearly 50...
  • Obama is a traditionalist on marriage

    I have been watching President Obama's dance about gay marriage. His adroit pirouette, punctuated by bows to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender community and dips and flourishes to the anti-gay marriage groups, has been disingenuously described by his...
  • Best Bets

    Mount Royal Tavern — 1204 W. Mount Royal Ave., hosts the 27th annual Foodscape, a takeoff on Artscape, with an opening reception July 10, 5:30-8 p.m. 410-243-2632. A group of Baltimore artists has been creating food-themed art to rib the focus...
  • The secret of foreign aid

    The secret of foreign aid
    As Congress redoubles its efforts to cut expenditures from the federal budget, many worthy programs face the chopping block. Austerity means fewer federal highway projects, after-school programs and Social Security cost-of-living increases. Yet, some...
  • Hooters case a reminder of TB threat

    Some may be surprised to learn that tuberculosis is in our midst after reading that a waitress at the Harborplace Hooters has active TB ("Hooters waitress allegedly contracts tuberculosis at Inner Harbor restaurant," June 7). Although TB may evoke...
  • 50 years ago: Hickory boy, 12, wins first Soap Box Derby

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 28, 1962: A Bel Air Elementary School student from Hickory, John Michael Kirk, 12, won the first ever Soap Box Derby in Bel Air. The sixth-grader had to win five heats to claim the championship....
  • Teachers and students enjoyed Banneker School reunion in Catonsville

    The Banneker School Legacy Committee of Catonsville, known as the Banneker Reunion Committee of Catonsville, enjoyed a three-day weekend Sept. 23-25 with students, who attended or graduated from Banneker. Our vision is to empower and preserve our...
  • Celebrating a local Dimension to the art of movement

    Celebrating a local Dimension to the art of movement
    In her 30 years with The Dance Dimension, feisty dance director Marilyn Byers has rarely missed an opportunity to welcome back her star dancers at Thanksgiving time. One of those rare missed opportunities came last year, when the two-time cancer...
  • Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses

    Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses
    A nonprofit foundation paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the Baltimore Police Department as part of the commissioner's signature training program reported that nearly 40 percent of the foundation's expenditures over two years covered entertainment,...