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  • Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet

    Reddit co-founder, a Columbia native, campaigns for power of Internet
    The lanky 18-year-old in a blue mortarboard cap, his shoulders festooned with tassels and other regalia, stepped to the lectern, gave Howard High School's Class of 2001 a nervous snicker and spoke words heard in countless other graduation speeches that...
  • McDaniel grad to address Chamber of Commerce on overcoming challenges

    McDaniel grad to address Chamber of Commerce on overcoming challenges
    Greg Wagner can't remember how his body felt before he suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm as a 3-year-old. He has overcome its effects, including limited mobility on his right side, to play baseball and finish five marathons. "The way I see it is,...
  • Davenport Preschool opens with beloved staffer Erika Brannock in attendance

    Davenport Preschool opens with beloved staffer Erika Brannock in attendance
    Davenport Preschool Director Liz Harlan, along with staff and parents, spent nine months working toward the day when the tiny chairs and tables of the new Hampton school's classrooms would be filled for the first time with children scribbling with...
  • 'Ingredients of a great story'

    'Ingredients of a great story'
    The Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion inside a one-story structure in a knot of warehouses in North Laurel. But don’t dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that,...
  • Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'

    Some Boston Marathoners will run Baltimore's race 'because there are other people who can't'
    Halfway up Heartbreak Hill, an iconic stretch of the Boston Marathon course, Erica Greene was stopped by race officials, having just completed her 20th mile. The news of a bombing at the finish line had traveled down the course. For a few months after...
  • Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'

    Boston Marathon bombing victim Brannock wants to start Baltimore's races 'in an emotional way'
    Erika Brannock has not been to an organized race since April, when the first of two homemade bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line so badly injured the 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher that doctors were forced to amputate her left leg above the...
  • Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks

    Baltimore Marathon to see increased security after Boston attacks
    City police and organizers of this weekend's Baltimore Running Festival say they are stepping up security after explosions shook the end of the Boston race this spring, joining other recent running events that have placed restrictions around the finish...
  • Erika Brannock named among '50 women to watch'

    Erika Brannock named among '50 women to watch'
    The Baltimore Sun this week released its list of 50 women to watch, featuring a look at Maryland women who have made their mark in fields including arts, government, business, law, health, nonprofits and education. Among them is Erika Brannock, 29,...
  • Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon

    Owings Mills' David Berdan wins Baltimore Marathon
    David Berdan, a 32-year-old science teacher and cross country coach at Garrison Forest, won Saturday's Baltimore Marathon, becoming the first local champion in the 13 years of the Baltimore Running Festival. The Owings Mills resident finished in 2:30:...
  • Running to beat rare form of cancer in Bel Air

    Running to beat rare form of cancer in Bel Air
    A group of runners traveling across the country to raise money to fight sarcoma stopped in Bel Air Monday, to meet a woman who recently lost her husband to the rare form of cancer and visit a local running supply store during their journey from San...
  • Longtime assistant at St. Nicholas retires to Detroit [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Parishioners at St. Nicholas Church recently bid farewell to the Rev. Frank Gignac, S.J. who had served for many years as assistant to the pastor. Father Frank, as he likes to be known, assisted regularly at the parish since 1984 when he joined friend and...
  • Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray talks about new 10K Across the (Chesapeake) Bay

    Dave McGillivray, the race director for the Boston Marathon since 1988 who has been involved in several other road-running events throughout the country, has taken on a new challenge as director of the 10K Across The Bay in November 2014. Five thousand...