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  • Sister Mary Mark Walsh

    Sister Mary Mark Walsh
    Sister Mary Mark Walsh, a retired teacher who was a member of the Sisters of Mercy for nearly 78 years, died of heart failure Saturday at the Villa, her order's Baltimore County retirement home. She was 97. Born Ruth Anna Walsh in Baltimore County,...
  • Counselor becomes executive director of Catonsville nonprofit

    Counselor becomes executive director of Catonsville nonprofit
    When licensed counselor Rita Platt, 53, first became a therapist 10 years ago, she aspired to make a difference in the lives of families dealing with issues such as divorce, substance abuse, anxiety and depression. "It hurt my heart to see all those...
  • Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

    Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days
    At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar. The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the school...
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • Randallstown woman killed by drunken driver in College Park, police say

    Randallstown woman killed by drunken driver in College Park, police say
    A Randallstown woman was killed by a drunken driver in a hit-and-run accident early Sunday in College Park, Prince George's County police said. Janelle Marie Oni, 21, was crossing U.S. 1 near Hartwick Road about 3 a.m. Sunday when she was struck by a...
  • Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board

    Taneytown veterinarian named to Horse Industry Board
    Michael Odian was first drawn to horses at the age of 5, after a pony ride at a friend's birthday party. Fast forward 40 years and you'll find the well-known veterinarian raising horses at his Taneytown farm and traveling the region to care for show and...
  • In Howard, school officials and union take contract impasse to summer

    In Howard, school officials and union take contract impasse to summer
    Howard County's public schools are considered among the best in the country and its teacher salaries are near the top in Maryland, but such attributes haven't kept the system and its teachers' union from butting heads in a continuing contract dispute....
  • Aquatics instructor at summer camp charged with solicitation of a minor

    Aquatics instructor at summer camp charged with solicitation of a minor
    An aquatics instructor at a summer camp for youngsters at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor, police said. Charles David Beaver, 58, a former teacher at Westminster High School, was...
  • More lanes ahead for Reisterstown Rd., I-795

    More lanes ahead for Reisterstown Rd., I-795
    Two long-awaited road improvements are coming to Owings Mills. One project is at I-795 (Northwest Expressway) and Dolfield Road; the second is at the bottleneck along Route 140 (Reisterstown Road) and Painters Mill Road. "The projects are based on...
  • Student scores have largest one-year drop since MSAs began

    Student scores have largest one-year drop since MSAs began
    Student test scores had the largest one-year drop since the Maryland School Assessments began a decade ago — an outcome that many had predicted after officials changed what teachers taught in the classroom but not the annual test. The state...
  • Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville

    Resident unearths forgotten historic site in Catonsville
    If Joe Gochar, president of the Hilltop/Maple Community Association hadn't been curious about the origins of a stone mill tucked away on a dirt path near his Catonsville community 13 years ago, the land forgotten for 90 years may have gone unnoticed for...
  • Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake

    Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake
    Republican Larry Hogan entered the 38th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake to the sound of his name being chanted. Because his opponent in the governor's race had a funeral to attend, Hogan was largely uncontested as he worked the crowd of about...