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  • Art teacher leaves legacy of artists after 21 years at Carver

    Art teacher leaves legacy of artists after 21 years at Carver
    In a way, Joe Giordano could be considered a visionary. In 1993, when George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology opened, Giordano was hired to start the department of visual arts. His method of teaching art to high school students was...
  • Roland Park Country School addressing erosion in 'backwoods'

    Roland Park Country School addressing erosion in 'backwoods'
    The Roland Park Civic League is concerned about a new storm water management system to address erosion in the woods behind Roland Park Country School. The school is installing a buried piping system to control runoff in the school's so-called...
  • Kurt Bluemel, ornamental plant grower

    Kurt Bluemel, ornamental plant grower
    Kurt Bluemel, a nursery owner and plants man who was called the "Johnny Appleseed of ornamental grasses," died of cancer Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Baldwin resident was 81. Mr. Bluemel, who propagated and popularized willowy,...
  • Girls lacrosse All-Metro Player of the Year

    Girls lacrosse All-Metro Player of the Year
    Whittle drew more defensive attention than any other attacker and always found a way to beat it. A savvy strategist with a flashy stick and a wicked shot, Whittle could roll the crease to score from the most impossible angles or back defenders out to 12...
  • Greetings, salutations and a tip of the hat still exist in a time of texting

    Although some customs have changed — and in spite of omnipresent ear buds and texting — the custom of greeting people still exists. I remember my grandfather lifting his hat as he passed, without speaking to, the female supervisors on our...
  • Gardening grows on you after a brutal winter

    Revisiting gardens is one of spring's great pleasures. After a brutal winter, every garden seems like a miracle. Recent rains, combined with some very warm days, have made for prodigious growth. Intermittent cool days have held the beauty long enough...
  • Jane O. Emich, championship golfer

    Jane O. Emich, championship golfer
    Jane O. Emich, an outstanding Maryland golfer who during her more than 60-year career won numerous state and regional titles, died May 20 of respiratory failure at her home in the Brightwood retirement community. She was 95. "Jane Emich was not only a...
  • Wedded: Kathleen Miller and Michael Pukacz

    Date: March 1 Her story: Kathleen Miller, 30, grew up in Darnestown in Montgomery County. She is a risk analyst at Legg Mason in Baltimore. Her mother, Peggy Miller, lives in Frederick, and her father, Ted Miller, lives in Bethesda. His story: Michael...
  • Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive

    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, silver company executive
    Charles C. "Chas" Stieff II, former executive vice president of the Kirk-Stieff Co. who had been active in civic affairs, died May 17 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 92. Charles Clinton Stieff II was born in Baltimore,...
  • Vote on controversial Baltimore school budget Tuesday

    Baltimore's school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a $1.3 billion budget that has drawn backlash from schools and lawmakers for its program cuts, and has led the board to consider overhauling a local funding formula that left some high schools...
  • Winning 'the right way' was most important for 2014 Hayley Milbourn Integrity Award winner

    Winning 'the right way' was most important for 2014 Hayley Milbourn Integrity Award winner
    In bold black letters across the back of Calloway Lee's Catonsville High wrestling hoodie are two words: Bone Crusher. Take a quick glance at the senior heavyweight wrestler's 5-foot-9, 220-pound frame and couple that with his accolades as the captain...
  • Gifted programs ensure better futures [Commentary]

    Gifted programs ensure better futures [Commentary]
    I am a proud Baltimore City College and Roland Park Middle School alumna who now attends the University of Maryland. I want to thank the City College and Polytechnic Institute students, alumni, friends and teachers whose lobbying efforts helped secure...