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  • The Menzingers improve on all fronts

    The Menzingers improve on all fronts
    Late last week, Tom May — the 27-year-old singer and guitarist for the Philadelphia punk band the Menzingers — waited to board a plane at Texas' Austin-Bergstrom International Airport that would take him to his hometown of Scranton, Pa., for a...
  • Review & preview: Goucher men's lacrosse

    Review & preview: Goucher men's lacrosse
    Here is the fifth installment of a series that checks in with the eight Division III programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended....
  • Resolve of Goucher men's lacrosse shone through in aftermath of midfielder Matthew Gabriel's death

    Resolve of Goucher men's lacrosse shone through in aftermath of midfielder Matthew Gabriel's death
    Goucher’s season could have ended literally and metaphorically on April 14 when sophomore midfielder Matthew Gabriel died of injuries he suffered during a hit-and-run the day before. But once he had the backing of the Gabriel family, coach Brian...
  • Mount St. Joseph High School Class of 2014

    Mount St. Joseph High School Class of 2014
    Mount Saint Joseph held its 2014 graduation at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore on Sunday, June 1. Jaylen Adams, Alex Aiosa, Patrick Amy, Earle Anderson II, Maxwell Andrew, Matthew Antoine, John Aquino, Jacob Atkins Jacob Bahr, Thomas...
  • Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments

    Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments
    Quarters? How quaint. When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that. The...
  • Roundup: No. 19 Hofstra advances to CAA final with 8-6 victory

    No. 19 Hofstra (11-4) used a late rally to get past visiting Delaware (7-9) in the Colonial Athletic Association semifinals, 8-6. The Blue Hens led 4-2 at halftime, but the Pride allowed just two more goals the rest of the way. Ryan Rielly got Hofstra...
  • Goucher's defensive effort propels men's lacrosse team into Landmark Conference tournament final

    Goucher's defensive effort propels men's lacrosse team into Landmark Conference tournament final
    In the span of four days, Goucher went from absorbing the disappointment of losing to Landmark Conference rival Scranton to having the last word. After an 8-7 setback to the Royals on Saturday that prevented the Gophers from capturing the regular-season...
  • Baltimore Sun Media Group to buy City Paper

    Baltimore Sun Media Group to buy City Paper
    The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday that it is buying the alternative weekly City Paper for an undisclosed price, bringing the city’s two most recognizable print journalism outlets under the same roof. City Paper will remain...
  • John Ostrowski, sausage maker

    John Ostrowski, sausage maker
    John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for wider distribution, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at Somerford Place Assisted Living in Columbia. The Lutherville...
  • Mt. Hebron boys basketball holds off North County, 63-53

    Mt. Hebron boys basketball holds off North County, 63-53
    It might have been opening night, but Mt. Hebron’s poise and composure down the stretch against North County on Thursday night was in midseason form. Behind a game-high 20 points from Mark Smith, to go along with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 6...
  • Mount St. Joseph basketball pours it on against Gilman

     Mount St. Joseph basketball pours it on against Gilman
    Mount St. Joseph was missing standout senior Phil Booth Friday night in Irvington, but the rest of the Gaels didn’t miss a beat as they cruised to a 90-57 victory. The Villanova-bound senior missed the game after getting cut above the eye and...
  • Doris A. Singer, educator

    Doris A. Singer, educator
    Doris A. Singer, who worked as a laboratory assistant, college admissions officer and educator, died Jan. 6 of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, N.Y. The former longtime Charles Village resident was 92. The daughter of an...