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  • Snow plow operator involved in altercation in Belcamp [Police Blotter]

    Aberdeen Matthew Phillip Beckner, 19, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was charged Saturday with second-degree assault. Tykeem Bacon, 25, of the first block of East Bel Air Avenue, was charged Saturday with possessing narcotics with intent to...
  • Counterfeit $20 bills reported at Wegmans Blvd. store [Harford police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Danielle Nichole Nixon, 28, of the 2400 block of Post Road, was arrested Friday on a bench warrant in a case in which he is charged with two counts of vandalism. A person was...
  • Gregory Thornton announced as new city schools chief

    Gregory Thornton announced as new city schools chief
    Before a crowd of students, education leaders and activists, new Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton said Tuesday that he was "coming home" to Maryland, where he will take the helm of one of the state's lowest-performing but highest-profile school...
  • Israel is ready for peace, but the Arab world doesn't want it [Letter]

    Israel is ready for peace, but the Arab world doesn't want it [Letter]
    Letter writer Ray Gordon clearly knows very little about the Arab-Israeli conflict ("Give Israel the ultimatum," April 3). The League of Nations, in order to satisfy both the Arabs and the Jews, offered to carve up the land and give each people a...
  • 13-year-old assaulted in Aberdeen [Harford Police blotter]

    13-year-old assaulted in Aberdeen [Harford Police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Abingdon Kristi Lynn Reed, 38, of the 2100 block of Kyle Green Road was arrested Thursday on a bench warrant in a case in which she is charged with two counts of failure to send her child to...
  • Birth certificate stolen from Belcamp homeless shelter [Harford police report]

    Aberdeen Lisa Danielle Triplett, 31, of the 500 block of Aldino-Stepney Road, was charged Tuesday with driving violations including failing to display a license on demand and driving even though her registration was suspended.  Steven Robert Smith,...
  • Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65

    Carol Kinne, Park School diversity champion, 65
    Carol Kinne, who channeled her idealism and her passion for diversity into programs that championed community service and cultural understanding among students at Park School, died of cancer at her home in Baltimore on March 9. The Mount Washington...
  • The Rev. Robert Nugent dies at 76; priest who supported gays, lesbians

    The Rev. Robert Nugent dies at 76; priest who supported gays, lesbians
    Tribune Newspapers The Rev. Robert Nugent, a Roman Catholic priest whose support of gays and lesbians in the church brought the Vatican's censure, ending his public role as an advocate for reconciling church doctrines with the realities of gay life, died...
  • Roland Park Country School to open public charter school

    Roland Park Country School to open public charter school
    Roland Park Country School has received permission from the Baltimore City Public Schools to open a public charter school for middle school girls in 2015. Roland Park Country, a girls school, is believed to be the first private school in the nation to...
  • Looking Out: Pa. judge orders clerk to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

    Looking Out: Pa. judge orders clerk to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses
    A Pennsylvania judge ordered Thursday a suburban Philadelphia official to cease granting marriage licenses to same-sex couples in violation of state law. Montgomery County Register of Wills Bruce Hanes started issuing same-sex marriage licenses nearly...
  • Looking Out: Same-sex couples are like 12-year-olds, Pa. says

    Looking Out: Same-sex couples are like 12-year-olds, Pa. says
    Apparently, gay couples trying to tie the knot in Pennsylvania are just like 12-year-olds. Montgomery County in suburban Philadelphia has been providing same-sex marriage licenses since late July in defiance of a state law defining marriage as a union...
  • Social Services to review alternative education programs offered to foster youths

    Social Services to review alternative education programs offered to foster youths
    The Baltimore Department of Social Services on Monday pledged a comprehensive review of alternative education programs for foster children, after revelations that it paid $40,000 to send students to a school in Philadelphia where they obtained a diploma...