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  • Rachel A. Pines, learning officer

    Rachel A. Pines, learning officer
    Rachel A. Pines, a classically trained pianist who later changed careers and became chief learning officer for a business consulting company, died Nov. 7 of breast cancer at the Cancer Treatment Center in Philadelphia. The former Mount Washington resident...
  • Eleanor E. O'Donnell, civil engineer

    Eleanor E. O'Donnell, civil engineer
    Eleanor E. O'Donnell, a retired civil engineer who tutored Hispanic immigrants, died Nov. 7 of heart failure at her Tuscany-Canterbury home. She was 96. The daughter of an ironworker and a homemaker, the former Eleanor Elizabeth Doney was born and raised...
  • Wanted fugitive reported at Aberdeen bus station [Police blotter]

    Maryland State Police and Harford County Sheriff's deputies report: Aberdeen Rachel L. Snedegar, 30, of the 10 block of West Inca Street, was charged Tuesday with distribution of drugs. Gregory A. Pringle, 46, off the 500 block of First Street,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Maryland lacks alternative education options [Commentary]

    Maryland lacks alternative education options [Commentary]
    A recent article, "Baltimore foster care youths get diploma in a day in Philadelphia," Nov. 24) describing the referral of youths in foster care to a high school diploma program in Pennsylvania, highlights one of the glaring deficiencies in Maryland's...
  • Aberdeen audit shows financial improvement for city

    An audit of the City of Aberdeen's finances showed the city continued to improve financially over last fiscal year, with a $2.2 million surplus in its general fund, city Finance Director Opiribo Jack said Monday. The firm McGladery LLP did the audit,...
  • Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice

    Fresh burst of snow forecast Tuesday atop the slush and ice
    A second burst of snow in three days is forecast Tuesday, potentially lengthening the weekend for schoolchildren one more day and clouding the morning commute. Several inches of snow, with smaller chances of half a foot or slightly more, are forecast...
  • Counterfeit money discovered in Abingdon [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Derrick J. Ware, 28, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault. Justin Thomas Brown, 36, of the 1400 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard, was charged Monday with speeding and failing to obey...
  • In a word: Kentucky

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  KENTUCKY Yes, this week it's a proper noun, and one that is...
  • Batteries stolen from a truck in Joppa [Police blotter]

    Batteries stolen from a truck in Joppa [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Tiera Monique Harris, 27, of the 4700 block of Witchhazel Way, was charged Thursday with being a fugitive from Virginia. Frank Earl Jackson III, 50, of the 600 block of South Stepney Road, was charged Sunday with second-degree assault and...
  • Carolyn Donkervoet, preservationist

    Carolyn Donkervoet, preservationist
    Carolyn M. Donkervoet, a retired director of the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point, died of complications from dementia Dec. 15 at the Broadmead Retirement Community. The former Bolton Hill resident was 85. Born Carolyn Eugenia...