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  • Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.

    Carroll Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr.
    Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
  • Priest, 75, charged with raping boy in Pennsylvania, arrested in Perryville

    Priest, 75, charged with raping boy in Pennsylvania, arrested in Perryville
    A Philadelphia priest, who has been charged with raping a boy more than a decade ago, was arrested last week in Perryville, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said. Rev. Robert L. Brennan, 75, is charged with assaulting an altar boy from 1998...
  • 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...
  • The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, minister

    The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, minister
    The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Sept. 24 of a massive heart attack at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 83. The son of a General Motors Corp. millwright and a homemaker, Henry William Korinth was born on...
  • Disorderly conduct reported at Walmart in Aberdeen [Police blotter]

    Aberdeen Aberdeen police reports: Harassment was reported Tuesday in the 200 block of Schmechel Street. Someone was disorderly at Walmart Tuesday. A crossing guard was missing Wednesday on West Bel Air Avenue and Baker Street. Trash cans were...
  • Looking Out: Poll finds overwhelming support for LGBT employment nondiscrimination law

    Looking Out: Poll finds overwhelming support for LGBT employment nondiscrimination law
    Due to the government shutdown, progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) -- which would ban discrimination in hiring based on gender identity or sexual orientation -- has stalled. But when things get back to normal in Washington, LGBT...
  • 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...
  • Pumpkins smashed in Forest Hill [Police blotter]

    Pumpkins smashed in Forest Hill [Police blotter]
    Aberdeen Sigrid Eike Vigus, 74, of the first block of East Aztec Street, was charged Saturday with driving while under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired by alcohol and negligent driving. Natrice Jowana Parker, 29, of the first block...
  • 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...
  • The Rev. Terrence Toland, educator

    The Rev. Terrence Toland, educator
    The Rev. Terrence "Terry" Toland, former president of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia who had also been campus minister at Loyola University Maryland, died Oct. 18 of heart failure at Manresa Hall, Loyola Center, in Merion, Pa. He was 90. Born...
  • Zestt home decor opens pop-up shop in Mount Vernon

    Zestt home decor opens pop-up shop in Mount Vernon
    Zestt, a home accessories brand sold online, opened in Mount Vernon over the weekend, the first pop-up shop to occupy the space formerly home to The Hatch. The company, which specializes in home d├ęcor and entertaining pieces with original flare, will be...