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  • Jeffrey A. Paige, lawmaker

    Jeffrey A. Paige, lawmaker
    Jeffrey A. Paige, who served West Baltimore neighborhoods in the House of Delegates, died of complications of open-heart surgery Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Irvington resident was 57. He was a member of the House of...
  • John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68

    John C. 'Jack' Hornor, 68
    John C. "Jack" Hornor, a naval architect and marine surveyor who once inspected the Constellation to ensure the venerable ship was still seaworthy, died Oct. 1 of brain disease at Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 68. "Jack was an excellent...
  • Bel Air Middle teacher to be inducted in National Teacher Hall of Fame

    Bel Air Middle teacher to be inducted in National Teacher Hall of Fame
    Bel Air Middle School teacher Rebecca Gault was surprised during a sixth-grade assembly at her school Tuesday morning. Gault and the students, as well as all the other faculty members, thought they were there to celebrate some kind of achievement. And...
  • Ground beef recalled in Maryland

    Ground beef recalled in Maryland
    If you've stuck some ground beef in your freezer after Aug. 23, listen up. Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. of Emporia, Kan. is recalling more than 113,000 pounds of ground beef due to a possible E. coli contamination in Ohio, according to the USDA. The meat...
  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Paula Michelle Selchert, 33, of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Monday with possession of marijuana. Eric Gregory Lind, 23, of the 3500 block of Churchville Road,...
  • Roland Park Country teacher honored by national Hall of Fame

    Roland Park Country teacher honored by national Hall of Fame
    Mark Andrews, the co-founder of the National Teachers Hall of Fame, flew to Baltimore from Emporia, Kan., to honor a teacher at Roland Park Country School. But first he asked an auditorium full of students to think for a minute about a teacher who has...
  • Reports: U.S. to house immigrant children at former college near Emporia

    The federal government is planning to house up to 600 unattended immigrant children at the former Saint Paul's College in Lawrenceville, the Richmond Times-Dispatch and BuzzFeed are reporting. The college, a historically black school that closed last...
  • Charles O’Rear’s road to ‘Bliss’

     
    It was seemingly another ordinary day in the life of photographer Charles O'Rear, who happened to be cruising along Highway 121 in bucolic Napa Valley on the way to see his girlfriend. It was January 1998 and the rains had just passed through a few days...
  • Sadler celebrates birthday with Talladega win

    Sadler celebrates birthday with Talladega win
    Happy belated Birthday, Elliott Sadler! Sadler, who celebrated his 39th birthday on Wednesday, withstood several changes on a restart with three-laps to go in Saturday's Aaron's 312 to score his 10th career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory at...
  • Brunswick County Sheriff seeking public's help in locating runaway juvenile

    Brunswick County Sheriff seeking public's help in locating runaway juvenile
    BRUNSWICK CO., Va. – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help with locating a missing 15-year-old girl. Shybera Sydnor has long, black hair with brown highlights, and was last seen wearing a gray hooded...
  • Ben Kiser to take state superintendents association position

    Retiring Gloucester County Public School System Superintendent Ben Kiser will become the executive director of the Virginia Association of School Superintendents upon his retirement on July 1. The superintendents association made the announcement of...
  • On the bookshelf

    On the bookshelf
    If you're an avid reader like I am, you're always on the lookout for new authors. Here's a sampling of recent releases by Hampton Roads authors. Who knows--you might just find your new favorite author in the bunch. “Flight of the Butterfly: The...