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  • Shake off winter blues with 'Appalachian Spring'

    If there's strength in numbers, the New York Chamber Soloists are in great shape. This 13-member ensemble of strings, winds, piano and harpsichord is large by chamber music standards, so it promises to assert itself on stage for a Candlelight Concert...
  • Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research

    Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research
    She organized 200 family and friends for a charity walk. She put together a bowling tournament and raffle that raised $5,000. Last month, she held a bake sale that earned $798 in a single day. Over the past five years, Lily Cavallaro, a whirlwind of...
  • Residents call for help after girls drown in ice-covered pond

    An article in the Jan. 13, 1939 edition of The Catonsville Herald and Baltimore Countian reported a grieving community requesting a solution. A meeting attended by more than a hundred residents of the Thirteenth District was held in the Arbutus Community...
  • The cost to Marylanders of Congress' unemployment insurance fight [Commentary]

    The cost to Marylanders of Congress' unemployment insurance fight [Commentary]
    The failure to renew unemployment insurance benefits is now costing a staggering 22,900 Maryland workers $7,472,270 a week, robbing families of a support system that remains essential to economic survival . Over 82,600 workers are expected to lose...
  • Harford Transit LINK's James Ports named MD Transportation Administrator of the Year

    Harford Transit LINK Administrator James Ports has been selected as the 2013 Administrator of the Year by the Transportation Association of Maryland Inc. Ports was praised for his dedication to improving mobility and access to economic opportunity for...
  • The Iraq War: Was it worth it? [Commentary]

    In early 2003, I marched through downtown Washington, D.C., with my fellow University of Maryland students to protest the Bush Administration's push toward war with the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein. The American people were being told that invading...
  • Bel Air High senior's essay on Dr. King wins top prize in Harford contest

    Bel Air High senior's essay on Dr. King wins top prize in Harford contest
    High school seniors Alejandra Huezo, of Bel Air, and Malik Tyler, of Joppatowne, were honored as the 2014 Humanitarian Award essay winners for Harford County Tuesday. Alejandra, 18, and Malik, 17, were the respective first- and second-place winners in...
  • Baltimore County teacher is finalist for national Teacher of the Year

    Baltimore County teacher is finalist for national Teacher of the Year
    Sean McComb was sitting Wednesday morning on one of the worn wooden benches at Baltimore's Penn Station reading a book on how to improve teaching when his phone began to buzz wildly with text messages and email notifications. The word was out: McComb had...
  • Prince George's lawmakers watch Annapolis for next move on minimum wage

    Prince George's lawmakers watch Annapolis for next move on minimum wage
    One of the Prince George's County Council bills of 2013 that is attracting the most attention began inconspicuously enough, according to Council member Mary Lehman. The first whisperings started in the fall. "Following a Council meeting, there were...
  • Baltimore law firms look to cut oversize real estate footprints

    Baltimore law firms look to cut oversize real estate footprints
    The days of the cushy corner office for top law partners may be numbered. Maybe. On average, law firms still occupy up to three times the space per worker as companies in banking, finance, insurance and technology, according to a national study by...
  • In Maryland jails, release often comes down to who can pay

    In Maryland jails, release often comes down to who can pay
    In a shoebox of a courtroom at Baltimore's central booking facility on a recent day, Judge Nicole Pastore Klein worked swiftly to determine the price of freedom for men and women accused of crimes. Attempting to disarm a police officer: $150,000....
  • Mayor's political rise takes her out of state

    Mayor's political rise takes her out of state
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles. A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...