175th anniversary of Baltimore City College, the third largest high school in the nation, highly competitive to get into, a huge feeder school for kids from Roland Park and Mount Washington (No. 1 and 2 in the ranking of where City College kids come from).
Cover story on a typical day at Roland Park Pool, a longtime pool that Roland Park Civic League runs and shares with Friends School, which owns the land. General Manager Kim Mudge also teaches religion and science at the St. Thomas Aquinas School in Hampden.
When Fred Merker, of Finksburg, first developed his interest in becoming an amateur radio ¿ or ham radio ¿ operator, cellphones and other pocket-sized communication devices were still in the realm of science-fiction and Dick Tracy comics.
With two outs and the winning run on second against visiting Centennial Monday afternoon, Mt. Hebron coach Brian Culley finally felt like the baseball gods were smiling on him. Despite hitting the ball hard for six innings, and getting a masterful performance from ace Mark Smith (7 IP, 5 H, 4 BB, 12 K, 1 R, 0 ER), the Vikings were still clinging onto a 1-1 tie and about to head to extra innings "Baseball is a funny game. We hit the ball really hard in the first couple of innings and had nothing to show for it," Culley said. "You start to see some of these things and think 'Maybe we're fighting a losing battle with the baseball gods.' "
Anybody who cares about Baltimore City should be talking about raising funds for IB and Ingenuity — not decreasing programs that already operate on shoestring budgets. We need to recognize that when it comes to IB and Ingenuity, a rising tide truly lifts all boats.
Coaches and parents who organized the team say it's the first girls softball team at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School in many years and a rarity in the budget-conscious Baltimore Public School System, where middle school softball is considered a luxury.
Loyola Blakefield is one of 10 teams in Team Project, an annual event of ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) Baltimore, a national organization with local chapters. For the five-member Loyola team, it is part of a year-long course on architecture at Loyola Blakefield during which they are coming up with a plan for the $1 billion Harbor Point project on Baltimore's waterfront.
The well known Baltimore mystery writer Sujata Massey, of Roland Park (Tuxedo Park) is the guest speaker for Govans Library's annual spring event on Saturday and will be doing an event May 5 at Ivy Bookshop in Mount Washington. She is branching out into historical suspense novels with her newest book, The Sleeping Dictionary.
For years, scientists have suspected that the warm waters of the western Pacific Ocean play a key role in shaping the Earth's climate. But it's been difficult to pin down just how significant, because of the region's remoteness, and satellite data have provided only a partial picture.
Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The resident of Keswick was 61.
Robert L. Stocksdale, a real estate attorney who served several state commissions and committees on issues of mortgage financing, died a brain hemorrhage July 7 at Sinai Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 85.