Even though young students have a decade or more before they enter the work force, efforts to improve education in science, engineering, technology and math – better known as STEM – are a top priority for business, higher education and political leaders.
Naval Petty Officer Alonzo M. Gladden Jr. had been back home for only four hours last October when an unknown person opened fire on him — killing him shortly after he dropped off his grandmother in South Baltimore.
Third annual Hats Off to Hampden, gala fundraiser for the Hampden Family Center, is Saturday. People are supposed to wear their best hats. Silent and live auctions for items ranging from a dinner for 10 cooked in your house by The Food Market chef, to tickets to see Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Sting.
As the clock ticked down Sunday, the morning clouds disappeared, as if they were in on the months-long planning that went into the destruction of Baltimore Gas & Electric's final natural gas holding silo.
Police Capt. Deron Garrity, the new second in command at the Northern District, has come home to his old stomping grounds. Garrity, who transferred from Southeastern District, grew up in Medfield, the son of a police sergeant. Garrity's boss now at Northern, Major Tapp-Harper, used to work for Garrity's dad in Central Records. Garrity succeeds Major Richard Worley, who was promoted to commander of the Northeastern District.
Harry Ratrie Jr., a World War II and Korean War veteran who became a leading businessman in Maryland's highway construction industry, died Dec. 8 of a heart attack at a hospital in Naples, Fla., where he lived. He was 90.
Question 4 has drawn arguments for and against. But for some — from the students for whom the tuition break would make college possible to the activists who don't want their tax dollars to subsidize the education of illegal immigrants — the issue is personal.
E. William "Bill" Scriba, a former T. Rowe Price treasurer and vice president who dedicated himself to supporting The Johns Hopkins University, died Aug. 28 at his residence in an assisted-living community in Sunnyvale, Calif., of undetermined causes.
There was preshow pandemonium in the dressing room ¿ really, the computer room ¿as children and youths prepared to stage ¿High School Musical¿ Friday, culminating the Roosevelt Recreation Center 2012 Performing Arts Camp in Hampden.