For help combating issues of cyber-bullying prompted by the recent rise in social media, Howard County school administrators have turned to the Howard County Council's new social media director for advice.
Honors will be heaped on Rodgers Forge resident John Zylstra, who will receive the Outstanding Graduating Senior Award from the Mathematics and Statistics Department from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Cyber-bullying creates a vexing situation for parents and schools to police, because the harassment and intimidation is pervasive and inescapable in a culture that is becoming more reliant on the Internet.
It's this Sunday, April 22. In celebration, on Saturday, (April 21) join the annual River Sweep event along the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Tydings Park to the Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House.
After jumping on a moon bounce last June, Ashton Barrick walked with a limp that doctors initially diagnosed as a pulled muscle. Doctors eventually learned it was Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, which affects the hip.
Blue was Grace McComas' favorite color, and so that's what mourners at her visitation in Mount Airy donned on Friday, celebrating the life of the 15-year-old Glenelg sophomore, who took her own life after being targeted in a cyber-bullying campaign.
Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway 12th annual River Sweep, a volunteer shoreline and roadside clean-up in honor of Earth Day, will take place in Havre de Grace, Perryville, Port Deposit and on Garrett Island on Saturday April 21
I hope each of you had a nice Easter holiday weekend, as the weather was nice enough to get out Saturday and see some of our local student-athletes in action on baseball, softball and lacrosse fields. The weather was also more than accommodating for the Easter egg hunts held Saturday and Sunday. If anything, eggs hidden in trees or bushes might have been blown down to the ground with all the gusty winds we had. That would have made finding them a bit easier in some cases I assume. Hopefully they
A lengthy roster of high-profile bills remains unresolved as the General Assembly begins what is supposed to be the final day of its 2012 session , including offshore wind power and the future of gambling in Maryland. But foremost, lawmakers are coming in Monday hoping they can pass a budget.
West Friendship: Hailey Kim earned national recognition in the 2012 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. Her winning painting titled, "Beyondness," caught the attention of the judges of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, which is the nation's largest and oldest scholarship and recognition program for teenage artists and writers.
Pushing legislative brinkmanship to its limits, the General Assembly will go into the last scheduled day of its 90-day session Monday without an agreement on the one thing it must get done under Maryland's Constitution: pass a balanced budget.
The adventure for Tyler and hundreds of other children Saturday was a pursuit of happiness — and chocolate — at the annual Maryland Zoo "Mary Sue Candies Bunny Bonanzoo," which continues from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Join The Perryville Lions Club on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Store 19 at the Perryville Outlet to get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Support the Perryville Lions Club by visiting and get a photo with the bunny for only $5. Happy Easter, Perryville
Friday is Opening Day for the Baltimore Orioles, as well as 17 other Major League teams. But it is also Good Friday, the most solemn day in Christianity, and the first day of Judaism's Passover, a confluence of events that is giving some fans theological pause.