Anne Steele, a math teacher at Reservoir High School, and James Pendred, a science teacher at Hammond High School, were two of more than 200 instructors chosen to spend five days at Honeywell Educators @ Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala. There, they would work as teams to complete lunar and shuttle simulations, construction projects and activities that can be used in the classroom this year.
Earlier this summer, Kelley Smith flew more than 700 miles from her home in Westminster to Huntsville, Alabama to live out one of almost every nerdy kid's dreams — a once in a lifetime chance to attend space camp.
Shirley W. Johnson, who became a leading spokeswoman in the Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving after her son was killed by a drunk driver, died March 9 of complications from a stroke at the Glen Meadows retirement community in Glen Arm. She was 91.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Those of us who have been in the brownfields trenches for 15 or more years see the Harbor Point redevelopment as an example of the best brownfields and smart growth practices, developed through the carefully prescribed progression of site assessments, cleanup and redevelopment construction methods that eliminate exposure pathways. The cleanup objective was always to get beyond a fenced off lot, and redevelop the site as a prominent and extraordinary asset to the city and the neighborhood.
The developer planning to build a new waterfront headquarters for Exelon Corp. on the site of a former chromium processing plant assured Fells Point area residents Thursday night the Harbor Point project could be built safely without releasing the highly contaminated soil and ground water entombed beneath the site.
Even as some Fells Point residents worry that building over toxic soil at Harbor Point could endanger their health, records show elevated levels of cancer-causing chromium in groundwater just beyond the site targeted for an upscale development.
The developer planning to build an office tower at Harbor Point agreed Wednesday night to hold another public meeting on the controversial project after Fells Point residents who showed up for an open house there demanded a more formal discussion of the safety of developing the former chemical plant site.