Fourth-grader Nathan Saunders hadn't been to Elmer Wolfe Elementary School since his cancer diagnosis in November. When he visited the Union Bridge elementary school Thursday, his classmates welcomed him by playing his favorite sport ¿ basketball.
A celebration of life for Perryville resident Patricia Slayman Campbell Baker, who passed away Feb. 4, will be held Saturday, March 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Harmony Lodge, 1510 Tome Highway, Port Deposit.
Downtown Ellicott City will soon see more pedestrian, parking and stormwater improvements as the county kicks off a series of new public works projects next month, County Executive Ken Ulman announced today.
As historians, we have taken it upon ourselves to research how the name Stanley became associated with the library. In the 1963 deed transferring the land where the library currently sits, it specifically states that the Board of County Commissioners for Prince George's County will erect "a Public Library Building to be known as 'The Stanley Memorial Library' " on the land deeded from the Stanley family.
However, when the most popular library in Prince George's County reopens later this year after a $14 million expansion and renovation project, it may have a different name, much to the dismay of Mayor Craig Moe.
Dr. Robert E. Cooke, a retired Johns Hopkins pediatrician-in-chief who was a founder of the Head Start children's program and a presidential medical adviser, died of heart disease Feb. 2 at his Oak Bluffs home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. The former North Roland Park resident was 93.
A developer has put forward plans to build an assisted living center on the 10.5-acre lot next door to Whites Hall, a brick home where the founder of the Baltimore university and hospital was born in 1795.
After the success of last year's fundraiser in memory of her daughter, Josephine "Joey" Gay, who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, Michele Gay wants to continue the momentum with a second fundraiser to fuel Safe and Sound, which she formed with other Newton moms. Gay met with Vice President Joe Biden and the Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal to garner support for the initiati
Jean H. Hepner, an early Fells Point community activist who restored one of its residential landmarks and fought a planned interstate, died of injuries she suffered as a passenger in an automobile accident Feb. 1 on the Baltimore Beltway at Park Heights Avenue. She was 90.
After smooth sailing the first time seeking tentative approval for a new wine bar and store in Rock Spring Shopping Center, the owners of the new establishment are up against opposition from owners of other liquor store owners in the community the second time around
Welcome to the world to our new grandson, Caden Jacob Southall, who was born on Monday, Feb. 10 at 8:20 p.m. He was 8 pounds, 3 ounces and 21 ¼ inches (he weighed the same as his daddy did back in 1977).
A family playscape and an audio way-finding device, dubbed the Merriground and Merriweather Horns, respectively, are the latest additions to the Inner Arbor Trust's design for an arts park in Columbia's northern Symphony Woods.
Students at Arbutus Middle School are collecting jeans for homeless teenagers as part of a national effort called "Jeans for Teens" that is scheduled to end Sunday. Language arts teacher Rizza Padilla, 31, set up a bin in her classroom for students and teachers to donate gently used jeans. She became involved in the charitable effort through the web site. DoSomething.org.
A Columbia family is still reeling from two devastating blows after learning of their 21-year-old son's sudden death in New York and discovering the theft of his prized electric guitar and other music gear from their home less than two weeks later.
By By Janene Holzberg and For The Baltimore Sun Media Group
Somewhere among the nearly 500 pairs of donated jeans and khakis that drape the corridors of Wilde Lake High School are trousers with an eclectic display of rhinestones on blue denim. The jeans' donor, Wilde Lake senior Tyesesha Beasley was more than willing to give them away.
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger joined the family of slain University of Virginia lacrosse player and Cockeysville native Yeardley Love and Towson University officials Tuesday morning to announce a House of Representatives bill that would make May 3, the anniversary of Love's death, National One Love Day for relationship violence awareness.
The Darlington Volunteer Fire Company's annual banquet, held Saturday, included multiple recognitions of company members and their supporters in the community, a slew of gag gifts and good-natured ribbing among the company leadership and elected officials who attended.
Talent is everywhere, but opportunity isn't. President Obama's reminded us of that simple truth during his State of the Union Address, acknowledging individuals and initiatives that are finding new ways to uncover and create opportunities using vision, resolve and determination.
The donation of the AEDs, which is scheduled to be formally announced to the public at an event scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at the Laurel Municipal Center, is coming from Rescue One Training for Life Inc. The company provides safety training and products to various groups, which includes schools, businesses, and governments.
Advocates for immigrants who are being deported under a federal program called Secure Communities are pressing to change a patchwork of local law enforcement policies across the country that treat immigrants in some places differently than others.
Bethel 55 Job's Daughters International held its installation of officers on Jan. 11 at Harmony Lodge 53 AF & AM located on Tome Highway. The following officers were installed: Dawn Wassmer, Honored Queen; Sarah Roop, Senior Princess; Abi Keen, Junior Princess; Courtney Spangler, Guide; Blayze Miller, Chaplain; Ashley Caldwell, Recorder; and Isabel Keen, Senior Custodian
In an unusual partnership that appears to have paid large dividends to students, the aerospace company Boeing decided last year to invest $500,000 to improve the level of academic achievement at Aberdeen High School, where many military families and defense contractors in Harford County send their children
Representatives from Towson area community groups largely spoke in favor Tuesday of a Baltimore County Council bill that will ban further electronic signage on Charles Street in Towson, with dissenters only asking that the law apply elsewhere in the county.