Dr. William B. Allen, a retired Michigan State professor and dean who lives in Havre de Grace lead a group of 45 teachers on a week-long tour of key sites in the civil rights movement in Atlanta, Alabama, Memphis and Little Rock, Ark.
Last month Montgomery College in Md. accidentally sent a text message warning of an active shooter to 9,000 cellphones. It was a false alarm, the latest example of human error triggering one of the most terrifying notifications a campus community could receive. Such mistakes put people in danger.
James Fielder Jr., a Harford County resident, was appointed Secretary of the Maryland Higher Education Commission by Gov. Larry Hogan Wednesday, just 11 months after Fielder went to work for the governor as his appointments secretary in mid-January.
As Sara Tagget finalizes the schedule for the local observance of International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Nov. 21, she can't help but recall a cathartic project that helped her at a time when she needed it most.
Aides for Martin O'Malley's presidential campaign said that the former governor and his wife had accumulated nearly $340,000 in debt putting two children through college for their undergraduate degrees. The level of debt that Mr. O'Malley has incurred is way off the charts; the average baccalaureate recipient is graduating with about $29,000 in debt, and one-third of all students are graduating without any student loans at all. But Mr. O'Malley wants to craft federal financial aid policy based
Five departing members of the Harford County Board of Education were honored Monday for doing what one county official said can be considered a "thankless job," yet vital for shaping policy that affects about 38,000 Harford County Public Schools students and 5,000 employees.
With emerald ash borers already claiming their first victims in Baltimore, the city is moving to protect some of its largest street trees from the invasive green Asian beetles that have already shredded the urban forest canopy in communities across North America.
Ellen S. Dierkes, who taught fifth-grade at Garrison Forest School and was a talented flower arranger, died Frida at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of melanoma and uterine cancer. The North Baltimore resident was 58.
Today only a few of the police departments across the country require applicants to possess a college degree, despite numerous studies showing that better educated officers make better policing decisions and are far less likely to resort to force.
Carroll Hospital Center is pleased to announce the addition of several health care providers to Carroll Health Group, its affiliated multi-specialty practice group. Specializing in gastroenterology, primary care and plastic surgery, these providers will offer community residents, in Carroll County and the surrounding area, skilled and compassionate care to meet their needs.
Bel Air's town commissioners and staff spent two hours last week discussing the future of the armory marketplace project and, despite strong reservations from the Mayor Robert Reier, they decided to move ahead with converting the Bel Air Reckord Armory's rear garages to commercial space.
Dr. Mark D. Metzger, who was director of youth initiatives for the Baltimore County Police Department for more than 30 years and was recognized for his work with juvenile delinquents and their families, died April 9 of lung cancer at his Stoney Beach home in Anne Arundel County. He was 65.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The University of Maryland, College Park agreed to actively recruit qualified alumni of the Knowledge is Power Program charter schools in Baltimore and Washington and provide them with academic, financial and social support.
Harford Christian School won its seventh consecutive Harford Envirothon Wednesday, the culmination of weeks of studying, but the students' coach warned them they couldn't rest long with the state competition about six weeks away.