Norman C. Crawford Jr., a career educator who had served as president of Salisbury University for a decade where he championed diversity, died May 12 from respiratory failure at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. He was 85.
Natural Product Solutions' small office/warehouse in Timonium hardly suggests the dietary supplement company's national reach, or the bigger things to come in 2015: agreements that could double their range, and a new spokeswoman who is a brand name in sex and relationship advice.
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.
Of Towson High School's 1,400 students, 607, or 43 percent, have requested to enroll in a music class for the 2014-2015 school year. And that is a tribute to John Olin, department head Dave Rhen and chorus director Derrick Jackson. Olin, of Towson, recently organized a trip for nearly 200 students to perform at Disney World in Orlando.
As debate rages about the country's spiraling levels of student debt, some advocates want more focus on making sure people don't get suckered into bad educational deals — and on helping those who have already been scammed. The debt is a hole some might never dig out of, they say.
Notre Dame will receive stock in Under Armour as part of a deal announced Tuesday that commits the university to outfitting its top-tier athletic teams in gear from the Baltimore-based company for 10 years.
Arthur Lee Shreve Waxter, a Towson and Bolton Hill real estate developer who was a former Maryland Arts Council chairman, died of cancer Sunday at Talbot Hospice House in Easton. The former Roland Park resident was 87.
Gregory J. Smith, a sports consultant and former chief operating officer of the Maryland Stadium Authority, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lake-Walker resident was 48.
On Tuesday night in the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Washington College bestowed its annual Sophie Kerr Prize on Tim Marcin, a 22-year-old graduating senior from Wilmington, Del., who hopes to pursue a career in sports journalism.
Of the instruments that Michael Shayte tried out in fifth grade, only the trombone felt right. Fast forward seven years and the Catonsville High senior has accumulated numerous awards for his playing and looks to continue playing in college and as a career.