It's one of the highest, if not the highest, local honors a teacher in Harford County Public Schools can receive- being named Teacher of the Year. This year's finalists cover a wide array of county schools and expertise.
Grace G. Erline, a junior at Notre Dame of Maryland University where she was studying for a bachelor's degree in radiological sciences, died Nov. 12 of complications from tongue cancer at her home in Parkville. She was 24.
The American Council on Italian Migration was born in 1966 with a clear-cut goal to help "immigrants of Italian decent assimilate into the American culture, and at the same time provide them with an extended family so to preserve the richness of the culture of the homeland they left behind," according to the organization's promotional pamphlet. The organization is now named American Citizens for Italian Matters.
On September 29, 2013, Chamber Music on the Hill (CMOTH) took a leap out of their comfort zone by offering a dinner with the musicians prior to the concert. And "the crowd went wild"! The musicians of Gerdan, most of them from Ukraine, have shared their Eastern European multicultural music experience from generation to generation in their worldwide performances, workshops and master classes, and now they were not only performing in Westminster, but enjoying an elegant Ukrainian meal with their audience. After dinner, everyone enjoyed Gerdan's authentic folk music and original arrangements of classical compositions ranging from intimate meditations to ...
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Sister Rosalie Murphy, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame deNamur who had been Director of the Division of Collegial Services at the Pastoral Center of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore for more than 20 years, died of respiratory failure at her order's U.S. East-West Province Center in Roland Park.
U.S. News & World Report on Wednesday released its 2016 list of the "Best Colleges" in America, and placed Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Naval Academy in the top 10 — though in different categories.
Peter W. Culman, former managing director of Center Stage who steered the theater through early financial troubles, a devastating fire and hundreds of productions that made it one of the leading regional theaters in the nation, died Tuesday.
Helen C. Brown, who taught music in Baltimore public schools for more then 30 years and later at the Renaissance Institute, died Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice of complications of gall bladder disease. She was 93.
Most of the coverage about the Oklahoma University fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon specifically focuses on the students using a racial slur do describe African Americans. Their gleeful singing about lynching is overshadowed by that Boogie Man — the "n-word." It's the sensational, sexy angle. It's also lazy analysis.
Ten years ago, Sister Patricia McCarron joined the freshman class as they walked through the archway and into Notre Dame Preparatory School for their first day of classes. It was her first day as headmistress.Now McCarron is in the midst of celebrating three anniversaries: 10 years as NDP's ninth headmistress, 25 years as a School Sister of Notre Dame, and 30 as a teacher.
Towson University astronomy Professor Alex Storrs purports the Star of Bethlehem which biblical tradition says led the Three Wise Men to Jesus was an actual phenomenon. He offers open classes on the subject and which were sold out this year.
Mary Beth Lennon of Roland Park is a Mercy High School alumna and now is the president, responsible for budget and development at a time when the Catholic school run by the Sisters of Mercy is coming off a $3 million capital campaign and finishing renovations in time for the start of school Aug. 25.
In 1971, Laurel High School devoted two days to the radical idea of scrapping the standard curriculum for a non-traditional, student-designed one that was taught, in some cases, by students themselves.
Sister Mary Mark Walsh, a retired teacher who was a member of the Sisters of Mercy for nearly 78 years, died of heart failure Saturday at the Villa, her order's Baltimore County retirement home. She was 97.
We welcome Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's Anchor strategy initiative, to be announced Wednesday. It includes partnership agreements between major Baltimore higher education and medical institutions and the city government to advance economic development in various communities through increased cooperation relating to the four priority areas of public safety, local hiring, local purchasing, and quality of life issues that affect us all. . It is everyone's responsibility to actively and
By By Joan Develin Coley, Ronald Daniels and Fred Lazarus IV and Brian Linnane
20 seniors at Notre Dame Maryland University will be blazing a trail at graduation Saturday. They are the first generations of their families to go to college and are the first seniors to graduate through Notre Dame's Trailblazers program.
Six seats on the Harford County Board of Education will be filled in this year's election, the first time that's happened since state legislation passed five years ago setting up a board with six elected and three appointed members.