As he prepares for his second season playing in the Japan National Basketball League with Link Tochigi Brex, Tommy Brenton sits down to talk about the thrills and challenges of playing professionally overseas.
Patrick DeGroodt, who oversaw the development of a communications system for the Army that allows soldiers on the battlefield to communicate with the same ease that the rest of us have with cellphones, has been named a finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal.
Bel Air residents, say hello to your new sister city: Narva, Estonia. The "friendly exchange relationship" with Narva, a first for The town of Bel Air, got under way Wednesday morning at Town Hall with a little high-tech help.
Controversial plan to develop Hampden townhouses on site of former home for unwed mothers goes before Baltimore City zoning board. Neighbors and City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke oppose developer John Brooks' proposal.
On Sept. 12, 2001 senior managers and technical experts crammed into the narrow and stuffy conference room of the National Security Agency's Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) director. Each was trying to make sense of what had just happened the previous morning when two jets slammed into the World Trade Center in New York. The obvious questions were: Who had done this? How could we lift the spirits of the demoralized counterterrorism division? And more importantly, how could we find and track the
Morgan Lane Arnold's bedroom at her mother's house was painted pink and lilac, with white unicorns prancing in a border that ran along the walls. Even at 14, she still believed in unicorns, her mother said.
Next fall, Baltimore County will be the first large school system in the state to plunge into an ambitious and potentially risky initiative to give 113,000 students from kindergarten through 12th grade their own tablets or laptops.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh took a half-hour out of his overseas trip Thursday to Skype with a group of St. Paul's School for Girls students that has been collecting coffee and tea donations to send to the Candahar air base he was visiting.
Gilman 3rd grade teacher Jen Reiter is this year's national Teacher on the Trail for the annual Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska. She will ride along and report to school kids from the trail as well as doing other educational activities. Now, she is using the upcoming race as a teaching tool for her own students. Her last day at Gilman is Feb. 13. The race starts March 1.
Legal and undocumented immigrants already pay "fees" via the taxes and fees associated with these remittances, not to mention the fees paid for calling cards, Internet access (for Skype-type communication), and text message sent to family and friends overseas. These so-called deported monies are used to purchase products, services, and to support local infrastructure.
When Annmarie Chiarini's ex-boyfriend posted 88 naked pictures of her on a website designed to shame, humiliate and destroy lives, she went straight to the police. She was shocked when the officers informed her no law had been broken.
Rodgers Forge membership campaign extended through Thanksgiving, homeowners who make qualifying home repairs may be elegible for historic district tax credits, Dumbarton Middle School class uses Skype to talk to Cairo resident, Naval Academy Band Brass Ensemble performs Nov. 24 at Sundays at Central concert series, "27 pieces: Hilary Hahn Encores" CD now out
This summer, Linda and Steve Alpern took the trip of a lifetime, a two-week journey to Africa where they saw mountain gorillas, elephants and hippos in the wild, the aptly named Impenetrable Forest in Bwindi National Park, and — best of all and for the first time — their 22-year-old African son, Joseph.