Ralph V. Marchetti, a veteran city public school educator who was also a familiar presence at Camden Yards where he had ushered for two decades, died Dec. 18 at his Overlea home of heart failure. He was 65.
Several Maryland colleges, including the state's flagship College Park campus and Towson University, are imposing a rare mid-year tuition increase as the institutions grapple with state aid being slashed.
The Rev. Monsignor Paul Cook is retiring after nearly four decades at St. Joseph Church and School in Cockeysville. In December, students of St. Joseph school celebrated Cook's service with tributes. A thanksgiving Mass takes place Jan. 25 at noon.
Baltimore County opened several days' of hearings Monday on a student housing project in Towson. Neighbors, including the American Legion next door, are concerned the 600-student 101 York project is too big, lacks adequate parking and will cause traffic headaches.
President Loeschke will not return next year, but the transformative confidence and excitement that she has instilled in Towson as well as the personnel changes she has superintended will carry this exquisite university through the foreseeable future.
Baltimore County Councilman David Marks awards Fifth District Citizen of the Year honors to five people Dec. 18, including a West Towson woman who has planted dozens of trees, a Ridgely Manor woman who helped get a neighborhood park, and a Burkleigh Square man who patrols solo on foot against crime several nights a week.
The University System of Maryland has named Robert Caret, president at the University of Massachusetts System and a former president at Towson University, as its next chancellor, officials confirmed on Wednesday.
Economist Anirban Basu seems like he's everywhere, his advice shaping local governments, big companies, educational institutions and now, as a member of Gov.-elect Republican Larry Hogan's transition team, the state's future.
A lawsuit filed Tuesday against a Georgetown synagogue and others accuses the sanctuary's authorities of covering up a series of unusual practices of an influential rabbi, which the suit says allowed his alleged secret recordings of women in a ritual bath to go unchecked.
The records from Maryland's public universities, which have investigated the allegations of hazing by fraternities, sororities and athletic teams in recent years, shed new light on rituals long cloaked in secrecy and shame.
Dominic C. "Nick" Selvi, an elementary school instrumental music teacher and accomplished saxophonist who had taught in Harford county public schools, died Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of stage 4 rectal cancer. He was 36.
Edward Raab and Nancy Six, of Keymar, announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Raab, of Townsend, Delaware, to Brian Maynard, of Townsend, son of Donna Winkler, of Bear, Delaware, and the late James Maynard.
Three Democratic candidates have challenged the three sitting Republican legislators in a bid for their District 7 Maryland House of Delegates seats, accusing the incumbents of creating gridlock in Annapolis similar to the ongoing partisan gridlock among Democrats and Republicans in Congress.