Debate over the Maryland school calendar has turned bitter. Some Republicans say a Democratic senator appeared to link Gov. Larry Hogan to former Alabama Gov. George Wallace. Sen. Paul Pinsky described someone "armed with an executive order" standing on "the schoolhouse steps" to block students.
Members of the state’s congressional delegation have expressed concerns to top officials of the University System of Maryland about how it handled the University of Maryland, College Park, football program after the heatstroke death of a Terrapins player.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday morning for Joshua "Josh" Evan Hamer, the John Carroll School student who died from injuries when a vehicle in which he was a passenger was involved in an accident in Churchville on Thursday morning.
Glenna Kinney had been interested in joining a service club for some time, but it wasn't until she learned about Civitan International, and the group's campaign to charter a Carroll County Chapter based in Westminster that she found the club for her.
Michelle Elizabeth Saunders, a product of West Friendship Elementary, Marriotts Ridge High School and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Salisbury State University has just completed her Masters Degree at the University of Alabama.
School will be over in a couple more weeks and students will be looking for some summer adventures. One of the best hidden adventures in our area is the West Arundel Swim Club. WASC opens its gates on Saturday, May 24 at noon to begin its 50th season of operation.
Dr. Edward L. McDill, former chairman of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Sociology who was the founding director of the Center for Social Organization of Schools, died April 25 from prostate cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 82.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Ravens rookie Courtney Upshaw battled minor conditioning issues, a nagging shoulder injury and command of the playbook but he's become a reliable run stopper and a potential long-term replacement for Jarret Johnson. He has started 10 games and made 55 tackles for the Ravens who play the Denver Broncos on Saturday in an AFC divisional playoff game.
That's crucial since he will be front and center for the Greyhounds in 2012, leading a squad rated 16th in the USA Today preseason Super 25 national rankings that opens its season Aug. 26 against Cincinnati's Archbishop Moeller, a seven-time Ohio state champion ranked No. 15.
Stoneleigh resident Amy Williams will receive the Towson Area Citizens on Patrol Young Leader of the Year award at the 12th annual Rally Against Crime for her efforts as the group's former youth ambassador and spokeswoman.
Dr. Solbert "Sol" Permutt, a retired physiologist and teacher who helped expand the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, died of esophageal cancer May 23 at Roland Park Place. The former Mount Washington resident was 87.