After years of trying to secure an invitation to the selective camp, Francis Scott Key soon-to-be senior Colton Haines was finally able to show his talents on one of lacrosse's biggest stages at the Nike Blue Chip Camp at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Barbara Joan Cantori, 81, a retired University of Maryland medical research coordinator who was active in Baltimore's anti-highway-building movement, died of pancreatic cancer June 13 at her Hunting Ridge home.
When kids from around the region descend on Fort McHenry this weekend to learn how to act and sound as Baltimoreans did during the Civil War, it will mark the twelfth year the Ertel family has participated in the fort's living history programming.
As the staff at the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine get ready for its busiest time of year, two Arbutus residents are among the rangers scrambling to get Baltimore's national park in shape for the summer.
Nancy L. Kramer, who was one of the founders and first director of Downtown Baltimore Child Care Inc., that is known for its progressive approach to early childhood education, died Wednesday at Sunrise Senior Living in Columbia of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 83.
Six scholar-athletes from the Baltimore area were among fourteen statewide honored at the Maryland Public Secondary Schools¿ Athletic Association¿s eighth annual Minds In Motion Scholarship Luncheon Thursday.
Hundreds of students dressed in caps, gowns and academic regalia walked across the stage at McDaniel College on Wednesday afternoon to receive diplomas and certificates from Carroll Community College during the school's 22nd commencement ceremony.
Before the American Visionary Art Museum postponed its 17th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, the members of the Arbutus Middle School Kinetic Sculpture Race Team were quite excited about getting on the road in their homemade mobile artwork. With an extra month's wait, they're itching to make their 2015 debut in the race, now set for June 14.
Peter D. Paul, a former Baltimore architect whose versatility resulted in commissions that ranged from residential to educational and institutional projects, died May 9 of heart failure at Terwilliger Plaza, a Portland, Ore., senior citizen and retirement community. He was 82.
In this season of homecomings (proms, reunions, and recitals), three of our topnotch dancers return to their roots for two separate programs that should delight both young and old, professional and amateur, balletomanes and street dance fans.
James L. Bradley, an influential and beloved English teacher who taught at Owings Mills High School for more than 30 years, died Saturday at Carroll Hospital Center of complications from Lyme disease. He was 67.
The Mountaineers lost their first Northeast Conference game to Wagner and then the improvements began to show in the final scores. They won four straight games for the first time since 2011 and clinched a berth in the NEC Tournament after missing out last season.
For the past three years, while their peers were sleeping in or on vacation, a group of teenagers from across Baltimore City have converged on Digital Harbor High School with a common goal: to face a challenge.
Dr. Levi Watkins, the first black chief resident of cardiac surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, was known as much for fighting the injustice faced by African Americans as his groundbreaking medical work.
A boarded up stone house located on the grounds of Catonsville High School near the school's football field off Hilltop Road may not look like much. But one Catonsville native, Jim Jones, is taking steps in an effort to preserve the former home, which he says is an important part of Catonsville's past.
After spending the entire day performing before a panel of five judges on Saturday at the first Miss Carroll County Pageant held in more than 15 years, three women and three teens were chosen to represent the county at the Miss Maryland and Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen pageants in June.
When she came back from eight months studying abroad in China, Molly Bradtke of Columbia wanted to find a way to continue to practice her Mandarin in real-world situations. The UMBC Asian studies major found that outlet at Columbia¿s Longwood Apartments and Senior Center ¿ and she found a way to give back to her community at the same time. Through a partnership between the university and the senior center ¿ and some inspiration from a local nonprofit ¿ students like Bradtke are breaking an often severe language barrier between Longwood¿s residents ¿ mostly Chinese and Korean immigrants ¿ and the English-speaking community around them. And for the past year, they¿ve been helping the same seniors live healthfully through a full-fledged food pantry.
My name is Manisha and I am a freshman at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. This past fall semester I volunteered with the Baltimore City Community College Refugee Youth Project — RYP — which aims to help refugee students integrate with their communities and do better in school. We meet twice a week with kids of all ages to play games, do art projects and finish homework.
By Manisha Vepa and Special to the Community Times
Ruston Souder made his first career start in UMBC's 12-6 loss at Stony Brook on Saturday, and the Chesapeake-AA graduate has been tabbed to start Tuesday at 7 p.m. when the Retrievers play host to Mount St. Mary's.