Baltimore County leaders plan to push to create a regional park on a parcel at the Spring Grove Hospital in Catonsville, a property that the University of Maryland also has been eyeing to expand research facilities.
It has been just over a month since the Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns opened its fourth pregnancy resource center in Arbutus and growth is coming slowly. The Arbutus center had five clients in January, according to Allison Benson, the center director, and has already had three in February.
Kim Sturdivant-Miller, a technology instructor at Southwest Academy Magnet Middle School, was named winner of Maryland's middle school Outstanding Teacher Excellence Award from the Technology & Engineering Educators Association of Maryland.
Sam Bradman (Salisbury) finished with three goals and two assists to earn Most Valuable Player honors as Team USA defeated Loyola, 17-13, in the Champion Challenge at ESPN¿s Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Sunday afternoon.
While depression is not often associated with young children, it was the primary focus for a group of students at Halethorpe Elementary recently. The students, members of the school's Lego Robotics Team, focused on how to help seniors cope with depression as part of the annual First Lego League challenge.
Among placing among the top three of 14 teams at the First Lego League Qualifier, the Hillcrest Elementary Lego Robotics Club took on the best from around Maryland in the First Lego League's Statewide Competition on Saturday Jan. 19.
Agnes Mullen Coale, a retired Baltimore County elementary school teacher and an assistant principal who also mentored young educators, died of kidney failure Jan. 9 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 90 and had lived in Mays Chapel Village.
With all the usual fresh-look-forward talk prompted by the new year, it's a good time to consider broadening your musical horizons to include performances presented by groups that might have been off your radar.
The University System of Maryland is participating in a pilot program combining massive open online courses with traditional classroom instruction. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently awarded $1.4 million to nonprofit research group Ithaka S+R to study how the state's university system could incorporate the increasingly popular online courses
On a holiday morning that in bygone years meant deserted mall parking lots, crack-of-dawn consumers were lugging packages to their cars and wrestling flat-screen TVs into minivans shortly after the department store's 7 a.m. opening. Thanksgiving Day is now Black Thursday.
William E. "Bill" Hathaway, an emergency medical services expert who taught at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and earlier had served in the Army Intelligence Corps, died Nov. 1 of cancer at his Amherst, Va., home. The former Annapolis resident was 75.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun