Some of the members of the North Harford High School Class of 2018 had to push through significant challenges, such as an injury and having to make up a grade to get to their school's 68th commencement Wednesday.
Dr. James H. Kelly, former chairman of Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Department of Otolaryngology whose research centered on swallowing disorders, died Thursday from a blood clot at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Ruxton resident was 74.
For the next year, Joshua Patterson will take the MARC train from his home in Baltimore to Washington, where he'll join an elite class of presidential fellows on a mission to shake up federal bureaucracy.
A small crowd of professional baseball scouts came to Hammond High School on March 25, huddling behind the backstop with their radar guns trained on Reservoir senior Cody Morris, hoping to catch some new valuable insight on the prized righty, who has already earned a scholarship to pitch for the University of South Carolina.
Maryland City Recreation Council Secretary Kate Johnson received the Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks' Ron Blake Outstanding Volunteer award. Kellianne Venit was awarded an Anne Arundel Youth Soccer Association scholarship. West Arundel Swim Club invites neighbors to become members. Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church is holding a yard sale June 7.
Each spring, as baseball diamonds around Howard County thaw out, hope is renewed that a local public school team will return to Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen for the state championship game. But each spring for the last five years, Howard County has come up empty-handed in late May. This spring, with talent spread deep throughout the area, Howard County baseball enters the season confident and hungry to be playing past graduation. "Out of all the counties, I think we have the most talent," said Atholton senior center fielder Brady Acker, a three-time all-county selection who will play for George Mason next year. "I'm surprised none of us have won it yet, but I feel like this could be the year."