| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:02 PM
At a time when most high school seniors are focusing their energy and attention on college applications, 16-year-old Drew Helen Washington is perfecting her poise, honing her public speaking talent and stepping into the limelight as the 94th Queen of...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 8:05 PM
For decades, visitors arriving at Benjamin Franklin High School at Masonville Cove have been greeted by a brick wall. And for years, city school leaders said Tuesday, that has sent the wrong message to the Curtis Bay neighborhood, a struggling area...
| Jan 30, 2012
The recent series of articles by Trine Tsouderos in the Los Angeles Times misrepresents the scientific contributions and future research agenda of the National Institutes of Health and its National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine ["New...
| Feb 6, 2012
Radio drama was thought to be nearly extinct when Yuri Rasovsky launched the National Radio Theater of Chicago in the early 1970s, and he emerged as a major voice in its revival.
One of his first productions was a radio adaptation of the 1920 silent...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Barry H. Landau, the once-esteemed collector of presidential memorabilia, admitted in federal court Tuesday that he stole thousands of documents regarded as cultural treasures from historical societies and libraries in Baltimore and up the East Coast....
| Nov 20, 2011
As we approach Thanksgiving, you're welcome to 10 helpings of these turkey facts:
1 Hunting a wild turkey is exceedingly difficult. The bird may appear dumb and slow, but looks can be deceiving. In fact, Tom Turkey has fantastic hearing, amazing...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:44 PM
The Patterson Mill Huskies boys basketball team picked up a win against a Chesapeake (upper) Division opponent, dispatching the host-team North Harford Hawks, 58-40, Tuesday night.
Edgewood also grabbed a Tuesday night victory, beating the Cristo Rey...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Dennis James, a heralded armonica virtuoso who lives in upstate New York, will visit Baltimore next weekend to be a soloist with two organizations.
The story goes that in 1761, when Benjamin Franklin invented the glass instrument he dubbed the "armonica,...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Editor's note: Robert Whaples is professor of economics and chair of the Economics Department at Wake Forest University. He is the co-editor of the forthcoming, "The Handbook of Modern Economic History and The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History"...
| Feb 25, 2012
If you grew up in the Lehigh Valley you probably learned the name George Taylor in history class. Or maybe you've heard mention of him around the Fourth of July.
Taylor, who had homes in Easton and Catasauqua, earned favored-son status in local lore when...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:11 PM
As of Wednesday, the Cherry Hill community has put North Avenue on notice: The gauntlet has been thrown in the battle for Southside Academy High School.
In an emotional meeting between Baltimore city school system officials and the high school...