| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:25 PM
Ruth L. Thomas, whose philanthropic interests ranged from medical and educational institutions to helping newly arrived immigrants, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at Springhouse Assisted-Living in Pikesville.
Mrs. Thomas would have...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 1:00 PM
The 20th annual All-State Football Teams for big and small schools were announced Wednesday.
The teams were selected through votes by high school football reporters and compiled by Sheldon Shealer of ESPNHS. The big school team includes Class 4A and...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Old Mill running back Rob Chesson was named Offensive Player of the Year and River Hill coach Brian Van Deusen shared Coach of the Year honors as the 20th annual Consensus All-State football team was announced Thursday.
Chesson, who set a state record...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Eight local students have been named semifinalists in the 2012 National Achievement Scholarship program. The students are Daniel Townsend, from Laurel High School, and Sebastien Anderson, Taryn Harris, Caitlan Moore, Maurice Shelton, Matthew Shirley,...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 9:48 AM
James Daniel Whitfield, a 2002 graduate of Eleanor Roosevelt High School and a 2006 graduate of Morehouse College, in Atlanta, received his doctorate from Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. He completed all requirements for his doctorate in chemical...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 10:27 AM
The second annual Chesapeake Bowl is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday night at South River, and plenty of Maryland football commitments and targets will be on hand.
McDonogh defensive end Roman Braglio, Gilman running back Kenneth Goins, Eleanor...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The 6-foot-3 junior center earned Most Valuable Player honors in leading the No. 1 Eagles (8-0) to the championship of the 39th annual International Association of Approved Basketball Officials Holiday Girls Basketball Tournament last week. With Jones'...
| Jan 12, 2012
— With a new book portraying Michelle Obama as an assertive force within the White House, the first lady has challenged the notion that she's "some kind of angry black woman."
Obama, entering the fourth year of a mostly gaffe-free White House run,...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect."
It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife.
| Aug 3, 2010
| 8:53 AM
Back in the day (1989, actually) when the world was morphing from cold war conflict to the age of the “new world order,” Francis Fukuyama questioned whether we might be witnessing the end of history. Not the end of our recorded story; but...
| Jan 15, 2012
"The Obamas," a book on America's first family released last week, reported tensions between Michelle Obama and her husband's presidential staff and rekindled old questions on the role of a first lady.
In a position with no paycheck and no clear...