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  • Marion Garrett, principal

    Marion Garrett, principal
    Marion Marie Ames Garrett, a retired Baltimore City Public Schools principal and lead soprano in her church choir, died Jan. 15 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications from several ailments, including diabetes and repeated strokes. She was 82....
  • State semifinal football scoreboard and championship schedule

    State semifinal football scoreboard and championship schedule
    Class 4A Old Mill 49, Catonsville 20 Quince Orchard 23, C.H. Flowers 12   Class 3A River Hill 41, Aberdeen 7 Thomas Johnson 12, Huntingtown 3   Class 2A Middletown 48, Edmondson 8 Frederick Douglass 22, Kent Island 6   Class 1A Dunbar 42,...
  • Middletown shuts down Edmondson early, rolls to 48-8 win in Class 2A semifinals

    MIDDLETOWN — By the time Edmondson made its initial first down, Middletown had already scored two touchdowns. That put the Red Storm in a hole it couldn't climb out of in Friday night's Class 2A state semifinal. Edmondson didn't make a first down...
  • James F. Jackson, musician

    James F. Jackson, musician
    James Floyd Jackson, a retired truck driver and Baltimore church musician, died Nov. 16 of a heart attack at Church of God by Faith while preparing to play for evening services. The Loch Raven resident was 74. Mr. Jackson was born in Baltimore and...
  • City principals among lowest-paid school leaders in state

    City principals among lowest-paid school leaders in state
    Even as Baltimore principals have been given an unprecedented amount of responsibility over the past four years under schools CEO Andrés Alonso, their average salary has remained among the lowest in the state. The average salary for city principals...
  • Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight

    Komen controversy puts Maryland native in spotlight
    As the funding controversy swirled around Susan G. Komen for the Cure this week, much of the criticism was directed not at the group's chief executive but at a Maryland native who serves as a senior policy adviser. Karen Handel, who faced a hard-luck...
  • Maryland native at center of Komen controversy steps down

    Maryland native at center of Komen controversy steps down
    The resignation of Maryland native Karen Handel from theSusan G. Komen for the Curefoundation on Tuesday could be a first step toward the organization's recovery from a week of negative headlines, comments and tweets. But crisis communications experts...
  • Bernard "Bernie" Harper, city police major

    Bernard "Bernie" Harper, city police major
    Bernard "Bernie" Harper, a retired decorated Baltimore Police Department major who had commanded the Northwestern District, died Saturday of cancer at his Northeast Baltimore home. He was 73. "I always considered Bernie as one of my outstanding...
  • Black history is American history

    In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, through his organization, the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (later renamed the Association for the Study of African American Life and History), founded and promoted Negro History Week. He selected February...
  • High school wrap-up

    Indoor track 2A Central Regional (Feb. 6 at 5th Regiment Armory) Girls team scores: 1. Glenelg, 94 points; 2. Oakland Mills, 86; 3. Long Reach, 73; 4. Carver Vo-Tech, 48; 5. Loch Raven, 42; 6. Marriotts Ridge, 32; 7. Owings Mills, 28; 8. Randallstown,...
  • Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum

    Maryland will feature prominently in Smithsonian's latest museum
    When the country's largest museum devoted to African-American history and culture opens in Washington, Maryland people and places will get a healthy share of the limelight. A two-story log house built by freed slaves from Montgomery County, dubbed the...