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  • Kenneth L. Webster, state delegate, dies at 76

    Kenneth L. Webster, state delegate, dies at 76
    Former Del. Kenneth L. Webster, who led the battle for and wrote the historic legislation that made the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday a legal state holiday in Maryland, died Friday of kidney failure at the Baltimore Veteran Administration Medical...
  • Despite uncertain future, Baltimore International College throws block party

    Despite uncertain future, Baltimore International College throws block party
    Baltimore International College chefs-in-training dished up free barbecue Saturday to neighbors in Little Italy who worry they are on the verge of losing the four-decade-old culinary and hospitality school. The college learned in June that it would...
  • Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation

    Shady Side schools exhibit shows student life, segregation
    Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it. The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup. "If you acted up, she...
  • High school wrap-up: Outdoor track and tennis regional results

    Outdoor track Class 2A South Region (May 17-19 at Reservoir) Boys team scores: 1. Frederick Douglass-PG, 151 points; 3. Long Reach, 69; 6. Marriotts Ridge, 47; 7. Glenelg, 38; 8. Oakland Mills, 24. Individual results: 100: 2. Blake Richardson, G, 11:...
  • High school wrap-up: State tennis and track results

    Outdoor track State championships (May 24-26 at Morgan State University) Class 2A Girls team scores: 1. Liberty, 73.5 points; 16. Long Reach, 20; 17. Glenelg, 18; 23. Oakland Mills, 10. Top county individuals: 800: 6. Alyssa Hemler, OM, 2:24.40. 1,...
  • Championship moments in softball, track and field

    Championship moments in softball, track and field
    Carroll County's spring sports season concluded with two state team championships and several individual crowns for high school athletes. A miracle finish earned the Liberty softball team its first state title, while the Lion girls' track and field...
  • Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal

    Dr. Elizabeth A. Edmonds, city school principal
    Dr. Elizabeth A. "Betty" Edmonds, a longtime city public school principal who was fearless in her efforts to straighten out troubled schools and later joined the faculty of Coppin State University, died May 21 of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital. The longtime...
  • Lloyd Campbell 'Mitch' Mitchner, city Urban Services director

    Lloyd Campbell 'Mitch' Mitchner, city Urban Services director
    Lloyd Campbell "Mitch" Mitchner, who had been director of Baltimore's Urban Services Agency during the mayoral administration of Kurt L. Schmoke and later headed AFRAM, the African-American cultural festival, died July 16 of lung cancer at Northwest...
  • 'Kinderman' continues to delight children after 30 years

    'Kinderman' continues to delight children after 30 years
    After convincing his mostly preschool audience to chant, "Dance, Kinderman, dance" a few times, John Taylor pretended to timidly oblige. But he cleverly surprised his young spectators when he flamboyantly cocked his right hip and unleashed a sample of...
  • Rosa C. James

    Rosa C. James
    Rosa C. James, a retired mortician who enjoyed world travel, died of cancer March 5 at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 80 but told friends she was "always 37." Born Rosa Mae Cade in Lumberton, N.C., she came to Baltimore as a child. She was a...
  • Safe Streets violence mediation program coming to West Baltimore

    Franklin Lance knows his West Baltimore neighborhood can be great — located near to Druid Hill Park, it's home to the city's biggest shopping mall, a public university, and a network of active churches and community groups. But like so many areas...