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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Free Friday: Bob Stillman Concert and Hair Makeover from Slique'

    Free Friday: Bob Stillman Concert and Hair Makeover from Slique'
    Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Bob Stillman Concert 2) Hair Makeover from Slique What: It Could Happen To You: A Valentine's Day Celebration with Bob Stillman Presenter: Arts Brookfield at World...
  • Should We End Black History Month?

    Should We End Black History Month?
    More Than A Month premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10 pm Why do we have Black History Month? That’s one question -- among many -- raised by More Than a Month, a documentary premiering on PBS’s Independent Lens...
  • O'Malley: Baltimore believed, and change has come

    O'Malley: Baltimore believed, and change has come
    Ten years ago, a television commercial aired simultaneously on all of the TV stations in Baltimore. It was paid for by the private dollars of principled Baltimore business leaders. It began with the words of a little boy. "My grandmother says we're all...
  • Sheriff takes first step to seize 20 city housing vehicles to pay lead judgment

    Sheriff takes first step to seize 20 city housing vehicles to pay lead judgment
    The Baltimore sheriff's office began the process Wednesday of seizing 20 vehicles owned by the city's housing authority — part of a move by two siblings who suffered lead poisoning in public housing to force the agency to make good on $2.59...
  • Elizabeth L. Phillips, funeral home owner

    Elizabeth L. Phillips, funeral home owner
    Elizabeth L. "Bobbi" Phillips, who co-founded and operated a West Baltimore funeral home, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 28 at her home. She was 93. Born Elizabeth Lattimore in Baltimore and raised on Schroeder Street, she was a 1936 Frederick...
  • 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...