| Jan 27, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Higher-education leaders in Maryland praised an effort unveiled by President Barack Obama on Friday to make college more affordable but expressed unease about still-emerging details that could have an impact on federal funding and student aid.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Once students hurled computers out the windows at Calverton Middle School, but today they are learning on state-of-the-art technology that has flooded into the West Baltimore school. Once teachers couldn't wait to transfer out of a place where students...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 2:04 PM
The state’s largest school employee union, upset with the governor's proposed state budget, is unveiling a School Funding Cuts Calculator on two websites.
PSEA President Michael J. Crossey says the calculator shows how much state funding for...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Some homes in Dauphin County, hit hard by the flooding during Tropical Storm Lee, will be demolished.
They are located along Swatara Creek in Londonderry Township and are deemed a safety hazard.
"It's a beautiful place but I wouldn't blame people for...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:28 PM
After years of delay, the U.S. Senatepassed a $109 billion highway bill to keep federal surface transportation programs funded for another two years. A multi-year authorization has been stalled over the inability to find funding to pay for what's supposed...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:37 AM
The director of an Indiana food pantry cut off from federal aid for asking clients to pray said he's eager to return to work after government officials hinted the decision might soon be reversed.
Paul Brock, director of Community Provisions of Jackson...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:54 AM
Daniel Pieper, of Hunter Mill Farm in White Hall, donated a $2,500 grant he won to Penn-Mar Human Services in Freeland Tuesday, March 27.
Pieper applied for the grant in December and was informed he was the Baltimore County winner of Monsanto's...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Before Katrina hit south Louisiana, New Orleans was the home to just under 20 shoring companies. Actually, it was only a handful of companies that did shoring work exclusively and about a dozen more that were construction companies that did some type of...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:42 AM
The Indianapolis Colts are “Back to Football” and to commemorate the kickoff of the season, the NFL and the Indianapolis Colts are offering a $10,000 health and wellness grant for Indiana elementary and middle schools.
To be eligible for the...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:42 PM
In some respects, it had been a normal day, with the normal interruptions of neighbors stopping by and staff popping in with questions.
What stood out to me about the day was that each interruption, the answer to each question asked, the solution to each...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:48 PM
Police arrested Walter Murphy, 46, of Hicksville, who was so fed up he had no power he called and threatened the Long Island Power Authority. He was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Aggravated Harrassment according to Nassau County Police.