| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Hubert V. Simmons was a gentle man who threw a nasty knuckleball in Negro Leagues baseball, and for years he dreamed of establishing a museum that could tell a story about the national pastime before it was really national, when black players were...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Words cannot express our gratitude for all of the prayers, thoughts, help and encouragement offered to our family during the difficult time after our house fire. So many individuals have reached out to help us.
Please know that each of you made a big...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:30 AM
As the federal health reform known as Obamacare takes hold, many community colleges in Maryland and across the country are capping the hours of adjunct faculty — who make up the bulk of their teaching force — to avoid paying for the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Donna Schramek is looking forward to retirement on the Eastern Shore. She loves the smell of the ocean, walking on the beach, and spending time with her grandchildren.
That's why the 64-year-old Brooklyn Park administrative coordinator at Medstar Health...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Lynne Douglas stood frozen some 100 yards shy of the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the second bomb exploded, bringing last year's race to an abrupt and chaotic end.
Today, the Columbia woman will run to overcome that moment.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:36 PM
A prospective student at the Community College of Baltimore County sued school officials in federal court this week, contending that he was denied admission to an academic program based on an expression of his religious beliefs.
Brandon Jenkins, who is...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:50 PM
As striking service workers rallied Wednesday on Orleans Street in front of John Hopkins Hospital, a hospital official said that the East Baltimore medical institution can't raise wages too much without eliminating other jobs.
"A key concern is making...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Baltimore County officials, former Negro League Baseball players and fans enjoyed "opening day" a few days early Thursday as the county formally unveiled the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball in the Owings Mills branch of the Baltimore...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Ebony Scott remembers vividly the day she got the piece of paper she hoped would change her life.
After receiving her diploma, she cried, celebrated, took pictures and went to TGI Friday's for dinner. She hadn't spoken to her grandmother in more than...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Mitchell K. "Mitch" Alexander, director of events services at McDaniel College who earlier had been student activities director, died Feb. 19 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 56.
"We do not have a cause of death and the results of an autopsy are pending,"...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:37 AM
When I was first hired in 2003 to teach English courses at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC), I was startled to learn that community college employees in Maryland didn't have the statewide right to collective bargaining. Having recently...