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  • Thursday snowstorm could illustrate tricks of forecasting

    Thursday snowstorm could illustrate tricks of forecasting
    If you had asked the Europeans a week ago, they could have told you a truckload of snow was headed for Baltimore on Thursday. The Canadians came around soon afterward. It took the Americans until just a few days ago to get a whiff of a winter storm. But...
  • Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive

    Franklin S. Dail Sr., GM executive
    Franklin S. Dail Sr., a retired General Motors executive who enjoyed tennis and running, died Thursday of pneumonia at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 82. The son of Franklin Dail, a grocery store owner, and Anna Dail, a...
  • Unions would protect adjunct instructors [Commentary]

    Unions would protect adjunct instructors [Commentary]
    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...
  • Mitchell K. Alexander, McDaniel director

    Mitchell K. Alexander, McDaniel director
    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,"...
  • City foster youths sent to get diploma in a day have trouble enrolling in college

    City foster youths sent to get diploma in a day have trouble enrolling in college
    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...
  • After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges

    After recession-era growth, enrollment dips at community colleges
    A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials. Three years ago, two-year institutions saw an enrollment boon at the height of the...
  • Wedded: Kibibi Matthews and Rianna Brown

    Wedded: Kibibi Matthews and Rianna Brown
    Date: July 6, 2013 Kibibi's story: Kibibi Matthews, 33, was born in Baltimore. She is employed by the federal government and works in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Her father, Dr. Derrick Matthews, is a pediatrician at a hospital in Tanzania, and...
  • Old Seagram's plant a longtime Dundalk trouble spot

    Old Seagram's plant a longtime Dundalk trouble spot
    After Arthur Miskimon's 19-year-old son died from a three-story fall in an abandoned Dundalk warehouse, his grief drove him to learn all he could about the property. Looking over a folder of code-enforcement papers about the former Seagram's whiskey...
  • At Catonsville Children's Theatre, young actors create their own characters

    At Catonsville Children's Theatre, young actors create their own characters
    For Catonsville Children's Theatre founder and executive director, Nick Gough, and his wife, Barbara, enabling children to act is the goal, not memorizing lines or rote repetition of a script. Nick said the young actors are considered "partners" and...
  • Shirley D. Patterson, chemist

    Shirley D. Patterson, chemist
    Shirley D. Patterson, a retired chemist who taught at what is now Community College of Baltimore County at Essex, died July 15 of heart failure at her Chattanooga, Tenn., home. She was 68. The daughter of an educator and a homemaker, Shirley Dale...
  • Exhibit highlights extraordinary nature of 'Ordinary Women'

    When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't know the seemingly innocuous discovery would lead to an exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City,...