| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Walfrank Piñeiro has been on the honor roll every semester since emigrating from Cuba two years ago. He's earned awards for academic excellence at the school, district and state level.
Despite the accolades, the 15-year-old has been unable to pass state...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum.
The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Each summer, you can count on an engaging exhibit of finalists vying for the $25,000 Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The 2013 showcase of Maryland, Virginia and Washington artists is particularly impressive, offering a mix of photographic...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 4:13 AM
In much of the world, the census is a mundane and familiar routine. In fractured Bosnia-Herzegovina, the exercise is so touchy that its people have gone uncounted for more than two decades....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:20 PM
George W. Bauernschmidt Jr., a retired banker and avid gardener, died June 19 of multiple system atrophy at his Severna Park home. He was 89.
The son of Rear Adm. George W. Bauernschmidt Sr. and Maude Pearce, a homemaker, George William Bauernschmidt...
| Jun 21, 2013
Sunday, June 23
Juneteenth The Howard County Center of African American Culture Inc. presents "From Slavery to Freedom: The Trials and Tribulations of James Too" at 3 p.m. at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia. Free event include dance...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly.
Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Jeffrey L. Mendelsohn, president of Virginia Health Services, is currently overseeing several facility additions and expansions.
Virginia Health Services, a locally owned operator of convalescent, rehabilitation and retirement centers, has broken ground...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:45 PM
To Heather and Aaron Whaley, they're already parents to a 4-year-old girl living in a Russian orphanage off the Sea of Japan.
The Frederick couple have never met the child, but they've given her a name — Addie. They've hung pictures of her in a...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:11 PM
What should the future of our space program be?
The National Research Council had unpleasant medicine for NASA in its just-released report on the vision and direction of the agency.
A panel of 12 independent experts concluded, among other things, that...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Manuel M. Nicolaides, an attorney who served for many years on the Baltimore County property tax appeals board, died of congestive heart failure Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Timonium resident was 92.
"Manny served with distinction for many...