| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Baltimore City Community College has hired the former head of a Michigan community college campus as its next president, officials announced Thursday, nearly two years after its last leader was forced out of her job.
Gordon F. May, who formerly served as...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Virtuoso violinist and Brazilian music pioneer and expert Ted Falcon has had several music mentors in his life, but none has a more special place in his heart than his father, Allentown guitarist Marvin Falcon.
"I grew up listening to my dad give guitar...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:53 PM
George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of heart failure at Lorien Health Park in Columbia. He was...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:53 PM
A young woman from Libertyville who was found dead Thursday night in a sorority house at Indiana University was remembered as a generous and positive person.
Kelly Ann Hackendahl, 20, a student at the university's Bloomington campus, was found...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A family, a sense of anticipation that?s been building all week, a car packed with kids ? and you don't get back home until dark. Your destination: a fun-filled amusement park where everyone spends the entire day being thrilled, getting splashed on,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:39 AM
TAVARES — Teens from the Lake County Sheriff's Office Explorer program recently took first place in the crisis and hostage category at the national competition in Indiana.
The students were among more than 2,500 Explorers from the U.S., Puerto...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Every year at the end of the summer I take our Kiplinger interns out to lunch and ask them two general questions: What did you learn about personal finance during your time with us, and what advice would you give your fellow college students about...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
More than half of nursing home patients who suffer severe dementia and are likely to die within a year or two are administered medications that offer little to no benefit and may cause pointless discomfort, a new study finds.
The latest research,...
| Dec 27, 2013
Is it a sin to be rich?
Not if your resources are used to help others and create jobs.
If you listen to most of the discussions of income inequality, it certainly seems like affluence itself is a crime. We hear increasing calls for higher taxes on the...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:00 AM
A gleaming new apartment building with restaurants and bars on the ground floor has replaced an old pizza place and tire shop. A new Whole Foods will sprout up just down the road. A four-star hotel and bike lanes are planned.
The changes are part of a...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Over 200 years ago, political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke memorably remarked: "The only thing necessary for evil to flourish is for good men to do nothing." This truism comes to mind when assessing the reaction of the University of Maryland,...