| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:45 PM
A fifth-grade math and science teacher whose principal calls her the "cream of the crop" and whose students say makes them forget they're learning equations and elements was named Baltimore City's 2014 Teacher of the Year.
Elizabeth Barletta, in her...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:50 PM
It's an Olympics of sorts for financial analysts in training, and five business students from the University of Baltimore will compete.
They are traveling to Denver for the regional round of a global challenge to create the best equity research report...
| Mar 19, 2014
Michael J. Howlett Jr., son of a former Illinois secretary of state, was an accomplished attorney, popular law professor and a Cook County judge.
"He was one of the best judges and nicest men I ever met," said Judge William Bauer of the 7th U.S. Circuit...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:16 PM
George L. "Len" Novotny, a retired telecommunications company manager who was active in youth lacrosse for three decades, died Sunday of cancer at Lorien Mays Chapel and Skilled Nursing. He was 73.
George Leonard Novotny was born and raised in East...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Dr. Hans von Leden
Treated voice ailments in entertainers, attorneys, ministers and politicians
Dr. Hans von Leden, 95, an ear, nose and throat specialist who taught at UCLA and USC and treated voice disorders in singers, attorneys, teachers,...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two new principals have been chosen to lead Wescott and Willowbrook schools in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30.
The school board approved Chris Brown, assistant principal at Maple school, to be the next principal at Wescott, a first through fifth...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Loyola University Medical Center
As children are hard at work at school, viruses and bacteria are also toiling industriously, spreading from one child to another. One of the most contagious ailments is pink eye. Though not...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Dorothea Arvin Rawlings, a former teacher at Barclay Elementary/Middle School, died of cancer March 9 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The West Baltimore resident was 73.
Born Dorothea Arvin Simmons in Baltimore, she was raised on Calhoun Street at...
| Jun 24, 2014
Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her.
"While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Every community deserves a viable public high school, and can work together to have one.
Four years ago, Chicago's Edgewater/Andersonville neighborhood was sending about 70 percent of its students to high schools other than the area's Senn High School....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Pulmonologist Emily Gilbert, MD, has joined Maywood-based Loyola University Health System and is an assistant professor in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She earned her...