| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Shelia Burkhalter and her 8-year-old daughter, Sydney, spent Monday afternoon cutting out maps, drawing and writing in matching books titled, "My personal journey."
The Burkhalters were participating in a day of activities at the Walters Art Museum to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Residents across Maryland haven't felt the last wintry bite of the snow that lashed the state Tuesday: Its impact will linger through the weekend due to frigid temperatures.
Much of the snow, which measured 7 inches at BWI Tuesday night and topped 11...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College Park announced partnerships this week with a Silicon Valley-based startup to offer new online-only certificates in the fields of data science and cybersecurity.
Though universities in...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Veritas vos liberabit, chanted the scholastics of yesteryear — "the truth will set you free." It's hard to see how that mantra could be echoed by latter-day counterparts in the academy. Consider the recent resolution by the American Studies...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Elizabeth T. Clark, who was deputy head of Baltimore City's Department of Legislative Reference for more than two decades, died Jan. 18 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at St. Agnes Hospital.
The 50-year Catonsville resident was 89.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Lawyers for John R. Leopold, the disgraced former Anne Arundel county executive, acknowledge his behavior was inappropriate. But they insist that's not a crime.
His attorneys are scheduled to appear at the Court of Special Appeals on Wednesday to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Consider not only the good news, but the overarching theme that was conveyed in the recent editorial, "Building a more entrepreneurial Maryland" (Jan. 27): Those of us who are determined to make Maryland a top-notch home for starts-ups and businesses of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:12 PM
As the prospect of a $1.6 billion merger between Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and Men's Wearhouse dimmed, investors retrenched Monday, pushing down shares of both retailers much further than the broader market decline.
The market reacted after a weekend...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Alonzo P. Hairston, a retired Baltimore lawyer who was one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, died Jan. 30 of a blood clot at ManorCare Health Services in Overland, Kan. The former Original Northwood resident was 94.
The son of the Rev....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Philanthropist Willard Hackerman, who transformed a small construction firm into a national giant with $5 billion in annual billings and was instrumental in erecting Maryland landmarks such as Harborplace, died Monday of unknown causes at Johns Hopkins...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Friends and family remembered philanthropist and Whiting-Turner Co. CEO Willard Hackerman on Tuesday as a loyal and smart businessman who was generous with his time and money.
Rabbi Mitchell Wohlberg eulogized Hackerman before hundreds of mourners at...