| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:13 AM
Last week, it was the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Thursday, it was the national Christmas tree lighting in Washington.
The next stop for Mo'ne Davis, Little League baseball star and University of Connecticut women's basketball wannabe,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:24 AM
On Friday, Maryland became the first state to set minimum academic performance standards for Division I coaches and athletic directors to qualify for salary bonuses. In an era when NCAA football and basketball are big business, Maryland is rewarding at...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The city of Philadelphia is known for many great things — it's the cradle of independence, the birthplace of the cheesesteak, the home of Rocky. It's not generally known as a center of great photography, but it should be, says Santa Bannon, owner of...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The recently released conceptual plan for the proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is distracting.
It is a distraction from the real issue at hand: whether the museum — as a nascent institution — warrants a prime site on Chicago's...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The NCAA's move toward greater autonomy for the so-called Power Five conferences may be a foregone conclusion, but Colonial Athletic Association schools and Hampton University want it on the record that they don't agree.
All 10 CAA schools, as well as...
| Oct 2, 2014
OWEN P. O'NEIL
of Lower Macungie Township has been named executive director of the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority.
O'Neil has served as the director of planning for LANTA and joined the staff in 2010 with a background in...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Binnie Ritchie Holum, a dancer, choreographer, playwright and actress who had been a co-founder of the Baltimore Women's Theatre Project, died Sept. 21 at her parents' home near Saranac Lake, N.Y., of a gioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come.
The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
| May 3, 2014
| 8:11 PM
When a team of researchers from the University of Delaware traveled to Africa two years ago to search for exemplary chickens, they weren't looking for plump thighs or delicious eggs.
They were seeking out birds that could survive a hotter planet....
| May 5, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Evelyn W. Pasquier, who as a senior associate with the old Baltimore law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway and Goldman played a pivotal role in the resolution of the Maryland savings and loan crisis of the mid-1980s, died April 24 in her sleep of...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...