| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Grace-Kelly Anoma stood in front of a special committee convened to address Coppin State University's troubles and let loose with her frustrations.
Some professors teach by reading straight out of the textbook, Anoma told the panel Thursday evening. The...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:48 AM
New laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly late last week would put stricter penalties and an element of public shaming behind the state's open-meetings laws.
State lawmakers said public officials have been able to flout the rules without...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 8:00 PM
As legislative sessions go, 2013 isn’t likely to be considered a banner year in many Western Maryland circles. From gun control to an increase in gasoline taxes, the priorities of Annapolis are clearly different from those of the rural counties....
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:25 PM
A class of Towson University nursing students at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown is participating in a walk equal to the distance across the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The community health fundraiser, promoted by the world relief...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner.
He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:12 PM
By dumping $300,000 in taxpayer funds on Towson University's baseball team, Gov. Martin O'Malley has temporarily solved one problem and created a multitude of others. The frustration that led Mr. O'Malley to intervene is understandable. But his proposal...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to allocate $300,000 in taxpayer money to save Towson University's baseball team came under fire Wednesday from some legislators and key fiscal policymakers for being unprecedented and unfair to other college sports programs....
| Mar 13, 2012
| 10:25 AM
My grandmother wanted badly to be a nurse. But she never had the opportunity to go to nursing school.
And that was a shame, because she had a natural gift for it. That her dream was never fulfilled was a loss both for her and for all the people for...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Drivers heading through downtown Hagerstown on Saturday morning should be prepared for detours, closed lanes and sweaty leprechauns as hundreds of runners celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a “Run For Your Luck 5K.”
The run/walk event...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:29 AM
The Top Five
Showcase of the Stars
The show will feature lip-synching and choreographic talents of the top celebrities in the region. The show will be in the style of “American Idol.” Proceeds benefit San Mar Children’s Home. 6 p.m....
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:11 AM
As a recent graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, I was dismayed by recent news reports detailing the efforts of several major universities, including Johns Hopkins and the University System of Maryland, to revise or even eradicate the lecture model...