| Apr 20, 2015
| 2:32 PM
An unnecessary computer update delayed testing for thousands of Florida students Monday and represented another setback for the state’s new computer-based exams.
Education Commissioner Pam Stewart told school superintendents in a telephone call...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 11:33 AM
Virginia G. "Ginger" Clark, a retired Realtor who was active in several historical societies, died Sunday of cancer at Grace Rehabilitation Center in Vero Beach, Fla.
The former longtime Ellicott City resident was 83.
The daughter of Richard Hebert...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 8:31 AM
Before a group of Marines sat down to chow down on pizza, they were treated to a rousing rendition of the Marine Corps Hymn by their hosts – a number of students at Belle Grove Elementary School.
The Marines were there to show their gratitude on...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Dr. Oscar Quijano touched his pinky to the hole in the head of the latest skeleton brought to the metal slab before him.
It was clear she had been killed "in a violent way," Quijano said as he examined the skull of one of the many people slain despite a...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 12:40 PM
Northlake Ald. Sandy Delgado, a quiet advocate for community events in the city, died of cancer on March 28. She was 58.
Delgado was elected to the Northlake City Council in 2005. Though generally quiet at City Council meetings, she liked working...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Burgers and hot dogs were served last Wednesday evening at Rhodes Elementary School to school volunteers as a way of saying thanks for their help.
At around 6 p.m. April 8, the food was being put on the grill outside the school for the school's annual...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:31 PM
The Hampton School Board's secretive search for a new superintendent shows little respect for city parents — at a time when the ailing school system needs all their support.
Barely a third of the district's 30 schools — 12 — earned...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 6:14 PM
When Cathy Chiaramonte, a fourth-grade teacher at Eldersburg Elementary School, had a headache for three weeks in January, she though it was just a sinus problem.
Chiaramonte, 54, was diagnosed in February with glioblastoma multiforme after an episode...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 2:40 PM
Glen Ellyn voters April 7 returned incumbent trustee Pete Ladesic to what might be an unprecedented third-term to the village Board of Trustees.
Ladesic, 53, said he was thrilled voters are giving him another term on the board. It is uncommon for...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 3:00 AM
It's 1957, and a line of kids — the boys on bikes, the girls in bobby socks and saddle shoes — stretches around a newly opened North Hollywood Dairy Queen.
It's 1964, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest E. Berry of Van Nuys celebrate their 50th...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:41 AM
A small group of community activists gathered Wednesday morning at Brewer Hill Cemetery to pay respects and celebrate Annapolis trailblazer, Wiley H. Bates, on the anniversary of his death in 1935.
"We want people to recognize that Mr. Bates' legacy...