| May 7, 2011
Michelle Purghart — who as principal is credited with engineering a financial and academic turnaround at Holy Family Catholic High School — will step down at the end of the academic year.
Purghart said she made the decision because she is...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
I Was A Dancer
In this rich, expansive, spirited memoir, Jacques d'Amboise, one of America's most celebrated classical dancers, and former principal dancer with the New York City Ballet for more than...
| May 15, 2011
A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
| May 11, 2011
| 11:23 AM
The life I experience as a 30-year resident and homeowner in Northeast Baltimore is quite different from the picture painted recently in The Sun. I've worked in community development for 16 years and know the Northeast Baltimore neighborhoods well. I have...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:59 PM
For such a ubiquitous plague, cold sores can be mighty shaming.
In addition to the indignity of wearing a bulging, weepy blister on your lip, sufferers also must contend with the stigma of its source: HSV-1, a type of herpes simplex virus.
| May 16, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Rabbi Gershom Sizomu knew he wanted to be a Jewish scholar. He also understood his position as a leader in the small Jewish community of Uganda.
But he didn't quite grasp that he would one day deal with jobs, clinics, mosquito nets and other mundane...
| May 27, 2011
| 3:25 PM
The Bishop of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese admitted that he mishandled a child porn investigation involving a metro priest.
Bishop Robert Finn admitted that he had not read the full letter from the principal of St. Patrick's Catholic School...
| May 30, 2011
| 4:54 PM
The Howard County Public School System includes 40 elementary schools; 19 middle schools; 12 high schools; one school for students with severe disabilities; one school for students with behavioral and emotional issues; and one school for students enrolled...
| May 31, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Mary Dutton Weis
June 19, 1917 to May 26, 2011
Mary Dutton Weis passed away on May 26, 2011 at the MountView Retirement Residence, where she had lived since Oct. 2010. Mary was ill for much of her stay at MountView, but her last days were peaceful and...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 8:47 PM
COSTA MESA — Isn't there a saying that goes: all good things come in threes?
The St. Joachim Catholic School boys' fifth- and sixth-grade silver division team would most likely say yes because of its three Coles.
Cole Schattinger, Cole McFetters...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:15 AM
With the end of the 2010-2011 school year approaching for most area Catholic schools, I would be interested to hear from anyone regarding all the benefits that were to be gained from the closing of the 12 Catholic elementary and high schools.