| Oct 16, 2011
During a showdown with the Catholic Church in the late 1960s, Anita Caspary and the Los Angeles order she led, the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, were cast as "rebel nuns" for progressive reforms that included abandoning the nun's habit and...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:04 PM
One of the City Council’s most powerful members today questioned two key ways Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed to generate millions of dollars in revenue that would help close the city’s wide budget gap.
Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, said he wanted...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:30 AM
NEW YORK — He called out Notre Dame. He called out Touchdown Jesus' bank account. Yep, right here in New York, right here on 42nd Street, Geno Auriemma blew the doors off the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill.
Maybe it took someone as cheeky as...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:35 AM
Since their sport does not drive conference realignment, women’s basketball coaches had never created a stir on the issue. But women’s basketball has never had a coach quite like Connecticut’s Geno Auriemma.
He’s edgy, opinionated...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Catholic school enrollment continued to decline this year, although at a slower pace than in recent years, according to the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
The archdiocese said the number of its students declined 4.3 percent this year. However, the latest...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Jane Everett Devlin, a former journalist who became a hospital publicist, died Oct. 22 of heart failure at her daughter's Kingsville home.
The former longtime Towson resident was 88.
Helen Jane Holehan was born and raised in Utica, N.Y., where she...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:27 PM
A panel of Roman Catholic priests and others in church life faced an audience of lively fifth graders Thursday, offering snippets of their personal history histories and the motivation for their career choices. But many children were so unfamiliar with...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 7:48 PM
St. Ignatius Loyola Academy, a Jesuit middle school for boys housed in a small space between the parish church and Center Stage on Calvert Street, will be moving to new digs in Federal Hill.
The move won't happen until the summer of 2013, but school...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:17 PM
With dark skies blanketing much of the region, some areas could see more rain into the evening on Monday, the National Weather Service said. That could put a damper on Halloween trick or treating.
A flood warning has been extended until 11:45 a.m. on...
| Nov 4, 2011
For the last four years since I moved to the condominium where I live in Forest Hill, Halloween has been somewhat of an underwhelming affair.
I have never had a single trick-or-treater. Not one.
This is primarily due my development being comprised...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan.