| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:02 AM
In the state of Florida, all sex offenders are prohibited from living within 1,000 feet of any school, day care or park -- unless said sex offender was convicted before the state law went into effect.
That's the case with Howard Porter, a registered sex...
| Jan 1, 2014
Born cocaine-exposed and 3 months premature at 1 pound, 12 ounces, Andrea Goodell was diagnosed with ADHD at age 6. Medications weren't the answer for her. Now at age 25, she tells us about learning other ways to manage the disorder while growing up in...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Six elementary schools in the Chicago Archdiocese are slated to close at the end of the school year, and more could join that list before the end of the month, officials said Thursday.
Sister Mary Paul McCaughey, superintendent of Chicago Catholic...
| Dec 22, 2013
A soft electronic buzz filled the air in a classroom at Glen Grove Elementary School on a recent Thursday morning as a silver machine in the back of the room created, layer-by-layer, intricate neon-green objects.
The portable 3-D printer making the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:57 PM
It's official—only seven more shopping days until Christmas, eight if you count today. If you're scrambling to find last-minute gifts, consider books by local authors. We've focused in recent months on popular genres, but this week I'd like to share...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On the matter of reopening Loch Raven Elementary School and moving the Halstead Academy population to Loch Raven, Baltimore County Superintendent of Schools Dallas Dance has been less than candid about the role that the Loch Raven Village and...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Davie's A.J. Wydra was introduced to baseball as a toddler and now enjoys playing the sport competitively.
"When I was 2, I used to sit in my grandfather's lap watching baseball games and that made me want to play," said Wydra, who turns 10 this month....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:00 PM
NEWTOWN — Confounded with grief in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy, Yolie Moreno sat in the cold outside the town's most popular diner off busy I-84 holding a sign she said bore an important message.
"I am love. I am Newtown. Just send...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:40 AM
For Catonsville Children's Theatre founder and executive director, Nick Gough, and his wife, Barbara, enabling children to act is the goal, not memorizing lines or rote repetition of a script.
Nick said the young actors are considered "partners" and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Baltimore County plans to overhaul its elementary school buildings to add more than 1,700 seats in its central and southwestern neighborhoods, where overcrowding has pushed students and teachers into portable classrooms and hallways for their lessons....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:23 PM
Twenty-six young people will compete Saturday in the Miss Aberdeen Contest at the Ramkota Hotel Convention Center.
Three young women are vying for the title of Senior Miss Aberdeen. Five are seeking to become Junior Miss Aberdeen, and 17 are entered in...