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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

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  • Religious observance at Poly wasn't so benign [Letter]

    I read with interest Richard J. Goutos' letter "Return prayer to public school" (May 19), describing how in the late 1950s and early 1960s, at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute "a student read a passage from the Bible, then the Lord's prayer was recited ......
  • Ravens foundation funds local scholars

    Ravens foundation funds local scholars
    While most high school seniors spend their last few days planning end-of-the-year parties, reminiscing with friends or trying to fit in one last prank on the freshmen, Nicolas "Cole" Holocker is accepting the 2013 Ravens Scholarship awarded to students...
  • Baltimore schools' interim CEO has 'passion with a punch'

    Baltimore schools' interim CEO has 'passion with a punch'
    In walks Tisha Edwards, a parade of teenagers in her wake. The conference room in Baltimore school headquarters is full of staff and community stakeholders there to tell the new interim schools CEO what she wants to know. But she introduces the half-...
  • Companies back STEM efforts as Maryland seeks to revamp science education

    Companies back STEM efforts as Maryland seeks to revamp science education
    Students across Maryland would see revamped science classes under curriculum standards the state school board will consider Tuesday — part of a broader effort by educators, researchers and businesses to kindle innovation in children well before they...
  • Butler quarry provides foundation for region's building needs

    Butler quarry provides foundation for region's building needs
    From the power shovel that claws chunks of rock from the earth to the powerful machine that shapes raw stone into slabs, there is nothing delicate about Joe Vinci's business. So it comes as a surprise when Vinci pauses during a tour of his Baltimore...
  • Edgewood man charged with robbing convenience store

    An Edgewood man arrested Tuesday and charged with robbing a convenience store in Edgewood earlier in the day allegedly gave police a false name. Jamal Nathaniel Jackson, 32, of the 700 block of Rainbow Court, is charged with armed robbery, robbery,...
  • Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61

    Edward Dopkin, owner of Miss Shirley's and Ravens caterer, dies at 61
    Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
  • High School Football: Sunset League crazy, tight

    High School Football: Sunset League crazy, tight
    Over the course of two nights late last week, the chase for the 2013 Sunset League football championship became a free-for-all. You can thank, or blame, depending on which sideline you root from, Los Alamitos High and Newport Harbor for creating an...
  • Youths offer ideas for a 'safe and inclusive' Inner Harbor

    Youths offer ideas for a 'safe and inclusive' Inner Harbor
    Baltimore teens Rickya'h Brooks and Marquise Robinson never really feel welcome at the Inner Harbor. They say police cast a judgmental eye on all kids who go there, especially African-Americans. And they're frustrated that the waterfront mall provides...
  • Robert L. Stocksdale, 85, attorney and lacrosse All-American

    Robert L. Stocksdale, 85, attorney and lacrosse All-American
    Robert L. Stocksdale, a real estate attorney who served several state commissions and committees on issues of mortgage financing, died from a brain hemorrhage July 7 at Sinai Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 85. Born in Baltimore, he lived on...
  • Airman who went missing in Fells Point died accidentally, his family says

    Airman who went missing in Fells Point died accidentally, his family says
    Before his disappearance touched off a regional manhunt and his body was recovered from the waters off Fells Point, Evan Curbeam had been a standout in the Air National Guard. Last year, he appeared in a recruitment video. This year he was named Airman of...