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  • School prayer claims its victims [Letter]

    I take issue with letter writer Richard Goutos' statement that no one was injured by listening to prayers at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and other schools ("Return prayer to public schools," May 19). I was one of those students who was made to feel...
  • 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...
  • Third annual gala benefits family center and auction winners

    Third annual gala benefits family center and auction winners
    Charles Curlett paid $2,000 Saturday night for a Cartier watch worth $5,600. "And for a good cause," said the attorney from Oakenshawe. But Curlett won't have the unisex watch all to himself. "We're going to share it," said his wife, Christina....
  • Schools for everyone

    Schools for everyone
    Baltimore City school officials say the nearly $1.2 billion budget the system unveiled last week will fund a raft of new academic endeavors, among them a new team to upgrade instruction in the sciences to meet the higher standards of the new national...
  • Guardian Angels help slain Navy vet's family search for killer

    Guardian Angels help slain Navy vet's family search for killer
    Naval Petty Officer Alonzo M. Gladden Jr. had been back home for only four hours last October when an unknown person opened fire on him — killing him shortly after he dropped off his grandmother in South Baltimore. Months later, his killing...
  • 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...