| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley wedged himself and his lunch tray between two first-graders at a table at Hillcrest Elementary School in Baltimore County and began eating pieces of banana as he struck up a conversation with the 6-year-olds.
Darlene Lopez kept...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Whitney Sibol looked up to see a buoy ahead as she continued her front crawl along the Bird River in eastern Baltimore County.
Like so many times before, her left arm came out of the water as she continued to swim. It was Sunday, June 3, 2012.
| Sep 2, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Baltimore students who bring a switchblade, pepper spray or other weapon that is not a firearm to school this year will not be automatically suspended under a revised code of conduct distributed to parents in the first week of school.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Perry Hall High School graduate Nathaniel Lebedda has been named Baltimore County recipient of a $10,000 Engineering Scholars Awards scholarship from the Northrop Grumman Corp.
Lebedda, who received his diploma from Perry Hall on May 31, is one of 24...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Abigail Schwartz of Perry Hall graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management and economics with a minor in psychology at Washington College’s commencement ceremony on May 19.
While at Washington College,...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Melancholy fits the game of baseball like a batting glove. For every moment of heroic achievement, there is one of misery and despair; for each Bobby Thomson "shot heard 'round the world" to win the 1951 National League Pennant for the New York Giants,...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
A Baltimore County parent who stepped in to bring warmth and cheer back to the high school that had a chilling cafeteria shooting was recognized Friday during the state's annual Parent Involvement Matters awards.
The Maryland State Department of...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:21 PM
Children clutching onto each other as they are hustled out of an elementary school. Parents weeping together in a school parking lot, police cars and ambulances flashing behind them. Police brandishing machine guns racing to a school.
While the images...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Does a gunman go into a church and start shooting up the choir? How about a hospital, pick off one baby after another in the newborn unit?
There seems to be no bottom anymore. This time, it was 20 children and six teachers and staff shot to...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:14 PM
It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1.
But if the state's newly...