| 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.
| 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...
| 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.
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Gun-rights advocates unveiled Tuesday a 225-page report paid for by the National Rifle Association that lays out a vision for arming teachers to prevent the kind of mass shootings that claimed 27 lives at a Connecticut elementary school last year....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:14 PM
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told parents, students and educators in Baltimore County on Wednesday that while Americans might not agree on gun control legislation, they must work together so that children can grow up without fear of violence in...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The budget package proposed by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz this week includes $5.6 million to finish a Perry Hall park that officials say has languished for years.
Improvements to Gough Park, a 17-acre site at the intersection of the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Guess how I came to know that April 14-20 marks the 55th National Library Week? Before I give away the answer, you might appreciate that this observance started in the 1950s to combat Americans' growing preference for radios and televisions over books....
| Nov 16, 2013
At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Henry F. Long Jr., a boys soccer coach and state champion who owned a window-cleaning business, died of cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Perry Hall resident was 54.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Sparrows Point's North Point Village, he...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts educator Sean McComb fondly recalls a high school English teacher who led him to see the world differently through books and a mentor from the student-run cable station who helped him host his own weekly sports...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Of the 11 Baltimore County public high schools rated among the nation's 2,000 top schools, according to the third annual Newsweek/Daily Beast survey of "America's Best High Schools," Hereford High School ranks No. 1 in the county.
The list, published...