| Nov 19, 2011
| 2:57 PM
Model trains, not turkey, top the Thanksgiving menu for the Schumm family of Harford County.
They have, for the past nine years, forgone the traditional dinner so they can treat thousands of others to a visual feast at the Kennedy Krieger Institute's...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:11 PM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:35 PM
She had won a string of beauty pageants — and was the original St. Pauli Girl of beer advertising fame — so Debbie Walker, a blond model from Washington, D.C., was accustomed to her fair share of attention.
But she'd never seen anything like...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Autistic children of federal workers in 22 states begin receiving insurance coverage this month for a key behavioral treatment, under a decision by the Office of Personnel Management.
Maryland, home to the third-largest population of federal workers...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
| Sep 15, 2012
Carol M. Herndon, a longtime volunteer and advocate for the developmentally disabled, died Sept. 8 of complications from cancer at PowerBack Rehabilitation in Lutherville. She was 82.
The daughter of a surgeon and a homemaker, Carol Mae Smith was born...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Howard County school officials are investigating an incident involving an 11-year-old autistic boy who was handcuffed by police officers on a school bus after he allegedly bit several adults and students.
The child, who does not speak and has limited...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:32 PM
Benjamin C. Whitten, a prominent Baltimore educator and community activist who served as president of the Baltimore Urban League, died Sept. 21 of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Morgan Park resident was 89.
"Ben was a true giant in the...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:11 AM
ON THE SITE...
Boy, 6, hit by SUV in Odenton: The boy was flown to a nearby hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning.
Howard County native wins 2012 Sophie Kerr Prize: Kathryn Manion, a Clarksville native and graduate...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:11 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has donated use of her office's skybox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to 27 nonprofit or charitable organizations this year, including her daughter's school, according to a list provided by the mayor's office.
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Almost half of children with autism in a new study had run away at least once - and many of them were missing long enough to cause concern.
Researchers found that kids most often wandered off from their home, school or a...