| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:38 PM
As many as 240 AmeriCorps members will relocate to East Baltimore's Graceland Park neighborhood in the coming months, as the domestic version of the Peace Corps establishes an urban campus, the first of its kind.
The classrooms at the former Sacred...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 8:00 AM
I write in response to last Sunday's article, "Catholic officials knew of teacher's abuse, court files indicate" (Nov. 24) and the subsequent editorial regarding the horrific abuse committed by John Merzbacher in the 1970s. Contrary to the article's...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Regarding Baltimore Archdiocese Vice-Chancellor Sean Caine's recent letter justifying the church's response to allegations of child sexual abuse, I am glad that in 1993 Maryland's attorney general made it clear that all abuse cases should be reported ("...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:48 PM
Nobody believed Liu Fang, born with half a heart and abandoned in a village west of Beijing, would survive long after being adopted by a Baltimore County family. Even the Bartlinskis, deeply religious Catholics, expected the girl's lungs would fail even...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:30 PM
State legislators and sexual-abuse victim advocates called Monday for reforms in the way such cases are handled in Maryland, including stricter reporting requirements when incidents are discovered.
State Sen. Delores G. Kelley, a Baltimore Democrat, said...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 10:30 AM
My wife grew up in a large Catholic family in Locust Point, and she and her siblings attended Our Lady of Good Counsel School. They have wonderful stories of friends, relatives, co-workers and neighborhood characters, second and third generation...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Bishop Willard E. Saunders Jr. quieted his Cherry Hill sanctuary Sunday morning, signaling for the music and the hallelujahs to stop so his words would come across clearly.
"If something is perfect, it does not need changing," Saunders said, his image...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Rosella M. Beeler, a retired department store worker and homemaker, died of pneumonia Oct. 4 at Manor Care Health Services in Ruxton. The Campus Hills resident was 91.
Born Rosella Mary Fischer in Baltimore and raised on Kenwood Avenue in East Baltimore,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Local leaders of the Catholic, Mainline Protestant and black churches are planning to speak this evening in favor of in-state tuition breaks for illegal immigrants at Maryland’s public colleges and universities, advocates said.
| May 8, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Anne Arundel County police are investigating sexual abuse allegations by a former student at Monsignor Slade Catholic School in Glen Burnie, officials of the Archdiocese of Baltimore said Wednesday.
In a letter posted on the archdiocese website and...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Recession being the bane of piano retailers, it seems wholly remarkable that Harry Cohen and his son, Lou, decided to start selling Baldwins and Wurlitzers in 1937 — the year the economy relapsed toward the end of the Great Depression.