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  • Star Track: William Thomas

    Star Track: William Thomas
    William Thomas of Yorktown, a Grafton High graduate, made the All-Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association baseball first team as a sophomore first baseman for St. Augustine's College. Teams were selected before the CIAA tournament. Coming into...
  • Southern Lehigh High School graduates 269

    Southern Lehigh High School graduates 269
    Southern Lehigh High School held graduation ceremonies June 13. Abigail Kohler was the valedictorian and Nikita Mhatre was the salutatorian. Diplomas were awarded to 269 students. Graduates are: A Benjamin Arza Adams, John Joseph Albenzi Jr.,...
  • In Theory: Advice for future dads

    Christian Evangelist Billy Graham is widely quoted as having said, "A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society." With Americans celebrating this June 15 the annual day devoted to...
  • First, do no harm [Editorial]

    There's good reason nursery schools don't hire convicted child molesters as teachers and banks won't consider people found guilty of embezzlement for positions as tellers. The explanation is simple: Certain jobs — including nurses, therapists,...
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
  • Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.

    Ex-Catonsville doctor charged with sexually assaulting patient in Western Md.
    The practitioner of a now-closed Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors. Dr. William Thomas...
  • In Theory: On crime and punishment and Sharia law

    The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, known as PAS, a political party with a strong base in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, pushed through the Sharia Criminal Code Enactment (II) 1993, which calls for hudud, or extreme corporal punishment when there is strong...
  • In Theory: On the legacy of Fred Phelps

    Fred Phelps, the founder the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. who was known for his fire-and-brimstone anti-gay public protests — as many as 53,000 of them since 1991, according to church officials — died March 19 at the age of 84. Q:...
  • In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?

    In Theory: Should churches take a position on fracking?
    Having recently made legal claims to historical gas and mineral rights under vast tracts of British land, the Church of England has taken a position against those who oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — the process of breaking up rock...
  • Thursday's multi-sport local college roundup: HU, W&M, NSU women's basketball standouts going to Nashville combine

    Women’s basketball: Hampton University senior standouts Alyssa Bennett and Nicole Hamilton, former George Mason and Bethel High player Amber Easter, William and Mary senior Kaitlyn Mathieu and Norfolk State senior Rachel Gordon are among the...
  • In Theory: Should the Boy Scouts salute inclusion?

    One of the topics up for discussion at the national meeting of the Presbyterian Church (USA) this year is the suggestion that the Boy Scouts institute polices that allow membership and leadership in the organization regardless of gender and sexual...