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NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Wymore is a typical city council candidate in many ways, campaigning as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of a roster of local organizations. But Wymore's community-leader resume has an unusual feature: He...
Tags: Primaries, Social Issues, Politics, Elections, New York City
Unfailingly there My late father, Al, a parent of an only child, was neither talker, teacher, philosopher, nor motivator. Approachable? Rarely, until he mellowed a bit later. And yet, in spite of ourselves, he taught and I learned. He was the best...
TODAY Alcoholics Anonymous Sixth Sense: 10 a.m. spirituality meeting (closed/nonsmoking), 422 Fifth Ave. S.E. (west door); Rich, 605-229-0496 or 605-380-4784. Alcoholics Anonymous: 1 p.m. (closed meeting) and 8:30 p.m. (open meeting), Yellow House,...
The Eastwood school's librarian, Cheryl Madden, had just finished saying her farewells to the fifth-grade class seated attentively in their dress-up clothes in the front-row seats. She ended with a line from a quote, saying that "one can go backward...
Question: A couple years ago you had information in your column about where to recycle cellphones. Unfortunately, I didn't save it. Can you refresh my memory? I was particularly interested in the program you mentioned for the phones to help...
Irreverent and often raucous, the 41st American Film Institute Life Achievement Award gala Thursday evening at the Dolby Theatre honored the king of comedy, Mel Brooks, in a full-on laugh fest. Martin Short got the evening off to a flying start by...
In a year-end tradition, the La Cañada Council PTA and its various school-site PTAs on Monday held their joint installation breakfast, which this year featured a new twist: Several students were invited to present programs that had captured their...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning
Baltimore County Public Schools resemble Baltimore City Public Schools in that both have aging infrastructures and many of the schools are not air conditioned, but there are major differences in enrollment trends and available local funding. While...
The Baltimore SunI don’t tune into Baltimore’s morning news shows expecting hard-hitting, revealing interviews. Traffic, weather, softer features and a few nuts-and-bolts news stories are the usual order of the day. But WBFF’s Patrice Sanders stopped...
The end of the school year began two weeks ago for 8-year-old Abby Cavelle, who has arrived at River View Elementary in Plainfield wearing her pajamas, or armed with a beach towel for outdoor reading. Or dressed up for a class picture, or prepared to...
100 Years Ago Track tunnel From a Times front page article: "ELKRIDGE GRADE CROSSING CASE ... "The long-drawn-out controversy about the completion of the Baltimore Washington Boulevard through the village of Elkridge seems to be near a settlement as...
A dozen parents of Highland Park grade school students voiced anger and disappointment at a board meeting Thursday night as they demanded answers and protested the involuntary transfer of three teachers to new schools next year. District...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Teachers
Jun 18, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Jun 16, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jun 15, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jun 9, 2013 |Column| Daily American
Jun 7, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 6, 2013 |Story| La Cañada
Jun 2, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 31, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 30, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 29, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 24, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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