May 17, 2013
The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City , over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and development companies, court records show. This week, however, authorities in New York alleged that Basel, 42, and Samir Ramadan, 39, were also at the top of a multimillion-dollar cigarette-smuggling ring and said they believe members of the organization may have funneled some of their proceeds to terrorist groups.
July 4, 2006
A snowball stand's success depends on two key things: hot weather and lots of hard work, say Baltimore-area purveyors of the summer treat. Add those ingredients to the crushed ice and syrup concoction that has long been a regional favorite, and summertime entrepreneurs say they can make a decent living during the season's warmest weeks. "A lot of people think it's easy to start it," said Margo Torsell, who along with family members runs a three-year-old stand on Liberty Road in Randallstown.
March 27, 2012
School transfer requests in Prince George's County Public Schools for 2012-13 will be accepted through April 20. Transfer requests will not be considered for schools that exceed state-rated capacity. For a list of schools eligible to receive transfer students and the transfer request form, go to www1.pgcps.org . Only schools on the list can be selected as a transfer option. This list will change as the school's enrollment reaches capacity. There is no guarantee that a student will gain admission to a listed school.
April 27, 2013
Before Lauren Preston opened the cover of the book "Spring" to read to her pre-kindergarten class at Mary Ann Winterling Elementary School, her students excitedly told her why, and showed her how, the season was underway. Daffodils - not just "yellow flowers" - were appearing from beneath the soil, they said. Hyacinths were blooming, they demonstrated with the slow unfolding of their tiny fists. And butterflies were emerging, the students showed by flapping their curled arms. In pre-K classrooms around Baltimore's school system, subtle changes like interactive reading are having a substantial effect in helping prepare 4-year-olds for elementary school - addressing an achievement gap that city schools have faced for years.
March 5, 2013
Harford Community College is pleased to announce those students named to the dean's list for the fall 2012 semester. Students on the list have achieved high academic honor. In qualifying for the dean's list, a student must receive all As and Bs grades and have a 3.50 to 3.75 GPA (grade point average). Full-time students must have completed 12 credit hours during the semester. Part-time students are eligible after having completed 12 credit hours and then completing six credit hours during the current semester.
November 15, 2009
Howard Community College will host a "High School Information Session" for prospective college students and their parents at 7 p.m. Thursday on the fourth floor of the Rouse Company Foundation Student Services Hall, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Call 410-772-4599 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.