Celebrating Robert Eades’ life: Community activist remembered for his work, love and mantra ‘I cry’ following his death from COVID-19

His famous mantra, “I Cry,” was heard throughout the service. Eades was a common participant in Annapolis City Council meetings, holding officials accountable with tough questions and pleas to improve struggling parts of the city. He was known for his community participation that lasted more than three decades.

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Harford school officials address learning plans for special needs students; virtual town hall scheduled for Aug. 19

This spring, case managers in the HCPS Department of Special Education contacted the families of more than 5,100 students who receive special education services through an IEP. They did so in order to develop an “individual distance learning plan” so each student could receive instruction and any services they needed while classes were being held virtually, Michael Thatcher, special education director, said.

August 13th, 2020|

Clara I. Adams, a distinguished educator at Morgan State University for six decades, dies

Other affiliations included the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Association of University Professors, the American Chemical Society, the Association of American Colleges, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and the Quality Education for Minorities Network, where she served as a member of its board and as treasurer.

August 13th, 2020|

Maryland Department of Health teaming with state hospitals to perform coronavirus antibody study

The 13 hospitals participating in the study are: UPMC Western Maryland, Carroll Hospital, University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Frederick Memorial Hospital, Anne Arundel Medical Center, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Health System, Howard County General Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center, University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center and MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center.

August 13th, 2020|

Three men exonerated in notorious 1983 murder of Baltimore student file federal lawsuit against police officers

DeWitt Duckett, a ninth-grader at Harlem Park Junior High School, was shot in his neck inside the West Baltimore school on November 18, 1983. School officials called his death the first homicide in a Baltimore public school, and his killing touched off a firestorm of debate over school safety. The boy’s death also became another cautionary tale in a wave of so-called “clothing murders,” cases where city youth were gunned down over sneakers or sports apparel.

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