Father Sy Peterka has served in Baltimore for 22 years, putting tremendous effort into helping recovering addicts and ex-convicts released from prison. This summer the pastor will leave his two parishes in Baltimore on June 30 and head back to Philadelphia, where his ministry as a priest began.
A number of bills that would have mandated new holidays or commemorations, like Irish-American Month, failed to get through the House and Senate this year.
Having a child with a dead person may become illegal in Maryland, unless the donor of the sperm or eggs consents to posthumous parenthood in a formal written document.
As the last dry town in Maryland, Damascus may be known for its farms and its football team, but not for its nightlife, but this may change.
More Maryland students may get to see the numbers behind nutrition, if legislation passes requiring public schools to post the calorie content of food items served.
In a six-week trial that ended Thursday over whether Maryland shortchanges its historically black universities, the state argued that it has given these schools fair funding as well as special consideration in recent years.
Maryland legislators are considering a bill that would limit public access to records of ongoing research at public institutions, but opponents continue to criticize the potential boundaries the bill would create.