Dec 28, 2012

Snowden resigns; headed AG’s civil rights office

ANNAPOLIS — The head of the Maryland attorney general’s civil rights office has announced he is retiring, a decision that comes in the aftermath of legal problems. The attorney general’s office released a statement on Friday saying Carl Snowden plans to retire effective Jan. 8. Snowden, a longtime Maryland civil rights leader, has a Jan. […]

Mar 22, 2012

Aldridge steps down as UMUC president

WASHINGTON — One month after she was placed on leave for reasons that have yet to be disclosed, Susan Aldridge announced Thursday that she’s resigning as president of the University of Maryland University College. Students, faculty and staff were informed of the resignation in an email from University System of Maryland Chancellor William Kirwan. “Given […]

Feb 29, 2012

Baltimore’s top IT official Rico Singleton resigns after N.Y. audit

Baltimore’s top information technology official has resigned after an audit detailed alleged ethical violations he committed while working for New York state government. The audit says Rico Singleton negotiated a job for his girlfriend and interviewed for a job himself with a software vendor that was awarded a major contract. The contract was terminated, costing […]

Feb 7, 2012

Ocean City tourism director resigns after 6 years

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City’s tourism director has announced she is resigning after six years on the job. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that Deborah Turk offered her resignation to town officials on Monday night. Turk is leaving to take da position as a sales manager for Comcast Corporation. Turk will continue to work […]

Dec 29, 2011

The Daily Record’s Top 20 stories of 2011

What were the biggest news stories of 2011? Race cars zooming around the Inner Harbor? Potential promised (new development in Owings Mills) or potential unrealized (development in East Baltimore, the future of horse racing in Maryland)? Maybe it can be summed up in a word: Constellation; ICC; Ed Hale. Or “guilty” in the cases (literally) […]

Nov 14, 2011

Newsweek publisher leaves with 2 top editors

NEW YORK — The publisher of Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast website has left. Ray Chelstowski ended his 11-month reign as publisher Monday. He had come from Entertainment Weekly magazine to oversee an effort to boost ad sales at Newsweek. The 78-year-old magazine’s mounting losses had prompted The Washington Post Co. to sell it […]

Jun 14, 2011

Orioles pitching coach Connor resigns

The Baltimore Orioles say pitching coach Mark Connor has resigned for personal reasons. Bullpen coach Rick Adair took over for Connor. The Orioles are 30-33 and last in the AL East going into Tuesday night’s game at Toronto. Longtime Orioles player and coach Terry Crowley will serve as the interim bullpen coach. He had been […]

Mar 9, 2011

NPR CEO resigns over hidden camera video

WASHINGTON — NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller resigned Wednesday under pressure, a day after an undercover video showed one of her executives on a hidden camera calling the tea party racist and saying the news organization would be better off without taxpayer money. The shake-up comes at a critical time. Conservative politicians are again […]

Dec 30, 2010

The Daily Record’s top 20 stories of 2010

No. 1: The blizzards With bread, milk and toilet paper nearly cleared from local store shelves, flakes began to fall on the metro region the evening of Feb. 5. What followed was labeled historic and expensive with a Biblical twist as the term “snowmaggedon” was used to describe the back-to-back blizzards that slammed Maryland, burying […]

Nov 23, 2010

State environment secretary steps down

Maryland environment Secretary Shari T. Wilson will resign next month, officials announced Tuesday afternoon. Wilson made a “personal decision” in requesting not to be a part of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s cabinet in his second term, according to a statement released by the Department of the Environment. Secretary James E. Lyons, who led the Maryland Higher […]

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