| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help.
In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 1:58 PM
In an effort to honor those who lost their lives during the attacks of Sept. 11, U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen will take part today in the second annual Project Green: 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance.
The event is organized by the Volunteer Center...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:39 PM
I promised myself I was going to give CNN's new weeknight host Erin Burnett a full week of shows before I reviewed her.
It was hard keeping that promise Monday night when I saw her pay a visit to the Occupy Wall Street encampment so she could look down...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:30 AM
The American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region knows how important it is to stay connected to your home. We have been serving Maryland's disaster victims every day for the past 107 years from our offices in Baltimore. We've changed our physical address a...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 5:08 PM
For months, the men and women of the 135th Airlift Group have been training on their new C27J Spartan turboprops for their deployment this spring to Afghanistan.
Their job: carrying soldiers, equipment and supplies around the war zone as the fighting...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:41 PM
The catastrophe in Haiti struck quickly in January 2010.
The consequences have gone on for much longer. A group in Howard County is seeking to make sure that the country is not forgotten.
More than two years after a massive 7.0 earthquake left...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Two years ago, an enormous earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the surrounding areas. While the cameras are gone, Haiti's recovery continues. Having recently visited Port-au-Prince, we can report that much has been accomplished...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 1:32 PM
Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen and Bryan Voltaggio of Volt are lending their support to a benefit for Up From Under, a project for building homes in Hait
The Up From Under benefit dinner and silent acution, which is being held at Washington, D.C.'s...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen and Bryan Voltaggio of Volt are lending their support to a Wednesday night benefit for Up From Under, a project for building homes in Haiti.
The Up From Under benefit dinner and silent action, which is being held at...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:16 PM
One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston.
In his second week as executive...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:44 AM
The unpaved street winds up a steep, rocky hill to a "shell of a hospital." It's a concrete structure without any patients, said Shirley Matlock, a member of Glen Mar Methodist Church, in Ellicott City. Construction supplies, tile and paint occupy most of...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 2:19 PM
When a deadly earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, and Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana seven years ago, humans weren't the only creatures in distress.
Countless horses and other animals also needed help, and emergency teams from the Woodbine-based Days End...