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  • Is Baltimore father a protective parent or kidnapper?

    Is Baltimore father a protective parent or kidnapper?
    Donald Shields may not be in the running for father of the year, but I'm not sure he should be sitting in jail either. Shields allegedly grabbed an 11-year-old who was said to have been in a fight with his son, threw him in his car and drove around for a...
  • City firefighters face new education requirements for promotion

    City firefighters face new education requirements for promotion
    Hundreds of firefighters may have to go back to school to be promoted to top positions in Baltimore's department, as part of a broader effort to impose professionalism in a department where tenure often trumped education when rising through the ranks....
  • With Dream Act approved, students look to the future

    With Dream Act approved, students look to the future
    Kevin Hernandez was 11 when he left his grandmother's home in El Salvador, traveling by bus and on foot — alone — to Maryland to meet his mother, whom he had not seen since he was 6. Shortly after the boy waded through chest-high water to...
  • Loch Raven: From Bible school to overseas missions, a busy summer at Hiss

    Members of Hiss United Methodist Church have been busy this summer. In late June, the church was transformed into the biblical town of Nazareth for a week during the church's annual Vacation Bible School. More than 85 children, youth and leaders were...
  • Eat like a Raven with these back-to-school recipes

    Eat like a Raven with these back-to-school recipes
    It's back-to-school time, and perhaps you are settling back in to a family-dinner routine after summer chaos. Or perhaps you at least plan to. If your picky eater isn't getting into the groove just yet, perhaps these recipes will help. Tell your kids they...
  • Shift in county policy stresses money, not items, for donations

    Policy changes within the Volunteer Office of the Baltimore County Department of Social Services have altered the county's flagship donation drives for families in need, leaving at least one local volunteer wondering whether the county's neediest...
  • Baltimore Co. to host back-to-school festival

    Baltimore County and the Kevin Liles for a Better Baltimore Foundation will host a back-to-school festival Saturday in Woodlawn. The event is scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. at Security Square Mall. It will focus on families with low to moderate incomes....
  • Back-to-school events set stage for new year in Towson area

    Back-to-school events set stage for new year in Towson area
    Across Baltimore County, schools will begin holding Back-to-Schoolnight activities, some starting as early as this week. The events give parents a way of learning about their child's school, its upcoming events, volunteer and involvement activities, and...
  • Learn about geocaching with Conservancy as your guide

    Geocaching, an outdoor treasure hunt using hand-held GPS devices, is a fun family activity that continues to grow in popularity. Want to learn how to participate? The Howard County Conservancy will offer an opportunity on Saturday, Sept. 8 at, 10 a.m.,...
  • Anne Arundel County volunteer briefs

    Alzheimer's Association Volunteer opportunities include office and clerical assistance including data entry and mailings, community outreach representatives including those to attend health fairs and speakers, help line specialists, and family support...
  • Prince George's to hold Back-to-School Fair

    Prince George's County students and their parents can register for school and before- and after-care programs, and meet with county agency and school representatives, at a Back-to-School Fair Saturday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Show Place Arena,...
  • Rodgers Forge: Bike rack puts wheels in motion at Rodgers Forge Elementary School

    Just in time for the start of school, community leaders gathered on Friday, Aug. 24, for the dedication ceremony of the new bike rack at Rodgers Forge Elementary School. Taking part were 5th District County Councilman David Marks, as well as Stu Sirota,...