| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:29 AM
T'Jae Gibson, of Abingdon, won first place in the Community Relations-Special Events category at the major command level in a U.S. Army public affairs competition. She leads the Army Research Laboratory's broadcast services area. She also serves as the...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The quiet at East Federal and North Bethel streets in the city's Oliver neighborhood on Tuesday morning was punctuated only by the steady rumble of a city work crew, preparing a nearby alleyway for repaving.
Missing, said a local community organizer,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:15 AM
In response to your editorial about programs in Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood, I would like to highlight the efforts of Baltimore HELPS (Healthy Eating Leading Partnerships for Seniors), an initiative being led by Medicare's Quality Improvement...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:09 PM
The United Way of Central Maryland will provide nearly $3 million in community grants intended to provide financial stability to families, quality education to children and healthy alternatives to individuals, the organization said this week.
In all, 71...
| May 6, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Have you ever just messed up? I'm not talking about leaving your coffee on the roof of your car. I mean a major, life-altering mistake. Think fiscal cliff-level personal disaster. Now imagine paying for the mistake with jail time — then continuing...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Howard County has been named the healthiest in Maryland for the fourth straight year by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, according to rankings released Wednesday.
Howard topped the 2013...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Students at the University of Maryland, College Park learned how to make healthy quesadillas, baked tortilla chips and fruit smoothies during a healthy cooking demonstration April 13.
The demonstration was organized by No Kid Hungry UMD, an initiative...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
For over 40 years, Earth Day has sent a powerful message: that each of us has both the capacity and the duty to support the environment that sustains us. This is certainly a message that dedicated conservationists can get behind, but what about everyday...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The United Way of Central Maryland's Access to Healthy Food Initiative distributed more than 2.8 million pounds of groceries — enough to fill 56 tractor trailers — to low-income individuals and families, the organization announced Tuesday....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
As a physician at the April 11 public hearing on proposed changes in the HCPSS Wellness Policy, I left with an appreciation for the articulate students who expressed concern about the nutrition value of some foods offered in school during and after...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:35 AM
During April, the Harford County Health Department highlights the importance of healthy habits before pregnancy with a Show Your Love campaign.
Show Your Love is a new, national campaign developed by the Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:55 PM
I laughed at a news report quoting an official who lamented that Lexington Market lacked a French bakery. The Lexington Market I know is a place that has a thriving bakery, but it sells red velvet cake by the slice and at a price to fit its customers'...