| Dec 2, 2012
| 9:25 AM
In 2006, when Eugene Semenov was an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University, he volunteered at the medical clinic of Baltimore Rescue Mission, which provides free medical attention to people who are homeless.
He couldn't help noticing that the record-...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Girl Scouting will celebrate its 100th anniversary on March 12, celebrating how Juliette Lowe brought scouting to Savannah, Ga., to start this wonderful program for girls in the United States.
Our local Girl Scout Service Unit will celebrate Thinking Day...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:56 PM
No question, it's been a tough economy for many nonprofits to raise money. But Marriottsville-based DonorSearch, launched the same year the economy plunged into the latest recession, has developed a database to help nonprofits identify which of their...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Asked what makes a great place to work, employees focus a lot less on pay and benefits than you might think.
Workers want fair compensation without a doubt, but they also want to feel that their work and their company's mission matter, workplace...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:41 PM
My cat has dandruff. Is there a safe, organic way to treat that?
Dandruff or dry scaly coat is a condition that we see in cats and dogs, especially during cold weather. However it is important to find out the primary cause of this condition before...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:26 AM
If you could care less about this year's Grammys (wouldn't blame you there) or the Allen Stone show at the 8x10 isn't your thing, there's the Umphrey's McGee show at Rams Head Live on Sunday night.
I've made the mistake of calling Umphrey's a "jam band"...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Former Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. presents a 20-point platform for Republicans to "be proud of" ("A platform for the next Republican nominee," Nov. 18). Let's examine each of these points in detail, and the reader can decide if any of them are...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Players made a quick exit from the Ravens' locker room today after being excused early by coach John Harbaugh to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Ravens practiced indoors this morning to simulate the warmer California weather predicted for...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Politicians haven't always been allergic to gun control, not even Republicans.
In 1968, after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and the Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., Congress — on a bipartisan vote — outlawed gun sales to felons and...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:29 AM
An average of twice a day, a patient at the University of Maryland Medical Center has a heart attack, dangerous allergic reaction or other emergency that requires supplies from a crash cart.
The carts are the wheeled emergency stations that contain...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Years ago, a friend told me a story from her days living in South America. The movie "Wayne's World" had come out, and she went to see it. She spoke English, but it was interesting to read the Spanish subtitles.
For instance, early in the film, Wayne...