| Jul 20, 2011
Kenya is calling Gina Pierleoni.
The invitation is out for everyone to meet and greet the Bel Air artist Saturday night, July 23, and, by the way, to enjoy an evening of live entertainment, silent auctions and raffles. The goal is to raise money to...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Fourteen years after a truck bomb ripped through the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, the families of 12 Americans killed in the attack are still fighting for federal compensation that has been granted to other terrorism victims — a struggle that has...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Harford County residents recently gathered for the first time in support of an international awareness event, Walk on Water 5K Walk/Run, held June 16 at Tydings Park in Havre de Grace.
The 5K event, sponsored by the Harford County Alumnae Chapter of...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Students at the University of Maryland, College Park are planning to prepare more than 100,000 meals in a single day, to be donated to people in need. The meal packages will contain rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables and a vitamin powder.
The event will...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Craig Benedict Baxam was surfing the Internet from his Army base in South Korea last summer when he came across an Islamic religious website.
The soldier from Laurel had never been particularly religious. But with his deployment and his time in the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The Laurel man who is accused of attempting to join a terrorist group in Somalia was ordered held Wednesday until his case is decided.
Craig Benedict Baxam, 24, is charged with attempting to provide material support to a State Department-designated...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 6:01 PM
Waves of refugees arrive daily to Kenya, some having walked weeks through unforgiving desert with virtually no possessions, and yet local relief workers report optimism among the millions threatened by the historic famine and drought spreading through the...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Broadneck graduate Matthew Centrowitz won his semifinal heat of the men's 1,500 meters in 3 minutes, 46.66 seconds Thursday to advance to Saturday's final at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Daegu, South Korea.
Centrowitz, a rising...
| Sep 9, 2011
Few things give me as much satisfaction in writing this column, then to hear news of the children of parents whom I wrote about when they were school kids. Such is the case with the latest good news from Kenya Conway, whom I recall from her days as a...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:19 PM
A 13-year-old Romesh Vance sat on a Baltimore carousel eight years ago, spinning slowly as he predicted his future.
"I think all our lives [are] going to be bad now," he said.
The statement was captured on camera by the documentary filmmakers...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Few places are left unexplored for Jennifer Petrin Johannes. Over the years, the 38-year-old public high-school art teacher has been to six continents, 27 countries and 43 states. She also shares her passion for traveling with her students, taking them on...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:46 AM
As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community.
These groups and the people they serve need our...