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Western Africa

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  • Water filter donations from Laurel resident make an impact on village in Ghana

    Water filter donations from Laurel resident make an impact on village in Ghana
    In 2010, Laurel resident Beverly Hunt and friend and business partner Sylvia Baffour traveled to Ghana to distribute water filters they had purchased for villagers living without access to clean drinking water. In February, reporter Gwendolyn Glenn returned to the Ghanaian village to report on the health benefits residents experienced by having water filters.
  • African Art Museum shines light on the continent [Column]

    Doris Ligon may be Baltimore born and bred, but she can't seem to get her mind off Africa. "I was in my 30s before I heard anything positive about Africa," recalls Ligon, 77, who, along with her late husband, Claude, opened the African Art Museum of...

    Stop by HdG shops for last-minute Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day today (Feb. 14). Don't forget your sweetie! For last minute sweets, visit Bomboy's Home Made Candies, (322 Market St., 410-939-2924) and Lyon's Pharmacy (328 St. John St., 410-939-4545). Both are embellished with red and pink hearts,...

    Storytellers have mastered the ancient art of narration [column]

     There was a child — a little girl only 5 years old — who seemed so transfixed, so transformed by a story Diane Macklin told to a near-full audience in Cincinnati, that she stood up at the end of Macklin's performance, and clapped and...

    Tau Delta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority celebrates sorority's 94 years

    Chartered in Laurel, the Tau Delta Zeta Chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will celebrate the sorority's 94th anniversary at a Founders' Day luncheon, Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Greenbelt Marriott Hotel. With the theme "94 Years Strong and the Legacy...