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  • Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families

    Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families
    The families of nearly 400 children in Baltimore Head Start classes received boxes packed with healthy food items Thursday from Feed the Children and the United Way of Central Maryland. Another 400 boxes will be distributed to low-income families this...
  • Notre Dame plans big rollout for new president

    Notre Dame plans big rollout for new president
    Notre Dame of Maryland University will introduce its new president in style next month, with a week-long series of events including an installation ceremony on April 5 and a Presidential Day of Service on April 7 to benefit Baltimore City Head Start....
  • Column on abortion doesn't answer who will support babies and mothers [Letter]

    While I respect where Ms. Santo is coming from I can't sit by and not address some issues she neglected.  If every life begins at conception — where is that support when that baby is born? It is one thing to say every life is sacred and then stand...
  • Corporate welfare for Lockheed Martin

    Corporate welfare for Lockheed Martin
    At this time of severe cutbacks in government funding for food stamps, early childhood education and Meals on Wheels, some Maryland legislators are hard at work looking out for the welfare of one of the world's wealthiest corporations. Under a bill...
  • Invest wisely in early childhood

    Invest wisely in early childhood
    As we struggle through the fifth year of recession, facing budget cuts, austerity and now the sequester, it may be a good time to re-evaluate our national priorities. Last year, the Reach Out and Read program that distributes books to low-income...
  • Sequester madness

    Sequester madness
    Nothing short of a miracle — or a sudden onset of rational behavior inside the Capital Beltway — is going to prevent mandatory, across-the-board federal spending cuts from going in effect Friday. It's also clear the public sector workforce...
  • School starts for Laurel students in Howard, Anne Arundel County

    School starts for Laurel students in Howard, Anne Arundel County
    With the first day of school in Howard and Anne Arundel counties on Monday, Aug. 27, all Laurel-area students are back in the classroom. Some enjoyed special visitors the first day. Recently appointed Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose spent the...
  • Obama's full remarks

    Below are President Barack Obama's full remarks as prepared for delivery at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday night. Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and...
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Maryland names three women to board of directors

    United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland, a nonprofit organization with locations in Arbutus and Halethorpe to support individuals with disabilities achieve independence and productivity, name these women to its board of directors: • Vanessa Jones,...
  • Broken families and the achievement gap

    The recent article by Joe Pettit entitled, "Achievement gap: It's still about race" (Feb. 24) misses a much larger picture. It has been nearly 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson's "Great Society." In 1964 two important pieces of legislation were...
  • Anne Arundel Community Action Agency celebrates history

    The Anne Arundel Community Action Agency studied a long list of nominees as it prepared to induct the first members into its Hall of Fame. In its nearly 50-year history battling poverty, many staff members and volunteers have kept the agency going, and...
  • Low-income families charged for summer camps meant to be free

    Dozens of low-income city families paid in the past three years to send their children to state-funded summer camps that should have been free, according to an audit. The report by Baltimore Inspector General David McClintock faulted the St. Paul...