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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Comptroller: Audits bill would require duplicate work, wasteful spending

    Arguing that a proposal for increased city audits would result in duplicated efforts and wasteful spending, Baltimore Comptroller Joan Pratt and City Auditor Robert L. McCarty have submitted a letter to members of the City Council asking them to amend the...
  • Pratt responds to audit questions

    On July 30, The Sun published an op-ed by Mary Alice Ernish, founder of the grassroots non-profit Audit Baltimore, which contained a series of questions about the city's auditing practices. This week, Comptroller Joan Pratt, who oversees the city's...
  • Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center work to Wow kids

    Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center work to Wow kids
    One of the central missions of the Orlando Science Center, JoAnn Newman noted, is to develop within young people a passion for science – how it can be fun, exciting, and something they look forward to. What that also accomplishes, she added, is...
  • Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed

    Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed
    Hoping to narrow the achievement gap for children in poverty, Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up to introduce hundreds of disadvantaged preschoolers to arts and sciences. The partnership, announced...
  • 50 years later, SNAP proves its continuing vitality

    A lot has happened in the 50 years since LBJ signed the Food Stamp Act of 1964 into law. We've elected eight presidents, watched our population grow and shift, gained knowledge about health and nutrition, enjoyed economic booms and survived recessions....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sanchez Honored as Children's Champion

    Rep. Bobby Sanchez of New Britain was honored as a Children's Champion on Friday, August 15, at the New Britain YWCA at Franklin Square. The honor comes from the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, a statewide advocacy organization working to ensure...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Closing the opportunity gap with school choice

    The events that have recently overtaken Ferguson, Mo., have exposed much more than just the vestiges of racial distrust and strained law enforcement-citizen relationships. They remind us how the poverty of opportunity in too many American communities...
  • 6 challengers vie for Orange District 6 seat

    Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell is leaving her District 6 post because of term limits, and six candidates are vying to take over the open seat. The field includes a number of recognizable names, including a former commissioner and the...
  • Ballet Theatre reaches out to local schools

    Ballet Theatre reaches out to local schools
    The Ballet Theatre of Maryland is based in Annapolis, but as a professional company serving the entire state, it endeavors to live up to its name. The company's mission to make dance and ballet accessible to everyone takes it from Hagerstown to Ocean...
  • Giving residents a little boost

    Giving residents a little boost
    GLOUCESTER – Over 9 percent of Gloucester's nearly 37,000 residents live below the poverty level, according to the U.S. Census. Even more live at or slightly above that level, said Bill Fulton, a volunteer with the Samaritan Group. "That means...