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The Salvation Army

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  • Charitable givers should do their homework first [Letter]

    Charitable givers should do their homework first [Letter]
    In response to Michele Brown's letter about charity transparency ("Local charities need greater transparency'), we've all seen those yellow Planet Aid collection boxes springing up all over the place. Planet Aid consistently receives "F" ratings from CharityWatch, which conducts in-depth financial analyses of audited financial statements in addition to tax forms and reports to rate nonprofits. 
  • Catching Up With ... Former Colts tackle Sam Ball

    Catching Up With ... Former Colts tackle Sam Ball
    Sam Ball has a Super Bowl ring on his finger from Baltimore's 1970 NFL championship and a plaque on his wall naming him the 1990 Kentucky Soybean Association's Man of the Year. Life has been good to the All-American tackle-turned-farmer, who has reaped...

    Frank J. Russell, artist and volunteer

    Frank J. Russell, artist and volunteer
    Frank J. Russell, the former owner of a carpet company who was a longtime Salvation Army volunteer and an accomplished portrait artist, died of pneumonia Aug. 28 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79. "He was a very gifted artist, and there is...

    Two of Hampden's best known buildings sold to investors

    Two of Hampden's best known buildings sold to investors
    Investors have purchased two local landmarks on The Avenue in Hampden — the old Ideal Theatre and the old G.C. Murphy five-and-dime store. The adjacent buildings are located in the 900 block of West 36th Street. The old five-and-dime currently...

    Youth's Benefit students recognized for community service [Letter]

    A representative of the Youth's Benefit Elementary School PTA was given the opportunity to speak to the nearly 850 students at Youth's Benefit who completed the Patriot Program this year. As part of that speech, the PTA was pleased to acknowledge the many...