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  • Salvation Army kettle coins include 1893 Liberty gold piece

    On Dec. 8, while counting the coins from the Salvation Army's kettles, Janice Veney, director of Carroll County Salvation Army Service Center, received a pleasant surprise. A 1893 Liberty $10 gold piece was wrapped inside a note in a small plastic bag...
  • Ornamental art project aids victims of Superstorm Sandy in Cockeysville

    Ornamental art project aids victims of Superstorm Sandy in Cockeysville
    Dulaney High School students have embraced an art project that is helping victims of Superstorm Sandy. Art students at Dulaney have been busy designing, creating, painting and selling ornaments with a shore theme, "Shells for N.J. Shore," which will...
  • Anne Arundel police say woman drank herself to death

    Anne Arundel County police said they found a woman who drank herself to death in a Glen Burnie home Tuesday after her husband reported it during a traffic stop. An autopsy by the office of the chief medical examiner Tuesday showed that Bonnie Grace...
  • For the fun of it, volunteers tackle Salvation Army playground in Annapolis

    For the fun of it, volunteers tackle Salvation Army playground in Annapolis
    The playground at the Salvation Army was in sad shape: 50 years old, falling apart and infested with bees. It was so shabby that kids were no longer allowed to play in it. That changed this month with a daylong construction blitz that ended with a new...
  • Anne Arundel County volunteer briefs

    Arnold Volunteer Fire Department The department is recruiting volunteers, 16 and older, to serve both as firefighters and to assist with administrative tasks. Needs include firefighters, EMTs, building maintenance, public outreach and fire safety...
  • Howard selects alternative site for homeless shelter

    Howard selects alternative site for homeless shelter
    Howard County government officials announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day center for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32, effectively ruling out the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel as a...
  • Howard County acquires site for homeless shelter, apartments

    Howard County acquires site for homeless shelter, apartments
    Howard County government announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day shelter for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32. The facility will encompass about 2 acres of the 8-acre site the county purchased...
  • Friday is National Doughnut Day

    Friday is National Doughnut Day
    National Doughnut Day, celebrated on the first Friday of June, was established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. That's according to Dunkin' Donuts, which is offering guests a...
  • National Doughnut Day, get your freebies

    National Doughnut Day, get your freebies
    As a lover of doughnuts, I'm surprised I didn't know this. But apparently, National Doughnut Day is today. It's an annual holiday that goes back to 1938 as -- according to different sources -- a fundraiser or to honor the women of the Salvation Army who...
  • Howard County purchases site for homeless shelter for $3 million

    Howard County purchases site for homeless shelter for $3 million
    Howard County government has purchased eight acres of land near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32 for $3.25 million with the intention of building 30 apartments and a day shelter for the homeless. The homeless shelter and apartments will...
  • The Baltimore Bike Party is taking over the streets in style

    The Baltimore Bike Party is taking over the streets in style
    On a recent Friday evening, a carnival on wheels took to the streets of Baltimore. Women decked out in chandelier earrings juggled floor-length or knee-high dresses on bicycles. Men wearing bow ties and blazers peddled mountain bikes, while one young...
  • Ravens and Steelers fans rumble for charity at Sticky Rice, Todd Conner's

    Ravens and Steelers fans rumble for charity at Sticky Rice, Todd Conner's
    In Fells Point, everyone knows Todd Conner's is a Steelers bar. Nearby, Sticky Rice Bmore is a true-purple Ravens-supporting establishment. On Sunday, with the Ravens in Pittsburgh, partisans of the two bars will square off for a day-long "Rumble of the...