| Dec 21, 2012
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 10:31 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:57 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:40 PM
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...
| Nov 30, 2012
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...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:02 PM
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...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:41 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:47 AM
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...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:39 AM
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...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:40 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:58 PM
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...