| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:20 AM
As the holidays are fast approaching, giving the gift of time and service by volunteering to help support your favorite charity will make a difference in many ways. The Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County has a Holiday Volunteer Guide now available...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Although the traditional start to the holiday shopping season is still days away, Morgan Somerville has already mapped out her bargain-hunting strategy.
The student employment manager at Stevenson University will pass up Thanksgiving specials to focus...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Carroll County Delegates approved 10 pieces of local legislation Friday, including bills that would allow charitable organizations to host casino night fundraisers, increase the salaries of the sheriff and orphans' court judges, and increase alcohol...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Last minute Thanksgiving shoppers at an Edgewood Food Lion Wednesday were surprised to see a group of teenagers running up to them at the checkout and offering to pay for a portion of their bill on the holiday eve.
Dorothy Carneal, 78, of Edgewood,...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use.
• Oaklands Presbyterian Church has a food pantry on-site...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:10 AM
On Tuesday, Dec. 3, Baltimore restaurants are joining other local businesses and area non-profits in Bmore Gives More, a one-day citywide fundraising effort.
The Bmore Gives More campaign, which hopes to raise $5 million for area charities, is part of...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Standing near a coal-fired stove in the kitchen of Joe Squared, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tossed extra arugula on a slab of dough to create a "Bmore Gives More" pizza.
The restaurant was taking part in #GivingTuesday, a day designed to foster online...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Brothers Justin and Jeremy Batoff are about to trade in their condominium overlooking the lacrosse fields at Johns Hopkins, their alma mater, for a Greenspring Valley farmhouse.
They share a real estate portfolio. They work together at the family law...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 10:10 AM
A year ago, it was difficult for taxpayers to do last-minute tax planning because of uncertainty surrounding expiring tax breaks from the Bush era.
Lawmakers were at loggerheads on which, if any, deductions and credits to keep and whether to let tax...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:56 PM
The author Madison Smartt Bell's 16th work of fiction, a book of short stories called "Zig Zag Wanderer" is guaranteed to make the author absolutely no money whatsoever. Nada. Zilch. Zip. Not one blessed penny.
And he wouldn't have it any other way....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:50 AM
'Tis the season: the season of lights and decorations, the season of too much food, too much drink, too much hustle bustle, too much, too much.
'Tis also the season of giving: giving donations and time to favorite charities, giving gifts to family,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:58 AM
More generous donations this week have continued to fill the Empty Stocking Fund, as the Harford County based charity works to help more than 300 Harford County families and senior citizens in need have a happier holiday season.
Among the most recent...