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  • Romney charity is admirable, not manipulative

    The article you published on Sept. 22, "Romney paid 14% of income in taxes in '11," implies that Mitt Romney "manipulated" his taxes by making charitable donations. Never once did you mention that the Romneys gave 30 percent of their income to charity...
  • Cool baby clothes, warm hearts fuel Baltimore start-up

    Cool baby clothes, warm hearts fuel Baltimore start-up
    Why are cool-looking baby clothes so hard to find? That's the question that led two local fathers of young children to launch Charm City Babies in July. The company makes and sells onesies with clever messages and vintage sensibilities, and donates one...
  • Catonsville rec program's new leader has paid her dues as volunteer

    For 15 years, Saundra Owens worked during the day at Social Security Administration, came home to make 60 sandwiches for the kids at the after-school program she ran at a local church, then went to coach basketball until 10 p.m. The kids in the...
  • Sarbanes wants to encourage grassroots funding of campaigns

    Money's influence on politics has long been a problem, one that politicians needing cash to fund their campaigns have not had much incentive to solve. U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes, a Towson Democrat who represents part of Howard County, is hoping to change...
  • A caretaker is taken care of

    When you grow up taking care of other people, it's understandable that you might put taking care of yourself last on the list. Until, of course, you absolutely have to put yourself on the list. The kidney transplant list. A colleague, Carla Hubbard,...
  • Ruxton woman helps sick kids create happy memories

    Ruxton woman helps sick kids create happy memories
    Kim Meagher has always been generous with her time and volunteers with countless organizations, but as she began her work at Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House, she was struck by an Internet quote that spoke to the charity's mission. "I came across...
  • Fourth of July Parade a perfect time to thank Woman's Club for contributions [Letter]

    At the end of 2012, the Woman's Club of Catonsville disbanded after 80 years of service to the community. At that time, the club donated the facility at 10 St. Timothy's Lane to the Catonsville Community Foundation (CCF), in order to provide a...
  • Love of bocce, and Charlotte's Quest Nature Center, keeps Manchester couple rolling

    Love of bocce, and Charlotte's Quest Nature Center, keeps Manchester couple rolling
    The story behind the two bocce courts on Vince DePalmer's Manchester property is a slight variation on the familiar "Field of Dreams" theme. It's not so much a matter of, "build it and they will come," but rather "build it and maybe somebody will show up...
  • Timonium: Optimists celebrate past efforts, greet new leaders

    The changing of the guard recently took place at the annual installation dinner of the Optimist Club of Timonium. The following members were installed: Skip Sheeler, president, Don Imwold, vice-president (youth programs); Jocelyn Sandy, vice-president...
  • Maryland local government workers give $11.24M to charities

    Maryland local government workers give $11.24M to charities
    The United Way of Central Maryland announced Monday that local government workers gave more than $11.24 million during recent fundraising campaigns. Federal, state and local employees donated the money through payroll deductions to designated health and...
  • Dr. Bernard 'Bernie' Kapiloff, surgeon

    Dr. Bernard 'Bernie' Kapiloff, surgeon
    Dr. Bernard "Bernie" Kapiloff, a retired plastic surgeon who had also been the longtime publisher of the Montgomery County Sentinel as well as a civil rights activist and philanthropist, died Oct. 10 from complications of a stroke at Roland Park Place....
  • Arbutus businesswoman honored for community service

    Arbutus businesswoman honored for community service
    When Debbie SeBour was a teenager, she worked in the Arbutus flower shop run by Betty Reidel. On Oct. 10, she was honored by Soroptimist International of Arbutus with the Betty Reidel Award during the group's anniversary dinner at Matthew's 1600...