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  • Project Homeless Connect providing services for needy

    Project Homeless Connect providing services for needy
    Robert Taylor says problems with alcohol cost him his job as a city laborer four years ago. He quit drinking, but without a permanent source of income or place to stay, it's been difficult for him to get back on his feet. He's held a few odd jobs, but...
  • Van takes free meals for kids into city neighborhoods

    Van takes free meals for kids into city neighborhoods
    It's 4 p.m. when the mobile meals van pulls up to a patch of pavement behind the library at Pennsylvania and North avenues. The cardboard boxes it brings — filled with chicken sandwiches, milk and snacks — may be the first food some children...
  • United Way of Central Md. has new board chairwoman

    United Way of Central Md. has new board chairwoman
    A senior vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine will help lead strategic decisions and results for the United Way of Central Maryland, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Patricia M.C. Brown, who is also president of Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC, will...
  • Cramm remembered as Howard County's 'unofficial historian'

    Cramm remembered as Howard County's 'unofficial historian'
    Though she knew more than most people about Howard County's history, Joetta Cramm always considered herself to be an amateur historian. "I really look at local history as my hobby," Cramm said in a Baltimore Sun feature about her work in 1996. "I...
  • Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013

    Havre de Grace High Hall of Fame names four inductees for 2013
    Mark P. Becker, Bert J. Hash Jr., Robert "Bobby" Parker and Clark Turner have been announced as the Class of 2013 of the Havre de Grace High School Hall of Fame. "We are very excited to add these distinguished alumni to our Hall of Fame," said Richard...
  • Ravens notes: Will roster trend continue for Ravens draft picks?

    Ravens notes: Will roster trend continue for Ravens draft picks?
    With the Ravens needing to cut down their roster from 75 to 53 by Saturday at 6 p.m., there will undoubtedly be some anxious moments for many players over the next two days. However, recent history suggests that the 10 members from the team’s 2013...
  • Rawlings-Blake victorious in United Way healthy cooking contest

    Rawlings-Blake victorious in United Way healthy cooking contest
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz hosted a set of powerful peers for a healthy cooking competition at the Hunt Valley Wegmans Wednesday, but home field advantage wasn't enough to top his counterpart from Baltimore City. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Nearly $3M in community impact grants awarded by United Way

    Nearly $3M in community impact grants awarded by United Way
    The United Way of Central Maryland will provide nearly $3 million in community grants intended to provide financial stability to families, quality education to children and healthy alternatives to individuals, the organization said this week. In all, 71...
  • City to offer free breakfast, lunch to kids this summer

    City to offer free breakfast, lunch to kids this summer
    Children in poor Baltimore neighborhoods can get free meals this summer through an extension of the National School Lunch Program, city officials said Wednesday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the Summer Food Service Program, which is expected to...
  • VA looks to American Legion, other veterans groups for help with backlog

    VA looks to American Legion, other veterans groups for help with backlog
    As officials at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs look internally for solutions to a claims backlog that is drawing increasing fire from Capitol Hill, they are also reaching for outside help from some of the nation's best-known veterans groups....
  • Food trucks from Baltimore and Washington to square off on Rash Field

    Food trucks from Baltimore and Washington to square off on Rash Field
    Get ready to roll. Baltimore and Washington’s fleets of food trucks are squaring off again. Some 40 trucks, 20 from each city, are expected to attend the second Taste of Two Cities event on June 1, which is relocating from Westport Waterfront to...
  • Food trucks from Baltimore and Washington will square off on Rash Field

    Get ready to roll. Baltimore and Washington's fleets of food trucks are squaring off again. Some 40 trucks, 20 from each city, are expected to attend the second Taste of Two Cities event on June 1, which is relocating from the Westport waterfront to Rash...