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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • United Way launches Healthy Food Week campaign

    United Way launches Healthy Food Week campaign
    In its first 15 months, the United Way of Central Maryland's Access to Healthy Food Initiative distributed more than 3.4 million pounds of groceries to low-income individuals and families, the organization said. But because spring and summer are slow...
  • United Way of Central Md. reports 6.4 percent increase in 211 calls

    United Way of Central Md. reports 6.4 percent increase in 211 calls
    The 211 call center for United Way of Central Maryland answered more than 97,000 calls last year from individuals looking for tax assistance, housing, food and health services, officials announced Friday. The number of calls represents a 6.4 percent...
  • Honoring National 2-1-1 Day

    Honoring National 2-1-1 Day
    Monday was National 2-1-1 Day. 2-1-1 may be the best service you have never heard of. Last year, 2-1-1 Maryland, a statewide 24/7 information and referral service, answered more than 266,000 calls for help from individuals facing crises. And here in...
  • Are you ready to rally again in Bel Air Friday?

    Harford County, get ready for another demonstration of Power to the Purple! Bel Air's super Purple Pride Ravens Rally is coming up Friday from noon to 2 p.m. in the county government's parking lot at the corner of South Main Street and Churchville Road....
  • Rally for the Ravens in downtown Bel Air Friday

    Rally for the Ravens in downtown Bel Air Friday
    The final big rally for the Ravens in Harford County before the Super Bowl is being held today (Friday) at noon in Bel Air. The super Purple Pride Ravens Rally will be held in the county government's parking lot at the corner of South Main Street and...
  • United Way distributes 2.8 million pounds of food

    United Way distributes 2.8 million pounds of food
    The United Way of Central Maryland's Access to Healthy Food Initiative distributed more than 2.8 million pounds of groceries — enough to fill 56 tractor trailers — to low-income individuals and families, the organization announced Tuesday....