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  • 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 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....
  • Volunteerism is the spirit behind United Way

    Volunteerism is the spirit behind United Way
    Teamwork is the special sauce of success in any organization. Without it, there would have been no Super Bowl parade for the Ravens on Pratt Street and no renewed buzz about the Orioles' building on last season's remarkable progress. At a broader level,...
  • Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions

    Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions
    The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner. He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
  • Charitable deduction a boon for society

    Charitable deduction a boon for society
    On his 19th century travels through the United States, the French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville marveled at the American experience of a diversity of civic organizations formed through gifts of time and money. "Wherever at the head of some new...
  • United Way named "all-star" charity

    United Way named "all-star" charity
    United Way was named an "all-star" charity by Forbes magazine for the high percentage of its donations that go toward direct services. The magazine ranked the U.S. charities that received the most in private donations according to financial efficiency....
  • McDaniel College inducts eight into Sports Hall of Fame

    McDaniel College inducts eight into Sports Hall of Fame
    Five Carroll County residents, and three others, were recently inducted into the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame at McDaniel College. The new inductees were formally announced at McDaniel's homecoming game on Nov. 3 against Susquehanna. The Sports Hall...
  • Audit: City mismanaged $9.5M grant for homeless prevention and re-housing efforts

    Baltimore's Office of Human Services mismanaged a $9.5 million federal grant for helping the homeless by failing to oversee programs and awarding cash for services that may not have been eligible, auditors announced Thursday. The U.S. Department of...
  • From 'green' honors to 'black and white' excellence, Dulaney High in the news

    Over the summer, Dulaney High School accrued many honors, and as of June the school was elevated to the status of a Model Green School. This distinction, which is possible only for school that earn "Green School" designation two years, was bestowed based...
  • 500 steelworkers turn out to receive United Way holiday meals

    500 steelworkers turn out to receive United Way holiday meals
    For years, Jeff Mikula collected United Way donations from his fellow steelworkers at Sparrows Point. On Thursday, he — and 500 former co-workers from the now-closed plant — stood in line to receive them. The Dundalk man, who worked as an...
  • The case of the disappearing food trucks

    The case of the disappearing food trucks
    If your favorite food truck wasn't in its regular location on Tuesday, it's because it went to Hopkins. Some 22 food trucks in all were dispatched to Johns Hopkins Medicine facilities all over creation, from Bayview to Homewood to Green Spring Station....
  • New United Way program prevents homelessness — in time for Christmas

    New United Way program prevents homelessness — in time for Christmas
    A few months ago, things were looking bleak for Brooklyn Homes resident Christina Stocks. The 27-year-old single mother of two took a pay cut at work and fell behind in her rent payments. She was facing eviction — and a Christmas on the streets....