| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:09 PM
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...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Dec 14, 2011
Abby Ferretti, 28, is a hands-on philanthropist.
Four times a week, she volunteers with an organization called Back on My Feet, where she goes on 5:30 a.m. runs with residents of local homeless shelters. She's not the type to just write a check and...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:47 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:56 AM
After teaching for 25 years in the Philadelphia public school system, James Egins retired in 1991. He moved to Laurel about seven years later and, because he missed being in the classroom, volunteered at schools in Baltimore and Washington.
Last year, he...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley says Maryland will have a tough time persuading the Navy to keep the USNS Comfort docked in Baltimore, but he expects forthcoming commerce to bolster the waterfront's vibrancy.
O'Malley said Wednesday he will work with the state's...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 10:52 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:50 PM
United Way of Central Maryland's Community Partnership Board of Carroll County recently awarded a community grant of $1,500 to the Westminster-based Target Community and Educational Services.
Target serves Carroll County residents with intellectual and...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has once again looked outside Baltimore government for a chief of staff, tapping Maryland Labor Secretary Alexander M. Sanchez for the position.
"I want to build on the strength of her vision," Sanchez, 43, said in an...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:17 PM
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....
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:27 PM
Barbara McDowell is banking on the free legal advice she received at one of Maryland Legal Aid's recent pro bono days to help resolve a seven-year child support dispute with the father of her grandson.
The Pikesville woman, who said she has raised her...