| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:15 AM
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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:20 PM
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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:33 PM
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...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:48 AM
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...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:06 PM
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....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The families of nearly 400 children in Baltimore Head Start classes received boxes packed with healthy food items Thursday from Feed the Children and the United Way of Central Maryland.
Another 400 boxes will be distributed to low-income families this...