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  • 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....
  • Free legal assistance in Baltimore to be offered this Saturday

    Free legal assistance in Baltimore to be offered this Saturday
    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...
  • Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families

    Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families
    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...
  • Harford Teacher of the Year finalists named

    The top five finalists for the 2013 Harford County Teacher of the Year Award were announced by Harford County Public Schools Monday: Tara N. Buecker, Jarrettsville Elementary School physical education/health teacher; J. Laura Childs, Edgewood High...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...