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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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore homeless shelter along Fallsway to sleep 275

    An aging transportation building and garage in Baltimore has been restored into the $8 million Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Housing and Resource Center, adding to the growing complex of services for the homeless along the Fallsway. The 24-hour facility...
  • Shoppers enjoy wine and food at charity event at Towson Town Center

    Shoppers enjoy wine and food at charity event at Towson Town Center
    It was a night of eating, drinking, shopping and fundraising at Towson Town Center's Sip Savor Shop event Thursday night, benefiting the United Way of Central Maryland. Wineries, restaurants and big name retailers teamed up to provide guests with an...
  • Charles L. Schelberg, bank president, dies

    Charles L. Schelberg, bank president, dies
    Charles L. Schelberg, a retired Eastern Shore banker and a World War II veteran who served with the Navy in the Pacific, died June 19 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Queenstown resident was 86. Mr. Schelberg was born in Wilmington,...
  • Preschool for homeless children losing its own home

    Preschool for homeless children losing its own home
    Like a real-life episode of "Sesame Street," the lesson at The Ark preschool on a recent day was sponsored by the letter "S." Eight friends, as the teachers call the 3- and 4-year-old children, were buzzing like a hive of bees as they sounded out words...
  • Why pay more to file your taxes?

    Why pay more to file your taxes?
    If you are a low- to moderate-income taxpayer and you shell out any money to have your taxes done, you're likely paying too much. Nowadays, with all sorts of avenues for filers of modest means to get their taxes done for free, paying someone to do the...