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  • Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy

    Baltimore's fight against hunger gets healthy
    When a load of bagged salad arrived at the Fishes & Loaves food pantry in West Baltimore recently, people scooped it up quickly. Salad is a treat for the more than 100 people who come to the pantry each month but usually face a limited choice of high-...
  • Counting on the generosity of the crowd

    Counting on the generosity of the crowd
    Robert Stone was a healthy baby until he was 13 months old. Then, over three or four days, he became unresponsive and lost the use of his limbs. His bewildered parents put him through one medical test after another, each yielding inconclusive results....
  • Virginia Harrison honored for work with Human Relations Commission

    WESTMINSTER — The Carroll County Human Relations Commission will hold a 20th anniversary celebration reception honoring Chairwoman Virginia Harrison, of Sykesville, on Tuesday, May 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Non-Profit Center in...
  • Kids' health declines in summer

    Kids' health declines in summer
    Summer may be bad for your child's health. Research compiled by the National Summer Learning Association and released Monday found that kids are at risk for gaining weight and not eating healthfully during the summer vacation. When kids are unhealthy it...
  • West Laurel: After that big Thanksgiving meal, get some exercise at Tom's Reindeer Run

    Happy Thanksgiving West Laurel! Let the holiday race begin. The trees have lost most of their leaves and West Laurel is one big leaf-raking nightmare. But the leaves will disappear as they are swapped with the glow of Christmas lights. West Laurel loves...
  • Educator, United Way grant boost after-school program at Laurel Boys and Girls Club

    Educator, United Way grant boost after-school program at Laurel Boys and Girls Club
    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...
  • Keeping Comfort in Baltimore a tough sell, O'Malley says

    Keeping Comfort in Baltimore a tough sell, O'Malley says
    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...
  • Baltimore's GiveCorps helps donors make small gifts count

    Baltimore's GiveCorps helps donors make small gifts count
    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...
  • Constellation has proven a good neighbor

    The American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region knows how important it is to stay connected to your home. We have been serving Maryland's disaster victims every day for the past 107 years from our offices in Baltimore. We've changed our physical address a...
  • United Way grant aids Target's job skills training

    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...
  • Swimmer Phelps to host SNL opener

    Olympic gold medal swimmer and Rodgers Forge native Michael Phelps will make his acting debut by hosting the season premiere of Saturday Night Live, a rite of passage the sketch comedy show reserves for the nation's highest-profile athletes. Phelps...
  • Body not that of Catonsville kidnap victim, police say

    The body of a teenage male found yesterday morning near train tracks alongside Carroll Park is not that of one of the two brothers kidnapped Tuesday from their Catonsville home, a city police spokesman said. The body was found about 9 a.m. in a woods off...