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  • Organizations

    Are you a pregnant woman who just discovered she’s expecting twins? Better call the local chapter of Mothers of Multiples. Interested in becoming a better public speaker? Learn how with Toastmasters. Quilters, hikers, beekeepers, cooks, figure...
  • 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...
  • Charles E. McManus Jr., businessman

    Charles E. McManus Jr., businessman
    Charles E. McManus Jr., a retired Crown Cork and Seal Co. executive and longtime Towson resident, died Thursday of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 98. The son of the chairman of Crown Cork and Seal Co. and a homemaker, Charles...
  • 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...
  • Defending the defenseless

    Defending  the defenseless
    The director of a Baltimore children's advocacy center says that in the light of Sarah Foxwell's abduction and killing on the Eastern Shore, people are looking for solutions to one of society's most hot-button issues: child sexual abuse. "We can stack...
  • 'The emotions are still there'

    The musicians dressed in the black of mourning took their places. At 8:46 a.m. yesterday, a year to the moment after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center, the choir rose, and the orchestra, led by the deep strains of the bass, began to play...
  • Demand High As Enfield Group Distributes School Supplies

    More than 500 free backpacks were distributed to Enfield students on Aug. 25, and that still wasn't enough to meet the demand. Organizers of the Educational Resources for Children's Summer Lunch Bunch program expected that 600 people might show up...
  • Arnold to be on board of directors

    The United Way of Central Maryland announced the addition of 11 new members to its board of directors and 10 new members to its local community partnership boards. New members of United Way's governing board of directors were approved on June 26,...
  • QNB Bank helps United Way to stuff the bus and other company news

    QNB Bank helps United Way to stuff the bus and other company news
    QNB helps Bucks groups collect school supplies QNB recently participated in the Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive organized by United Way of Bucks County, Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce, and Quakertown Alive. Stuff the Bus is a campaign designed to...
  • YMCA celebrates 170th birthday with new programs

    The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....
  • Raymond D. EdwardsAugust 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014

    Raymond D. Edwards<br/>August 21, 1918 - August 11, 2014
    Born August 21, 1918 in Los Angeles, was raised in Glendale, California, and passed away August 11, 2014 in Palm Desert, California.  His parents, Irma and John, brother Joe, sister Evelyn and his wife of 64 years Editha, preceded him in death. Ray is a...