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Harford County was recently awarded nearly $867,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Continuum of Care, or CoC, Program to help homeless people find shelter and other services. The funding increased about 6...
Sandy Johnson and her son, Jeff, were juggling the demands of classes and exams, jobs and family life in pursuit of associate degrees. They also were confronting what could have been an insurmountable obstacle: homelessness. "This has been a tough...
Howard County government announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day shelter for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32. The facility will encompass about 2 acres of the 8-acre site the county purchased...
Howard County took an important step in the fight against homelessness last week by purchasing an 8-acre lot that will be the future home to a 30-unit housing facility. Using $3.25 million in land acquisition dollars, the county bought the land at the...
Tags: Volunteers of America, Ken Ulman
Howard County government officials announced plans last week to build 30 efficiency apartments and a day center for the homeless near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32, effectively ruling out the Beechcrest Mobile Home Park in North Laurel as a...
Howard County government has purchased eight acres of land near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 32 for $3.25 million with the intention of building 30 apartments and a day shelter for the homeless. The homeless shelter and apartments will...
Brittany Jackson, a junior at C. Milton Wright High School, earned the Girl Scout Gold Award on April 14. An awards banquet was held at Martin's East to celebrate her success. Brittany's Gold Award project, entitled "Confidence for Kids," involved...
Dozens of Baltimore County's homeless and the advocates who aim to help them gathered Monday evening in Towson to raise awareness on the issue of homelessness and lobby for support from the County Council. The 10th annual Rally for the Homeless, began...
The death of Dana Bolden, 46, from a stab wound to the chest inflicted by another resident at Baltimore's 24-hour homeless shelter, was an entirely preventable tragedy ("Vigil for homeless man killed inside city shelter," March 31). Mayor Stephanie...
Sitting alone at the edge of the parking lot outside Baltimore's 24-hour homeless shelter, Robin Bolden watched the dozens gathered nearby Saturday to remember her husband, Dana, who was stabbed to death at the facility earlier this month. Tears...
Akua Zenzele, a community supervision agent in Southeast Baltimore who works with parolees, knows the first few days after being released from incarceration are crucial for former inmates. Many are paroled with few resources and nowhere to go. Some...
Tags: Prisons, Substance Abuse
The 10th annual Blessing of the City was the first for the Episcopal Cathedral of the Incarnation. But the University Parkway church made its presence known in a memorable debut on Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week for Christians....
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