Food pantries are cropping up alongside corporate cafes and dining halls on college campuses across the country -- including Howard County Community College. On community college campuses ¿ the home of many untraditional students with diverse needs ¿ pantries serve a unique purpose.
Her family had been torn apart by drugs and mental illness, and Rosalind Holsey had little hope for the future. Then her life took a new direction. She was shut out of cosmetology in high school and found herself among the boys in a barbering class. "This industry literally changed my life," she said.
Sparrows Point Terminal, the Hanover-based firm that owns the site of the former steel mill, has changed its name to Tradepoint Atlantic, a move the company hopes will enhance its global appeal but that evokes feelings of loss.
Two seniors in the automotive services technical program at Carroll County Career and Technical Center earned fourth place in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills state finals during a competition held Saturday at the Community College of Baltimore County's Catonsville campus.
A boarded up stone house located on the grounds of Catonsville High School near the school's football field off Hilltop Road may not look like much. But one Catonsville native, Jim Jones, is taking steps in an effort to preserve the former home, which he says is an important part of Catonsville's past.
Several comments that suggested shooting unrecognized black men in the Bowleys Quarters neighborhood of Baltimore County sparked outrage on social media Wednesday, spurred by a tweet from Orioles outfielder Adam Jones.
I volunteer to work with special young refugees at a local church in Beechfield, a neighborhood in Catonsville. The group is known as the Baltimore City Community College Refugee Youth Project. The young refugees come from all around the world, but those we assist at the Beechfield church are mainly from Burma. The students range from middle school to high school.
By Heather Stein and Special to the Community Times
Several Baltimore-area schools systems and governments dismissed early Tuesday, and transportation workers began salting roads around noon, in anticipation of another bout of freezing rain forecast in the evening.
The Episcopal church is investigating whether Rev. Heather Elizabeth Cook "misrepresented" her struggles with alcohol to the church. There's no need for an investigation: Of course she lied. That is what alcoholics and addicts do.
Educators need to think critically about how we can better help students, including altering the Maryland FAFSA deadline date to ensure those most in need don't systematically fall on the outside of opportunity.
The Maryland Transit Administration said it will launch two bus lines, including one with a stop at the upcoming Amazon Distribution Center on Broening Highway, to transport commuters to new job opportunities in Baltimore City, officials said on Tuesday.
Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis, president of the Community College of Baltimore County, said she supports President Barack Obama's proposal announced Thursday, Jan. 8 that would make community college tuition free.
The Owings Mills Metro Centre has seen many changes since it was first taken on as a project by developer Metro Transit LLC and manager/leaser David S. Brown Enterprises in the summer of 2011. Though the Metro Centre may have much to offer, the site is far from finished.
By By Elaina Clarke and Community Times Staff Reporter
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Dallas Dance fielded dozens of unscripted questions from a room full of high school and middle school students in the western portion of the school system, during the televised event, that also streamed live on the Internet on Thursday.
Purnell B. Oden Sr., a retired mortician who taught mortuary science at the Community College of Baltimore County, died of kidney failure Nov. 30 at the Loch Raven Veterans Hospice. He was 84 and lived in Pumphrey.