Greater Homewood Community Corp. held its annual dinner and awards ceremony, "Roll Up Your Sleeves!"at Loyola University Maryland Nov. 9 to honor volunteers. Volunteer of the Year went to attorney Sharon Guida, longtime chair of the Charles Village Civic Association's land use and public safety committees.
The first time Baltimore County prosecutors used a taped phone call from the detention center was against Kiheem Taylor , who was convicted in the kidnapping two teenagers at a Timonium light-rail station in 2008. Such recordings are increasingly being used by prosecutors to secure convictions in otherwise difficult cases, posing often insurmountable challenges for defense attorneys.
Kool Smiles, a dental practice which maintains five offices in the city and more than 100 across the country, has organized Operation Troop Treats, a program that simultaneously fights tooth decay and supports soldiers in the war zones.
The Hampden restaurant had posted the photo on its Facebook page. It showed an employee, in blackface, apparently dressed for Halloween as Whitney Houston, singing with a smudge of white powder around the nose.
Nearly 15 percent of homes and businesses in central and southern Harford County still did not have power early Wednesday morning, as residents dealt with the after-effects of Superstorm Sandy. The remaining power outages are forcing public schools and some local government-related activities in the county to remain closed for a third straight day Wednesday.
Even a superstorm could not curtail trick-or-treating in the battered waterfront town of Havre de Grace, while neighboring states and jurisdictions still reeling from the devastating storm have delayed Halloween traditions.
Laurel native Greg Merson has won the 2012 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. It took Merson, who began Tuesday night as the chip leader, more than 12 hours to best Jesse Sylvia for the $8.5 million prize.
Skeletons, butterflies, frogs and even baby chickens bounced around the festive food court at The Mall in Columbia on Tuesday, as officials urged residents to celebrate Halloween despite the storm, and parents enthusiastically tried to comply.
By By Erica L. Green and Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun
As Stoneleigh residents emerged from their homes Tuesday morning to assess the overnight damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy, many were relieved to see that unlike previous storms, the cleanup would be of the rake and shovel variety more than anything else.