Bring your excess household and clothing giveaways to the folks at Folly Quarter Middle School, who are setting up a large area of donations to be given out to local needy families during the school's annual flea market on March 29.
You've flipped through the magazines, you've set up wedding boards on Pinterest -- and you've maybe even watched a wedding reality show or two (it's OK; we all do it). Four months after my big day, I'm here to give you the rundown on the things that no one will tell you about getting your big day together.
Dick Parsons and Don Gerding are the first recipients on March 20 of the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations' Appreciation Award, which has been established "to recognize outstanding service to the Towson community," according to GTCCA president Paul Hartman.
Last March, Maxine and Robert Pineda began storing and distributing food from a walk-in pantry in the church basement. In August, Boggs gave up his Pastor's Conference Room to move the Food Pantry into a larger space. As it continues to grow, Robert Pineda wants to expand the pantry into an offsite location, ideally on Main Street.
Organizers of the inaugural Havre de Grace head-shaving fundraiser for the St. Baldrick's Foundation raised at least $60,500 for children's cancer research, an amount that is more than double their goal.
Carol Kinne, who channeled her idealism and her passion for diversity into programs that championed community service and cultural understanding among students at Park School, died of cancer at her home in Baltimore on March 9.
Congratulations to Perryville High School's Chris Brown, who two weeks ago won his second regional wrestling title claiming the 120 pound title at the Class 1A–2A East Region Tournament at North Caroline High School and on Saturday won his first state title in the 1A-2A East. Way to go, Chris! Great job!
A bill that would block a U.S. subsidiary of the French national railway from bidding to become a partner in a $2.4 billion light rail project because of its role in the Holocaust would put federal funding of the project at "significant risk," the attorney general's office has concluded.
The Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame holds this dinner annually and four other players received the same honor. Samuel Keenan (St. Paul's), Brian DeStefano (Severn), Stelios Mastoras (Poly) and Ryan Robertson (Walkersville) were the other four winners, along with North Harford's Nic Hammer. Each received a $4,000 college scholarship.
Toddlers to more mature fans sporting more-salt-than-pepper hair waited patiently in the Abingdon library Monday night for a visit from Harford County's own "Iron Man," former Orioles player and Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.
A gross misrepresentation of SNCF's history, claiming it willingly transported thousands to death camps, is being portrayed by outside groups to pressure the state lawmakers of Maryland. Bills currently pending in the legislature specifically target SNCF on the pretext of historical fallacies, and would hinder the company's chances of winning a bid on a light rail project unless concerns over Holocaust reparations are addressed.
The power couple of Lisa Harris Jones and Sean Malone once again topped lobbying totals in Baltimore last year, bringing in $285,000 for their work in the city ¬— nearly double what businesses paid them a year before.
The controversy surrounding the renaming of the Laurel library has taken a turn as the Confederate past of Charles H. Stanley, for whom the library is currently named, has some city residents in conflict with a campaign to keep Stanley's name on the building.
Five teachers -- three from Edgewood area schools -- are the finalists for the Harford County Public Schools 2014 Teacher of the Year award, that a former HCPS superintendent is the highest honor a teacher can receive.
While there has been strong focus on concussions in recent years (all 50 states and the District of Columbia now have concussion safety laws), no similar effort has been made in this country to enact laws to protect children playing sports from abuse -- whether it be physical, emotional, psychological or sexual -- at the hands of coaches, parents and other athletes.
The Laurel City Council is going to take a "second stab" at a city ordinance that would regulate street-side donation bins throughout the city, Mayor Craig Moe said at a council work session Wednesday.
Scott Walker started his term of service as executive director of the Bel Air Downtown Alliance focused on the annual Chocolate & Candy Festival, and he ends his term four-and-a-half-years later with the festival.
Dr. Raymond Seltser, former associate dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health who was the author of seminal articles on smoking, stroke and radiation, died Feb. 16 of pneumonia at Sibley Hospital in Washington. He was 90.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The campaign committees of Harford County Executive David R. Craig and running mate Del. Jeannie Haddaway have each paid fines of $1,000 for violating a law prohibiting fund-raising during the 90-day General Assembly session, according to the State Board of Elections.