Shane's Shiverers, working in connection with Grace Fellowship Church in Timonium, is a team that has raised the third-most money for the Polar Bear Plunge, while the church offers a ministry for people with disabilities.
With the help of Howard Community College engineering students and a Baltimore nonprofit that develops customized assistive technology for people with disabilities, the 9-year-old with muscular dystrophy got her wish and much more.
Shane C. Lauer, who despite suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy competed with Athletes Serving Athletes, died May 8 from complications of the disease at his guardian's Phoenix, Baltimore County home. He was 24.
All 128 members of the Havre de Grace High School Class of 2015 were celebrated during the 128th annual commencement Thursday evening, but one graduate received a special recognition because of how he has overcome adversity and inspired his classmates.
As a volunteer, it is crucial to reflect on your service and acknowledge the significant difference you have caused. I personally struggle every time I am asked to put my volunteer experiences into words. Volunteering, for me, is an out-of-body experience. It is not something I think about; it is something I am instinctively programmed to do. I credit this passion to my Girl Scouting career, which began when I was 6. I may not be able to build a perfect fire, but I have a heart that wants to
By Janelle Hartman and Special to the Community Times
The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come.
Less than 48 hours after ferocious thunderstorms ripped through the Baltimore-Washington area with high winds and lightning strikes, the frustrations of coping with a second scorching afternoon without air-conditioning were rising with the temperature.