Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Maryland has teamed with PNC Bank in a pilot program designed to allow low- and moderate-income residents of Baltimore City and Baltimore County to open savings accounts without meeting the minimum balance. The initiative, Encouragement to Economic Self-Sufficiency, will allow people to save for emergencies or home ownership.
Hampden residents hold "work party" to finish landscaping Elm Avenue Park. The backdrop will be a mural that was part of the overall project and was finished in November. Residents got a $10,000 grant from PNC Bank to do the mural, and a $4,000 grant from Parks and People Foundation for the work being done Saturday. 15-20 people expected. I'm told the mural is great.
Fluid Movement, a group best known for elaborate and creative water ballets, staged a play on skates commemorating the West side's history as "The Hub," the center of city shopping in the era before malls.
A federal judge sentenced twin brothers to more than eight years in federal prison Monday for robbing $90,000 from a Landover Wachovia bank with help from a corrupt employee and others, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced.
The presidents of PNC Bank, Johns Hopkins University and the Baltimore Community Foundation discuss the potential benefits of seeking new ways to finance school construction, renovation and repair in Baltimore.
By By Louis R. Cestello and Ronald J. Daniels and Thomas E. Wilcox
To help their clients, and others in the community, learn about the impact of credit scores, staff and interns at Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services hosted a community forum on consumer credit at the Laurel Police Department's Partnership Activity Center March 7.
A Randallstown man has pleaded guilty in federal court to using a child's toy handgun, wrapping it in a sock and using it to rob a bank on the Eastern Shore of $5,000, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office.
Edwin F. Hale Sr., the Baltimore trucking magnate and developer, said Friday that he has retired as chief executive and chairman of First Mariner Bancorp — the banking company he built from scratch and has struggled in the last several years to save from failure.