Sykesville resident Virginia Harrison, who is involved in numerous community organizations throughout Carroll County, was recently named the 2015 Carroll County Good Scout of the Year. She was honored at a special breakfast earlier this month by the Carroll District Boy Scouts of America.
Even though Havre de Grace's annual community Thanksgiving dinner has been moved from its traditional site at St. Patrick Catholic Church to the Havre de Grace Community Center this year, that did not stop several hundred volunteers and multiple people wanting a Thanksgiving meal and holiday company from coming out Thursday.
Anyone who is in need this Thanksgiving and cannot share a holiday meal with family or friends has their pick of meals offered by local community groups and houses of worship around Harford and Cecil counties.
Old photographs, newspapers and other miscellaneous "gay pride ephemera" from the last half-century of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in Baltimore will be added on Tuesday to one of the nation's most esteemed museum collections.
The redevelopment of a former Army base in the Blue Ridge mountains doesn't initially appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side. Except one thing: "it's at least as big a challenge."
Nearly one year after a Baltimore County police officer was shot and killed while serving a police warrant nearby, a dozen people from the Winters Lane community of Catonsville walked a block near the Banneker Community Center as part of National Night Out against crime on Tuesday, August 5, symbolic of their desire to spark positive change within their community.
Several Baltimore City Council members expressed skepticism Monday about a plan to sell some downtown parking garages, while others began lobbying the Rawlings-Blake administration to claim funds from the sale for recreation centers in their districts.
More than a dozen community members attended the commission's meeting and voiced opposition to the school system's plan, saying the building's current use as a community center fits the neighborhood's needs.
A Baltimore County solution is in the works to address overcrowded elementary schools in southwest Baltimore County, but some Catonsville residents say the solution fails to address future overcrowding in middle schools and high schools.
Florence H. Deitz, who had been a founder of the old Baltimore County General Hospital in the 1960s, which later became Northwest Hospital, died Monday of cancer at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville. She was 91.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Go to the rear of Mary Martin's shop in Havre de Grace, and you'll discover a vast history of the world — of nearby small towns but also farflung foreign cities — being collated in an assortment of 3x5 postcards.
Turnout was low for Tuesday's primary election at polling places in Laurel, as expected. With so few contested races, and what experts say is the usual apathy found in a nonpresidential election cycle, the turnout wasn't a surprise.
With People's Community Health Centers closing its five low-cost clinics in Baltimore and Anne Arundel, patients are concerned about what happens next and officials are trying to find other providers to fill the void.
The Rev. Francis Gignac, a good friend of the South Laurel/Montpelier community, passed away June 4, 2014 at a Jesuit retirement community in Clarkston, Mich. Father Frank, as he preferred to be called, traveled from Catholic University each weekend for 29 years to say Masses at St. Nicholas Church on Contee Road.