A former Cathedral of Mary Our Queen School teacher, who lost her arms and legs, has passed a special driver's test but needs funds to buy a car and get it specially adapted. The latter alone may cost $14,000. But she has help from a bevy of former students. The children are continuing to raise money, most recently at a fundraiser at the eatery Zen West Sept. 30.
Hundreds of Lutherville Lab Elementary School families enjoyed the school's 15th annual Fall Family Funfest Friday evening, an event that featured food, games, and kicking lessons from Ravens Ring of Honor member Matt Stover.
The house that ranks as the Baltimore region's priciest sale in August is, in the words of the sellers' real estate agent, "understated" — the sort of home that doesn't smack you in the eye with its high-end glitz.
Children's author Laurel Snyder of Atlanta, grew up in Radnor-Winston and went to Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, said the influence of Baltimore colors her works. She is one of five former Baltimoreans and authors who will sit on a panel called Baltimore Bred, at the Baltimore Book Festival.
Nick Ruth is $250,000 richer, thanks to a winning Mega Millions ticket. But this 19-year-old Towson resident is not thinking about a BMW or a Harley or even a trip to the Bahamas. "I have no major plans besides donating," he said.
Nicholas Ruth has been playing the Lottery for just over a year, but he has developed a steadfast ritual in this short period of time: He only buys his Mega Millions tickets at the 7-Eleven closest to his workplace.
KEYW Holding Corp., a Hanover-based defense contractor that works with U.S. intelligence agencies, on Tuesday intends to sell 7.4 million shares at a public offering of $11.75 per share in an effort to raise money to pay down debt and to fund a recent corporate acquisition.
The Blast of the Major Indoor Soccer League announced Monday that it has partnered with the family of Daniel Borowy to create the "Goals for Daniel" program, a fundraiser for medical costs for the 17-year-old victim of the Perry Hall High shooting last month.
A group of local housing advocates have put together the necessary documents to present to the County Council for recognition as the nonprofit that will provide affordable housing in downtown Columbia.
The Orioles are expecting their largest late-Sept. crowds in years when the team comes home next week for a final push to the playoffs. Tens of thousands of fans have bought tickets for the series against the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox over the last two weeks, though walk-up tickets will likely be available for most games.
Mayor Rawlings-Blake's glib rhetoric about speeders aside, she is doing the right thing to initiate a study of Baltimore's speed camera program and to resist calls to spend surplus camera revenues on ongoing expenses.