McDaniel College will host a presentation Monday by the Carroll County Commission on Aging and Disability and the college's Center for the Study of Aging on the concept of aging-in-place villages in order to gauge interest for such a facility in Carroll.
In 2014, three separate and independent groups of experts found that children do much better with shared parenting — joint custody — on multiple measures of wellbeing than with single parenting. Yet in more than eight out of 10 custody cases today, one parent — usually the mother — is awarded sole guardianship.
Owners of two Harford County rental housing communities for primarily low-income residents could be allowed to make payments to the county that would substitute for conventional property taxes, according to proposals under consideration by the county council.
Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks has an excellent summer program with far better options than other government and privately operated camps in the region. Nonetheless, there are missed opportunities where the department can provide an exceptional service for children and parents, while providing experiences of a lifetime that create future leaders.
The construction of new homes is lagging around the country and Maryland is no exception. But the state-wide numbers mask resilience in one key area — already well-developed suburban counties close to the major urban centers.
A new study, which I co-authored. debunks the argument that gender pay differences largely reflect the unequal career choices of men and women. More importantly, our research moves beyond the debate toward a solution.
Celebrated nationwide each year in May, Older Americans Month this year focuses on safety and injury prevention, with the theme, "Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow." It is also a time to recognize older adults for their contributions and the important role they play in our communities.
The effort to lure the FBI to Maryland could have a profound payoff for the state's economy but the benefits could take years to materialize and the impact would hinge on how local officials handle the project, several of the state's top economists say.
Tamarian Carpets has come a long way from 1994 when founder Steve Cibor loaded a few samples of Tibetan rugs in his Ford Explorer and drove for days along the East Coast trying to convince retailers to sell the high-end, hand-woven pieces
Beyond the faulty launch of the federal website, the Affordable Care Act penalizes the Hispanic-American community in Maryland in several serious ways. The end result that a law that was supposed to help us actually makes affordable and quality health care even harder to find.
While the number of Marylanders traveling for Thanksgiving this year is expected to be slightly lower this year compared to last year, there will still be hundreds of thousands of people on the roads, rails and in the air.
A 2007 Maryland law expanding the state's Medicaid program, along with job losses during the recession, has put Maryland near the front of a national trend where the number of people on public health care coverage has increased while the number on private health insurance has declined, experts say.
The Baltimore school system is raising the cost of student lunches to $3 — one of the highest among the nation's large, urban districts under a plan that also provides free meals to every low-income student.
Shoppers across the country are expected to spend $26.7 billion in back-to-school shopping this year —an average of $634.78 per family, according to the National Retail Federation. But not every family is able to shell out the big bucks this season, with the lingering effects of a bad economy and money still being stretched tight. To meet the needs of those students, several organizations in the Laurel area are holding back-to-school donation drives for a need, they say, that is just not
As Maryland prepares for its 2014 entry into the Big Ten — a potent conference boasting football stadiums with nearly twice the capacity of Maryland's — the state's flagship university needs to grow its fan base, its athletic fundraising and its imprint on the region.
With plans to demolish 1,500 vacant houses in the next three years, Baltimore officials and the few remaining residents in largely vacant blocks are beginning the early stages of the most delicate of relationships.
The 12th annual Scrabble tournament and fundraiser coinciding with National Library Week is April 12. Sponsored by Greater Homewood Community Corp., the tournament and dinner is expected to raise more than $10,000 for Greater Homewood's Adult Literacy Center