April is National Safe Digging Month
April is National Safe Digging Month and BGE reminds all customers and contractors to call 811 to have utility-owned underground lines marked before digging. Nationwide, every eight minutes someone damages an underground utility line because of digging without first calling 811.
WBAL Sports Director Gerry Sandusky is keynote speaker
Approximately 400 people are expected to gather for the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter’s Annual Dementia Conference: Making Connections, Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel located at 903 Dulaney Valley Road in Towson.
After an overwhelming fan response the past two seasons, the Orioles have announced the return of the AT&T Fans’ Choice Bobblehead promotion for 2014.
Lorraine Bailey-Carter has no doubt about the accuracy of author Diane Mariechild’s description of the life of a female, in which she says a woman is the full circle and within her is the power to create, nurture and transform.
After a decade of uncertainty over Clean Water Act jurisdiction following Supreme Court challenges in 2001 and 2006, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers announced a forthcoming administrative rule to close enforcement loopholes, restoring protections to 20 million acres of wetlands, more than half the nation’s streams, and drinking water for 117 million Americans.
Five years ago, the federal government spent $169 billion to fund basic research and development. This fiscal year, it’s down to $134 billion.
In a speech this past February, Attorney General Eric Holder said, “Americans need to reconsider the punishment that convicted felons lose their right to vote.”
Separate and unequal school punishment
Michelle Alexander, an associate professor of law at Ohio State University is the author of “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.”
Ethnic minorities are often at increased risk for eye disease. To help curb vision loss among at-risk communities, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding Americans about race-related risk factors for eye disease during National Minority Health Month in April.
The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Park Foundation, announced that the nation’s 401 national parks will celebrate National Park Week April 19-27, 2014 with a free admission weekend and special events nationwide.
The Hippodrome Foundation, Inc (HFI) is proud to announce the world premiere performance of acclaimed composer and conductor Darin Atwater’s latest original work, So Many Stars - a Concerto for Soulful Symphony on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00pm at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center of the Hippodrome Theatre.
The Waverly Elementary/Middle School community celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art school building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
Philanthropist to be presented with “Commitment to Community” Award
Paul’s Place, Inc., a community outreach center dedicated to improving the quality of life in Southwest Baltimore will honor former Secretary for the Maryland Department of Economic and Business Development Aris Melissaratos with the 2014 “Commitment to Community” Award.
Baltimore City is widely known for being home to some of today’s hottest stars, including actress Jada Pinkett-Smith and comedian/actress Monique who both speak proudly of their “charm city” roots.
This week’s entrepreneur of the week is no stranger to seeing what entrepreneurship is all about.
Asia Robertson has played volleyball at The SEED School of Maryland for the past three years.
What do you do when the federal government cuts your grant money leaving you to figure out how you will continue to provide service to the community?
He was a salsa legend and Puerto Rican icon
Jose Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, a giant of salsa music and Puerto Rican legend, died in a car crash early Thursday morning in San Juan, police said. He was 78.
The brawl will air during the reunion show Sunday
Well, this is going to be ratings gold.
Barbecued zebra anyone?