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Tricks to simplify outdoor entertaining

Some of summer’s favorite moments happen right in your backyard: the sounds of children running around, the smells of fresh-cut grass and newly planted flowers, and the gathering of family and friends.

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Tips to put refreshing summer flavors on your table

Thinking seasonal is always a recipe for success. The colors of the summer and sweet, tart, cool flavors of fruits of the season can decorate your table in creative, elegant and refreshing ways.

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Slide the City is back, and bringing a block party

Hillen Road will be transformed into the biggest block party of the summer when Slide the City arrives on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Families and friends alike can slip and splash down the giant waterslide while onlookers enjoy the surrounding block party. Event organizers expect this year to be their best yet.

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Memorial Day Ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens

Local Participants Comprise Hometown Ceremony

The public is invited to Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens' annual Memorial Day celebration, which salutes the men and women of the armed forces who have paid the highest price in defense of the United States of America on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10 a.m.

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Veterans, military families most at-risk for deceptive debt collectors

When it comes to consumer concerns, debt collection remains the top complaint most often reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Two newly released CFPB reports reveal which consumers are most at risk and the businesses most often identified in debt collection issues.

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Crash demonstration highlights need for seat belt use in all seats

Safety Officials to Passengers:“Don’t Be Back Seat Killers”

Overlooking an isolated stretch of runway at Martin State Airport, officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Baltimore County Police and safety advocates witnessed a sudden and violent impact between two cars on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

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High-tech mosquitoes could combat Zika virus

Genetically modified mosquitoes could mean curtains for the Zika virus. New U.S. cases of Zika virus infections are continually being discovered, as the Food and Drug Administration looks to these high-tech mosquitos as a possible solution.

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Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program’s medicines list expands to help more clients

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau is expanding the Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program (MADAP) formulary to include medications for hepatitis C. This action enables MADAP clients to access treatments known to cure hepatitis C in as little as 12-24 weeks.

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PBS honors men and women in uniform with National Memorial Day Concert

The National Memorial Day Concert will be broadcast live on PBS, on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8 p.m. The free concert takes place right on the Capitol’s West Lawn.

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Terra's Kitchen Partners with the Ed Reed Foundation

Terra's Kitchen, the Baltimore-based, innovative meal-kit delivery service, which helps families and friends connect in the kitchen and around the table announces a partnership with the Ed Reed Foundation, led by Ed Reed, former Baltimore Raven Super Bowl Champion and Future Hall of Famer.

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It takes a a village to raise a brown girl

So many girls of color live in fear of their own beauty and potential because of the labels and limitations society imposes upon them.

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Young entrepreneur 'sneakin' up the ladder of success

Chase Reed owns sneaker pawn shop in New York

Chase Reed, 18, recalled when he borrowed money from his father and handed over a pair of his tennis shoes.

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Edmondson-Westside High School holds 'College Decision Day'

College Bound Seniors and Chosen Schools Highlighted

College bound Edmondson-Westside High School seniors had the opportunity to showcase their higher education choices during ‘College Decision Day,’ a special program held at the school on Monday, May 23, 2016.

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Bon Secours launches re-entry program

The transition from inmate back into the community can be tough on the ex-offender, families and the neighborhood itself.

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Hopkins clinic offering relief, cure for hepatitis C

In Greater Baltimore, Hepatitis C affects African Americans more than any other group, according to Joseph Cooke, a senior outreach worker at the Blalock 319 Hepatitis Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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SEED School of Maryland names Baltimore campus for Ruth and Norman Rales

Maryland’s only public, college-preparatory boarding school, The Seed School of Maryland located at 200 Font Hill Avenue in Baltimore has named its campus for late philanthropists Ruth and Norman Rales.

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It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds

Many new parents long for a full night of glorious, uninterrupted sleep yet shudder at the thought of letting their baby "cry it out," the sleep training method in which parents allow babies to cry themselves to sleep.

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Healthy and Safe Swimming Week: Maryland promotes safe fun in the water

The Secretaries of Health and Mental Hygiene, Environment, and Natural Resources remind all Marylanders that National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week is the week before Memorial Day, from May 23-29, 2016.

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Emotional photo reveals Haitian West Point grad's American dream

Alix Idrache is from Haiti and calls his burgeoning military career an 'American Dream'

If you need proof that triumph can have many faces, look no further than this stunning photo of recent West Point graduate Alix Idrache.

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Liberals fumble the ball when it comes to the Redskins

I constantly tell my readers to always remember the key tenant of liberalism is “intent, not result.” To a liberal, the ends always justify the means.


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