Michelle Obama proposes new limits on food/beverage advertising in schools
Obesity rates of children ages 2 to 5 years old have decreased significantly over the past decade, according to a new study published Tuesday.
Do you have what it takes to live in colonial Md.?
Kids can find out whether they have what it took to thrive in the New World during Survivor 1661, a mini-camp to be offered by Historic St. Mary’s City this summer.
The contest, which is sponsored by Anne Arundel Peace Action, the Maryland Peace Action Education Fund, the Benjamin Peace Foundation and the Peace and Justice Center of Annapolis Friends Meeting, is open to all 7th and 8th grade students enrolled in public or private schools in Maryland and to home-schooled students corresponding to the same grade levels.
A hair stylist is accusing former "American Idol" judge and rapper Nicki Minaj of wigging out on a deal.
They braved bullets and bombs, risking their lives for their country.
Patricia Watkins Lattimore is new chief executive officer
The board of directors of the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) named Patricia Watkins Lattimore as its chief executive officer (CEO). During the past year, she served as interim director.
Coronary heart disease—often simply called heart disease—is the main form of heart disease. It is a disorder of the blood vessels of the heart that can lead to heart attack.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth W. DeFontes Jr. has announced that he will retire from the company on February 28, 2014, after a 42-year tenure.
A picture of Alfonso Delaney’s great-grandfather sits in his bedroom as motivation for the Baltimore resident. Each day, Delaney, a junior at the University of Maryland Baltimore County takes a look at the photo and soaks in all of the inspiration he receives from it.
DHMH testing cheese for possible Listeria bacteria
As part of an ongoing investigation, testing of cheese products by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is presumptively positive for Listeria bacteria.
Reed hopes to inspire and uplift others through revealing tell-all
Baltimore native Malacka Reed hopes to inspire and uplift others through her new book, “I’m Ready For My Close Up.”
Book offers weight loss tough love
For everyone too afraid to step on a scale, this book offers big serving of tough love
In his January 1964 State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared an “unconditional war on poverty,” setting into motion a series of policy changes and new programs that cut poverty in half (from 22 to 11 percent) by 1975 and kept it well below 20 percent in the years since. Johnson’s programs continue to save millions of Americans from the worst effects of poverty each year. According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, they lifted 41 million Americans out of poverty in 2012 alone.
The world of journalism is mourning the death of popular Baltimore Times and former Sun columnist Gregory Kane this week.
Next Tiger Woods may come from Baltimore
Golf is big business and an industry that generates billions of dollars for the American and international economy. While research data reveals that African Americans love to play the game and support the industry by paying billions of dollars in greens fees, purchasing golf clubs, golf balls and apparel, they are in principle not involved in the business or management of the sport.
In his State of the Union speech to Congress last month, President Obama drew widespread attention for pledging to use his executive authority to advance his priorities.
Students have the opportunity to ask questions about programs and admissions policies face-to-face with more than 100 colleges who traditionally attend Anne Arundel Community College’s annual College Fair.
In a city that thrives on the jobs and prestige that the so-called “meds and eds” (medical and educational institutions) bring to the community, the selection of a president for one of Baltimore’s most esteemed colleges can have an impact of the lives of nearly every resident.
Funding is available to bring an exciting and valuable event or service to your neighborhood! The MECU Neighborhood Event Grants program awards cash grants to Baltimore neighborhood associations and community-based nonprofit organizations for the purpose of producing special events.
Officials at Neighborhood Wellness Primary Care, a new community health center in West Baltimore, say they are committed to treating individuals and families by using fresh and improved methods.