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Sharpen students’ minds with proper nutrition

Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience a sense of déjà vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain drain”— when kids lose skills they mastered the previous year.

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Baysox playoff strips now on sale

The Bowie Baysox announced that 2015 playoff ticket strips are now available for purchase as the Baysox make a strong push for their first ever Eastern League Championship. The tickets are available as a strip of six box seat tickets for $66, covering all six potential Baysox 2015 home playoff games

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Student credits BCCC entrepreneurship program for getting job

Student credits BCCC entrepreneurship program for getting job

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Md. schools set to open for 2015-2016 academic year

Maryland public school systems began re-opening on Wednesday, August 19, as a record number of students across the State prepare to start the 2015-16 academic year.

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Saddened by death of Julian Bond

The news this weekend that Julian Bond passed away at 75 saddened me deeply.

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center hosts blood Drive

End of summer crucial time for blood donations

The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of blood and is calling on all eligible donors to give now to prevent an emergency situation.

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On voting... and not

The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood.

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March of Dimes: Back-to-school vaccinations are crucial

Children should be vaccinated to protect health and prevent classroom outbreaks

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the prefect time for parents to ensure that their children’s— and their own— immunizations are up to date, before students and germs gather in the classroom.

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Make vision health a priority

How sight affects learning in children, teens

As children and teens gear up for another year of studies, parents should be aware of often overlooked obstacles that may hinder academic success: vision problems.

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AKAs donate 300 backpacks to children at Ivy Center

Part of International Effort to Distribute One Million Backpacks

More than 300 Baltimore youth will be heading back to school with backpacks and school supplies thanks to the Epsilon Omega Foundation, Inc. and Epsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority.

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Matt Schaub able to go home for Ravens joint practices with Eagles

Joint practices with the Philadelphia Eagles gave Baltimore Ravens backup quarterback Matt Schaub a chance to go home.

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Legendary Larry Graham ready to jam in Annapolis

Larry Graham can wow you with some classic old school hits and the legendary former Sly & the Family Stone bass player and leader of the equally iconic Graham Central Station band can break you off some new funk.

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Homework for parents: Your child’s back-to-school health checklist

Summer fun is almost over for millions American students.

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Ravens WR Michael Campanaro stands out in first day of joint practices with Philadelphia Eagles

Wide receiver is a position that the Baltimore Ravens have tried to address via free agency and the draft over the last couple of years. One of their 2014 draft picks was Michael Campanaro.

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Get ready for a rate hike: Fed looks close to liftoff

Get ready: the long awaited rate hike could be here in 4 weeks.

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U.S. sees big spike in black and Hispanic women entrepreneurs

When it comes to small business in the United States, more women are running the show.

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Cremation services announced for Julian Bond

Family says Bond will be buried at sea

The family of Julian Bond wife, [Pam Horowitz, sons, Horace Mann Bond II, Jeffrey and Michael; daughters, Phyllis Jane Bond McMillan and Julia Louise Bond; sister, Jane; brother, James; and his eight grandchildren] has issued the following statement:

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Serena Williams: America must 'pull together' in scary times

Star says it "hasn't been easy" since sister Venus diagnosed with Sjogren's Syndrome

She stands on the brink of writing another chapter in tennis history, but Serena Williams has other things on her mind just now.

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Tips for 'Kids Eat Right Month' this August

You want the best for your kids. As role models, parents and caregivers play a vital role in children’s health -- teaching kids about healthful foods and making sure they get enough daily physical activity.

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Back-to-Campus time and money saving tips

Moving to campus can be a fun and exciting time for any student, but it can also be costly. There are several ways to save on all the things your student will need to make his or her dorm a home away from home.

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