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Senator Barbara Mikulski loans Presidential Medal of Freedom to Pratt Library

Medal to be part of permanent exhibit at the Central Library opening 2019

Senator Barbara A. Mikulski will loan her Presidential Medal of Freedom to the Enoch Pratt Free Library to be displayed in a new exhibit inside the renovated Central Library. A presentation of Senator Mikulski’s Medal of Freedom was held on the morning of Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Pratt Central Library.

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Iris Leigh Barnes appointed to Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Iris Leigh Barnes of Havre de Grace to the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture. She was sworn in as a commissioner for a four-year term on Friday, October 20, 2017.

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Forever Stamp honoring National Museum of African American History and Culture on sale

The Celebrating African American History and Culture Forever stamp is now available for sale. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is located at 1400 Constitution Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C.

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We need a values revolution in America!

On Friday, October 13, 2017, Donald Trump went before the annual Values Voter Summit hosted by the Family Research Council and declared America "a country that never forgets that we are made, all of us, by the very same God in heaven." In the name of Jesus, Trump vowed to "stop cold the attacks on Judeo-Christian values," but the Values Voter Summit no more represents Jesus than did the church authorities that backed slavery.

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Trump’s Benghazi

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says he didn’t know. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and minority leader Chuck Schumer say they didn’t know either. Nor did several other U.S. senators say they knew that the US has nearly 1,000 troops stationed in Niger, where four Green Berets were recently killed while on a counterterrorism mission. Other U.S. congress members said they did know, but so what? None apparently raised an eyebrow at the growing United States military presence in Africa— a presence that includes combat and has not been authorized, much less debated, by congress.

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Maryland National Guard directed to U.S. Virgin Islands

Governor Larry Hogan has directed 100 soldiers from the Maryland National Guard to deploy to the U.S. Virgin Islands to assist with ongoing recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma, at the request of Governor Kenneth Mapp.

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Fats Domino dead at 89, medical examiner's office says

Antoine "Fats" Domino, a titan of early rock 'n' roll whose piano-based hits -- such as "Ain't That a Shame," "Blueberry Hill" and "Blue Monday" -- influenced artists including Paul McCartney and Randy Newman, died Tuesday, an official said.

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Baltimore Dentists Collect Halloween Candy for Overseas Troops Treats

Kool Smiles Dentists exchange candy for toys to send to US Troops for "sweet" reminder of home

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Hair Cuttery’s Veterans Day Share-A-Haircut Program to benefit former servicemen and women across the country

On Veterans Day, join Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, in saying “thank you” to our veterans through its Share-A-Haircut program.

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“Sparkle and Soul” Piano and String Concert in Annapolis

The "Sparkle and Soul" concert is part of a continuing monthly series at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis now in its fourth year.

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Caribbean tourism faces long road to recovery

The Caribbean is fast approaching tourism season. But this year, some of the islands may not see their vital economic lifeblood.

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Can MoviePass be the Netflix of theaters?

Consumers aren't going to the movies as much lately. It's been a terrible year for Hollywood and big movie theater chains.

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Oath CEO Tim Armstrong: I want women to fill 50% of our leadership roles

Oath CEO Tim Armstrong says he is on a mission to fill at least half of the leadership positions at the company with women by 2020.

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New young UMB CURE Scholars receive white coats

Janis Davis sat in the audience on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and watched as her sixth grade son officially became a UMB CURE Scholar by slipping on the signature white laboratory coat.

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Time is the ultimate currency

The things that mean the most usually take the least time, 10 minutes to meditate, saying thank you, smiling at stranger or going for a walk. There are just a few examples of things that are really important to the well being of the mind often referred to as practicing "Mindfulness."

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Comcast holds Internet Essentials Sign-Up Event at Pleasant View Gardens

In its latest effort to close the nation’s digital divide, Comcast held an enrollment event offering new, qualified Baltimore City residents six months free Internet Essentials service. The on-site sign up event was held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Pleasant View Gardens located at 201 Aisquith St. in Baltimore.

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Rambling Rose

“HAVE FUN, ENJOY LIFE” Hello everyone! I hope you and your families are doing well. It has been a rough couple of months for so many people.

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Inner City Suburban Youth Foundation has positive impact on area youth

The Inner City-Suburban Youth Foundation is at it again. After nearly 20 years of working diligently to positively impact countless Baltimore urban and suburban youth, the Baltimore-based organization is continuing its plight to keep young people involved, while ensuring that many of them are exposed to opportunities they may have never envisioned.

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American Diabetes Association hosts Fabulous YOU Gala

The American Diabetes Association has scheduled its annual Fabulous YOU gala luncheon for Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore.

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Community celebrates restoration of iconic Tom Miller mural

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, which manages the Baltimore Mural Program, celebrated the restoration of one of the largest murals designed by Tom Miller (1945-2000), one of Baltimore’s most iconic muralists.

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