Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist donates computers to the Pratt Library in wake of city unrest

Gift valued at $170,000 of computers for all Enoch Pratt Free Library Branches. Ferguson Municipal Public Library also receiving donation

Bitten residents can submit insects to State to identify for treatment guidance

As the summer season approaches and people and their pets begin enjoying more time outdoors, the risk of tick-borne disease transmission is at its peak. In recognition of this, Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed May as Tick-borne Disease Awareness Month.

Veterans Affairs Health Care Enrollment, Eligibility and Veterans Benefits Seminar

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System is hosting a VA Health Care Enrollment, Eligibility, and Veterans Benefits Seminar at the Baltimore VA Medical Center on Monday, June 1, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Red Cross urges summer blood, platelet donations to prevent seasonal shortage

The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer. 100 days of hope.” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban Propane.

Comedian and top author Lizzie Skurnick returns to Baltimore

When the celebrity gossip website TMZ attempts to figure out whether someone has had plastic surgery, they pose the question to readers whether a star’s good looks are a result of good genes or good doctors.

Hattie Washington offers inspiring story during National Foster Care Month

While focusing our attention on National Foster Care Month in May, Dr. Hattie Washington is a living example that investing in foster children is worth the effort and time.

Urban League leadership program prepares students for college

Wesley Read, 18, will graduate from City Neighbors High School later this month. The senior remarked that the Greater Baltimore Urban League’s (GBUL) Saturday Leadership Program provided valuable college exposure.

First black UMB nursing grad receives honorary doctorate at 84

Small in stature and soft in voice, there’s little doubt that Esther McCready proved to be a giant in the fight for civil rights.

NFL Great Willie Lanier gives $500K to alma mater Morgan State

Morgan State University (MSU) announced a major financial commitment from one of the University’s favorite sons, a $500,000 gift to establish the Willie E. Lanier, Sr. Endowed Lectureship in Business Ethics in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and ...

TripAdvisor's picks: America's best BBQ

There's more than one bone of contention in the great finger-lickin' barbecue debate. Pork or beef? Vinegar- or tomato-based sauce? No sauce -- or maybe something mustard-based?

Overcoming challenges as a mother in the Coast Guard

One challenge many people in the Coast Guard face is finding a good work-life balance, and finding that balance can be especially difficult for mothers. Long deployments, difficulty finding affordable child care and complicated work schedules are all situations many ...

Drug Court participants spend the day giving back to the community

Last week in honor of National Drug Court month, the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Adult Drug Treatment Court program sponsored a Drug Court Community Service Day at Gaudenzia Inc. located in Crownsville, Md.

Baltimore County school year to begin on August 24

The first day for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ 2015-2016 school year has been moved to Monday, August 24, from Wednesday, August 26.

Open Society Institute-Baltimore announces 'Baltimore Justice Fund'

In response to the recent unrest surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, the Open Society Institute-Baltimore has announced the creation of the Baltimore Justice Fund.

Simple tips from BGE to help beat the heat this summer

Summer is quickly approaching and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is ready. In an effort to ensure reliable service for its 1.25 million customers, BGE has implemented its summer preparedness program, SummerReady.