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Trendsitions: Shop & Soiree highlights Baltimore fashion

On Saturday September 20, 2014, local fashion retailers and designers hosted Trendsitions: Shop and Soiree,” an event designed to showcase Baltimore’s fashion scene.

Agency resumes mailing Social Security statements

Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, announced the agency will resume the periodic mailing of Social Security Statements— once every five years for most workers—while encouraging everyone to create a secure “my Social Security” account to immediately access ...

Attorney General Eric Holder announces resignation

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that he will resign after six years at the helm of the Justice Department.

Comcast kicks off fourth year of Internet Essentials

Comcast continues to make significant strides in closing the digital divide. On September 22, 2014, Comcast hosted a special event at Digital Harbor Foundation (DHF) in Baltimore to announce the extension of its Internet Essentials promotion and awarded 55 computers ...

Torrey Smith dedicates reading room at local high school

“You can’t control where you come from or your family situation, but you can control your future by making smart decisions and furthering your education.”

Entrepreneur of the Week: Nena Walker

This week’s entrepreneur of the week is Nena Walker. She has taken a passion for fashion and design and turned that experience into becoming the store manager for one of the biggest retail businesses in the country, Jos. A Bank.

Ravens’ Chris Canty honored for community work

On September 10, 2014, Hennessy V.S. hosted a benefit reception in Baltimore for the Chris Canty Foundation.

Returning Peace Corps volunteers assist at Lakeland School

If Greg Couturier were channeling John F. Kennedy in speaking about the value of the Peace Corps, he probably didn’t realize it because his love of the organization, what it represents and what it has been able to accomplish, naturally ...

UMD researchers aim to reduce side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men.

Maryland launches campaign to improve school attendance

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has launched a multi-faceted campaign to combat chronic absenteeism in public schools.

Keith Wenning: Practice makes perfect

The Baltimore Ravens selected Ball State quarterback, Keith Wenning in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Wenning had a decent training camp with the Ravens but was released when the team made the necessary cuts to finalize the ...

First African American to head NASA to speak at Historic St. James Church in Baltimore

The Honorable Charles F. Bolden, Jr., 12th Administrator and first African-American to lead the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will be the keynote speaker at St. James’ 190th Homecoming Celebration on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. St. ...

Local doctor promotes prostate health in black community

Dr. Sanford Siegel knows the routine.

Baltimore man seven years cancer-free after high-risk prostate cancer

When Baltimore resident Kelvin Washington went to his primary care physician for a checkup in 2007, he didn’t expect anything to be wrong. However, it was at this doctor’s appointment that everything changed. His prostate-specific antigen (PSA) was high, and ...

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Stephen Wise

Fashion designer Stephen Wise is not new to the game of owning a business.

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