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Foster Dad Readies for Busy Father’s Day

Tommy Washington wasn’t thinking of becoming an adoptive parent that day five years ago when his daughters moved out of his home and letters began crowding his mailbox about foster care. But, when he finally opened one of those letters, ...

New Salon for Men A ‘Man Cave Nirvana’ in Owings Mills

It’s nothing but a man thing at Hammer & Nails. At least, that’s what the owners of the grooming shop for men have created at the Owings Mills-based business that offers hand and foot care, haircuts and shaves in what’s ...

PNC’s Ramsey L. Harris Grandfather Helped Write His Success Story

Ramsey L. Harris is Vice President and Territory CRA Business Advisor in the Retail Lending Distribution Management division at PNC Bank. Harris is responsible for overseeing and executing strategic plans that enable the bank to achieve specific Community Reinvestment Act ...

UMB’s Live Near Your Work Program Hits Home As More Employees Buy Houses

The University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) Live Near Your Work Program received a cash infusion this year — $1.5 million to be exact — in an effort to get more employees to buy homes in seven neighborhoods that border the ...

UMB CURE Scholars: On a Path to Success in Science

On April 28, 2018, eighth-graders joined seventh- and sixth-graders at the UMB CURE STEM Expo. The topic of this year’s culminating research was Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The expo provided a platform for 80 scholars to showcase their ...

Longtime Fixture in Baltimore’s Sandtown Community Passes Away at 75

Minister John Battle died peacefully in his sleep and awoke to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 27, 2018.

Pratt becomes First Library in Maryland to Eliminate Overdue Fines

The Enoch Pratt Free Library proudly announced the elimination of overdue fines for customers on all Pratt-owned materials on Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Free to Bmore Community Block Party.

Baltimore Bass Clarinetist Todd Marcus to perform at Center Stage

Baltimore-based Todd Marcus is one of the most prominent, renowned bass clarinetists in the world. As one of only a few players who solely focuses on the instrument, Marcus has carved out a unique sound, which thrusts his bass clarinet ...

Baltimore Native Takes ‘Leap of Faith’ to the Big Time

“When I lived in Baltimore I would leave the house at midnight and walk around the city and take in its true energy. I would walk around Neighborhoods [that] people would consider unsafe and safe learning the streets and the ...

Tips for Staying Safe Around Electric and Gas Equipment from BGE

As part of National Safety Month, BGE is reminding local contractors and customers to be aware of their surroundings when planning projects near electric lines or natural gas equipment.

A New Way to Help Marylanders Quit Tobacco

The Maryland Department of Health partners with Johns Hopkins Health System to offer electronic referrals to Department Tobacco Quitline.

North Baltimore County Woman Stays Busy as a Spoken Word Poet, Middle School Teacher, & Kids Tutor

Hydes, Maryland resident, Mary Cate Gates presents her spoken word poetry on Saturday, June 10, 2018 at Evil Grin, a monthly poetry slam event that will be held at The Annapolis Bookstore located at 53 Maryland Avenue in Annapolis from ...

Baltimore boxer seeking championship while helping his community

Malik Titus has his heart set on becoming an Olympian but the 20-year-old Baltimore boxer has more to offer than just being a champion inside the ring.

Tax relief may be available for property owners impacted by recent heavy rain and flood damage

The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) is encouraging residents whose real property has been damaged by the recent severe weather to contact the Department, as they may qualify to have their property assessments reduced.

The Travis Manion Foundation: Serving Our Country, One Youth At A Time

First Lieutenant Travis Manion (USMC) was a hero in life.

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