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Local accessory designer launches jewelry collection to benefit NKF-MD

“New Vintage by SAM,” a lifestyle apparel and accessory brand dedicated to making a positive change in the world through artistic and fashion expression, has “stepped into the ring” with a powerful combination of style and philanthropy.

Local counselor’s new book touches the soul

From a distance, Ellen Fitzkee stands out. Then, a glance at her resume confirms that she is not the typical Baltimore high school guidance counselor.

Colorectal cancer information that you should know

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Glen Gibson, a surgical oncologist who works at the DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), says being informed about colorectal cancer and getting screened for it can be extremely ...

12th Annual MammoJam Music Festival returns

The 12th Annual MammoJam Music Festival will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Baltimore’s famed 8x10 located at 10 East Cross Street in Baltimore at 6:30 p.m.

Homeownership event in Baltimore

Bank of America is hosting a homeownership event in the Baltimore area to provide assistance to customers facing financial hardship and educational sessions for prospective homebuyers March 27-28 at the Hilton Baltimore located at 401 West Pratt Street in Baltimore ...

12th Annual CBF Photo Contest gets under way

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) announces its 12th annual watershed photo contest. Photo submissions are being accepted between now and April 10, 2015.

Maryland lawmakers called upon to support DUI Bill

In testimony before the Judicial Proceedings Committee recently, AAA Mid-Atlantic calls upon Committee Members to issue a favorable report for a DUI bill that would be another step forward in curtailing Maryland’s alcohol-related fatalities.

Maryland mother and daughter duo inspire women and girls to achieve dreams

Cheryl Wood, an international speaker, business coach, author and empowerment champion was selected to receive a 2015 Mother of Achievement Award from American Mothers, Inc.

Life in Baltimore: Weaving the stories of women’s lives

“Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” is the 2015 Theme of National Women’s History Month which is quite an appropriate theme for this group of women who are being honored.

‘Other Annapolis’ photo collection offers lessons in ‘colored’ history

What was life like for “colored” people in Annapolis and other parts of Anne Arundel County? Errol Brown, a second-generation historian, can provide an in-depth analysis about people like Wesley A. Brown— the first black Naval Academy graduate.

Youth ambassadors teach peers about dating violence

Baltimore City teenagers are helping younger peers avoid the dangers of dating violence with the Dating Matters program.

Postal Service previews Maya Angelou stamp image

The U.S. Postal Service recently previewed the Dr. Maya Angelou Forever Stamp image and announced that the First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony will take place on April 7, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. The event ...

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at MSU selected for White House honor

On February 24, 2015, the White House recognized Tanya V. Rush, the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Morgan State University (MSU) in Baltimore, as an HBCU Champion of Change.

Renowned pastor brings message for women to Baltimore

Reverend R.C. Blakes Jr. has a message that he makes sure to try and get across when he is in the pulpit or when he is sitting in front of a television camera on the World Harvest International Network.

Nominate a changemaker working to reduce violence in Baltimore

Violence is a public health issue because it has an enormous impact on the health and wellness of individuals; especially youth.