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Maryland businesses encourage kids to eat more fruits and veggies

Baltimore-area businesses are taking the lead in a national movement, ‘eat brighter!’ to inspire young children and their families to eat more fresh produce.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum celebrates hip-hop

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum located at 830 Pratt Street in downtown Baltimore, will be dedicated to lovers of hip-hop!

St. Agnes Breast Cancer Center offers multi-pronged approach

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is most common in women age 40 and over, but in the African American community, women are more likely to die from breast cancer at all ages. At St. Agnes Hospital, African ...

Ferguson, other cities join ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Challenge

Even riot-plagued Ferguson, Missouri has accepted President Barack Obama’s call to action for the My Brother’s Keeper initiative (MBK).

St. Vincent de Paul expands housing program

Toni Boulware won’t stop until the approximately 1,000 homeless families in Baltimore have a comfortable place to live.

UMB's Promise Heights holds immunization clinics

For many families, getting their children back to school came with added challenges for the 2014-15 year. The State of Maryland issued new immunization requirements for kindergarten and 7th grade students, leading parents to seek information and help to make ...

New Town honor student encourages grace and poise among peers

Delanee-Alexis Coley, a student at New Town High School, is already an accomplished young woman. She’s hosting a three-part series for young women in February focusing on having poise and grace, serves as president of a college and career readiness ...

Six local women to be honored at Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception

The 19th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 in the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College located at 60 College Avenue in Annapolis from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Art with a Heart to hold “Home is Where The Heart is” fundraiser

Art with a Heart, Inc. will present “Home is Where the HeART”– a creative casual fundraising event, Saturday, October 11, from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., at the Castle at Keswick located at 3355 Keswick Road in Hampden.

New expanded move over law takes effect October 1

Maryland State Police Superintendent, Colonel Marcus L. Brown joined elected officials and representatives from AAA Mid-Atlantic to announce Maryland’s expanded move over law at Maryland State Police Headquarters in Pikesville.

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.”