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Wells Fargo awards five-year $500,000 grant to Jubilee Baltimore

A $500,000 grant awarded to Jubilee Baltimore by Wells Fargo should help local charities in Baltimore achieve some of its more pressing objectives and will support the implementation of Central Baltimore Partnership (CBP) and its “Front and Center Plan: A ...

Swim Healthy—Stay Healthy: Raising Awareness during National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week

National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week runs May 21-27, the week leading up to Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer. The Secretaries of Maryland’s Departments of Health, the Environment, and Natural Resources encourage all Marylanders to take note of ...

Liberty’s Lite Holds Book Club Extravaganza

In celebration of “Older Americans Month,” the Liberty’s Lite Readers Book Club held its annual Book Club Extravaganza on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The event was held at the Liberty Senior Center located at 3525 Resource Drive in Randallstown. The ...

Conservation Organizations, Green Street Academy Students Plant Pollinator Garden

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF), National Aquarium, Blue Water Baltimore and Maryland officials planted a 5,000 sq. ft. pollinator garden with students and staff at Green Street Academy on Friday, May 11, 2018. The native plant garden will provide vital ...

Annapolis-Born Rocket Scientist Simplifies Engineering

Rocket science has historically been considered difficult because the slightest mistake could wreck a multi-billion-dollar mission. But one Annapolis-born rocket scientist says, not everything is— well— rocket science.

William Henry Dorsey: The 85-Year-Old Horse Whisperer

Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation's observance of Older American's Month. The 2018 theme, “Engage at Every Age”, emphasizes that you are never too old (or young) to take part ...

Northeastern Ohio Youth Group Tours Baltimore Area

As a high school junior in Akron, Ohio, Malcolm Deluvon Burton founded the My Brother/My Sister organization during Black History Month in 2008. Recently, members of the group traveled to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. to visit Burton’s alma mater, Morgan ...

Practice Prevention Measures During Tickborne Disease Awareness Month, Throughout Tick Season

The warmer weather of spring means an increased risk of tickborne disease transmission. In an effort to help prevent the increased spread of disease, the month of May has been recognized as Tickborne Disease Awareness Month.

Baltimore County Executive Passes Suddenly

The Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate died suddenly Thursday morning after experiencing cardiac arrest, authorities said.

Comcast Cares Day Unites the Community in Celebration and Service

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, hundreds of volunteers, Comcast employees and their families, and several community organizations gathered at Furley Elementary School for the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day, a nationwide day of service dedicated to creating positive change in ...

Jubilee Arts Unveils Expressive Exhibit

The exhibit is the latest from Jubilee Arts, and is a program of Intersection of Change, which uses visual art, jazz, and the stories of community residents to explore these ideas, themes and issues.

Local Progressive Leaders to be Honored at Tubman-Remillard Dinner

Former Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe, who could very well be a 2020 presidential candidate, is the keynote speaker at the Anne Arundel County Democratic Party Celebration Dinner on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Byzantium Events Center located at ...

Local Author Reads From Her Psychological Thriller at Govans Branch, Pratt Library

After reading Sidney Sheldon’s book, “The Other Side of Midnight,” author J. Hawki realized she wanted to write thrillers. Hawki will read from her book at a “Meet the Authors” event at Enoch Pratt Library (Govans Branch) on Saturday, May ...

Johns Hopkins Student Surprised With $20,000 Scholarship from Sallie Mae to Pursue Biotech

Sallie Mae’s "Bridging the Dream Scholarship for Graduate Students" Supports Students Making a Positive Impact

Baltimore City Students Express Views on Violence Through Art

The University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Violence Prevention Program sponsored a citywide Art Against Violence contest for students. The initiative gives kids an outlet to articulate their feelings and be part of the conversation about violence ...