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Frank M. Conaway Sr., dead at 81

Maryland politicians are remembering Frank M. Conaway, Sr., longtime clerk of the Baltimore City Circuit Court who died this weekend at the age of 81.

USNA welcomes back first black female graduate

The U.S. Naval Academy held a luncheon celebrating African American/Black History Month with special guest, Janie Mines, Feb. 2, in King Hall.

AACC hosts Black Male Initiative Summit to aid student success

Students, faculty, staff and community members focused on helping black male students succeed are invited to attend the Fifth Annual Black Male Initiative Summit on Tuesday, February 24, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Anne Arundel Community College.

Anne Arundel County urges winter storm precautions

Anne Arundel County Executive Steven R. Schuh is advising Anne Arundel County residents to prepare now for an approaching winter weather event that may have a significant impact on Anne Arundel County starting Monday evening.

BGE, Exelon’s African-American Resource Alliance Balto. Chapter Celebrate Black History Month

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) and parent company Exelon’s African-American Resource Alliance (EAARA) Baltimore Chapter are celebrating Black History Month by supporting local arts, educational and diversity events in February that honor those who have shaped the past and ...

Remembering Baltimore's treasured social organizations

Many organizations in Baltimore formed forty, fifty and even sixty years ago. These organizations were established to provide social, cultural, civic and service networks at a time when black Americans had limited access to many public venues due to Jim ...

U.S. stamp honoring Tuskegee University architect released

The most prolific contributor to Tuskegee University’s structural design and the namesake of its architecture and construction school will honored with the launch of a new U.S. postage stamp.

Creator of HBCU web series hails from Annapolis

Christian Smooth is a 24-year-old Annapolis resident who has thrown his hat into the independent filmmaking ring. When he is able to coordinate schedules of volunteer actors, Smooth shoots episodes of his original web series called "The Student Body," based ...

Initiative launched to increase access to fresh, healthy foods in Maryland's ‘Food Deserts’

Maryland is joining the growing movement to expand access to fresh fruits and vegetables in under-served communities known as “food deserts.”

MECU neighborhood event grants available for 2015

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts are excited to announce the return of MECU Neighborhood Event Grants for 2015! Each year, the program awards cash grants to Baltimore neighborhood associations and community-based non-profit organizations ...

Odds of winning the Powerball jackpot: One in 175,000,000

Before you start thinking about what you'd do with $485 million, let's get serious: You're not going to win.

Washington Monument time capsule on display at The Walters

The 100-year-old time capsule, recently discovered in Baltimore’s Washington Monument, will be on display at the Walters Art Museum until it is opened in late May. Since January 2014, the Monument, the first to George Washington in the United States, ...

Residents urged to ‘Shop Maryland Energy’ Star products

Comptroller Peter Franchot urges Marylanders to take advantage of Shop Maryland Energy, a tax-free weekend for select Energy Star products beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, February 14, and ending at 11:59 p.m. Monday, February 16, 2015.

BGE celebrates Black History Month with events honoring diversity

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) and parent company Exelon’s African-American Resource Alliance (EAARA) Baltimore Chapter are celebrating Black History Month by supporting local arts, educational and diversity events in February that honor those who have shaped the past and ...

Renters’ tax credits for eligible Marylanders

Most Maryland residents know they are entitled to a tax credit for owning their own home. However, did you know qualified renters in Maryland can also take advantage of available tax credits?