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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center hosts American Red Cross blood drive

Donating blood is a simple thing that can make a big difference in the lives of others. Nearly 44,000 blood donations are needed each and every day to meet the needs of accident victims, cancer patients and children with blood ...

Former Baltimore student receives CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Scholarship

When she was a little girl growing up in Guyana, former Maryland resident Tiffany Murray watched with wonder as her grandmother prepared traditional plant-based remedies to treat an aunt who had polio. She remembers imitating her grandmother’s behavior, grinding Hibiscus ...

Indie Soul: Entrepreneur of the Week Nia Anderson

Everyone dreams! Some dream of making it big and becoming famous in the entertainment business while others dream about how they can be of better service to others.

People's BBQ feeds the homeless

On Saturday, August 16, 2014, St. Vincent de Paul held “The People’s BBQ” to feed the homeless at the St. Vincent DePaul Park located at 120 North Front Street in Baltimore City.

BCCC selects Dr. Gordon F. May as next president

Baltimore City Community College's (BCCC) Board of Trustees announced that Dr. Gordon F. May, former President at Oakland Community College-Auburn Hills Campus-in Michigan, has been named president of the College, effective September 2, 2014.

Comptroller Franchot says let summer be summer!

Citing the benefits to Maryland families, small businesses, teachers and tourism, Comptroller Peter Franchot kicked off a “Let Summer Be Summer” petition drive on the Ocean City Boardwalk to collect 10,000 signatures in support of a campaign to start Maryland ...

'A Better You' health and wellness event targets African American seniors

People are amazed at Ernestine Shepherd’s youthful appearance. At 78-years-of-age, Shepherd is a body builder, and looks decades younger than her age.

An Afternoon Tea at The Greens

Adorned in white gloves, and beautiful hats, well-dressed, dainty ladies chatted with one another while enjoying a spot of tea at high noon.

Howard Park welcomes new ShopRite

A major food desert has officially been closed and longtime residents of Howard Park like Rhona Lewis couldn’t be happier.

Walmart pitches in for college bound students

The testimonies about the benefits of the CollegeBound Foundation can be endless.

Comcast offering free Internet service, amnesty program for low-income families

Internet Essential kicks off back to school season with nationwide, complimentary six-month offer, discounted computers and free digital literacy training for eligible families. Comcast has now connected more than 1.4 million low-income Americans to Internet at home.

Renovated Columbus School Apartments part of East Baltimore's transformation

Raymond Skinner, Secretary, Maryland Department of Housing and Comminity Development (DHCD); was joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Columbus School Apartments on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Josiah Henson Park to be profiled on PBS Series

PBS explores Montgomery County's Josiah Henson Park on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 8 p.m. Henson’s autobiography is the inspiration behind Harriet Beecher Stowe’s landmark novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

QAC Arts Council hosts 'CHAIR-ity for Children’s Art' Auction

Area artists have an unusual new outlet for their creativity thanks to the staff at the Queen Anne's County Arts Council.

It's Baltimore County's turn: Restaurant Week begins August 8

The Baltimore County Office of Tourism and Promotion, the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce and Sysco are pleased to announce the eighth Baltimore County Restaurant Week beginning on Friday, August 8 and runs through August 24, 2014.