Johns Hopkins’ Dr. Lisa Cooper wins AAMC Award

Lisa Cooper, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Herbert W. Nickens Award by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Calling all screenwriters! 10th Annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition

The Baltimore Film Office is now accepting entries for the 10th annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. Applicants can submit in the feature or shorts categories. The top entries in both categories win cash prizes; all access passes to the 2015 Maryland ...

Innovative program helps students write research papers

At the age of 28, Saad Alam approached his friend Steve Jokl and shared his idea for a new business. Alam had a family member who was struggling with writing research papers.

Tips to get your home and business ready for winter

As temperatures dip and the colder winter months quickly approach, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has completed several infrastructure enhancement projects and a comprehensive review of its natural gas and electric systems in advance of the winter heating season.

Meet Marlene King: Breast cancer warrior

Marlene King, 55, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 at the age of 48. Since that time, King has had a lumpectomy, a double-mastectomy, and has undergone breast reconstructive surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy.

Indie Soul Entrepreneur of the Week: Laura L. Green

Born in Washington and partially raised in Baltimore Laura L. Green is the owner of one of only five mobile fashion trucks in Baltimore. When we caught up with her, she was doing her third event since her soft launch ...

GBCA and MICA host welcoming event for President Samuel Hoi

The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (GBCA) and the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) jointly hosted a community-driven networking event to welcome new MICA President, Samuel Hoi to Baltimore. Titled “Kick it up with Sammy,” the event took place on ...

Local Liberians hold 2nd Ebola donation drive

The local Liberian community is collecting supplies to help fight their Ebola stricken homeland.

Fight For Children and Under Armour bring World Boxing Council Champions to Baltimore

On Tuesday November 11, 2014, Fight For Children and the World Boxing Council (WBC) brought champion boxers to visit the students at Dr. Rayner Browne Elementary Middle School in Baltimore.

Kidney transplant recipient to participate in culinary event benefiting NKF-MD

On Thursday, November 20, 2014, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will present the 2014 Santé: A Culinary Odyssey at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Civil War Museum hosts Frederick Douglass impersonator

The Baltimore City Department of General Services (DGS) announces that the Civil War Museum will host a series of historical reenactments by Frederick Douglass impersonator Steven Cole in honor of the 150th anniversary of Emancipation in Maryland.

Mt. Olive AME Church celebrates 144 years working in the community

Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church of Annapolis, announces “144 Years, Standing on the Promises of God.

AACC students make a difference in community

More than 1,300 Anne Arundel Community College students participated in making a difference throughout the county in community-based experiences through programs with the Sarbanes Center for Public and Community Service.

CSM Disability Services help students overcome obstacles

Imagine facing your first algebra exam where numbers are combined with letters and symbols on top of each other and divided by lines. Solving the problem requires working from the left and the right sides of the equation.

Annapolis veteran thrills with collection, humor

William S. Keyes is 93-years-old. He was a Washington, D.C. police officer, worked in the U.S. Postal Service, ran his own business and bravely served in World War II.