Marylanders recognized for volunteerism at 2015 Governor’s Service Awards

Adam Jones is the well-known All Star center fielder for the Baltimore Orioles.

2015 She Rose Awards honors domestic violence survivors

Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore City State’s Attorney, helped to honor survivors of domestic violence, during the 2015 She Rose Awards at The Double Tree Hilton in Pikesville, Maryland on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

Taking a closer look at the Chris Canty Foundation

Many Baltimore Ravens players are very involved in helping out in the community. Defensive lineman Chris Canty is no exception— he has his own charitable foundation.

Women military veterans holding expo in Baltimore

They are regularly on the front lines, having served in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Breast cancer survivor starts nonprofit to help others

The pain nagged at Kiesha Harris. Then, the lump in her armpit swelled more. At 34, the Baltimore born Harris seemed to know something that her doctors dismissed as nothing to worry about. Harris had breast cancer.

Vests For Visibility Program helps protect trick or treaters

Even when armed with magic wands, capes and wings, children are left powerless in a match with a vehicle.

Fees reduced to connect homes to natural gas this fall

BGE’s Smart Energy Savers Program® reminds eligible residential customers that now is the perfect time to make the switch to natural gas for home and water heating. Before the cold weather sets in and the holiday season gets underway, customers ...

Governor Larry Hogan announces transit plan for Baltimore City

Governor Larry Hogan recently announced $135 million in targeted investments to transform and improve transit throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area.

St. Vincent de Paul completes expansion of Sarah’s Hope

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore and other community leaders at the grand opening event for the newly renovated Sarah’s Hope family shelter in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore City.

Dedicated government employee honored at retirement party

When it comes to retirement parties, one would be hard-pressed to host a more exciting send-off from a long government career than the party for Baltimore resident Patricia Burns.

Deltas, Alphas partner with Men Aiming Higher to mentor boys

On October 24, 2015, the Annapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Eta Eta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Men Aiming Higher (MAH) will kick off a free program called EMBODI (Empowering Males ...

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day campaign working with HBCUs to raise awareness

Just as students are returning to campus embarking on new classes, student activities and volunteerism, the National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) campaign is giving students an active role in raising awareness of the message “Get Educated, Get Tested, Get ...

Life in Baltimore: Young Baltimorean attains goal of becoming a scientist

Baltimore native Tonya N. Taylor, Ph.D. knew she wanted to be a scientist from a young age because she wanted to help her brother who had cerebral palsy.

Marsean Oyler returns to Baltimore with cast of ‘Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic’

At just 21, Marsean Oyler brings Disney characters and stories to life on ice, along with a cast of talented performers. From October 28, 2015 to November 1, 2015, Oyler will perform at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore City ...

Famed activist Angela Davis to deliver Margaret Brent lecture at St. Mary’s College

Political activist, scholar and author Angela Davis will deliver the 2015 Margaret Brent Lecture at St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 4 p.m. in the Michael P. O’Brien Athletics & Recreation Center Arena located at ...