Donors, sponsors generously support African-American History Museum

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which is set to open on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Hogan administration proposes $5 million in funding to assist Ellicott City

Governor Larry Hogan’s request to provide $2.5 million in funding to assist small businesses and property owners in Ellicott City recover from devastating flooding was approved today by the Board of Public Works. Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford chaired the bi-weekly ...

Baltimore 'hero mom' Toya Graham, family homeless after fire

Toya Graham first made headlines after a televised smackdown of her teenage son during the Baltimore riots last year.

Keep cool in the face of summer heat

The month of August is often referred to as "the dog days of summer," a phrase that can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The "dog days" are a reference to the dog star, Sirius, which appeared ...

Marylanders encouraged to shop during Tax-Free Week

From August 14 to August 20, 2016, the state’s six percent sales tax will not be collected for any single, qualifying article of clothing or footwear priced $100 or less, regardless of how many items are purchased at the same ...

Hospice of the Chesapeake celebrates Third Annual Veterans Tribute Wall

One man served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. One woman entered the Army Nursing Corps when all four of her brothers entered military service. Another man switched from the Navy to the Air Force to ...

Liberty Live 2016 free outdoor concerts drew hundreds each Friday

This summer, Liberty Live 2016 drew hundreds to Kings Point Square located at 9900 Liberty Road in Randallstown, Maryland. The free, family-friendly outdoor concert series was presented by the Liberty Road Business Association (LRBA), and featured live entertainment, vendors, free ...

RAMBLING ROSE: Young people doing their thing!

Hello friends and fans, a lot is going on this week, especially involving the young folks in our community.

Urban League conference draws big names

Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine may have helped set the tone at the annual conference of the National Urban League, which was held last week in Baltimore.

Education Secretary calls on leaders to ‘raise voices’

The four-day National Urban League Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center had the theme, “Save Our Cities,” and organizers said a chief way to accomplish that goal is through education.

Baltimore Times columnist wins Playwright of the Year Award

“My Big Phat Ghetto FABULE$$ Wedding,” Ursula Battle’s exciting play about what happens when a reversal of fortune causes a couple’s expensive dream wedding to turn into a beer buck budget nightmare, is among the journalist and writer’s many works ...

Life in Baltimore: Baltimore Area Spelman students travel to Morocco

Many colleges and universities offer students the opportunity to travel abroad for study and enrichment. Spelman College is among the colleges that encourage a global perspective. Spelman, a four-year liberal arts women's college is part of the Atlanta University Center ...

Christina Epps set for Olympic debut Saturday in Rio

Former Coppin State University track and field standout Christina Epps will compete in Rio de Janerio, Brazil in the 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday, August 13th at 8:30 am.

New Ways to Get and Give Help to hungry Marylanders

Hunger Free America has launched new campaigns to make it easier for hungry Americans to obtain food and for anyone to volunteer in the most effective ways to end hunger.

Customer service initiative allows qualified veterans to skip trip to MVA

Governor Larry Hogan announced that the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will begin issuing permanent vehicle registration cards and license plate stickers to Maryland veterans who qualify as 100 percent disabled.