Pi Omega Chapter recognized for international service

At the 80th Grand Conclave of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., which was held July 21- 28, 2016 in Las Vegas, Pi Omega Chapter, Graduate Chapter of Baltimore was once again recognized for its service to the community.

The importance of early childhood education

Late in 2015, the Baltimore Community Foundation announced a $6 million contribution towards the expansion of Judy Centers to help provide early childhood education and support services to 5,000 Baltimore City children and their families.

Raymond V. Haysbert Sr., Entrepreneurship Center named in honor of famed businessman

On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, national leaders, elected officials, members of the city and state business communities, and others gathered for the Ribbon Cutting of the Raymond V. Haysbert, Sr. Entrepreneurship Center at the Greater Baltimore Urban League (GBUL).

Ravens TE Benjamin Watson is settling in with his new team

Benjamin Watson signed a 2-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens worth $7 million with $3 million guaranteed. He comes to the Ravens after posting a career year with the New Orleans Saints. Watson had 74 receptions for 825 yards and ...

Boys & Girls Club keeps students learning over summer

Students will soon be returning to school, but My.Future kept members of the Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore’s Brooklyn O’Malley Club learning during the summer break.

‘My Big Phat Ghetto Fabule$$ Wedding’ returns to Johns Hopkins auditorium

Unified Voices of Johns Hopkins (UV) and Battle Stage Plays present Ursula V. Battle’s “My Big Phat Ghetto FABULE$$ Wedding” for a return engagement.

Baltimore youth launches film career in Charm City

Emerging film director/actor, Michael Anthony Hobbs is on the rise in Baltimore. The 12-year-old debuted his second short feature film, “Naga Pixie,” to rave reviews this past week at the Arbutus Community Center in Baltimore County

State Police warn of telephone scammer who demands money

Maryland State Police are warning the public about a telephone scam in which the caller represents himself as a barrack commander and threatens the victim with arrest if money owed is not immediately forwarded.

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 ...