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.

Art @ Work in Upton Community

Upton is looking a little more “artsy” these days, thanks to the hard work and creativity of students from Youthworks, the Baltimore City Summer Employment program.

Comcast customers get a ‘front row to Rio’

Commonly known as Rio 2016, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, mark a historic first time that the Olympics is being held in South America, and only the third time in the Southern Hemisphere.

Urban League Conference in Baltimore tackles police shootings

Marc Morial shook his head in disbelief. A hung jury. An acquittal. Still another acquittal and eventually the announcement by Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby that charges against the remaining officers in the death of Freddie Gray would be dismissed.

Local resident pledges national service with FEMA Corps

Cyan Manuel is well traveled and loves it. The Hanover, Maryland, resident was raised by her military mom who served in the Army for more than 25 years.

What not to do when you win the Powerball this weekend

These are cautionary tales.

Simmons, RushCard Fund Program to keep the peace between police and the Black community

Russell Simmons is as afraid of a confrontation with police as most other Black men.

FILMSTERS Academy: 15 years filmmaking with kids in Annapolis

FILMSTERS Academy, a summer film camp for kids is celebrating 15 years this summer. Over 138 short films have been produced, shot, directed, acted in and edited by kids, from 11-18 years in age. In the fifteen-year time span, over ...

Two new exhibits at Central Library: 'Solidarity in Sadness' and 'Soul Food'

The Enoch Pratt Free Library has opened two new exhibits at the Central Library Annex Gallery, Solidarity in Sadness and Soul Food.

Hair Cuttery benefits children with school Share-A-Haircut Program

Hair Cuttery will donate back-to-school haircuts to children who need it most this summer.

Local family's jewelry business flourishes

A Baltimore-based jewelry shop is getting noticed. Vintage Stamp Jewels, a family-owned business, which sells a brand of Simply Beautiful jewelry that was featured over the Mother’s Day holiday in May at Macy’s iconic Herald Square location in New York, ...

Diamonds in the Rough: Local organization seeks to promote unity and sisterhood

Every two weeks, a group of young women ranging in age from heir 20s to 30s, come together to promote unity and self-esteem, and to help those who are less fortunate. The group is called Diamonds in the Rough, and ...

Main Street Hats receives $10K Wells Fargo, Urban League Grant

It’s nice to have windows! That’s the first thing Clyde Davis-El said when he learned that he was one of three Baltimore business owners selected to receive a $10,000 grant to renovate their storefronts.

Mission Thrive Summer helps local youth to “grow”

Jonathan Edwards, a recent graduate of The Baltimore School for the Arts credits a city summer program with helping him to grow and mature into a responsible young man as he prepares to start college at Shenandoah University in Virginia.

Baltimore resident earns spot in Paralympic Games

He is newly married and on his way to Brazil! Baltimore resident Markeith Price has earned a spot in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.