Maryland agencies pursue program to reduce lead poisoning, asthma cases

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has partnered with the Department of the Environment and the Department of Housing and Community Development to apply to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

After Losing HUD funding, MCVET Sticking to values, pursues other revenue

the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has defunded more than $1.2 million in funding from MCVET

WomenHeart and Burlington Stores Host “Night Out to #KnockOutHeartDisease” Event in Baltimore

The event will include a free heart health screening to educate women on their heart health

Weinberg Foundation continues great work in City Schools

Hampden Elementary/Middle School and George Washington Elementary School are the 12th and 13th schools, respectively, to receive newly-renovated libraries

President Obama honors Anne Arundel Co. resident

January 18, 2017 was an extremely memorable day for an Anne Arundel County resident Kenneth L. Gray.

FoodWorks program graduates 22nd Class of Certified Chefs

12-week program offers students a crash course in diverse culinary techniques, competency in nutrition and menu planning and, certification as a ServSafe Food Sanitation Management expert,

Applications Now Being Accepted for 15th Annual Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholars Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 15th annual Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) Engineering Scholars competition, which will provide $192,000 in college scholarships across Maryland in 2017 to promising high school seniors interested in studying engineering.

SECU initiatives continue to support community

SECU continues Points for Pediatrics and the United Way, and adds Love Blanket Project to its community initiatives

African American Heritage Preservation Grant awarded to Hyattsville CDC for rehabilitation of Sis’s Tavern

On December 16th, 2016, The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (HCDC) was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) through the African American Heritage Preservation Program.


African American entrepreneurs and business owners are invited to join A’nary Bellamy, Your Simple Mommie Marketer

Bike Share donation to benefit city residents

Baltimore Bike Share has announced that Downtown Partnership of Baltimore is providing $10,000 to subsidize new monthly Bike Share passes to enable low-income residents better access to what the organization says is a convenient and healthy way of getting around ...

Five-year-old rescues Baltimore veterans

It takes some of us years to discover our life’s calling, but for five-year-old Tyler Stallings the call to philanthropy and his current career as CEO of KidTime Enterprises came at the tender age of four.

AA County holds 29th annual MLK Awards Dinner

Anne Arundel County’s largest celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be held at the La Fountaine Bleue in Glen Burnie on January 13, 2017.

MARC Train Tickets on sale for limited special MARC Train service; Special schedules will be in effect Jan. 20

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration is selling commemorative tickets for the limited special MARC Train service to the Presidential Inauguration on Friday, January 20, 2017.

Food For Fines 2017

For each canned good donated, you will receive $1 off your library fine between January 3 and January 31, 2017