Community festival in Poppleton spreads unity, hope and love

On September 25, 2016, GCT helped to spread a message of community love and unity in the Poppleton neighborhood in Baltimore by hosting the inaugural “Sowing a Seed Fesitval”

Six women to be honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Award

Six trailblazing women will be honored Oct. 2 at the 21st annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception for the lasting contributions they’ve made to Anne Arundel county and the city of Annapolis.

Chesapeake Life Center’s HopeFull Holidays gives permission to grieve

With all the shopping, baking, writing cards, hosting parties, school and community functions, the holiday season can be a stressful time for anyone. Many will say it is all worth it in order to spend a joyous time with family ...

Dyslexia program seeks volunteers, raise awareness

Between 70 and 80 percent of individuals with poor reading skills in America are likely dyslexic and according to education and medical experts, as many as 20 percent of the population has a language-based learning disability.

Woodlawn High School leading the way through STEM

As industries continue to thrive in the areas of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), schools around the region are actively implementing programs to prepare students for high-growth career fields.

Department to hold Fire Prevention Week Expo at the Mall in Columbia

During Fire Prevention Week, October 9 – 15, the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) will join the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) to remind residents “Don’t wait – check the date!” encouraging the replacement of ten ...

Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival attracts locals and out-of-towners

On September 24, 2016, over 1,000 people of all ages headed into Susan Campbell Park at the Annapolis City Dock to celebrate African-American history while seeing African dance performances, listening to eclectic music, sampling world foods, and patronizing artisan vendors ...

Ava Fields: Uplifting the community through dance for 50 years

Ava Denise Fields recalled the life-changing day that she went to the Howard Park Recreation Center in Baltimore.

Clarksburg teen wins national award for vaccine wagon design

Anurudh Ganesan, age 16, of Clarksburg, Maryland, has been named a national winner of the 2016 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes.

The Baltimore Times Positive People Awards

The Baltimore Times held its 2016 Positive People Awards reception at the Grand on Thursday, September 22, 2016. The theme for this year was “Women of Passion, Women of Purspose.” Women from various walks of life were recognized for their ...

Baltimore-based artist Scott named recipient of prestigious national award

A profile of Baltimore-based multi-media artist Joyce J. Scott, who was honored last week with a national MacArthur Genius Award, airs during the Thursday, September 29 episode of Maryland Public Television’s Artworks series. The episode airs on MPT-HD at 8:30 ...

Baltimore County Public School welcomes new principal

Georgina Aye focuses on creating 21st century leaders

McGuire Group hosting Veteran, Civilian Career Fair

The McGuire Group, LLC is hosting a veteran and civilian career fair on Thursday, October 6, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Comfort Inn Hotel & Conference Center located at 4500 Crain Hwy in Bowie, Maryland.

Free Fall Baltimore offers hundreds of free events, activities in October

Everything is FREE! The 11th annual Free Fall Baltimore presented by BGE takes place Saturday, October 1 through Monday, October 31, 2016. Free Fall Baltimore is a citywide celebration that offers hundreds of free arts & cultural events at participating ...

Maria Harris Tildon appointed to BGE Board of Directors

BGE has announced that Maria Harris Tildon has joined the company’s board of directors. Tildon is the senior vice president for public policy and community affairs for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (“CareFirst”), the largest healthcare insurer in the Mid-Atlantic.