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Alzheimer’s Memory Ball seeks to raise funds with dance competition

For Rose Davis Backus-Hamm, three invitations to dance at the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Chapter’s annual Memory Ball was enough for her to finally strut her stuff.

Annapolis Film Festival ‘sails’ into weekend

On the tiny island of Carriacou in the Eastern Caribbean, Alwyn Enoe is one of the last wooden boat builders practicing a trade that has been passed down the generations from the original Scottish settlers who arrived more than two ...

Baltimore Continentals celebrated Black History Month with African American Read-Ins

This year, members of the Baltimore Chapter of Continental Societies, Inc. celebrated Black History Month by participating in over thirty African American Read-Ins in area Baltimore city and county schools, universities, churches, homes and as part of one of the ...

Life in Baltimore: Leah's Book Club 2016 National Women's History Month honorees

The sixth annual Irene Bennett Reid Memorial Tea sponsored by Leah's Book Club honored eleven women in the community and presented guest author, F. Michael Higginbotham.

FBI investigating outage at Maryland hospital chain

The FBI is looking into how a computer virus infected systems at MedStar Health, a large Maryland chain with 10 hospitals and dozens of clinics.

Red Cross has significant need for type O negative blood

The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients.

Celebrating a PG County trailblazer during Women’s History Month

At age 86, Julia Clark is still working hard as an advocate with a stern resolve to see any task through.

University of Maryland Medical Center leads in kidney transplants for blacks

Although African Americans comprise about 13 percent of the population in the United States, they represent 34 percent of the patients waiting for a donor kidney, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Safe Streets opens new location in Sandtown-Winchester

Ten safety counselors joined representatives from the mayor’s office on March 17, 2016 to open a new Safe Streets facility in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood.

Electrifying 'Light City Baltimore' shines at the Inner Harbor March 28-April 3

You are at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, and spot a giant lotus flower sculpture, which lights up the water. You walk along a little further and now see hundreds of paper boats, which are changing colors.

Film activist empowers black girls through conversation, storytelling

Women’s History Month highlights the contributions of women in American history during the month of March

'My City Bikes' readies cyclists for spring commute

Between 2000 and 2009, U.S. Census data revealed the number of commuter cyclists in Baltimore increased by a whopping 233 percent. Nationwide, biking has also grown as the number of individuals who cycled within the past 12 months increased from ...

Maryland taxpayers urged to E-File for quick refunds

With the tax-filing deadline a month away, Comptroller Peter Franchot encourages taxpayers who have yet to file to take advantage of all the conveniences of electronic filing.

St. James’ Episcopal Church, churches of Lafayette Square to conduct Annual Blessing of City Palm Sunday

Political leaders in Baltimore will join the community and churches in Lafayette Square for the 13th Annual Blessing of the City on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at Lafayette Square Park bordered by West Lafayette Avenue; North Arlington ...

Meet the candidates for Congressional District 4

Candidates for the Maryland Congressional District 4 race will discuss their views on a variety of issues at a candidate’s forum from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal ...