Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Chief Colonel Woodrow W. Jones formally announced the promotions of 27 officers to the rank of corporal through lieutenant colonel.
With the holiday season in full swing with festivities that include parties, celebrations, and lots of well-wishing, there still remains another tradition that is always quite sobering— the awareness that hunger is widespread.
Darryl Tarver, an associate in the Baltimore office of the global law firm DLA Piper, has been appointed chairman of Maryland Legal Aid’s new Equal Justice Associates (EJA) group.
Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, Jamaica is an island rich in history, culture and family, and the buoyancy of the music that plays in various locations and homes throughout that island nation brings life and stirs the soul, according to Ayesha V. Dwyer, a passionate storyteller who shares an adventurous tale of a young girl who lives life grounded in her Jamaican roots in her new children’s book, “Sista Me – Every Mikkel Make a Mukkel.”
National Director of the NAACP Youth and College Division, Tiffany Dena Loftin was awarded the Rising Star Award on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the 2nd Annual Black Girls Vote Ball.
The Greater Remington Improvement Association (GRIA), in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and Seawall has announced the launch of the Remington Storefront Challenge (RSC)— a Shark Tank-style search for local entrepreneurs— to start temporary retail concepts in two storefronts in what organizers say is one of Baltimore’s hottest neighborhoods.
Former Baltimore Times journalist, Kimbely Brown has written a new book about her own journey. Her book, “Reflections – What Ms. Angelou Taught Me,” is an ode to the late poet Maya Angelou.
The Baltimore Times and the Baltimore Times Foundation are hosting an inaugural Holiday Marketplace at the Coppin State University’s Talon Center on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.
The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, which provides support services to young people with cancer and their families, is nearing completion of a house in Baltimore where patients can stay while receiving life-saving cancer treatments.
Monarch Academy Baltimore and The Children’s Guild have launched a Community Revitalization Initiative in partnership with the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Community Corp.