Baltimore News

  • Baltimore City Holds Energy Assistance Fair at Morgan

    The Baltimore City Office of Home Energy Programs held an energy assistance fair for low-income residents on July 1-3 at Morgan State University. Approximately 600 people each day applied for grants to reduce utility bills or avoid service interruption. Assistance was provided for gas and ...

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  • Baltimore Men Stand Against Violence

    Taking yet another opportunity to send the message that Baltimore men are committed to stopping the violence in this city, they gathered, 300 strong at the west end of North Avenue, July 11, supported by neighbors and friends. The annual event, a 10 mile march, was organized by the 300 Men ...

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  • Candidates Agree: Community Connections a Priority

    Former prosecutor Marilyn Mosby says her recent win over incumbent Gregg Bernstein in the race for Baltimore City State’s Attorney won’t change her presence on the streets of Baltimore City. There are still about four months until the general election on Nov. 4 (fewer if you ...

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  • Program Helps Boys Come to Age Despite HIV Challenge

    At 16, Andre Turner’s young world was turned upside down by a thyroid cancer diagnosis. Now a 26-year cancer survivor, Turner developed a program for teenage boys facing a different chronic illness, HIV. The goal: to help them take responsibility for their health and their lives. The ...

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  • Rev. Era Ferrell: She Stood Where Others Couldn’t

    Baltimore church goers of the 50’s and before remember a time when women weren’t so welcome into many pulpits of the city. So what to do when Women’s Days rolled around? Pastors from all denominations called for the Rev. Era Shirley Ferrell from Emmanuel Christian Community Church in West ...

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  • Michael Austin Still Reeling

    By the time he walked out of prison on Dec. 28, 2001, Michael Austin had lost over 26 years of his life. Now a musician and entrepreneur, Austin has found a measure of peace and success, but his recovery from the psychological scars of imprisonment remains a work in progress. On April 29, 1974, ...

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  • Mentored Male Teens Recently Toured Hampton University

    Director Cameron Miles and the guys in his “Mentoring Male Teens in the Hood” group recently visited Hampton University, ate lunch in the cafeteria, and toured the entire campus. The group stayed at the Hampton Inn and ate at local restaurants. They visited the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and the ...

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  • Author’s Corner

    Eleanor M. Richardson  Title: Silent Cry Penn name: N.O. (None Other) Release date: April 10 Eleanor Richardson is a native Baltimorean who planted a seed to write her first book some time ago. It continued to grow until it developed into a manuscript. The idea was not cultivated until 2012. ...

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  • MTA FOR A FAST ROUTE TO ARTSCAPE FESTIVAL

    The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) encourages everyone to ride MTA to the 33rd Annual Artscape Festival, spanning Baltimore’s Arts & Entertainment District neighborhoods of Mt. Royal Avenue and Cathedral Street, Charles Street, Bolton Hill and Station North. The free three-day event ...

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  • G.I.R.L. Presents: ‘Women’s Empowerment Brunch’

    G.I.R.L. (Got the Intelligence to Rule My Life) is hosting their inaugural “Women’s Empowerment Brunch” on July 19.  The event will have a dynamic group of women for food, fun, and fellowship. There will be opportunities to expand social circles and network with forward-thinking women committed ...

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