Ken Oliver Edges Out a Victory in Baltimore County’s Fourth

In a race that came down to a mere 98 votes, Kenneth Oliver retained his seat as the councilman for Baltimore County's Fourth District....

Coppin State Opens Health and Human Performance Wellness Center

Coppin State University (CSU) held the grand opening of its new Health and Human Performance Wellness Center on Sept. 20, marking a new era...

A Day in the Life of Baltimore At the AFRO’s Doorstep

A family disagreement between two brothers spilled on to the streets of Charles Village and landed at the AFRO’s front door Sept. 21. “I’ve...

Car Buffs Convene for Children’s Guild Fundraiser

In 2009, thousands crowded Baltimore’s Harbor East to see a stunning display of elegant dream cars – Lamborghini, Ferrari and Alfa Romeo models –...

Hines Named President of Baltimore Co. Board of Ed.

Baltimore businessman Earnest Hines has been elected the new president of the Board of Education for Baltimore County Public Schools following the retirement of...

First Generation Students Receive a Helping Hand at Notre Dame

Making the transition from high school to college can be a difficult process, especially if the student is the first in generations to pursue...

Retail Job Losses Contribute to Maryland Unemployment Rate Increase

WASHINGTON — Retail job losses helped boost Maryland's unemployment rate to 7.3 percent from 7.1 percent, making it one of only two states to...

Showcase Honors, Entertains Baltimore’s Grandparents

On Sept. 12, Baltimore’s most mature residents visited the Delta Community Center for “Great Blessings: A Grandparents Day Celebration” hosted by MarvaD Events. The...

Baltimore City After-School Programs Get Financial Boost from Verizon Foundation

During the grand opening of its new office in Baltimore on Sept. 10, Child First Authority celebrated a $15,000 Verizon Foundation grant to support...

Local Mother Turns Grief into Service

Few horrors can compare to a mother’s grief, something West Baltimore resident Connie Johnson knows firsthand. Her daughter, Bijan Brown, 17, died in her...

Baltimore State’s Attorney Jessamy Ready to Move Forward After Primary Election Loss

Baltimore State’s Attorney Patricia Jessamy conceded the primary election to challenger Gregg Bernstein on Sept. 17, ending her 15-year tenure as the city’s top...

Many Important Races ‘Too Close to Call’

The voters of Baltimore City have spoken. But it doesn't appear they spoke loudly enough, because at the end of the preliminary counting in...