Daughter Honors Mother’s Years of Teaching Nurses with Peggy Jordan Scholarship

BALTIMORE – All it took Tumara Jordan was a few seconds to decide what to get her mother Peggy as a retirement gift for 35 years as a nurse educator at Baltimore City Community...

Who Will Be the Voice for the Black District on the Council

Baltimore County Council of Maryland is divided into seven districts of roughly 108,000 residents each. The Fourth District was created eight years ago as a majority minority district after the 2000 Census count. It...

Local ACLU Files Information Request for FBI Records

Offices of the American Civil Liberties Union in 29 states, including Maryland and the District of Columbia, filed Freedom of Information Act requests on July 27 to have access to records compiled by the...

James Frazier Joins Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center recently welcomed Dr. James L. Frazier to its Central Maryland Neurosurgical Associates’ Department of Neurosurgery. Frazier, who previously served at the Department of Neurological Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, brings a...

Reporter’s Book Signing

If passion is your pleasure and you still believe in love, then Baltimore resident and radio personality Harold Fisher had a treat for readers of his new romance novel. The WHUR Radio news reporter...

Slots Finally

After a two-year wait Marylanders will finally start to get the gaming terminals they overwhelmingly voted for in 2008. On Sept. 30, Perryville in Cecil County will launch with 1,500 machines in a new...

First African-American Woman Appointed to Maryland Appellate Court

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) has appointed Michele D. Hotten to the Court of Special Appeals for the Fourth Appellate Circuit in Prince George’s County, making her the first African-American woman to be appointed...

The Numbers Game (Pt. 1)

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley began his political ascendancy during the 1990s by challenging the crime numbers of the Baltimore City Police Department when he was one of three councilmen in the old Third District...

Four Arrested in Rape Investigation

Four Morgan State University students and alumni have been identified as the alleged rapists of an unidentified woman on June 30. Police arrested Renard James, 30, Dante Green, 24, Dale Lawton, 23, and Howard...

Ideal Bank Closes

The collapse of Wall Street, which spurred an epic economic recession, has claimed its 88th victim in the banking industry. Baltimore’s Ideal Federal Savings Bank was closed on July 9 by the Office of...

The House That ‘Extreme Makeover’ Built

Thousands of volunteers toiled in the sweltering Baltimore heat. Vendors and contractors donated supplies, raw materials, food and water. And within a week the television show Extreme Makeover Home Edition in partnership with Excel...

Baltimore Youth Fare Well in NAACP ACT-SO Competition

Eight Baltimore City students participated in the NAACP’s national ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics). Two 2010 graduates of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute won National Silver Medals, Eberechi Ihezie (earth and space science) and...

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