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    BCPS Lauded for Fourth Highest Graduation Rate in Nation

    Baltimore County Public Schools has the fourth highest graduation rate among the nation’s 50 largest school districts, according to a report released today by Education Week. The BCPS graduation rate was 77.8 percent for the...

    Nielsen Awards Three Area Students Scholarships, Netbooks

    Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy, has named three Baltimore-area graduating high school seniors Nielsen Scholars. The students will receive a $2,500 scholarship award, as...

    Morgan State Student Receives 2011 James H. Ashby Jr. Award of Excellence

    James R. Ashby and Terrye Ashby recently presented the James H. Ashby Jr. Award of Excellence to Danny T. Molock Jr. at the recent Morgan State University Senior Awards Banquet. Molock is the highest...

    Success Not Just About ‘Profit’ For Investment Management Tycoon

    With over $2 billion in assets, it’s surely safe to say that CEO Eugene Profit’s investment management firm is booming. But the entrepreneur wasn’t always bestowed with prosperity. "I grew up in South Central Los...

    Baltimore City Libraries Provide Oasis in ‘Food Deserts’

    Baltimore City locals now have a new reason to visit their neighborhood libraries, and the cause has nothing to do with what’s in the books. Libraries have long been a source of nourishment, and...

    Northwest Baltimore’s Garwyn Oaks Community Site of ‘Arts in the Park’ Family Fun Day

    The Garwyn Oaks community in Northwest Baltimore is offering a creative kick-off to the summer with the Arts in the Park festival. On June 11 from noon to 5 p.m., all are invited for...

    Local Leaders, National Celebrities to Be Spotlighted at ‘Heart & Soul’ Awards

    Hollywood will arrive in Charm City on June 17 as Baltimore-based {Heart & Soul Magazine kicks off its "Heart & Soul Awards" weekend. The two-day event will spotlight notable African-American women in the community...

    Attorney General Gansler and Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Team Up to Bring Badges for...

    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF) recently announced the 2011 Maryland Badges for Baseball program. The program is being implemented in nine Maryland jurisdictions, including eight county Sheriff’s...

    Frederick Douglass Statue Set to Unveil at Talbot County Courthouse

    On June 18, Easton, Md., will celebrate the homecoming of one of their most revered natives. Through the work of local government officials and residents, a statue of Frederick Douglass, theformer slave turned historical figure, is...

    Hard Work Pays Off for Bowie State Graduating Senior

    (Bowie, Md.) – When Bowie State University appeared in front of him at a college recruiting fair in high school, Barry Jones had no idea that four years later he would be graduating from...

    Negro Leagues Museum of Maryland Hosts Annual Awards

    The phrase “take me out to the ball game” took on a new persona on May 14, as the Hubert V. Simmons Negro Leagues Baseball Museum of Maryland sponsored their Annual “Back To The...

    Local Woman Earns Lifetime Achievement Award from Social Workers Group

    Baltimore, MD – May 5, 2011. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) recently selected Jean Tucker Mann, ACSW, LCSW-C, of Baltimore, to receive its 2010 National Lifetime Achievement Award April 28 at the...

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