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Students Feed Peers Through Culinary Arts

The Baltimore City Public School System reached another milestone in its pledge to provide students healthier food options. Beginning next school year, culinary arts students will prepare dinner for their peers who lack access to a healthy supper at...

East Baltimore Biotech Park Remains in Limbo After 10 Years

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BALTIMORE - Construction of the biotech park linked to the $1.8 billion redevelopment project north of the Johns Hopkins Hospital has stalled, with leaders of the plan looking for another economic anchor nearly 10 years into the venture. Five high-tech...

Baltimore Surpasses 2000 Census Count

As of April 27, Baltimore City census participation was 66 percent. Two weeks prior, the mayor congratulated residents for a 61 percent return rate, beating the 2000 census return rate by one percentage point. Still, city officials are pushing...

Legislative Black Caucus Chair Returns to Baltimore

Maryland State Sen. Catherine Pugh will soon head the country’s third largest assembly of African-American lawmakers. She was recently elected the new chair of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) and will take office on July 1. Pugh has been...

Woman Graduates after Almost 20 Years

The day Rebecca Morgan thought would never come is just moments away. After almost two decades of pursuing her bachelor’s degree, she will finally walk across the Coppin State University commencement stage on May 23. Hoping that her dedication...

NAACP to Hold Panel Discussion on Bullying

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On May 25, the Baltimore City Branch of the NAACP will hold its general monthly meeting. At the event, NAACP members, various organizations and residents of the community will hold a panel discussion on bullying in the Baltimore City...

Ports America Chesapeake Sponsors July 4th Celebration

With Baltimore City still crawling in a $121 million deficit, the mayor was forced to propose cutting the annual July 4th celebration to save money. But Ports America Chesapeake (PAC), which has sponsored the city’s New Year’s Eve celebration...

Concerned Citizens Attend Taxpayers’ Night

Nearly 300 of Baltimore City residents attended City Council President Jack Young’s Taxpayers’ Night to address members of the City Council about the mayor’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget. Held at the War Memorial Building on Monday night, citizens directly...

Teens Open Youth Center to Curb Violence

After almost a decade, the dream of nine Baltimore City teens to create a safe haven for youth has come true. The grand opening of The Dream House was held on May 8, marking an end to the tedious...

Alpha Kappa Alpha to Host Healthy FITT Fair

The ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority are attacking the growing problem of childhood obesity through their Healthy Fitness Involving Teens and Tweens (Healthy FITT) Fair on May 15. Students will participate in discussions on dental hygiene, peer pressure,...

Baltimore Unveils ‘Ray Lewis Way’

Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis has been a stabilizing symbol throughout his tenure in the city since being drafted in 1996. After 14 years of dominating the NFL, Lewis is easily the most recognizable sports figure in all of...

Mayor Honors Baltimore City Moms

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake hosted the 4th Annual Baltimore’s Top Neighborhood Moms luncheon, which she founded while serving as City Council president. The 25 Top Neighborhood moms were nominated by their neighborhood associations in recognition of...

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