| Dec 3, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Ukulele player Bill Tapia, who was a regular participant in the OASIS Senior Center's ukulele club, died Friday in his Westminster home. He was 103 and died peacefully in his sleep, his website states.
"With a career that spanned over 90 years, he was...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Gardening held little appeal to Stacey Watkins, a Baltimore special-education teacher, until an organization that helps keep her classroom in books put out a call for help with an urban planting project. She soon found her manicured hands could do wonders...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 9:58 AM
William John Nauman Jr., a retired Verizon quality manager, died Nov. 17 of a brain tumor at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 78.
The son of a Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. lineman and a homemaker was born in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 10:00 AM
The expansion of Beans and Bread shouldn't just worry "some neighbors," it should worry all neighbors ("Soup kitchen's plans worry some neighbors," Nov. 28). The motives of St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore may be genuine, yet the facts on the ground...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 8:05 PM
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel surprised the crowd at a dinner benefit Saturday night for the Journey Home, a partnership between Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and United Way of Central Maryland that aims to "make homelessness rare and brief in...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:43 PM
Calvert Hall College High School held its annual Thanksgiving food drive from Nov. 14 to Nov. 22. The theme of this year's drive was "A Place at the Table."
This year, students challenged each other in a friendly grade-level competition of who could...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 3:29 PM
Andre Scott sat at a wooden table fingering tattered documents — certificates from drug-treatment and job-training programs, a booklet from his girlfriend's funeral. With two dozen other very poor people, he was waiting to see a counselor at Beans...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 2:37 PM
There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than attending the Holiday Program presented by BCR "a place to grow."
BCR provides program services for children and adults with developmental disabilities that enable them to achieve their...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The families of nearly 400 children in Baltimore Head Start classes received boxes packed with healthy food items Thursday from Feed the Children and the United Way of Central Maryland.
Another 400 boxes will be distributed to low-income families this...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:58 AM
Richard Bell hardly had time to look up during the first hour of ladling rich cream of crab soup into bowl after bowl at a fundraiser to benefit Baltimore residents struggling with homelessness, hunger and poverty.
In that time, the general manager of...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. David Toups, incoming rector at St. Vincent de PaulMajor Seminary, near Boynton Beach.
Q: What's the one most mistaken impression about priests?