| 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...
| 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...
| 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?
| 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...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 1:07 PM
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, he was born in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 9:33 PM
SAN DIEGO - After 30 years of serving food to people in need, Father Joe and Saint Vincent de Paul Villages served their 20 millionth meal Wednesday.
Organizers said serving 20 million meals is an accomplishment, yet a troubling number. Thousands of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Santa arrived from the North Pole to make a stop at St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store at 1314 South Division in Grand Rapids on Saturday. There, children of all ages and backgrounds got to sit on his lap and share their Christmas wishes.
Santa, who is...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The Crescenta Cañada Rotary Club recently distributed scholarships to graduating seniors.
Receiving scholarships from La Cañada High School are Shannon Burt, who will attend the University of Michigan majoring in art and fashion design; John Lee, who...