| May 5, 2014
| 11:44 AM
She's been singing for a while, and she's toured extensively throughout the world, but Canadian-born jazz singer and pianist Carol Welsman still calls herself the new kid on the block. Welsman, who will be appearing at the Glendale Alex Theatre on May...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:09 PM
In Wednesday’s column, I highlighted what I called “Milestones of Humanity” – amazing benchmarks reached by Central Florida’s nonprofit community.
It started with Give Kids the World – which hosted its 130,000 kid...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Two of the area's Habitat for Humanity groups said Wednesday they plan to merge this fall, a move designed to ease fundraising and the coordination of volunteers.
The combined organization is to take the name of the Halethorpe-based Habitat for Humanity...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:10 AM
More than 50 Maryland middle-schools students have been building a house during a summer camp in Annapolis — not a routine task for teens and preteens.
"I came here skeptical," acknowledged JJ Jennings, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the Key School...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Hundreds more problem properties in Baltimore are finding new buyers as the city steps up the use of decades-old law designed to root out negligent owners.
The law, which community groups pioneered in the early 1990s, allows property owners to be sued...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Dedicated thrifters know that getting more bang for their buck isn't always a cakewalk. Second-hand shopping can be rewarding, but not without its challenges – especially if you find yourself trapped in an overwhelming maze of clothes, furniture and...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Jason T. Micheli grew up in Colorado, and he spent time in Columbus, Georgia. Now he feels like he’s definitely found his home.
Seated inside a conference room inside the Winter Park Presbyterian Church, Micheli said he was looking forward to...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:57 PM
NEW BRITAIN — The federal government is providing $1.1 million and Habitat for Humanity is giving $275,000 to have 70 out-of-work, troubled young people build five affordable one-family houses in the city.
Capital Workforce Partners will run the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Habitat for Humanity receives $35,000 gift
Doylestown Presbyterian Church recently contributed $35,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's "House that Faith Built" campaign. This represents the largest contribution to the campaign thus far, and...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Charity poker: NBA players Norris Cole and Udonis Haslem, singers Ryan Cabrera and Boyz II Men's Nathan Morris, and Joanna Krupa and Karent Sierra of "The Real Housewives of Miami" will play in a charity poker tournament 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Seminole...