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  • Welsman tries an orchestra for size

    Welsman tries an orchestra for size
    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...
  • 4 million meals, 400 dogs, 180,000 patients -- humanitarian milestones in Orlando

    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...
  • Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event

    Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event
    Ceremonies are slated for midday Friday to mark 10th anniversary celebration of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, which first opened on May 11, 2004.    A special “Ten-a-Year for Ten Years” presentation at Hard Rock Live...
  • Habitat ReStore celebrates two years in Williamsburg with sale

    Habitat ReStore celebrates two years in Williamsburg with sale
    The Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Williamsburg will celebrate its two-year anniversary on Saturday, April 26 with special activities and sales.  In addition to sales, there will be games, recycling events and food. The first 100 customers will receive...
  • Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County

    One of the busiest Saturdays of the spring is coming up in Harford County on April 26, featuring four events many people have taken to marking their calendars for each year. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Bel Air, Clear Your Clutter Day at Harford...
  • Central Maryland Habitat for Humanity chapters merge

    Central Maryland Habitat for Humanity chapters merge
    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...
  • Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'

    Middle school students think big, build 'tiny'
    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...
  • Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations

    Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations
    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...
  • Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up

    Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up
    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...
  • DP List: Thrift Stores

    DP List: Thrift Stores
    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...
  • Presbyterian church hires new pastor

    Presbyterian church hires new pastor
    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...