May 8, 2012
The Eastern Shore's embattled Democrats, routinely outvoted in one of the redder regions of a very blue state, will have something to cheer about June 3 when Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz appears at a fundraiser for President Obama's re-election campaign. The Florida congresswoman, one of the party's rising stars, is expected to speak at an afternoon reception at Carmichael Farm in Queenstown -- deep in the heart of Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Harris' district.
February 27, 2013
Aldi Supermarket will hold a hiring event Friday in Aberdeen in preparation for the opening of its new store later this year. The hiring event will be held from 6 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 1007 Beards Hill Road in Aberdeen. Aldi is looking to fill positions such as cashier, shift manager and manager trainee, the company said in a media advisory for the event. Pay rates quoted in the advisory are $12 hourly for cashier, $16.25 hourly for shift manager and $25 per hour for manager trainee.
July 24, 2012
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is holding a family event Wednesday night to teach middle-school-age children about the James Webb Space Telescope. Visitors will learn about the telescope from experts who work on it, and then will be able to build a simple telescope they can take home. The event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Goddard visitors center in Greenbelt. The Webb telescope is slated to launch around 2018.
March 21, 2012
Here's one more homebuying event for the list: The nonprofit Healthy Neighborhoods is putting on an event Saturday to showcase Baltimore homes renovated with stimulus funds. The " Great Neighborhoods, Great Homes " event will run from 10 a.m. to noon on the 24th at Afya Public Charter School, 2800 Brendan Ave. in Baltimore. Healthy Neighborhoods will go over programs buyers could be eligible for, one that comes with up to $6,000 in closing-cost assistance and the other offering up to $25,000 for purchasing a foreclosure or short sale.
October 25, 2012
Cockeysville Middle School is set to host the 18th annual celebration for the Kids Helping Hopkins program, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:40 to 6:45 p.m. Speakers attending the event at the school, 10401 Greenside Drive, will talk about the impact of Kids Helping Hopkins, a program that has involved thousands of students from throughout Baltimore County and the state. The event will honors Children's Champions - those who have particularly aided the program - and 2011-2012 participating schools will be recognized.
May 22, 2012
Helen Delich Bentley served five terms in Congress, was chairwoman of the Federal Maritime Commission and has the Port of Baltimore named for her. So you'd think that at the National Maritime Day celebration last Saturday (5/19) in Baltimore everybody would be on board with that chunk of information, right David Matsuda? Not quite. The head of the U.S. Maritime Administration called her, “Helen Detrick Bentley,” before handing off to his boss, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who entered Congress in 1995, the year Bentley departed.
March 28, 2011
Let's face it, Mondays suck, but there’s so much to look forward to! Drink that coffee, and pedal through! 1. Baltimore Jewish Film Festival Monday through April 14 Gordon Center for the Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills 2. Involve: A Conversation About Localism And Community Responsibility Thursday, 9:00...
October 17, 2011
We commend our city for such a well-organized and orchestrated event ("City residents can recycle electronics, shred documents Oct. 15," Leader, Oct. 13). Thank you to our Public Works folks. Jane and Ken Pennington Laurel
March 24, 2012
WESTMINSTER - Online registration will close Friday, April 6 for the Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County's fourth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, taking place April 14. Participants can still register in person the morning of the event, but all online registrations must be submitted by April 6. This year's event will begin with registration at 10 a.m. at Dutterer Park in Westminster. Walkers will then venture out of the park, on to Pennsylvania Avenue and then to Main Street.
October 3, 2012
The sixth annual "A Purple Evening" event, dedicated to female fans of the Ravens, has been rescheduled for Nov. 5, due to the Orioles' postseason berth. The event at M&T Bank Stadium was previously scheduled to take place this coming Monday, Oct. 8. A potential home playoff game for the Orioles at Camden Yards caused the Ravens to adjust their initial plans because they would be unable to accommodate the 5,000 expected attendees as they usually do, the Ravens said in a news release.