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2014-08-13 23:01:32

CollegeBound Foundation's new website will help give Baltimore City Students access to information and assistance aimed at helping them get accepted and graduate from college. The site is built using a responsive web design that will make the site very easy to access and use on mobile phones, which is the primary way that students access the internet. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The CollegeBound Foundation has partnered with Baltimore’s top web design firm, The Canton...

2014-08-04 23:09:24

Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center–will host its inaugural Techy Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday, August 14th at its Highlandtown Technology and Innovation Center as part of its strategic outreach plan. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)–Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center–will host its inaugural Techy Thursday Happy Hour on Thursday, August 14th at its Highlandtown Technology and...

2014-06-12 16:22:21

BALTIMORE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you want to change the world -- as the old adage goes -- the best place to start is your own backyard. Octogenarian Dr. Michael Beer, the former chair of the Jones Falls Watershed Association (now, Blue Water Baltimore) and now resident of Roland Park Place (RPP) did exactly that when he successfully campaigned for the installation of a green roof at the only not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Baltimore...

2014-06-04 23:14:45

Caroline Worrall and Jorge Castillo join the ETC staff as Entrepreneurs in Residence. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) – Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation center – today announced it has added two new In Residence professionals to the team. Caroline Worrall, CFA, CPA will serve as the CFO In Residence while Jorge Castillo, MBA, will serve as the CMO In Residence. As part of the existing In Residence program at the ETC,...

2014-05-23 23:02:19

Baltimore based web and software development firm, The Canton Group was selected by The Abell Foundation to design and develop new website aimed at helping the foundation make a difference in quality of life in Baltimore City and Maryland. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The Abell Foundation has launched a new website with the help of Baltimore based web and software development firm, The Canton Group. The Canton Group was selected by The Abell Foundation to develop a site that would convey the...

2013-04-16 23:02:32

Baltimore Dance Crews Project, an after school Baltimore City youth dance program, will host their end of the year event, "I Can B'More: Urban Dance Concert" on May 18th at Notre Dame of Maryland University to showcase and celebrate artists who elevate expectations of themselves more each day. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 The Baltimore Dance Crews Project (BDCP) provides Baltimore City youth with an after school dance program that supports student achievement, builds community,...

2013-02-20 23:04:29

Baltimore City Schools to implement new USDA nutritional requirements turning vending in to “healthy” BALTIMORE (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 The USDA is working on amending The Federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 with proposed new rules that will effect vending machine food options available to students in schools. The current 160-page document is accessible for public comment. It outlines the standards for sodium, sugar and calorie levels acceptable in the food products,...

2011-06-16 14:33:00

BALTIMORE, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is now underway at a new community development in Baltimore City that will feature unique green elements and nearby mass transit options thanks to STV's planning and design expertise. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100331/NY79745LOGO-b ) The 63-acre Uplands Redevelopment will offer approximately 761 dwelling-units of a variety of housing types on a former garden apartment-townhouse site in West Baltimore, MD. The project...

2011-04-14 21:29:57

Repeated unnecessary 911 calls are a common drain on the manpower and finances of emergency medical services, but a pilot program that identified Baltimore City's top 911 callers and coupled them with a case worker has succeeded in drastically cutting the number of such calls while helping callers get proper care. The program, called Operation Care, was conceived and implemented by the non-profit agency Baltimore HealthCare Access and ran as a three-month pilot in 2008. Now, a newly published...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.