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2014-07-25 16:22:47

Delmarva Foundation sponsors Baltimarket website to support Virtual Supermarket Program BALTIMORE, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will join local community leaders on July 30, 2014 to launch two community-based projects designed to improve nutrition and health status for residents of Baltimore. The event kicks off at noon at the Cherry Hill Senior Center, 606 Cherry Hill Road, Suite 201, Baltimore, MD 21225. The Baltimore City Health...

2014-07-23 23:13:43

Megan Unterschute and James Macfarlane join the Baltimore based marketing fulfillment company. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Harris Media Group, Inc. (HMG) in Baltimore, MD, is pleased to announce Megan Unterschute has joined the firm as Director of Marketing and Development. Megan will be responsible for expanding the firms growing promotional products business. Megan’s experience in both direct marketing and retail, compliments her enthusiasm for bringing consultative...

2014-07-23 23:01:19

Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, has announced an official online parking reservation partnership with the Baltimore Ravens, providing third-party parking for M&T Bank Stadium for the upcoming season. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, has announced an official online parking reservation partnership with the Baltimore Ravens, providing third-party parking for M&T Bank...

2014-07-21 12:29:16

Cybersecurity partnership continues advancing innovative technologies to combat global cyber threat BALTIMORE, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and bwtech@UMBC celebrated the latest graduating cyber startup from its Cync Program last month in a ceremony at the Cyber Incubator on the campus of bwtech@UMBC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO KoolSpan, developer of a suite of patented, hardware-based mobile security...

2014-07-18 23:05:36

Maryland Laser Skin and Vein, one of the top dermatologic practices in Maryland, will volunteer at an event during the inaugural LPGA International Crown tournament. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 As part of the LPGA International Crown tournament, Maryland Laser Skin and Vein is a sponsor of the Executive Women’s Day golf event to be held on Tuesday, July 22, and volunteering at the Women’s Dermatologic Society’s “Play it Safe in the Sun” outreach program lasting from...

2014-07-17 23:08:22

The expert dermatologists at Maryland Laser Skin and Vein discuss how unwanted tattoos can be safely removed with the revolutionary PicoSure laser. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 National Tattoo Day is on Thursday, July 17, and this day can bring attention to tattoos both wanted and unwanted. Maryland Laser Skin and Vein, a top cosmetic dermatology practice, understands that while tattoos can be deeply meaningful, they can also bring regret. If a person is looking to have a tattoo...

2014-07-17 23:06:21

Under Armour is Hitting the Road to Find Six of the Nation’s Up and Coming Athletes to Become the Brand’s Next Youth Ambassadors Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Today, Under Armour, the leading performance apparel, footwear and equipment brand, announced its 1st Annual Team UA NEXT campaign to find the next generation of Under Armour athletes. Boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 12 who are passionate about sport and embody the “I WILL” spirit are called upon to compete...

2014-07-16 23:11:04

Jerry’s Auto Group has teamed up with the MDA to host a philanthropic event to help those living with muscular dystrophy. The event will be held on the July 21st and it will be a golf outing for the ages. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Muscular Dystrophy Association is a nonprofit agency dedicated to curing muscle disease, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education....

2014-07-16 23:09:50

Greenbee Parking, a rapidly growing airport parking service, has announced that Hyatt Place will be their new business partner in Baltimore. Now all travelers using the Baltimore (BWI) airport can expect great deals at very affordable Baltimore airport parking rates. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a fast growing airport parking service, has just announced a strategic partnership with Hyatt Place in Baltimore. Now all travelers using the Baltimore (BWI) airport can...

2014-07-14 08:24:14

BALTIMORE, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltimore native and media expert Therese Hessler (www.linkedin.com/pub/therese-hessler/17/448/a49), most recently the Vice President of Media at The Leffler Agency, announced today the launch of TMH Agency (http://www.tmhagency.com) - an advertising, media and public relations agency specializing in branding and creating direct response campaigns for both local and national clients. The agency provides targeted and unique advertising solutions...

Latest Baltimore Reference Libraries

2005-06-14 09:47:24

The Bullock's oriole (Icterus bullockii) is a small blackbird. At one time, this species and the Baltimore oriole were considered to be a single species, the Northern oriole. Adults have a pointed bill. The adult male is orange on the underparts, face and rump with black everywhere else; they have a white wing patch. The adult female is grey-brown on the upper parts, dull yellow on the breast and belly and has wing bars. Their breeding habitat is the edges of deciduous and mixed woods...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'