Organization helping Afghan refugees overwhelmed with donations

Silver Spring, MD- The Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington is supporting Afghan refugees by collecting donations. Over the past few weeks, the local organization has received immense support from the community. The organization recently had to halt donations because…

Prince George’s initiative aims to help men stop domestic violence

The Men’s Challenge is an initiative by the Prince George’s County Department of Family Services to increase awareness of domestic violence and allow men to have open discussions about their own experiences with the goal of preventing violence before it starts.

Maryland lawmakers looking to increase transparency in the USM Board of Regents

Legislators are pushing to improve the University of Maryland System Board of Regents’ transparency through proposing a bill that would add members and create other changes to increase openness.

Maryland schools need more physical education, lawmaker says

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — A bill working its way through the General Assembly would mandate more physical education time for elementary school students.

Christie urges Congressional panel to fund opioid fight

BALTIMORE — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sent a clear message in his testimony as a witness at a U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform field hearing Tuesday at The Johns Hopkins Hospital: The opioid fight must be…

Annapolis restaurant goes to the dogs to pay it forward

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland– With more than 10 percent of Marylanders live below the poverty line, Pips Dock Street Dogs in Annapolis has a unique way to pay it forward to people in need.

Congress Demands Improvement in Public Housing

Congress wants to see an improvement in public housing conditions in the U.S.

Cummings Criticizes Committee Republicans for Politically-Driven Probe into Clinton Emails

Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings on Thursday criticized Republicans on the Benghazi Select Committee for what he said was a politically-driven agenda against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Diversity changes Baltimore County schools’ curriculum

Baltimore County public school officials say a diverse teaching staff is key to adapt to the increase in non-native speaking students.