Traditional Chinese puppeteer tours Maryland schools sharing the art of his craft with children

A traditional Chinese puppeteer recently made his first trip to the U.S. to share his craft with Maryland schools.

Supreme Court hears arguments in Maryland gerrymandering case

Maryland’s gerrymandering case, involving the state’s Sixth Congressional District, that’s been making its way through the courts for several years landed before the U-S Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Liberians seek extension of program to allow their legal stay in the U.S. to continue

In just a number of days, the Deferred Enforced Departure program, or D.E.D., which grants Liberians a safe haven in America, will expire. Liberians from throughout the region joined with other supporters at a rally in Hyattsville in hopes of getting President Trump to extend the March 31 deadline.

Hagerstown crossing guard wins national honors

Hagerstown’s Sara Mason has been guiding school children across the street for a half-a-century. And it’s not gone unnoticed. Mason found herself in the spotlight after becoming a finalist for the annual America’s Best Crossing Guard Award.

Polynesian dancing helps one woman with overcoming health challenges

The temperatures outside the Chesapeake Arts Center in Anne Arundel County may still be chilly but inside, it’s strictly tropical when Meki’s Tamure Polynesian Arts Group meets to practice. And for one long-time member of the group, the years of dancing and being a part of the group have played a huge part in getting her life back, both physically and emotionally.

Commission asks lawmakers for upgrades in antiquated emergency system

A statewide commission is urging state lawmakers to approve a package of bills upgrading the state’s 9-1-1 system which is now over 50 years old.

Many workers, volunteers help to make a successful inauguration for Governor Hogan

Maryland Republican Governor Larry Hogan was sworn in for his second term Wednesday. His inauguration was a sight to see, but was not easy to set up. Many workers and volunteers contributed to the success of the day.

Convenience store donates newest member of the Baltimore Police Department

Slurpee, a four-year-old chocolate draft horse, is the newest member of the Baltimore City Police Department. Slurpee, donated by 7-Eleven, has been in training for the past few months. City Police say the horse will be part of their community relations outreach effort.

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