In the Spotlight

Spring training baseball brings Orioles’ fans south for the winter

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Nick Rynes Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer SARASOTA, Fla. –  The trek to the gulf coast of Florida is a yearly tradition for many fans to get a first glimpse of the Orioles in spring exhibition games. The Orioles play in games against about half of the league across Florida, while the other [...]

Baltimore marches in unity for International Women’s Day

March 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Katie Keogh and Ashlin Bird Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers More than 100 demonstrators gathered in Baltimore Wednesday afternoon to march in solidarity for women’s rights and equality in honor of International Women’s Day. Demonstrators walked over four miles from the People’s Park to [...]

Local business owner hopes to teach kids a second language: music.

March 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Katie Keogh Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Sixteen years ago, Justin Levy set out to teach children a second language: music. Today, the 32-year-old biochemist and musician has built a growing business in the heart of Towson in which he revels in the chance to teach students to create their own [...]

Group takes to the road to fight hunger in America

March 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

By Taylor Nappi Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Representatives of MAZON try to educate people about hunger in America. Photo provided by MAZON. An interactive art exhibit titled “This Is Hunger” came to Baltimore last week to inform and engage the community about the large number of hungry [...]

International filmmaker turns attention to Baltimore tradition

December 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Taylor Bromante Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Holden Warren describes himself as “hell bent on a better world,” and he has a lot to show for it. After spending a little over three years in Tonga serving in the Peace Corps, the photographer and filmmaker began travelling the world to [...]

For some teachers, a second job is necessary to make ends meet

December 14, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Kayla Henard Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer For fourth grade teacher Rachel Ferrer, the work day never seems to end. The 25-year-old third-year teacher at Hilltop Elementary in Anne Arundel County considers herself an overachiever. She works her day job as an elementary educator along with [...]

What is this guy doing here? Stay-at-home dads becoming more common

December 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Neil Kenworthy Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer For James Feeheley, strange looks and questions from moms are nothing new during his family’s daily trip to the park. “All the women would glance over at me like, ‘What is this guy doing here,’” said Feeheley, a stay-at-home father of two [...]

Family escapes Syrian civil war in attempt to save their children’s lives

December 8, 2016 // 2 Comments

By Tracy Smith Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Nine-year-old Syrian refugee Yaseen pulls up his sweater to proudly show off the scar he received during surgery four years ago and explains with a huge grin that he has “defeated death.” Only he hasn’t. Yaseen, who suffers from a fatal disease [...]
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