Local Happenings

Miracles still happen on 34th Street

December 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor N. Villarreal Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Miracle on 34th Street in the Hampden section of Baltimore brings a Christmas show to the community with lights strung around homes, hot chocolate and even Santa Clause to visit. The neighborhood begins to put up lights and prepare for the [...]

Organization hopes to inspire girls by taking them on the run

December 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Allysa McMahon Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer More than 2,000 runners participated in the Girls on the Run 5k race last Sunday in Columbia. Runners showed up at 7130 Columbia Gateway Drive at 7 a.m. for on-site registration. The Girls on the Run staff offered multiple things for runners to do [...]

Mom helps create survival guide for school field-trip chaperones

December 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Allysa McMahon Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Dayana Bergman was thrilled to learn her 6-year-old son was going to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore this fall. She did not, however, expect a phone call stating her son was lost. The Halethorpe resident received a phone call on Oct. 19 from Baltimore [...]

New vegetarian eatery grows its own veggies

December 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor Bromante Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer As Baltimore’s veggie lovers eagerly anticipate the opening of Stall 11, a vegetarian/vegan eatery, there is one thing they can be even more thrilled about: its produce is grown with its own hydroponic farm. The farm was conceived by Urban [...]

Raising awareness about Veganism in November

November 28, 2016 // 1 Comment

By Gabriella Polsinelli Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Dalana Fell wasn’t always Vegan. In fact, it wasn’t until the age of 20 that she made the decision to first become a vegetarian. “For a while I had it in the back of my mind that I wanted to go vegetarian because of the animals, but it [...]

Out of the Darkness Walk raises awareness for suicide and mental health

November 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Heather Wanner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Green beads hang around her neck, glistening in the sun, as Sophie Haire prepares to walk 2.4 miles with her team.The beads represent her personal struggle with mental health. Haire, a 21-year-old UMBC student and suicide attempt survivor, was one [...]

Addielicious Walk helps raise money for kids with autism, epilepsy

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Taylor N. Villarreal Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer More than 300 walkers turned out at Goucher College last month to help raise money and awareness for children who suffer from autism and epilepsy. Proceeds from the Addielicious Walk to Help Family Fun will go to John’s Hopkins University [...]

Hopkins opens 3rd Great War exhibit for WWI’s 100th anniversary

October 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Amanda Cipriano Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Photo by Amanda Cipriano. Johns Hopkins University opened its third historical exhibit on Tuesday at the Welch Medical Library that features artifacts and writings from doctors and nurses from the school who served in World War I. Nancy McCall, the [...]

Hopkins opens new exhibit to women in male-dominated fields

October 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Hannah Hildebrandt Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer More than 100 Johns Hopkins students and faculty members gathered at the university’s Mattin Center Courtyard last Tuesday for the ribbon cutting ceremony of an exhibit recognizing 23 notable women of Johns Hopkins University. The exhibit, [...]
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