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2008-2009 COACH volunteers (l to r) Tasmim Anwar, Catherine Coleman, Paul Hsiao, and Faraz KhalikLong before you attend your first class, just getting into college these days is hard work: selecting where to apply, taking the SAT, writing essays, searching for financial aid, and finally deciding on the school that’s right for you. This fall, GHCC is giving twelfth-graders at three north central Baltimore public high schools some extra help along the way. The College
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By Sarah Krones, Community Greening Resource Network Coordinator, Parks and People FoundationA community planting project in Medfield An initiative of Parks & People Foundation and Maryland Cooperative Extension, the Community Greening Resource Network (CGRN) is a membership program supporting Baltimore City community gardeners and greeners. By coordinating the resources available in our city, CGRN creates a comprehensive and consistent network so it’s easier to maintain the valuable green spaces in our communities. There will be
Had your fill of driving to the mall, searching for parking, and waiting in long lines for the same old gifts you give every year? Waverly Main Street is what you’re looking for. Shopping local is more important than ever this year, as we’re all looking for ways to trim costs. Don’t fill up the tank — take a walk or bike ride over to Waverly Main Street for one-of-a-kind gifts like books, electronics, and
In the late 1960s and 1970s, GHCC’s slogan was “People are the Key.” We still know it’s true. The people who create positive change in our neighborhoods are residents like you who want their communities to be great places to live, work, and raise families. A community garden in the 2200 block of Barclay Street This month’s issue of the Urbanite magazine profiles 6 “neighborhood heroes — people fighting for and inspiring change in parts