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July 2002

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Between August 1 and 15, the Hair Cuttery will be giving free haircuts to underprivileged children across the country. For each purchased child's cut (up to age 18), the salon will provide one free haircut. Local Hair Cuttery outlets are taking part.

Become a Volunteer Maryland Coordinator and help to improve your community. Duties include tutoring at-risk youth and participating in beautification projects. This program is a year-long commitment, beginning August 12. Extensive training, living allowance, and health care provided. Both full- and part-time positions available. For more information, call 410-514-7270, or go to www.volunteermaryland.org

The Black Mental Health Alliance for Education and Consultation, Inc., is providing free evening classes for those who want to stop smoking. A new session begins every six weeks in locations throughout the city. Call 410-338-2642 to register.

The Humane Society of Baltimore County seeks volunteers to help with a variety of duties. An orientation session will be held on Tuesday, July 9 from 7-9 pm. Must be eighteen or older. 1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown. Call 410-833-2387 for more information.

Homesharing opportunities provided by St. Ambrose Homesharing. References are previewed and matches made accordingly. For more information, call 410-366-6180.

The Parkville Recreation Council is looking to assemble a football league of 7th and 8th grade students who weigh more than 145 pounds. League experience is ideal for those students interested in gaining playing experience before the start of the school year. Call Rick Vain at 410-661-6325 or Ed Walsh at 410-661-8956.

Pikesville Soccer is offering a coed clinic for children ages 5 and 6, as well as individual boys' and girls' league for ages 7 through 14. September-November season, with Saturday games. Registration can be obtained at the Wellwood Recreation Office, 2901 Smith Ave, or by calling 410-887-1238. Call 410-637-7369 for more information.

 


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NOVEMBER 2002
LOCAL NEWS
·NEWS BRIEFS
·CALENDARS:
· Hearing and Speech Agency to move to Seton Business Park
· Homewood Is Again ‘At Home’ on Charles Street
· Nonprofit Umbrella Group Calls for Increased State Support to Address Housing Crisis
· Legal Service Providers in Financial Crisis
· Poll Shows Marylanders Want Environmental Protections
ART & ENTERTAINMENT
·Book Review: LBJ at His Best and Worst
·Entertainment ‘Hot Picks’
·Book Review: War and Globalization by Michel Chossudovsky
SPEAKING OUT
·EDITORIALS:
·LETTERS
·Islamophobia: The New Menace
·Can God Bless America? Only if We Repent
· An Open Letter to America from a New Zealander
·Open Letter to Mayor Martin O'Malley and the Baltimore City Council
· Open Letter to The Economist Magazine
· Open-Ended Ballot Questions Deserve Defeat
· Why your vote won't matter
·The New Black Codes
· Muslims First, Citizens Second
·The Silent End of Memorials?
·US & Iraq: Who's Deterring Whom?
·Words of Wisdom from Arundhati Roy
·BATCH #4: Responses to the “Open Letter to America from a Canadian”
·The Politics of Low Attendance
·Guns! Guns! Guns!
·Nonprofits Sponsor Roundtable on Religious Persecution and Refugees
NEWS MEDIA CRITIQUE
·Media Shortchange Coverage of State Legislatures
·A Free Press, but for Whom?
·Times, NPR Change Their Take on DC Protests
·Miller (held over): In the Wake of 9-11, the American Press Has Embraced a ‘Demented Caesarism’
NATION & WORLD
· Harvard Study: Does Your Vote Count? Depends on Where You Cast It.
· Sonar and Marine Life Don’t Mix
· Human Rights Watch Faults US for Backing Afghan Warlord
· Logging Bill Before Congress Is Called “Political Armageddon for Forests”
· U.S Financial Aid To Israel: Figures, Facts, and Impact
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