Veteran's Day: Honoring Those Who Served or are Still Serving

by Brian Kavanagh 8. November 2012
November 11th is the day we honor our veterans and active military as an expression of gratitude for their service and sacrifice to our country. But where did Veterans Day come from? The 11th Hour Veterans Day stemmed from the end of World War I, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919. Although the Treaty was signed in June, fighting stopped seven months earlier when an armistice between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day o... [More]

Buy Local, Bank Local

by Renee' Anderson 19. September 2012
Whether you were born and raised in Maryland or have recently joined the community, I’m sure we all agree that it is important to support Maryland businesses. Growing up in a Baltimore suburb myself, I try to do my part in helping my community flourish. WMAR-TV’s Buy Local, Buy Maryland program is a great way to help me accomplish that! If you are looking for ways to share in this, read on! Basically, Buy Local, Buy Maryland is a customer savings club, featuring locally owned busines... [More]

Our memories of Scunny - "The Character of the Square"

by Erica Starr 28. August 2012
When we decided to put together our Joe Flacco - local “Baltimore Community Neighborhoods” spot,we needed to incorporate a familiar place and face that resonated with the people of Baltimore. A facethat immediately made you feel like you were a part of Baltimore’s community…part of the Baltimorefamily and a friend. It took us all but two seconds to think of good ol’ Scunny McCusker and his homeon O’Donnell Square (or as we always called him, “The Charac... [More]

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