Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Does your organization have what it takes to haul in a Ravens Play 60 Grant? The program offers up to $5,000 to qualifying nonprofit organizations.
Arbutus organizations may be eligible for up to $5,000 in grants through a program being run by the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens Play 60 Grant—previously known as Plan in Motion—encourages healthy initiatives in the Baltimore metro area, according to a news release from the Ravens. Applications—available at www.baltimoreravens.com/play60grant—will be accepted through May 31. Non-profits "that create and/or continue programs or projects promoting physical fitness and nutrition education" may be eligible for the grant, administered through the Ravens All Community Team Foundation, the release stated. According to the release, requests must meet a series of qualifications: Funding will not be considered for facilities or fields. Nonprofits …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Retirement announcement follows promise to build a community reading lab at Battle grove Elementary School.
The six-time Pro Bowl Ravens center also used the occasion to announce his retirement.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A state senator wants a new state bird; one man's technolgical fortress is his castle; and the Senate president feels snubbed by Obama.
It's not a statue in front of the office building that bares his name but Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller did receive a bust of himself this week courtesy of the Regional Manufacturing Institute. Sen. Kathy Klausmeier, a Perry Hall Democrat, gave a sneak preview of the small, light-weight bust of Miller moments before presenting it to the Senate's top dog. "You can't have too much Mike Miller," Klausmeier said. The technology is similar to what was used in a scene of Jurassic Park 3 where a copy of a velociraptor's larynx was recreated. The institute offered legislators in Annapolis the opportunity to have themselves scanned into a computer and get busts of themselves. Miller seemed impressed with the petite bust but joked that it …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Thousands of people filled the streets of Baltimore Tuesday.
Excitement was in the air Tuesday as thousands of Ravens fans filled the streets of Baltimore to welcome home the Super Bowl XLVII Champions. If you weren't able to be there, check out photos and video here on Patch. On the other hand, if you were among the thousands lining the streets of Baltimore or filling M&T Bank Stadium Tuesday, you can share your own photos and videos by clicking the "Upload Photos & Video" button attached to this post. Attention Instagrammers: Use the hashtag #PatchRavens to show your Purple Pride in our parade gallery.
Were you in Baltimore celebrating with the Super Bowl champions? Show us.
Help our readers relive the champion celebration by adding your own photos and videos from Tuesday's parade to our Neighborhood Gallery. Were you unable to attend the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl championship celebration? It's OK. You didn't miss much. Just: Attention Instagrammers: Use the hashtag #PatchRavens to show your Purple Pride in our parade gallery. Watch the video above and then tell us what was your favority part of Tuesday's celebration? How about the season? Do you believe in destiny? Show our hometeam some love in the comments section below. Related Content:
Post your photos and video on Patch.
Share your photos and video from the Ravens championship parade in downtown Baltimore. You can also post on Instagram and have your images appear in this article. It's simple: use the hashtag #PatchRavens and your Instagram images will appear in this nifty grid.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The headlines you may have missed from the Free State, home of the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
Monday, February 4
By Patch Staff Ravens Win Over 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII In one of the most unusual games in Super Bowl history -- one that included a power outage in the New Orleans Super Dome -- the Baltimore Ravens took the Super Bowl 34-31 over the San Francisco 49ers. Check out all the Maryland Patch coverage, including profiles of the Harbaugh family, here. O'Malley Pushes for Wind, Gun Legislation In his seventh State of the State speech, Gov. Martin O'Malley urged lawmakers to pass his offshore wind bill and find more money for transportation projects—an address seen by many as a prelude to an expected run for president in 2016. Leopold Resigns, Acknowledges 'Serious Errors in Judgment' The Anne Arundel County Council no longer needs to vote on …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Find out when and where to watch the Baltimore Ravens take on the San Fransisco 49ers, and check out other Super Bowl XLVII coverage.
Are you ready? Kick off for Super Bowl XLVII (that's 47, for you non-Romans) is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. EST, Feb. 3, 2013. The Baltimore Ravens—the Team of Destiny—will look to upset the slightly favored San Fransisco 49ers (-3.5) en route to a second Super Bowl championship in the team's history. Watch the game on CBS. The Super Bowl pre-game Kick Off Show starts at 6 p.m. Trying to get an earlier fix on all the February football frenzy? Tune into CBS starting at 11 a.m. for Road to the Super Bowl, NFL Films' annual season review. Then, skip the huddle and go right into Let the Good Times Roll, where we'll take a closer look at New Orleans, the Crescent City, "offering a look at its people, music, traditions and love of football," …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Although Falls Church High School Football Coach Said Aziz thinks the 49ers are going to win the Super Bowl, he hopes Smith, who he coached in 2005, has a great game.
Ask Falls Church High School Head Football Coach Said Aziz whom he thinks will win Super Bowl XLVII and he won’t hesitate to say it’s the San Francisco 49ers. Aziz, however, does want to his former Stafford High School player and now Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, to have a good game. In 2005 when Smith was quarterback at Stafford in Northern Virginia, Aziz was the offensive line coach and defensive coordinator. “He was a really good kid,” Aziz said Friday. “I do want Torrey to have a good game.” According to the Ravens website, before playing his college football at the University of Maryland, Smith earned honorable mention All-Northwest Region as a quarterback his senior year. Smith also earned All-District academic honors …