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Wheaton Jewish Bookstore Owner Admits To N.Y. Torah Fraud

A Jewish charity co-founder who claimed he traveled the world as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” to rescue Torahs pleaded guilty to fraud charges Thursday, saying he lied when he claimed he had personally obtained vintage Torah scrolls in Europe and Israel for six years.

02/02/2012

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Economy Leads To Decline In Charitable Giving

One of the nasty side effects of this down economy is the slump in charitable giving.

12/11/2011

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Queen Anne Co.’s Sheriff Creating Art For Charity

Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann isn’t exactly an artist. He’s more interested in repairing vintage arcade games and watching his son play football than visiting an art gallery or taking a pottery class.

11/30/2011

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Guide To Holiday Volunteering

During the holiday season, it’s important to remember those in need. One important way is to give back to the community and in Baltimore there are a ton of ways to do it. But planning ahead is key. From animal rescue to serving food, here is a list of a few places to volunteer this holiday season and how you can give back.

11/18/2011

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Motorcyclists Ride And Tailgate For Breast Cancer Funding

Former Eyewitness news anchor Dick Gelfman has always been humble about the millions he’s raised to fight breast cancer with his ride across Maryland.

11/11/2011

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Carriage House Best Dressed Sale Benefits Johns Hopkins Hospital

It’s one of Baltimore’s biggest sales of the year, and if you’re looking for men’s or women’s clothing there’s no better place to go. Ron Matz has more on the best dressed sale which benefits Johns Hopkins Hospital.

11/10/2011

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Ventilators To Race Around Track For Charity

Respiratory specialists from across Maryland are coming to Baltimore to pit their ventilator racing skills against each other.

10/07/2011

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Rotary Club Of Annapolis Sponsors Massive Crab Feast For Charity

They’ll be eating steamed crabs by the thousands this evening in Annapolis. The world’s largest crab feast is just getting underway.

08/05/2011

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Colossal Crab Cake Raises Money & Appetites In Parkville

If you like a good crab cake, there’s something new that will make your mouth water. A local restaurant is stepping up in a big way to team up to help a local charity.

06/14/2011

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Royals Choose D.C.-Based Charity For Wedding Gifts

Prince William and Kate Middleton have selected a Washington charity’s work in Northern Ireland as one of more than two dozen charities tabbed to receive donations in lieu of gifts to the royal couple.

03/16/2011

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Nearly 1,000 Expected At Western Md. Lake Dunk

Organizers say hundreds of people will brave temperatures in the upper 30s to take a dip in Deep Creek Lake for charity.

02/26/2011

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Archbishops In Baltimore & Pittsburgh Make Friendly Wager

When the Ravens take the field against the Steelers on Saturday, they’ll have a higher power on their side.

01/13/2011

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