Business, Health

Lipari Foods issues recall expansion on additional sandwiches due to Listeria concerns

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Lipari Foods is expanding its January 6, 2020 and January 13, 2020 recalls of Premo and Fresh Grab sandwiches to include all sandwiches with a Best By date of 2/6/20 and prior, due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, …


Entertainment, Events, Family, Sports

Orioles ‘Birdland Caravan’ coming to White Marsh, Fallston in February

WHITE MARSH, MD—The Baltimore Orioles announced this week that the club’s ‘Birdland Caravan,’ a three-day winter tour, will take place from Friday, February 7, through Sunday, February 9, at multiple locations throughout the region. The weekend-long celebration of baseball will include meet-and-greets and happy hours with current and former Orioles players, top prospects, broadcasters, members of the front office, and …


Baltimore County Board of Education endorses Built to Learn Act and Kirwan Commission recommendations

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County passed resolutions at its January 21 meeting to endorse the Built to Learn Act and the Kirwan Commission’s proposed funding and policy reforms. “The Baltimore County School Board’s Legislative and Governmental Relations Committee,working with our staff liaison, Tony Baysmore, has exhaustively examined both the Built to Learn bill and the Blueprint for …

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office continues fight against human trafficking

BALTIMORE, MD—United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur announced on Thursday that the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs has awarded $1,178,492.00 in grant funding to the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), in partnership with the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force (MHTTF), Maryland Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention (GOCCP), and Maryland Departments …

County Executive Olszewski, Police Chief Hyatt release public safety plan

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt on Wednesday released a multi-pronged plan focused on combating violent crime through a series of immediate and upstream interventions. “Keeping our communities safe is among the most important responsibilities of government. Any increase in violent crime is unacceptable. We refuse to normalize violence in our communities,” Olszewski …

Police searching for 12-year-old missing from Parkville area

UPDATE: Lanayi Smith has been located. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 12-year-old who has gone missing from the Parkville area. Lanayi Smith was last seen on Tuesday, January 21, leaving the area of the 8400-block of Willow Oak Road (21234). She is 5′ tall and weight about 100 lbs. Lanayi …

Maryland School for the Blind to host EAAB wrestling/cheerleading championships on Jan.25

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind will host the 2020 Eastern Athletic Association for the Blind’s (EAAB) annual wrestling and cheerleading championship tournament. The event will take place on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The tournament will be held in the Knefely Gymnasium on the campus of MSB, located at 3501 Taylor Avenue in northeast Baltimore (21236). The tournament will …

25 BCPS students to convene for welcoming retreat to new Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program at Towson University

TOWSON, MD—One Grade 11 student from each Baltimore County public high school has been selected to participate in the 2020 cohort of the Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program, a new initiative of the Towson University Women’s Leadership Collective. The Collective was conceived by Dr. Nancy Grasmick, the Presidential Scholar and Women’s Leadership Ambassador at Towson University.  It builds on the …