Events, Sci-Tech

Gunpowder Valley Conservancy to hold stream clean-up event in November

CARNEY, MD—The Gunpowder Valley Conservancy will hold a stream clean-up event in November. Volunteers are needed to help remove garbage and debris from Jennifer Branch at the Carney Park & Ride. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, November 7, 2020. COVID-19 protocols will be observed. For more information, call 410-917-5084. Story continues below Featured


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The Curious Oyster to hold ‘Tastings & Tapas’ event in November

WHITE MARSH, MD—A restaurant on THE AVENUE at White Marsh will be holding a special event in November for a worthy environmental cause. The Curious Oyster will host “Tastings & Tapas” on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6 p.m. The event will feature the Oyster Recovery Partnership, which was established in 1994 to build and strengthen cooperative oyster restoration efforts …


East Coast Listeria outbreak linked to Italian-style deli meats

BALTIMORE, MD—An outbreak of Listeria along the East Coast has been traced back to deli meats, officials announced on Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that ten people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from Florida, Massachusetts, and New York. All ten people were hospitalized. One death has been reported in Florida. Epidemiologic …

Seven Courts man sentenced to more than 33 years in prison on child pornography charges

CARNEY, MD—U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher on Friday sentenced Thomas Michael Mannion, Jr., 46, of Carney/Nottingham, to 400 months in federal prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for two counts of production of child pornography. Mannion previously admitted to engaging in sexually explicit conduct with two minor victims. Judge Gallagher also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Mannion …

Police searching for prisoner who escaped from Baltimore County Detention Center

UPDATE: Kyle Rogowski has been apprehended. Original story below… ——— TOWSON, MD—Police are actively searching for Kyle Rogowski, 25, a prisoner who escaped from the Baltimore County Detention Center in Towson on Saturday evening. Rogowski escaped by scaling a barbed wire fence around 6:45 p.m. after assaulting a BCDC correctional officer. He was last seen heading southbound on York Road …

New York Times bestselling author, Perry Hall resident Peggy Rowe to discuss her latest book at Perry Hall Library

PERRY HALL, MD—Perry Hall resident and New York Times bestselling author Peggy Rowe will discuss and read excerpts from her latest book, “About Your Father and Other Celebrities I Have Known.” The event will be held at the Perry Hall Library on Wednesday, November 4, at 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Friends of the Perry Hall Library. Peggy …

BCPS parents, students invited to complete survey about first quarter virtual instruction

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are inviting students and parents/caregivers to complete an online survey about their experiences with virtual instruction during the first quarter of the 2020-2021 school year. The anonymous survey is open now through Sunday, Nov. 8.  Those needing assistance with taking the survey are asked to call the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) …