Business, Education

Chesapeake High, Towson High students named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists

TOWSON, MD — Heather Howard of Chesapeake High School and Mofeed Najib of Towson High School are among the 1,896 students just named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists. Howard, Najib, and the other semifinalists were selected – based on their leadership, academics, and service – from among the more than 95,000 students who applied from across the nation. Forty Maryland students …


Business, Government

Baltimore County offices closed for Thanksgiving, free parking available for residents

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Health Department clinics and senior centers will be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday. The courts are closed on Friday, but Baltimore County …


White Marsh Precinct launches food drive

The White Marsh Precinct of the Baltimore County Police Department has launched a food drive to benefit Freedom Church on Hazelwood Avenue and Garden Village Community Center. A grocery cart will be in the lobby of the precinct through the end of November as police collect donated boxes, cans, jars, and bags of food items to help stock the food …

Della Rose’s Perry Hall Pub opens for business

The newest addition to the Della Rose’s chain is now open. Della Rose’s Perry Hall Pub held a soft opening over the weekend. The new location is now open in the former Gino’s location at Honeygo Village Center. The new spot joins Della Rose’s on The Avenue at White Marsh and Della Rose’s Bel Air Tavern. The Della Rose family …

Parkville 2018 Tree Lighting date announced

It’s that time of year again. The 8th Annual Parkville Tree Lighting and visit from Santa will take place on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Parkville Shopping Center located at the corner of Harford Road and Taylor Avenue. The event will feature caroling with the St. Ursula School Choir and live …

Baltimore County unemployment rate drops

Baltimore County’s unemployment rate has dropped. In just one month, 1,400 people came off of unemployment. The Baltimore County unemployment rate now stands at 4.0%, a significant drop of 0.3% over the previous month, and lower than September rate for the state of Maryland. “This is great economic news. We all benefit when more people bring home a paycheck,” said …