Business, Entertainment

White Marsh 7-Eleven sells winning $20,200 Maryland Lottery scratch-off

WHITE MARSH, MD—Scratch-off games generated the biggest Maryland Lottery prizes in the week ending Oct. 18, with tickets worth $50,000 sold in Oxon Hill and Towson, and three tickets worth $20,200, including one that was sold in White Marsh. Officials say the 7-Eleven located at 8601 Honeygo Boulevard sold a winning $20,000 2020 Cash scratch-off. The Maryland Lottery Claims Center …


Business, Health, Politics

Governor Hogan announces Maryland Farmer COVID-19 Relief Program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced a new $10 million initiative to provide critical support to thousands of Maryland farmers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Maryland Farmer COVID-19 Relief Program will offer direct assistance to contract poultry growers and a bonus payment to any farm operation that received funding through the first round of the federal Coronavirus Food …


WMVFC, LGVFC, Overlea, Carney, Perry Hall Food Trucks weekly schedule for 10/19–10/25 announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The weekly lineups for Perry Hall Food Trucks, White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company’s Food Truck Tuesday, Long Green Volunteer Fire Company’s Food Truck Wednesdays, Overlea Community Association Food Trucks, and St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Food Truck Fridays have been announced (NOTE: the Parkville Food Trucks events have wrapped up for the season). Perry Hall Food Trucks This week’s …

Maryland stadiums, outdoor venues allowed to reopen at 10% capacity

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Secretary of Health Robert Neall on Friday issued orders updating safe capacity limits for outdoor sporting and entertainment venues, while maintaining face covering requirements and strict public health protocols. “With our key health metrics low and stable, we are taking steps to allow more spectators, including fans of the Baltimore Ravens and the Washington …

Olszewski creates Solid Waste Work Group

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday signed an Executive Order to create the Solid Waste Work Group, which will examine the County’s current solid waste collection and disposal practices, and will make recommendations for implementing innovative industry practices and trash diversion strategies to reduce the overall volume of trash produced in Baltimore County. “Our residents expect and deserve …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 positivity rate, hospitalizations rise as mortality rates continue to drop

  NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state increased over the past week as statewide mortality rates continued to fall. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, October 16, 2020, there have been 134,329 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 3,013,107 …

Olszewski announces expanded Commercial Revitalization Action Grants to support local businesses amid pandemic

TOWSON, MD—Recognizing the need for additional support for Baltimore County’s small business corridors amid the pandemic, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced an expansion of the Commercial Revitalization Action Grant program, providing grants of up to $30,000 to eligible business associations. “Main streets are the bedrock of our communities and we’re proud to do even more to help our …

Red Monkey Foods recalls parsley products due to Salmonella risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Red Monkey Foods, Inc., out of an abundance of caution, is voluntarily recalling select organic parsley as part of a recall initiated by High Quality Organics (HQO). HQO has issued a recall for a lot of parsley because a sample was tested by one of HQO’s customers and was found to be potentially contaminated with Salmonella. A portion of …