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Businesses, restaurants get creative, adapt during COVID-19 pandemic

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As COVID-19 continues to affect daily life in Baltimore County and around the world, businesses are finding new ways to help the community and attract clients. Barnes & Noble on The Avenue is now offering curbside pickup for online orders as well as a “Virtual Story Time.” For curbside pickup, customers are encouraged to place their orders online, select …


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Maryland grocery stores set aside shopping hours for seniors

BALTIMORE, MD—As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold around the world, some grocery store chains in the state of Maryland have set aside special shopping hours for seniors. Since those over 60 years of age are most susceptible to COVID-19, designated shopping hours help those who may be most vulnerable get the groceries they need with a reduced risk of …


Federal government moves tax filing deadline to July 15

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Americans will have a few extra months to file their taxes due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday morning, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that “Tax Day” had been moved to July 15th. Story continues below “At (President Trump’s) direction, we are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15,” said Mnuchin. “All taxpayers and businesses will have …

Gov. Hogan: Preakness, primary election postponed; emissions stations to be used for drive-thru coronavirus testing

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Tuesday morning regarding the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At the news briefing, Governor Hogan announced that the state’s April 28 primary elections would be postponed until June 2nd. The State Board of Elections will develop a comprehensive plan to conduct this election. Maryland will proceed with the special general election for the …

Governor Hogan shuts down all bars and restaurants, reopening closed hospitals [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held an emergency press conference on Monday morning to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At Monday’s briefing, the governor announced that he had signed an executive order closing all bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and gyms as of 5 p.m. on Monday.  Delivery and carry-out services will remain unaffected. Gatherings will be limited to 50 people, consistent …

Olszewski: Gatherings of over 50 people prohibited, evictions suspended, water shutoffs halted

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced a series of new efforts to further expand Baltimore County’s coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to promote social distancing in order to slow the spread of the virus. Large Gatherings of Over 50 People Prohibited In accordance with the CDC’s new interim guidelines, County Executive Olszewski issued an executive …

Perry Hall High, Eastern Tech students excel at 2020 Superhero Science Fairs

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students demonstrated their science superpowers at the school system’s 2020 Superhero Science Fairs, held on Feb. 29 at Dulaney High School. The school was the site of the 32nd annual Physics Olympics and 7th annual Chemathon for high school students and a STEM Fair for middle school students. Hereford High’s Team #2 earned first place …

Archdiocese of Baltimore cancels all Masses indefinitely

BALTIMORE, MD—The Archdiocese of Baltimore has reversed course and cancelled Sunday Masses. After initially stating earlier this week that all Catholic Masses would be held and attendance would be limited, the Archdiocese announced on Saturday night that all services would be cancelled until further notice. “Archbishop Lori will celebrate a private Mass at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen at …