Business, Entertainment, Health

Maryland Lottery extends claiming deadlines during state of emergency

UPDATE: The Maryland Lottery’s Customer Resource Center at 1800 Washington Boulevard in Baltimore will close at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 30 and will remain closed until further notice. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Lottery has temporarily extended the deadline for players to redeem winning tickets that expire during the coronavirus state of emergency. Typically, draw game tickets …


Business, Crime, Health

Department of Public Works warns residents of new COVID-19 scams

UPDATE: Comptroller Peter Franchot is also warning residents to be wary of stimulus scams.  More in the tweet embedded below. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Department of Public Works Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark on Monday advised Baltimore-area water customers to be aware of scams being done during the COVID-19 pandemic. DPW advises that scammers may call customers on the …


Macy’s to furlough most of 125,000 employees

WHITE MARSH, MD—Macy’s plans to furlough the majority of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll on companies across the country. The company announced the move in a statement on Monday morning. All Macy’s stores have been closed since March 18 due to COVID-19.  Since that time, the company has taken measures to maintain financial flexibility, …

Governor Hogan issues ‘Stay at Home Order’ in response to COVID-19 pandemic

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Monday morning to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At the press conference, Governor Hogan announced that he is issuing a Stay at Home Order that will go into effect at 8 p.m. on Monday. No Maryland resident should be leaving their home, unless it is for an essential job or for …

Oak Crest Village Retirement Community resident tests positive for COVID-19

CARNEY, MD—A resident at a Carney retirement community has tested positive for coronavirus. Officials at Oak Crest Village Retirement Community confirmed on Monday morning that a resident there had tested positive for COVID-19. “At this time, we have no other reported cases among residents or employees but are closely monitoring those who live and work at our community so we …

Cromwell Bridge Road closed due to downed tree

PARKVILLE, MD—Authorities say a busy road near Carney has been closed due to a downed tree. Cromwell Bridge Road has been closed at Loch Raven Drive (21234) due to a massive tree that has fallen into the roadway. The entrance to Cromwell Valley Park was also currently blocked as of 1 p.m. on Sunday. Crews are on scene and working …

Pat’s Pizzeria closing Carney location

CARNEY, MD—A local pizza shop is closing one of its locations. Pat’s Pizzeria announced on Sunday morning that they would be closing their Parkville/Carney location at 9400 Harford Road (21234). “To our loyal customer’s of Pat’s Pizzeria Parkville, we regret to inform you that we will be closing our doors permanently this Sunday, March 29th,” the restaurant said in an …