Events, Family, Health, Sports

2020 Turkey Bowl cancelled amid coronavirus outbreak

TOWSON, MD—A long-standing streak has come to an end. After 100 consecutive meetings, the Calvert Hall College High School and Loyola Blakefield football squads will not be taking the field on Thanksgiving morning. One of the nation’s most storied and longest running high school football traditions has been paused as the COVID-19 pandemic surges. An Executive Order issued for Baltimore …


Business, Entertainment, Family, Sports

Outdoor ice skating rink opens at The Avenue at White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—The outdoor ice rink at The Avenue at White Marsh has opened for the winter season. This year, tickets must be purchased online at https://whitemarshiceskating.com. Hours of operation are as follows: Sunday: 10 am – 10 pm Monday: Noon – 10 pm Tuesday: Noon – 10 pm Wednesday: Noon – 10 pm Thursday: Noon – 10 pm Friday: …


Governor Hogan orders all bars & restaurants to close at 10 p.m., reduces capacity at all businesses to Stage Two levels

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced additional actions that would be taken statewide to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Maryland has now seen 13 straight days with more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19, including 2,149 new cases in the past 24 hours. Statewide positivity is now 6.85%, the eighth straight day it has been over 5%. Twenty …

New COVID-19 guidelines announced for Baltimore County parks effective Tuesday, November 17

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the state of Maryland, officials with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks have announced new guidelines which will go into effect on Tuesday, November 17. The new guidelines include deploying Social Distance Ambassadors to all park, limiting outdoor groups to 25 people or less, and monitoring the use of appropriate …

BCPS postpones start of in-person athletics conditioning due to COVID-19 metrics

TOWSON, MD—The start of Baltimore County Public Schools’ in-person voluntary conditioning and skill development sessions for student-athletes has been postponed indefinitely. The sessions for BCPS middle and high school students were scheduled to begin on Monday, November 16th. In accordance with guidance from the Maryland State Department of Education and Maryland Department of Health, BCPS staff will proceed with the …

Nottingham martial arts instructor in running for national award

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Ninety-one martial arts instructors, representing 29 states, are vying for the title of 2020 Greatmats National Striking Martial Arts Instructor of the Year. The award is part of Greatmats’ 6th Annual National Award Series, which honors instructors, coaches and trainers who have made a positive impact on their clients and communities. Voting to determine this year’s finalists will take …

Autobahn Indoor Speedway to hold ‘Scary Clown Chase’ this weekend

WHITE MARSH, MD—Care to get your adrenaline pumping this Halloween weekend? Autobahn Indoor Speedway will be holding a “Scary Clown Chase” event all weekend long. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Thursday (10/29), Friday (10/30), and Saturday (10/31). Every hour on the hour, racers who can avoid getting caught or passed by the chaser will …

Baltimore County Public Schools officials release fall plan for high school sports

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools on Tuesday announced its fall re-engagement plan for high school athletics. According to the plan, student-athletes will return to their school campuses to participate in voluntary conditioning and skill development sessions. The tentative schedule is that the small group sessions (of 20 students or fewer) will take place: For winter sports, Nov. 16 – Dec. …