Entertainment, Family, Health, Sci-Tech, Sports

Baltimore County reminds residents that parks remain open, playgrounds remain closed

UPDATE: County Executive Johnny Olszewski tweeted on Thursday, saying, “Beginning tomorrow (Friday), recreational fishing and boating will be open, as well as our tennis courts and disc golf courses. Please remember to keep your distance and avoid groups of 10 or more people.” Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County reminded residents on Thursday that all county parks remain open. …


Business, Entertainment, Family, Health, Politics, Sports

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman orders reopening of remaining county-owned outdoor recreation spaces

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Harford County Executive Barry Glassman on Thursday ordered the reopening of all remaining county-owned outdoor recreation spaces. The order is consistent with Governor Larry Hogan’s amended executive order dated May 6, 2020. This includes county playgrounds, fishing areas, and boat launches. Story continues below “On this beautiful spring day we are reopening all county-owned outdoor recreation spaces permitted …


ZIP CODE REPORT: Over half of Maryland COVID-19 deaths have occurred in group living facilities

UPDATE: Keep up with the latest zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Thursday that there have now been over 29,000 cases of the novel coronavirus in Maryland.  Additionally, the data now shows that over 50 percent of Maryland COVID-19 deaths have taken place in group living facilities. As of Thursday …

Governor Hogan announces resumption of elective medical procedures, broadening of outdoor activities [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As Maryland continues preparations to begin Stage One of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,’ Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the resumption of elective medical procedures and the broadening of permitted outdoor activities under the state’s Stay at Home order. These directives have the unanimous support of the Maryland Coronavirus Recovery Team, including leading doctors and public health …

Governor Hogan: Low-risk outdoor activities to resume on Thursday, schools to remain closed

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Wednesday afternoon to provide an update on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. At the news conference, the governor announced that, as of 7 a.m. on Thursday morning, some low-risk outdoor activities may resume, including recreational boating, fishing, and horseback riding. Tennis courses, golf courses, state beaches, and state camping facilities will also …

MPSSAA cancels all sporting events for remainder of 2019-2020 school year

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association on Tuesday announced the cancellation of all MPSSAA events for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. The MPSSAA says they made the decision after consulting with the Maryland State Board of Education and Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools. This includes the remainder of the 2020 Boys and Girls Basketball …

Governor Hogan introduces ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery’

ANNAPOLIS, MD—After weeks of consulting with leading scientists, business leaders, and public health experts, Governor Larry Hogan on Friday introduced the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,’ the state’s plan for a gradual reopening as it continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. “As we begin to reopen, it will continue to be important for Marylanders, particularly older and more vulnerable Marylanders, …

Ravens Foundation accepting applications for PLAY 60 grant

BALTIMORE, MD—For the 14th-consecutive year, the Ravens Foundation, Inc. is executing the Ravens PLAY 60 Grant. This grant provides funding of up to $10,000 to qualifying nonprofit organizations that create and/or continue programs or projects promoting physical fitness and nutrition education. The program continues the foundation’s commitment to increasing physical activity among area youth and seeks to encourage healthy youth …