Education, Family, Health, Sports

BCPS announces spring sports attendance guidelines

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced attendance guidelines at athletic games for the spring season beginning Friday, May 7. BCPS will allow three spectators per athlete per game. At some smaller facilities, adjustments may be made to accommodate spectators safely, under current social distancing guidelines. Masks and social distancing for spectators, coaches, and officials will continue to be required. …


Business, Education, Sports

Parkville High School athlete named a McCormick 2021 Unsung Hero

PARKVILLE, MD—Paige Holley, a senior at Parkville High School, was announced as one of two recipients of the Charles Perry McCormick Scholarship, worth $40,000 over four years. She is the first Parkville High School student to earn this honor. The scholarship was announced during a virtual Unsung Heroes program event hosted by McCormick and Company, Inc., on May 3. Holley …


Autobahn now hiring in White Marsh/Essex

WHITE MARSH, MD—Start your engines!  Autobahn Indoor Speedway is now hiring. The company has announced that there are openings that need to be filled at its White Marsh/Essex location. Interested applicants are encouraged to walk in for an immediate interview Monday through Thursday from noon to 7 p.m. No appointment is required.  Part-time and full-time positions are currently available. Autobahn Indoor …

Maryland Department of Health to offer free, voluntary COVID-19 testing inside Oriole Park at Camden Yards during home games

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday announced a partnership with Oriole Park at Camden Yards to open a COVID-19 testing site inside the stadium. Beginning on Friday, the site will offer free PCR tests before and during all home games as part of an ongoing roll-out of more community focused COVID-19 testing opportunities statewide. Fans will also have …

Councilman Marks provides update on recreation projects, including two new turf fields

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday provided an update on recreation projects in and around the Fifth District, including two newly-completed turf fields. “The new turf fields at Honeygo Regional Park and Meadowood Regional Park will extend the life of these facilities and serve athletes from around the county,” said Councilman Marks. “In addition to the projects mentioned …

Governor Hogan signs proclamation designating April 5 as Taekwondo Day in Maryland [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued a proclamation designating April 5 as Taekwondo Day in Maryland. Governor Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan issued a video message to highlight the continued effort of Taekwondo masters in the state to spread hope and positivity through the martial art throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, Taekwondo has helped so …

CCBC cracks NJCAA top five in men’s lacrosse, men’s soccer, women’s soccer

ROSEDALE, MD—Some local college sports teams are lighting up the rankings this week. The CCBC Essex men’s lacrosse team, men’s soccer team, and women’s soccer team have all placed in the top five in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association rankings. The men’s lacrosse team is ranked at No. 5, the men’s soccer team is ranked at No. 3, …

Police target illegal street racing in Baltimore County, issue hundreds of citations

NOTTINGHAM, MD—During a four-day, high visibility traffic enforcement initiative to combat illegal racing in Baltimore County, troopers, along with Baltimore County police, issued over 300 traffic citations and warnings for a variety of offenses, including speeds that reached 106 mph. Throughout this initiative, which took place in the areas of I-70, I-695, and I-795, from Thursday through Sunday, troopers from …