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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 …


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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 …

Councilman Marks to seek closure of PHHS track after crowds gather

UPDATE: After speaking with the principal of Perry Hall High School, the police, and BCPS School Board Member Julie Henn, Councilman Marks says the PHHS track will remain open. “If there are any further practices by teams that violate social distancing – it will be closed,” said Councilman Marks on Thursday evening. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD—Councilman David …

Department of Natural Resources issues updated guidance on boating, hunting, and fishing based on Governor Hogan’s Stay-at-Home order

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued an executive order instituting a Stay-at-Home directive. Officials say that no Maryland resident should be leaving their home unless it is for an essential job or reason, such as obtaining food or medicine, seeking urgent medical attention, or for other necessary purposes. While the order does allow for outdoor exercise recreation, the Maryland …

Wild Bill’s to close iconic Fullerton store, transition to online sales

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A well-known Fullerton shop will soon be closing its doors. Wild Bill’s announced on Tuesday that their iconic “brick & mortar” sports apparel location on Belair Road would soon be closing. “After decades of serving our wonderful community, we sadly regret to inform all of our beloved and fans that our landmark retail store is closing it’s [sic] doors,” …

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 …

MLB Opening Day delayed at least 2 weeks

BALTIMORE, MD—Orioles fans are going to have to wait a little longer to see the team in action this year. Following a call with the 30 clubs, and after consultation with the Major League Baseball Players Association, Commissioner Robert D. Manfred Jr. on Thursday announced that MLB had decided to suspend Spring Training games and to delay the start of …