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Governor Hogan releases additional details on Stage Two reopenings

ANNAPOLIS, MD—With key statewide health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday evening announced further details on the additional phased reopenings through Stage Two of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.’ “This truly is one of the most daunting challenges our state has ever faced, but sometimes the worst times have a way of …


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Parkville’s Hope and Peace Foundation commemorates Memorial Day around town

PARKVILLE, MD—This was a Memorial Day like no other, but that didn’t stop Parkville’s Hope and Peace Foundation from remembering the fallen – with social distancing measures in place. The foundation, along with Maryland’s Rolling 9/11 Memorial made stops at Holly Hills Memorial Gardens in Middle River, Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Towson, the World War I Memorial in Towson, …


Perry Hall Improvement Association holds Memorial Day ceremony at Perry Hall Veterans Memorial [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Since their traditional school ceremony was cancelled this year, the Perry Hall Improvement Association held a Memorial Day ceremony at the Perry Hall Veterans Memorial on Monday morning. The memorial is located at the base of the flagpole at Perry Hall Elementary School. Councilman David Marks recently announced that he would be forming committees to improve both the …

President Trump to visit Baltimore’s Fort McHenry on Memorial Day

BALTIMORE, MD—The President of the United States will visit Baltimore next week. White House officials say President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will participate in a Memorial Day ceremony at Fort McHenry on Monday “to honor the American heroes who have sacrificed their lives serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.” The historic site is where Francis Scott Key …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000 as hospitalization curve remains flat

UPDATE: For the latest local zip code reports, click here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Friday that there have now been over 30,000 cases of the novel coronavirus in Maryland.  Additionally, the data now shows that the hospital resource utilization curve has remained flat for more than one week (see chart below from …

Maryland National Guard to salute essential workers with Friday flyover [MAP]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Those who missed out on the last military flyover will get another chance this weekend. The Maryland National Guard will conduct community flyovers to honor frontline COVID-19 responders and essential workers across the state on Friday, May 8, 2020.  Based on the preliminary flight map (see below), northeastern Baltimore County should have a nice view this time around. “Our …

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 …

GoFundMe page established for Snoop the service dog’s vet expenses

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It was a heartbreaking story that had a bittersweet ending. A GoFundMe page has been established to help cover vet expenses for Snoop, the service dog who was found after fleeing from a fatal White Marsh crash.  Since Snoop’s owner was killed in the crash, the funds will also help the owner’s sister who is now caring for the …