Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Governor Hogan: 10 hospital-based COVID-19 testing sites to open next week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday toured the location of a new, state-run COVID-19 testing site at UM Laurel Medical Center and announced the locations for nine additional hospital-based testing sites that will open by the end of next week. The new sites will help to meet rising demand for testing and divert people away from visiting hospital emergency rooms …


Weather

WINTER WEATHER: NWS provides updated snowfall forecast, arrival timeline

UPDATE: The Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect until 7 a.m. on Friday. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Another round of snow is headed toward Maryland and a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued. Forecasters are calling for 2 to 4 inches of total accumulation with isolated pockets of up to 6 inches. The Winter Weather Advisory will be …


Winter Weather Advisory issued for Thursday night, Friday morning in Baltimore area

UPDATE 2: The Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect until 7 a.m. on Friday. UPDATE: Find out when the snow will arrive in Maryland here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Baltimore area. The advisory covers southern Baltimore County—including the Nottingham area—and Baltimore City and will be in …

Orioles to celebrate 30th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in 2022

BALTIMORE, MD—The Orioles this week unveiled plans to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards throughout the 2022 season. The Orioles will begin the year-long celebration of The Ballpark That Forever Changed Baseball™ with festivities leading up to an exciting Opening Day when they host the Toronto Blue Jays on March 31, and continuing through the duration …

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Wednesday morning in Baltimore

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Baltimore area. The advisory covers southern Baltimore County—including the Nottingham area—and Baltimore City and will be in effect from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Forecasters say a light glaze of ice from freezing rain is possible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. …

Two more winter weather systems to take aim at Maryland this week

UPDATE 2: A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Thursday night into Friday morning. UPDATE: A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Wednesday morning. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—While residents are still feeling the effects of Monday’s winter storm, two more systems will take aim at Maryland this week, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters say …

Funeral, viewing arrangements announced for Officer Keona Holley

BALTIMORE, MD—Funeral and viewing arrangements have been announced for Officer Keona Holley. Officer Holley was killed in an ambush-style attack in December.  Two suspects have been arrested and charged. Her funeral and viewing will be held at Wylie Funeral Home, located at 701 N. Mount Street in Baltimore (21217). Viewings will be held on Sunday, January 9, from 11 a.m. …

Temperatures to fall sharply overnight, Code Blue issued in Baltimore

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The snow has ended in the Baltimore area, but chilly overnight temperatures could lead to hazardous road conditions. The National Weather Service says temperatures remain cold and will become much colder overnight, dropping to around 20 degrees. Some areas could even see temperatures in the teens. Baltimore City has issued its first Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert of the …