Business, Education

Maryland Department of Labor awards nearly $17 million to 25 local adult education providers

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson on Thursday announced that Md. Labor has selected 25 adult education providers to receive $16.8 million in combined federal and state funds. These organizations will continue to expand access to adult education opportunities for Marylanders in the areas of adult basic and secondary education, English language acquisition, and civics education. “Labor is …


Business, Education

MSDE partners with Sephora in new training program to provide career opportunities to individuals with disabilities

BALTIMORE, MD—On Monday, the Maryland State Department of Education’s Division of Rehabilitative Services (MSDE DORS) announced a new partnership with Sephora to provide career opportunities to individuals with disabilities. In an innovative customized training program, Sephora is collaborating with MSDE DORS and the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) to provide on-site warehouse associate training at its Maryland Distribution Center. …


Eastern Tech students recognized for excellence in Career and Technical Education

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is continuing to celebrate the excellence of the Class of 2020 by recognizing 147 of its Career and Technical Education program seniors, as well as 10 recipients this year of the 20th annual Anthony G. Marchione Awards for Excellence in Career and Technical Education. The students’ achievements were celebrated during a virtual version of the …

Governor Hogan announces launch of statewide contact tracing operation to support local health departments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that Maryland’s statewide contact tracing operation across all 24 of the state’s jurisdictions will be fully operational by next week. To launch this operation, Maryland has more than quintupled its disease investigation capacity, and will have more than 1,400 case investigators statewide. “To support our local health officials, the state has built a …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Md. COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall; 75 percent of Baltimore County deaths have occurred in nursing homes

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday reported that there have now been over 43,000 COVID-19 cases in Maryland. As of Thursday morning, there have been 43,531 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 1,208 cases since Wednesday. There have been 2,045 related deaths, …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Baltimore County COVID-19 cases top 5,000; hospitalizations continue to fall

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday reported that there have now been over 42,000 COVID-19 cases in Maryland. As of Wednesday morning, there have been 42,323 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 777 cases since Tuesday. There have been 2,004 related deaths, …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall as contact tracing efforts ramp up

UPDATE: View the latest NottinghamMD.com zip code reports here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Tuesday reported that there have now been over 41,000 COVID-19 cases in Maryland. As of Tuesday morning, there have been 41,546 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland, an increase of 1,784 cases since Monday. There have been 1,963 related deaths, …

CCBC to partner with Baltimore County to offer contact trace investigator training, privacy advocates express concern

ESSEX, MD—The Community College of Baltimore County will be partnering with Baltimore County government to create an online training program for contact trace investigators, but some are concerned about the privacy aspects of such a program. Contact trace investigators work with individuals who have suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19, helping to identify others with whom they have had close …