Health, Politics, Sports

Governor Hogan applauds Big Ten Conference decision to resume play

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday applauded the Big Ten Conference’s decision to resume its football season. The Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) announced Wednesday morning that they had adopted significant medical protocols including daily antigen testing, enhanced cardiac screening, and an enhanced data-driven approach when making decisions about practice/competition. The COP/C voted unanimously to resume the …


Family, Health, Sci-Tech, Sports

Baltimore County recreation councils authorized to hold youth sports in fall with COVID-19 safety protocols

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks on Friday announced that it will authorize local recreation councils to hold youth sports in the fall, with strict requirements in place to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Using guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Baltimore County Health Department, and the National Recreation …


Students from Parkville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Essex to be honored online at 2020 McCormick Unsung Hero Awards

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 80th annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards has been transformed into a virtual celebration which will be streamed live across the web on Monday, May 11th.  This year, student-athletes from Parkville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Essex and other portions of northeastern Baltimore County will be recognized. The annual event presented by McCormick & Company, which has been honoring unsung Baltimore …

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 …

Zumbathon for ALS 2020 to be held at The Avenue in May

WHITE MARSH, MD—The Zumbathon is back. The 2020 Zumbathon for ALS will return to The Avenue at White Marsh in May. Together with Merritt Clubs, the 90-minute Zumba class will take place on Wednesday, May 13, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The event will feature an exhilarating Zumba class led by Merritt Clubs’ top Zumba instructors. Participants will dance to …

Ravens gameday experience earns exceptional rankings

BALTIMORE, MD—In the NFL’s annual “Voice of the Fan” survey – a poll that rates the gameday experience satisfaction of fans – the Baltimore Ravens/M&T Bank Stadium ranked No. 2 overall among all teams in 2019. Baltimore placed in the Top 5 in most major voting categories, earning premier No. 1 rankings for stadium technology, video board content, gameday staff, …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols for Super Bowl weekend

PIKESVILLLE, MD—The Maryland State Police will be beefing up patrols for the upcoming Super Bowl weekend. Troopers are reminding motorists to enjoy the game, but avoid driving impaired when going to or leaving from their destination. Troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks will continue to focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving …

Governor Hogan to host Tennessee Governor Bill Lee for Ravens vs. Titans

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan will host Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and First Lady Maria Lee for the AFC divisional round game at M&T Bank Stadium featuring the Baltimore Ravens versus the Tennessee Titans. The two governors also made a friendly bet, with Governor Hogan wagering Maryland crab cakes and Governor Lee offering up Nashville hot chicken. “We certainly look forward …