Education, Events, Family, Health

BCPS meal distribution schedule to be affected by Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

TOWSON, MD—The usual Monday and Wednesday meal distribution schedule for Baltimore County Public Schools will be altered during the week of January 18 – 22, 2021 due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 18th. Due to the closure of the school system on Monday, Baltimore County Public Schools will distribute meals next week on Wednesday, January …


Business, Events, Politics

Baltimore County government offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health Department COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed on Monday, January 18 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will …


PHWMBA 2020 ‘Light up the Night,’ scavenger hunt winners announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The results are in! The Perry Hall/White Marsh Business Association this weekend announced the winners for this year’s “Light up the Night” contest as well as this year’s holiday scavenger hunt winners. LIGHT UP THE NIGHT RESIDENTIAL: Best Lights: Tammy Birmingham Most Lights: Brian Brown People’s choice: Doug Black COMMERCIAL: Most Festive: Lisa Geiger, The Avenue Most original: Erin …

Baltimore County government offices to be closed on New Year’s Day

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Department of Health COVID-19 testing, the COVID-19 hotline, CountyRide van service, and all branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31. Modified …

Celebrate ‘Noon Year’s Eve’ virtually with Baltimore County Public Library

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Public Library is inviting residents to say goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021…virtually. Library branches will celebrate “Noon Year’s Eve” on Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. – noon. Participants will make crafts, read stories, sing songs, and ring in the new year at noon. From BCPL: “Pick up a special Noon Year’s Eve …

Parkville snowman suffers 2020 meltdown

PARKVILLE, MD—A familiar sight graced drivers along Perring Parkway in Parkville this weekend. The iconic snowman at the intersection of Perring Parkway and Putty Hill Avenue has returned, although he looks a bit different this year. Every year, the snowman mysteriously makes an appearance at the busy Parkville intersection on Christmas Day, regardless of the weather. This year, the snowman …

‘Shop With a Cop’ celebrated differently in Baltimore County this year [VIDEO]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—This year’s 19th annual “Shop with a Cop” may have been celebrated a bit differently due to COVID-19, but the warmth of the holiday season was still present. Officers from each of the Baltimore County Police Department’s 10 precincts continued the tradition of spreading holiday cheer to children. The children gave their shopping “wish list” to the officers to …

AAA: COVID-19 expected to influence Maryland holiday travel

TOWSON, MD—AAA Travel expects the vast majority of Americans, including Marylanders, to stay home this holiday season, with COVID-19 considered to be a key factor in the decision-making of many who are opting not to travel. Public health concerns and travel guidance are influencing their decisions not to travel over the year-end holidays, a period that typically sees high demand …