Events, Family

Perry Hall United Methodist Church to hold food drive on Saturday

PERRY HALL, MD—Perry Hall United Methodist Church will be holding a food drive this weekend. The event will take place 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Thanks to the Maryland Food Bank, the Perry Hall United Methodist Church Food Bank is able to feed over 100 Baltimore County families every month. Suggested items include canned vegetables, canned …


Family, Health, Politics

Olszewski announces historic funding for summer SNAP program

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced record funding for Summer SNAP for Children, a program helping low-income families put food on the table for school-age children during the summer months when they don’t have access to school breakfast and lunch. As a result of nearly $2.8 million in contributions from the State and County, the program will …


Governor Hogan announces FY 2023 budget to include historic investments in public health, record funding for health departments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that his Fiscal Year 2023 budget will include historic investments in public health, including record funding for the state’s local health departments. The budget will also expand support for 50,000 low-income children and 27,000 seniors in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), while providing additional resources for food banks and nonprofits. “Our budget …

Perry Hall United Methodist Church, Maryland Food Bank to hold spring food distribution

PERRY HALL, MD—Perry Hall United Methodist Church and the Maryland Food Bank will be holding a spring food distribution for Baltimore County residents on May 22, 2021 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. This distribution is on a first come, first serve basis until supplies run out (approximately the first 120 families). Recipients may come after 10 a.m. to register …

Governor Hogan announces $70 Million in new investments, relief amid COVID-19 pandemic

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced the commitment of $70 million in new investments for initiatives to protect the health, safety, and well-being of Marylanders during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The $70 million of new investments I’m announcing today will help us to protect the health and safety of even more Marylanders,” said Governor Hogan. “Unfortunately, we have more tough …

BGE urges customers to take advantage of flexible payment options, energy assistance in advance of end of moratorium on service terminations on Nov. 15

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE this week reminded customers there are many payment and billing options and energy assistance programs available for those having difficulty keeping their accounts up to date. BGE officials say service terminations, which were suspended in March, are a last resort and many times, can be avoided, if customers contact them to discuss options before their accounts are in …

Gov. Hogan Press Conference: Maryland schools to remain closed through May 15 [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Friday to provide an update on the state’s COVID-19 response. At the press conference, Dr. Karen B. Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, announced the schools would remain closed through May 15th.  More details will follow shortly. The governor also announced that announces that $8 million has been provided to 410 small …

BGE donates $1 million toward COVID-19 relief in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—BGE is joining with Constellation and Exelon in making a commitment of $1 million to Maryland relief organizations and small businesses. The economic need for both during the current health crisis continues to increase, and these funds are being donated to help with the daily operations of these groups during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is part of more …