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Pickleball is coming to a recreational court near you

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that the county is embracing the latest all-ages fitness sports craze and re-striping 64 tennis, multi-purpose, and basketball courts around the county to also accommodate the game of pickleball, a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. The game was invented in 1965 in the Seattle area with the goal …


Entertainment, Sports

Meet Parkville’s 100-year-old tennis phenom

When Evelyn Schroedl was growing up, her favorite tennis pro was Helen Wills Moody. Don’t know the name? Helen Wills Moody was the number one rated women’s tennis player in the world in 1927. Her fan, Evelyn, was 10 years old. We caught up with Evelyn Schroedl shortly after one of her many 100th birthday celebrations. A vivacious and animated …


Budget FY2018: What’s in it for northeastern Baltimore County?

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz submitted a $3.15 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 on Thursday. The new county budget will provide many positive initiatives that will help the citizens of northeastern Baltimore County. Initiatives include $500,000 for improvements to Double Rock Park, $800,000 for turf fields at Perry Hall High School, and $4 million for the dredging of the …