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Maryland School for the Blind donates N95 face masks to Baltimore first responders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland School for the Blind has donated five cases of N95 masks to Baltimore’s first responders who are on the front lines helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic in Maryland. MSB facilities staff found the face masks in a supply closet in one of the buildings on the school’s campus located at 3501Taylor Avenue and brought it to …


Business, Health

Macy’s to furlough most of 125,000 employees

WHITE MARSH, MD—Macy’s plans to furlough the majority of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll on companies across the country. The company announced the move in a statement on Monday morning. All Macy’s stores have been closed since March 18 due to COVID-19.  Since that time, the company has taken measures to maintain financial flexibility, …


Businesses, restaurants get creative, adapt during COVID-19 pandemic

NOTTINGHAM, MD—As COVID-19 continues to affect daily life in Baltimore County and around the world, businesses are finding new ways to help the community and attract clients. Barnes & Noble on The Avenue is now offering curbside pickup for online orders as well as a “Virtual Story Time.” For curbside pickup, customers are encouraged to place their orders online, select …

Maryland School for the Blind opens daycare center for MD first responders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In response to the coronavirus outbreak, The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB) will open a daycare center to provide childcare services to Maryland’s first responders and essential personnel beginning Monday, March 30. MSB’s Pre-School and Early Learning Center, located on the school’s campus at 3501Taylor Avenue in northeast Baltimore, will be used for the daycare center which will …

Councilman Marks seeking volunteers for post-coronavirus community cleanup

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that his office would be scheduling a community cleanup, focusing on highways and streams, once the coronavirus emergency is over. He is seeking names of volunteers who might be interested. “One of the biggest complaints our office receives is about the excessive garbage that piles up along our highways and in …

Wild Bill’s to close iconic Fullerton store, transition to online sales

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A well-known Fullerton shop will soon be closing its doors. Wild Bill’s announced on Tuesday that their iconic “brick & mortar” sports apparel location on Belair Road would soon be closing. “After decades of serving our wonderful community, we sadly regret to inform all of our beloved and fans that our landmark retail store is closing it’s [sic] doors,” …

Shots fired in Overlea; Perry Hall man robbed, assaulted

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past week. At just after 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, three individuals grabbed a man in the 8500-block of Heathrow Court in Perry Hall/Nottingham (21236). The man was then assaulted by one of the suspects and forced to unlock his phone and send money electronically to an …

Police investigating three residential burglaries

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating three residential burglaries that were reported this week. At 7 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, an individual entered a home in the 4100-block of Slater Avenue in Perry Hall/Nottingham (21236) and stole four televisions, household goods, and various food items. Sometime between 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, and 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, an …