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TSA holiday screening volumes tick above 1M on several days during Thanksgiving travel period

BALTIMORE, MD—The Transportation Security Administration reported screening more than 1 million airline passengers on four individual days during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period, which began Friday, November 20 and ended Sunday, November 29. The total travel volume of passengers screened by the TSA over the 10-day period was approximately 9.5 million passengers, with volumes ranging from 35% to 45% of …


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Governor Hogan: Maryland to send COVID-19 wireless emergency alert on Thanksgiving Eve, Maryland State Police to step up compliance enforcement

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday afternoon announced that the state would be stepping up enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and cases surge across the state. At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency will send a wireless emergency alert to cell phones across the state to remind Marylanders of critical COVID-19 …


Baltimore County government offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices, including Health Department COVID-19 testing sites and CountyRide van service, will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be will be closed on Thursday, November 26. County parking meters are free on the holiday. Due to the …

2020 Turkey Bowl cancelled amid coronavirus outbreak

TOWSON, MD—A long-standing streak has come to an end. After 100 consecutive meetings, the Calvert Hall College High School and Loyola Blakefield football squads will not be taking the field on Thanksgiving morning. One of the nation’s most storied and longest running high school football traditions has been paused as the COVID-19 pandemic surges. An Executive Order issued for Baltimore …

TSA screened a record-breaking number of Thanksgiving holiday travelers

WASHINGTON—The Transportation Security Administration saw a record-breaking number of travelers during the Thanksgiving holiday, screening more than 26 million passengers and crew members during the holiday travel period, from Friday, Nov. 22 to Monday, Dec. 2. On the busiest day, Dec. 1, more than 2.8 million travelers passed through TSA security checkpoints nationwide, and with 2,870,764 travelers screened, it marked …

Baltimore County offices, facilities closed for Thanksgiving

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County government offices and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. Health Department clinics and senior centers will also be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed on Thursday and parking meters …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols for Thanksgiving holiday

PIKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police will have extra troopers on patrol all across the state as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches. Authorities say a variety of initiatives will be employed to keep traffic moving safely, to respond quickly to highway incidents, and to take appropriate enforcement action when violations occur, to keep travelers safe on Maryland roads. Beginning on Wednesday, November 27, …

Log Cabin Chocolates in Fallston becomes 1st official Route One Apparel retailer located on U.S. Route 1

FALLSTON, MD—Route One Apparel, the area’s original online source for trendy and affordable Maryland pride apparel and accessories, announced on Thursday that its merchandise is now available at Log Cabin Chocolates in Fallston. Located at 2625 Belair Road, Log Cabin Chocolates is the first official Route One Apparel retailer to be located on U.S. Route 1 in Maryland. Offering handmade …