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Governor Hogan releases additional details on Stage Two reopenings

ANNAPOLIS, MD—With key statewide health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday evening announced further details on the additional phased reopenings through Stage Two of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.’ “This truly is one of the most daunting challenges our state has ever faced, but sometimes the worst times have a way of …


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Eastern Tech students recognized for excellence in Career and Technical Education

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is continuing to celebrate the excellence of the Class of 2020 by recognizing 147 of its Career and Technical Education program seniors, as well as 10 recipients this year of the 20th annual Anthony G. Marchione Awards for Excellence in Career and Technical Education. The students’ achievements were celebrated during a virtual version of the …


ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000 as hospitalization curve remains flat

UPDATE: For the latest local zip code reports, click here. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health reported on Friday that there have now been over 30,000 cases of the novel coronavirus in Maryland.  Additionally, the data now shows that the hospital resource utilization curve has remained flat for more than one week (see chart below from …

Maryland National Guard to salute essential workers with Friday flyover [MAP]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Those who missed out on the last military flyover will get another chance this weekend. The Maryland National Guard will conduct community flyovers to honor frontline COVID-19 responders and essential workers across the state on Friday, May 8, 2020.  Based on the preliminary flight map (see below), northeastern Baltimore County should have a nice view this time around. “Our …

Governor Hogan announces resumption of elective medical procedures, broadening of outdoor activities [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As Maryland continues preparations to begin Stage One of the ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery,’ Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the resumption of elective medical procedures and the broadening of permitted outdoor activities under the state’s Stay at Home order. These directives have the unanimous support of the Maryland Coronavirus Recovery Team, including leading doctors and public health …

Mission BBQ to dedicate next week to military heroes

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Mission BBQ will be celebrating Armed Forces Week next week by honoring America’s military heroes. The following military members will receive a free sandwich on the designated day listed below… Monday, 5/11/2020 – Army Tuesday, 5/12/2020 – Marine Corps Wednesday, 5/13/2020 – Navy Thursday, 5/14/2020 – Air Force Friday, 5/15/2020 – Coast Guard Patrons can enjoy take-out, call ahead …

Olszewski: National Guard to support meal distribution, Baltimore County implements hiring freeze

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced a series of aggressive new efforts to expand the county’s coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic: The Maryland Army National Guard will support food distribution efforts following a request from the county Baltimore County is significantly expanding the number of sites for Saturday meal distribution Olszewski has implemented a freeze …

Governor Hogan: Baltimore-Washington corridor designated emerging COVID-19 hotspot [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday afternoon held a news conference from the Baltimore Convention Center in which he provided an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Hogan said that the makeshift field hospital at the Convention Center would be utilized for COVID-19 patients who needed to complete their care and fully recover. The makeshift hospital reduces the amount of …