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Hello Kitty Cafe Truck returns to THE AVENUE at White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Get ready, parents. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck returns to THE AVENUE at White Marsh on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 10 a.m. The mobile pop-up shop is a food truck that offers artisan pastries, petit four mini cakes, and gourmet chocolates with a Hello Kitty twist. Hello Kitty is the cat-like character created by Japan’s Sanrio. Over the …


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Councilman Marks: Rat extermination planned in Perry Hall neighborhood

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that rat extermination will occur in a targeted area of Perry Hall/Nottingham. Exterminators will work near Slater Avenue (21236) where there have been reports of rodents over the past two weeks. Working with Baltimore County Code Enforcement, inspectors have been dispatched to the properties that seemed to be generating the …


Brix in the Stix to hold grand opening in Kingsville April 16-18

KINGSVILLE, MD—There’s a new sports bar in town. Brix in the Stix will be holding a grand opening event in Kingsville on April 16, 17, & 18, 2021. The new establishment was formerly known as El’s County Line Bar and Grill. Here are the bands that will be performing at Brix for grand opening weekend: Friday, April 16: Crossland Outlaws, …

Olszewski: Improvements planned at senior centers in Parkville, Overlea

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced over $12 million for major senior center projects across Baltimore County, including an expansion of the existing Woodlawn Senior Center and plans to build a new dedicated senior center in northern Baltimore County. This funding will be included in Olszewski’s Fiscal Year 2022 capital budget, which will be presented to …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland reports more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations in single day

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health and Governor Larry Hogan on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of more than 80,000 COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 3.27 million doses. Approximately 78.5% of Marylanders over the age of 65 have received a vaccine. (story continues below graphic) Previous zip code …

Governor Hogan vetoes bill that would eliminate life sentences without parole for juveniles

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has announced actions on legislation passed by the General Assembly during the 2021 legislative session. The governor has vetoed SB494 – Juveniles Convicted as Adults – Sentencing – Limitations and Reductions. Governor Hogan issued the following statement on the matter: “Our administration has consistently demonstrated a historic commitment to criminal justice reform. In 2016, we passed …

Baltimore County to receive more than $81,000 in COVID-19 National Dislocated Worker Grant Funds

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson on Wednesday announced that the state has been awarded $2,881,060 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s COVID-19 National Dislocated Worker Grant program to help workers whose jobs were impacted by the pandemic to access employment and training services. This competitive federal funding opportunity was introduced to provide support to communities impacted …

Dr. Joanne Waeltermann appointed to Maryland School for the Blind Board of Directors

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Dr. Joanne Waeltermann has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Maryland School for the Blind, effective April 1, 2021. Dr. Waeltermann, a retired licensed and board certified pediatric ophthalmologist, served patients in Maryland from 1985 – 2019, at the Kid’s Eye Care of Maryland, Children’s Eye Care, LLC, University Eye Associates, the Howard County Health Department …