Education, Sci-Tech, Weather

National Weather Service to hold Baltimore County SKYWARN class in July

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Attention, weather enthusiasts! The National Weather Service will hold a virtual SKYWARN class for Baltimore County residents next month. The class will be held 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Participants will learn how to identify storms and how to report storm damage. SKYWARN® is a national network of volunteer severe weather spotters. The spotters are …


Education, Events, Sports

CCBC Essex men’s soccer team heads to national championship game for first time since 1989

ROSEDALE, MD—It’s a big day for the CCBC Essex men’s soccer team. The Knights will face off against Southeastern Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association national championship game. This will mark the Knights’ first appearance in the big game since 1989. The match kicks off at 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday at the Striker Complex in Wichita, …


Looney’s Pub Perry Hall to hold end-of-school-year teacher appreciation event

PERRY HALL, MD—Looney’s Pub Perry Hall will celebrate Baltimore County teachers later this month. The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22nd. The celebration will feature drink specials, door prizes, and more. Anyone who works for a different county or city and lives in Perry Hall is also included. Teachers are asked to bring …

BCPS Virtual Symposium showcases yearlong independent research by Perry Hall, Parkville high school students

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The public is invited to view the multimedia Baltimore County Public Schools Virtual Symposium, which showcases the results of original research conducted by 16 students during the 2020-21 school year. The students from Catonsville, Franklin, Hereford, Parkville, Perry Hall, and Pikesville high schools, and Western School of Technology participated in the Independent Research Seminar elective course this year. This …

Perry Hall school dedicates field to two former White Marsh Recreation Council baseball commissioners

PERRY HALL, MD—A Perry Hall school dedicated a field to two former White Marsh Recreation Council baseball commissioners on Saturday morning. Chapel Hill Elementary School posthumously dedicated Field #2 to Raymond “Butch” Winkler and Tim Sipes, according to Councilman David Marks. Butch Winkler passed away in January at the age of 81, while Tim Sipes passed away in 2016 at …

Baltimore County Public Schools’ summer lunch program to begin on Monday, June 28

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will offer free breakfast and lunch meals through the Summer Food Service Program from Monday, June 28, through Friday, August 20. The final day for hybrid in-school and curbside meal distribution for the 2020-2021 school year will be Tuesday, June 22. During the Summer Food Service Program, meals will be provided at the following sites …

Nottingham student qualifies for National Braille Challenge

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 2021 National Braille Challenge finalists have been announced, and a student from Nottingham is among the top 50 qualifiers in the nation. Eniolaoluwa Osunkoya will be competing in the national competition later this month. The Braille Challenge®, a program of the Braille Institute, is the only academic competition for blind or visually impaired students in the United States …

Baltimore County receives $307,000 in grants for Summer Youth Employment Program

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Baltimore Community Foundation on Thursday announced that the County’s Summer Youth Employment Program has received four grants totaling $307,000; $100,000 from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, $100,000 from BGE $60,000 from Bank of America, and $47,000 from Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) and the Citi Foundation’s Summer Jobs Connect Initiative. Officials say …