Business, Events, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department to hold community hiring event in Towson in October

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department will have a community hiring event next month. The job fair will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the Public Safety Building in Towson. The event will feature specialized unit demonstrations, virtual reality police experiences, a practice agility test, food vendors, and more. BCoPD is currently offering …


Education, Family, Health

Maryland State Department of Education awards over $4 million to state schools to provide fresh fruits, vegetables to students

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Department of Education has awarded more than $4.2 million in federal funds to more than 180 Maryland elementary schools across the state to help children build lifelong healthy eating habits. The funds, made available by the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP), expand student access to fresh fruits and vegetables in …


Heavy rain, severe storms expected Wednesday afternoon into Thursday

UPDATE: A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for the Baltimore area through Thursday afternoon. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected in the Baltimore area on Wednesday. The National Weather Service says that severe storms are possible on Wednesday afternoon and into Thursday morning. The main threats will likely be damaging wind gusts, heavy …

Southbound I-95 shut down due to Harford County crash

JOPPA, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Tuesday night crash on Interstate 95 in Harford County. The crash was reported at just after 9 p.m. along southbound I-95 just prior to the Mountain Road exit. All four southbound lanes are shut down prior to MD-152 and delays stretch all the way back into Bel Air. One person is reportedly …

Baltimore County Public Library to offer social worker services beginning in October

TOWSON, MD—Many Baltimore County Public Library branches will offer a new service beginning next month. As of October 1, the library will have a social worker on premises.  This new team member will aim to build relationships with those most vulnerable in Baltimore County and connect them with important resources. A social worker will be available to provide free, one-on-one …

Governor Hogan announces $3 million in grants to protect against hate crimes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday awarded $3 million to protect more than 30 Maryland organizations and religious institutions against hate crimes. The funding, provided through the Protecting Against Hate Crimes (PAHC) program, will be used on equipment, personnel, and physical security enhancements. “Hate, bigotry, or racism of any kind is un-American, unacceptable, and wrong,” said Governor Hogan. “This funding …