Business, Family, Politics, Sports

Councilman Marks provides update on recreation projects, including two new turf fields

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Tuesday provided an update on recreation projects in and around the Fifth District, including two newly-completed turf fields. “The new turf fields at Honeygo Regional Park and Meadowood Regional Park will extend the life of these facilities and serve athletes from around the county,” said Councilman Marks. “In addition to the projects mentioned …


Events, Politics, Sports

Governor Hogan signs proclamation designating April 5 as Taekwondo Day in Maryland [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued a proclamation designating April 5 as Taekwondo Day in Maryland. Governor Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan issued a video message to highlight the continued effort of Taekwondo masters in the state to spread hope and positivity through the martial art throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, Taekwondo has helped so …


CCBC cracks NJCAA top five in men’s lacrosse, men’s soccer, women’s soccer

ROSEDALE, MD—Some local college sports teams are lighting up the rankings this week. The CCBC Essex men’s lacrosse team, men’s soccer team, and women’s soccer team have all placed in the top five in this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association rankings. The men’s lacrosse team is ranked at No. 5, the men’s soccer team is ranked at No. 3, …

Police target illegal street racing in Baltimore County, issue hundreds of citations

NOTTINGHAM, MD—During a four-day, high visibility traffic enforcement initiative to combat illegal racing in Baltimore County, troopers, along with Baltimore County police, issued over 300 traffic citations and warnings for a variety of offenses, including speeds that reached 106 mph. Throughout this initiative, which took place in the areas of I-70, I-695, and I-795, from Thursday through Sunday, troopers from …

Perry Hall High School girls’ soccer team cracks United Soccer Coaches national top 25 rankings

PERRY HALL, MD—A pair of local girls soccer teams have “kicked” things up a notch. Both the Perry Hall High School and Hereford High School girls’ soccer teams have cracked the United Soccer Coaches national top 25 high school rankings. PHHS came in at number 3 while Hereford HS came in at number 14. Coming in at number one was …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland sets one-day COVID-19 vaccination record

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that the state set a new one-day record of 57,550 COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday.  Maryland providers have now administered a total of 2,095,245 doses. According to the CDC, 23.6% of Maryland’s population has now received at least one dose. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of …

Baltimore County Public Schools to allow increased spectator capacity for fall season sports

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced plans to increase spectator capacity for athletic games beginning as early as Thursday, March 18, 2021. Plans provide the safety required for three spectators per athlete per game. Due to the size of some of the smaller facilities, adjustments may be made to accommodate spectators safely under current social distancing guidelines. BCPS will …

WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations plummet to below 800

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations plummeted over the past week, dropping below 800. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, March 12, 2021, there have been 391,480 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 8,236,204 tests, including more than 39,000 tests over …