Western School of Technology student selected as BCPS Student Member of the Board for 2024-2025

TOWSON, MD—A junior at Western School of Technology has been selected as the student member of the Baltimore County Board of Education for 2024-2025. Ugonma Chike-Kalu was selected from a field of candidates that included 9,722 students, the largest number of students who have cast ballots for a student member of the board in five years. Ugonma Chike-Kalu’s fellow candidate […]

Obituary: Charles ‘Chuck’ Leroy Marks

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Charles “Chuck” Marks reached the end of his life’s journey on April 22, 2022. He leaves behind his loving and caring wife, of 51 magnificent years, Gloria; and son, David, 5th District Councilman, Baltimore County. Also, two fantastic grandchildren, Nicholas Wyatt Marks, age 18, and Madeline Elise Mae Marks, age 13, whom he cherished dearly. He was predeceased by […]

Governor Hogan announces Maryland Cancer Moonshot: $216M in investments in cancer centers, cutting-edge research of treatments and cures

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced a new Maryland Cancer Moonshot initiative to expand and accelerate cancer detection, screening, prevention, treatment, and research in the state. The state is committing $216 million in investments as a down payment to jump-start the initiative, including the first-ever comprehensive cancer center in Prince George’s County. “The reality is that cancer is a […]

Give cancer the boot at The Avenue on Wednesday

It’s time to give cancer the boot. Join Merritt Clubs and The Avenue at White Marsh for a Pink Bootcamp benefiting the American Cancer Society on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Registration is $25 and all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. 5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.: Check-in/registration 5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.: Bootcamp The rain date will be October […]

Funeral arrangements announced for County Executive Kamenetz

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, who died overnight after suffering an apparent heart attack. Funeral services will be held at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, located at 7401 Park Heights Avenue in Pikesville, on Friday, May 11, at 2 p.m. Interment will then take place at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery – Berrymans Lane. Mourners are asked to […]