Events, Sports

Snakehead derby to return to Gunpowder Falls State Park in Middle River this month

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is teaming up with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to host its second annual snakehead derby at Gunpowder Falls State Park in Middle River. Snakes on the Dundee II will take place on June 25 at Dundee Creek Marina. Anglers of all ages are invited to participate in this free event, …


Business, Education

Eastern Tech seniors among top 50 competitors in national 2022 Vans Custom Culture Shoe Design Contest

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School seniors Ava Mueller and Mia Snyder are among the top 50 competitors in the 2022 Vans Custom Culture Shoe Design Contest. The public can vote once daily until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 6, to support the students’ entry. The contest grand prize is $50,000 for the winners’ school’s art department. Four runner-up schools will …


Perry Hall High School takes 1st place in Washington DC Electric Vehicle Grand Prix

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Perry Hall High School took first place this weekend in the annual Washington DC Electric Vehicle Grand Prix. The team consisted of two drivers (Chance Sullivan and Ryan Nguyen) and two pit crew members (Patrick Robertson and Kaden Todjo). The team was led by Mr. Michael Tedeschi. The winner is not based on speed, but on driving the electric …

Three BCPS students named grand prize winners in Lyric Education’s 5th Annual Dream Big Contest

TOWSON, MD— Half of the six grand prize winners (“Visionaries”) in Lyric Education’s Annual Dream Big Contest are Baltimore County Public Schools’ students. The Lyric Baltimore contest challenged Baltimore-area students in Grades 5 -12 to create poems, essays, or videos about their dreams for their lives, communities, or schools. The BCPS students named Visionaries are: Xin Yue Lu, Grade 10, …

Governor Hogan announced Healthcare Heroes Poster Competition, VaxCash 2.0 promotion [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced a new Healthcare Heroes Poster Competition and a COVID-19 booster shot action plan. The plan includes the launch of a $2 million VaxCash 2.0 Promotion, which will award $2 million in cash prizes to a total of 12 Maryland residents who have received their booster shot. The promotion kicks off next Tuesday, February …

Perry Hall Improvement Association to hold 2021 Christmas tree lighting, ‘Light up the Night’ decorating contest

PERRY HALL, MD—The Perry Hall Improvement Association will celebrate the 2021 Christmas tree lighting next month. The event will be held on Sunday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. This year, the tree lighting will take place at Perry Hall Animal Hospital, located at 9022 Belair Road (21236).  All residents are welcome. PHIA has also announced the return of the “Light up …

Perry Hall Dunkin’ seeks local designs for store window

PERRY HALL, MD—Calling all local designers! Honeygo Dunkin’ & Baskin Robbins is hosting a design contest. The store is seeking members of the community (any age) to submit a design that shows local Perry Hall pride. Two winners will each receive a $100 Dunkin’ gift card and the opportunity to paint their design on the Honeygo Dunkin’ window. Voting will …

Two Nottingham students take home awards in the 2021 Maryland Regional Braille Challenge

BALTIMORE, MD—Blind and visually impaired students from across Maryland and the surrounding region competed in the 12th annual Maryland Regional Braille Challenge on February 6th. The event and subsequent award ceremony, hosted by the Maryland School for the Blind and the Maryland State Department of Education, were held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the winners recently …