Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

County Executive Olszewski announces distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits, county testing expansion

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced updates on Baltimore County’s ongoing efforts to expand access to COVID-19 testing, including plans for the distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID tests for residents and the expansion of county-run testing sites. “Expanding Baltimore County’s testing availability will help ensure residents can take every precaution to protect themselves and their loved …


Politics

END-OF-YEAR POLL: Will you vote for Johnny Olszewski in 2022?

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Back in May, Johnny Olszewski, Jr. announced plans to run for a second four-year term as Baltimore County Executive in next year’s elections. Based on how he has handled the budget, transportation, the COVID-19 pandemic, and other local issues do you plan to vote for Johnny O. in 2022? Please take our poll below… Will you vote for Johnny …


BCPS celebrates fall 2021 team state champions, runners-up

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are celebrating the school system’s high school athletic teams recognized at the state level during the 2021 fall season. The following teams were honored: State Champions Girls Cross Country Class 2A – Hereford High School Coaches Adam Hittner and John Roemer State Runners-up Football Class 2A – Milford Mill Academy Coach Reggie White Football …

Police: Missing teen may be in Parkville area

UPDATE: Brianna has been located safe & unharmed. Original story below… ——— PARKVILLE, MD—Police in Baltimore County are searching for a missing 15-year-old girl. Brianna Marie Peacock-Malloy is 5’4” tall and weighs 105 pounds. She was last seen at 9 p.m. on Monday, December 6 in the 8000-block of Kavanagh Road Dundalk. Authorities believe the teen may be in the …

Perry Hall Eagle Scout candidate holds ribbon-cutting for library book box project in Dundalk

PERRY HALL, MD—An Eagle Scout candidate who lives in Perry Hall held a ribbon-cutting on Saturday morning for his new project. Lucas Sayles, a Perry Hall High School student with Troop 884 in Dundalk, created a library book box at the Optimist Club on North Point Boulevard, according to Councilman David Marks. Councilman Marks and Councilman Todd Crandell attended Saturday …

Funeral for community leader Gladys Friedel to be held this Saturday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Gladys Friedel , Girl Scout Volunteer Service Unit Manager for the Perry Hall, White Marsh, and Kingsville areas will be laid to rest this Saturday, October 16 at 12 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Fullerton (8420 Belair Road). Scouts, former scouts, and leaders are invited before Mass to participate in an honor guard for Friedel bringing her into …

Tornado Warning issued for Middle River, Bowleys Quarters, Chase; tornado confirmed

UPDATE: Another Tornado Warning has been issued for Nottingham, White Marsh, Rosedale, and Perry Hall. Original story below… — MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The National Weather Service has issued another Tornado Warning for Baltimore County. This third warning covers Middle River, Chase, Dundalk, Edgewood, Joppa, and Bowleys Quarters and will remain in effect until 3:15 p.m. At 246 p.m., a confirmed tornado …

Baltimore County to hold student vaccination clinics

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced a series of mass vaccination clinics that will be held at high schools in communities that have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and that have vaccination rates lower than the County average. “As students and educators prepare to return to school later this month, their health and safety is …