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Governor Moore announces Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead as 31st Adjutant General of Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Wes Moore this week announced the historic nomination of Brigadier General Janeen L. Birckhead as Maryland’s next Adjutant General. If confirmed by the Senate, Brig. Gen. Birckhead would become the only Black woman leading a state military in our nation. “I am proud to nominate Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead to serve as Maryland’s next Adjutant General. …


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NASA P-3 aircraft to conduct atmospheric studies over Baltimore, DC

BALTIMORE, MD—A NASA aircraft will fly over the Interstate 95 corridor from Washington D.C. to Baltimore and Hampton, Virginia, in support of an atmospheric campaign in the mid-Atlantic region between July 5 and 16, 2022, NASA reported this week. The four-engine turboprop P-3 aircraft, based at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, will fly five days during the 12-day period …


BCPS supervisor of research wins award for paper on program at Overlea High School

The Northeastern Educational Research Association has presented its 2017 Lorne H. Woollatt Distinguished Paper Award to Maria Y. Finger-Elam, Ph.D., supervisor of research for Baltimore County Public Schools. As a result, Finger-Elam will present her paper at the 2018 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. The meeting will be held in New York City from April 13 to …

CEO of 100 Black Men of America to speak to boys at Golden Ring Middle

Brian Pauling, CEO and president of 100 Black Men of America, will offer inspirational advice and host a question and answer session with 75 boys at Golden Ring Middle School next week. 100 Black Men of America is the largest African-American-led mentoring organization in the nation. Pauling will address the youths on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Pauling’s …