Politics

Governor Hogan issues proclamation officially recognizing 250th anniversary of Maryland State House cornerstone laying

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued a proclamation officially recognizing Monday as the 250th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the Maryland State House—the oldest state capitol in continuous legislative use and the only state house ever to have served as the nation’s capitol. “It is an incredible honor every day to serve in the oldest continuously …


Events, Politics

Governor Hogan proclaims 2022 ‘Year of Harriet Tubman’ in Maryland [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has officially proclaimed 2022 as “The Year of Harriet Tubman” in Maryland as the state celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the nation’s most renowned freedom fighter. The governor announced the designation at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center in Church Creek as the kick-off to a full weekend of …


Family Fun Day to be held at Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum on March 12

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—An annual tradition returns to Middle River this weekend. On Saturday, March 12, the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum at Martin State Airport will host a Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will celebrate women in aviation and attendees will meet women pilots of The Ninety-Nines and create and fly paper airplanes …

Asteroid 40 Harmonia to be visible in Maryland skies on Friday night

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A heavenly body will be visible in Maryland skies on Friday. The asteroid 40 Harmonia, which is about the size of Delaware, will be in the constellation Cetus and visible for most of the evening, although residents will need a telescope or binoculars to see it, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. From In-The-Sky.org: Asteroid 40 Harmonia …

Providence, Middle River VFC put on 9/11 flag display at Mission BBQ in Perry Hall [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The American flag flew high in Perry Hall on Saturday morning. Crews from Providence Volunteer Fire Company and Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue proudly displayed Old Glory at the Mission BBQ in the Festival at Perry Hall shopping center. The annual tradition takes place each year on September 11th to honor those who lost their lives in the …

Governor Hogan orders flags to be lowered to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that he has directed that the U.S. and state flags in Maryland be flown at half-staff from midnight Friday night to midnight on Saturday. The flags are being lowered to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. “Twenty years have passed since one of the darkest days in our …

Parkville High School social studies department chair named one of 10 finalists for 2021 National History Teacher of the Year

PARKVILLE, MD—A Parkville High School educator has been has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year. The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History selected the finalists—including Adam Laye, the school’s social studies department chair—from among the National History Teacher of the Year winners from all 50 states, U.S. Department of Defense …

WATCH: 20th anniversary edition of America’s 9/11 Ride rolls through White Marsh [VIDEO]

WHITE MARSH, MD—The 20th anniversary edition of America’s 9/11 Ride rolled through White Marsh on Saturday morning. The caravan of motorcycles made its way northbound on Interstate 95 at the Route 43 overpass at around 8:30 a.m.  Approximately 400 riders had signed up for this year’s ride. Hosted by America’s 9/11 Foundation, Inc., each year, America’s 9/11 Ride travels from …