Business, Education

Perry Hall High School senior receives Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program award

PERRY HALL, MD—Six Baltimore County Public Schools seniors received awards and scholarships for their participation in the first cohort of the Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program, a partnership between Towson University and BCPS. The awards were presented during a virtual ceremony on January 28, which featured BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick, Presidential Scholar and …


Business, Education, Family, Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

State of Maryland launches outreach campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccine effort [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The State of Maryland on Friday launched its grassroots public outreach and equity campaign to promote vaccine confidence. The GoVAX campaign encourages all Marylanders to protect themselves, their families, and communities by getting vaccinated when they become eligible. A cross-section of trusted leaders, including Governor Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, launched the campaign on Friday morning during …


Nearly 40 Maryland companies, universities working on COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostic tests

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday commended the nearly 40 Maryland life sciences companies that are working on developing and manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics, improving diagnostic tests, and providing clinical research and technological support to ensure safe and effective health care delivery. The University System of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University have also dedicated millions of dollars toward research, …

Governor Hogan announces expanded statewide mask order, out-of-state travel advisory

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced, based on the state’s data-driven approach, the expansion of the statewide masking order and a public health advisory for all out-of-state travel. The governor also unveiled contact tracing data showing that family gatherings are the most common high-risk gathering and working outside the home is the most common high-risk location for COVID-19. A …

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region elects five new board members

ABERDEEN, MD—The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR) announced on Tuesday that they had elected five new board members. Elizabeth Bayer, Michael Bertrand, and Michael Griffith were elected to the foundation board while Kim Marino and Eric Rebbert were elected to its governance board of directors. Elizabeth Bayer is senior vice president of internal audit for the Aberdeen Proving …