Education, Events

Baltimore County Public Schools to remain open for Juneteenth holiday on Friday, June 18

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools – both schools and offices – will be open and operating on normal schedules on Friday, June 18, the new federal and state holiday for Juneteenth. “We applaud the recognition of Juneteenth as a federal and state holiday,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “However, in accordance with the 2020-2021 school calendar approved by …


Business, Events, Politics

Olszewski announces Baltimore County government office closures for Juneteenth holiday

UPDATE: Baltimore County Public Schools will be open and operating on normal schedule on Friday. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced that Baltimore County government offices, as well as District and Circuit Courts and CountyRide van service will be closed on Friday, June 18, in recognition of Juneteenth National Independence Day. This week, President …


Governor Hogan announces state agency closures for Juneteenth holiday

UPDATE 2: Baltimore County Public Schools will be open and operating on normal schedule on Friday. UPDATE: A list of Baltimore County closures can be found here. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that state government agencies and offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Juneteenth …

Olszeswski issues Juneteenth proclamation

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday issued a proclamation honoring June 19, 2020 as “Juneteenth Commemoration Day” in Baltimore County. “On June 19, 1865, the last remaining enslaved African Americans were freed after Union soldiers reached Galveston, Texas — more than two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation,” said Olszewski. “155 years later, we still have …