Baltimore County to host open house to discuss Hillendale/Parkville/Overlea Sustainable Community Area

PARKVILLE, MD—Baltimore County is inviting residents to help shape the future of the Hillendale/Parkville/Overlea Sustainable Community Area. The Baltimore County Department of Planning will hold an open house on Wednesday, June 21, 2023  from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Parkville High School. Residents will be able to weigh in on topics like environment, transportation, housing, economy, quality of life, and […]

Student artists honored at 35th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Many of Baltimore County Public Schools’ best student artists were honored for their work and talent during a June 1 reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 35th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition featured 114 pieces of art representing the work of 117 student artists from across the county. Following the ceremony at The Startup at Towson […]

Catonsville, Parkville high school students honored with Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Awards and Scholarships

TOWSON, MD—Hallie Shepard of Catonsville High School and Carter Sparwasser of Parkville High School have been named winners of the 36th annual Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Award and Scholarship prizes. Presented by the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Office of Athletics, the prestigious honors were awarded during a ceremony on May 24 at BCPS administrative offices. “Throughout high school, Hallie and […]

Six graduating BCPS seniors recognized with Allied Sports scholarships

TOWSON, MD—Six graduating seniors from across the county were honored with Allied Sports scholarships during an awards ceremony at Baltimore County Public Schools headquarters on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. The BCPS Allied Sports program, which began in the 1994-1995 school year, is an inclusive program that provides students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in interscholastic sports alongside their […]

Public information meeting to be held in Parkville to discuss capacity relief for Hampton Elementary School

TOWSON, MD— To provide emergency capacity relief to Hampton Elementary School, Baltimore County Public Schools will host a public information meeting to discuss potential boundary changes, among other relief measures. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2023 in the Parkville High School cafeteria. Meeting presenters will discuss options for capacity relief and gather feedback […]

10th Annual Kindness for Paws Art Show returning to White Marsh Mall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A popular, pet-oriented art show will soon be returning to White Marsh. Through the 10th Annual Kindness for Paws Art Show at White Marsh Mall (on the first floor by Macy’s Home Store), community members can purchase portraits of adopted animals created by local students and teachers, and the funds raised will benefit the Maryland SPCA. Kindness for Paws […]

Public hearing scheduled on Central, Northeast Area Middle School boundary study recommendation

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County will hold a public hearing to seek input concerning the central and northeast area middle school boundary study recommendation. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at Parkville High School. Sign-up for persons wishing to speak begins at 5:30 p.m. on the day of the hearing. […]

NOW YOU KNOW: Another child’s life taken by violence

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. This past Sunday night, police were called to the intersection of Belair Road and Rossville Boulevard. On the scene, officers found a 17-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound. Unfortunately, he later died at a nearby hospital. This homicide occurred in our neighboring community, and the young man […]