Events, Police/Fire

Baltimore County Police Department to graduate 157th recruit class

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department’s 157th Recruit Class will graduate on Friday, March 12th. The ceremony will be held in the Theatre at CCBC-Dundalk, located at 7200 Sollers Point Road (21222). Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join Chief Melissa R. Hyatt in addressing the recruit class. Chief Hyatt will be joined by Sheriff R. Jay Fisher, Baltimore County …


Business, Events, Politics

Olszewski announces Black History Month conversation series

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced a Black History Month conversation series, engaging Black leaders across Baltimore County in a dialogue about the successes of Black leaders and the work ahead to promote a more equitable and inclusive Baltimore County. “Black History Month provides an important opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the successes of Black leaders …


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 …

Maryland State Department of Education announces additional COVID-19 relief grants for Maryland schools, universities

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Department of Education on Wednesday announced $10 million in grant awards to support Maryland schools and universities as they continue to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants are being awarded through federal CARES Act funding to local school systems, public schools, nonpublic schools, as well as public and private universities that demonstrate unique …

Eastern Tech students recognized for excellence in Career and Technical Education

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is continuing to celebrate the excellence of the Class of 2020 by recognizing 147 of its Career and Technical Education program seniors, as well as 10 recipients this year of the 20th annual Anthony G. Marchione Awards for Excellence in Career and Technical Education. The students’ achievements were celebrated during a virtual version of the …

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center to hold special event commemorating Black History Month

ROSEDALE, MD—MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center will celebrate Black History Month throughout February by honoring the contributions of six extraordinary African Americans to U.S. history, and welcoming Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), to speak on March 1, 2020. The free community event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in the …

Baltimore County Sexual Assault Investigations Task Force issues final recommendations

TOWSON, MD—Following eight months of work, Baltimore County’s Sexual Assault Investigations Task Force on Friday released its final report reviewing Baltimore County’s current policies, outlining national best practices and issuing recommendations to improve Baltimore County’s system for investigating sexual assaults. Formed in February by Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, the Sexual Assault Investigations Task Force was charged with reviewing practices …

Parkville High School retains full certification for engineering program

TOWSON, MD – After a thorough review by the Maryland State Department of Education, the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering programs at Parkville, Pikesville, and Woodlawn high schools have retained their full certification status from MSDE for the next five years. With this status, students at the three schools who successfully complete the engineering five-course sequence and earn a …