Events, Family, Sports

Orioles announce Opening Day events, celebrations

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Orioles have have announced plans to welcome fans back to the ballpark to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards during the club’s home opener on Monday, April 11, at 3:05 p.m. ET against the Milwaukee Brewers. Festivities will begin at 2:25 p.m. ET with a special pre-game ceremony emceed by Orioles broadcaster Rob …


Education

Overlea High School educator selected as finalist for 2022-2023 BCPS Teacher of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Six school-based educators from across Baltimore County have been selected as this year’s finalists for the BCPS Teacher of the Year. The finalists were chosen from among 157 school teacher of the year nominees by a committee composed of BCPS administrators, staff, students, TABCO (Teachers Association of Baltimore County) representation, and current BCPS Teacher of the Year and Maryland …


BCPS celebrates winter 2021-2022 state champions and runners-up

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools celebrates its high school athletic teams and student-athletes recognized at the state level during the 2021-2022 winter season. The following student-athletes or teams and their schools and coaches were honored: State Champions Co-ed Wrestling – Dom Ambrosino – Sparrows Point High School               Coach Mike Whisner Co-ed Wrestling – Gage Carr – Sparrows Point High …

Two U.S. Marshals injured in Baltimore County shooting, suspect dead

UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as 32 year-old Justin Powell of Baltimore. A preliminary investigation reveals detectives with the Baltimore Police Department, assigned to the U.S. Marshals’ Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF), were looking for a vehicle and suspect wanted in reference to a homicide that occurred in Baltimore City on June 19, 2021. CARFTF members observed …

USGS confirms earthquake in Baltimore area

UPDATE 3: The Baltimore City Fire Department now says there are no reports of any damage. UPDATE 2: The Baltimore County Fire Department says that no injuries are being reported at this time. UPDATE: The Baltimore Firefighters Union says crews are responding to multiple reports of damage around Baltimore City.  Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—The United States Geological Survey …

Olszewski: Improvements planned at senior centers in Parkville, Overlea

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced over $12 million for major senior center projects across Baltimore County, including an expansion of the existing Woodlawn Senior Center and plans to build a new dedicated senior center in northern Baltimore County. This funding will be included in Olszewski’s Fiscal Year 2022 capital budget, which will be presented to …

Essex, Woodlawn principals named 2020 BCPS Principals of the Year

TOWSON, MD—During several recent virtual school staff meetings, BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams surprised three Baltimore County school administrators with an unexpected but great announcement. To each school’s staff, he broke the big news — Mars Estates Elementary’s Kelly O’Connell is the 2020-21 Elementary Principal of the Year; Woodlawn Middle’s Rochelle Archelus is the 2020-21 Middle School Principal of …

10-year-old boy reported missing from Baltimore County

UPDATE: Erik Brooks has been located safe & unharmed. Original story below… —— WOODLAWN – Police in Baltimore County are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 10-year-old boy. Erik Brooks has been reported missing from Joann Drive in the Windsor Mill area. Erik reportedly left home at about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, following an argument. …