Family, Sci-Tech

Maryland DNR dedicates Baltimore County trail area to local conservationist

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has dedicated a portion of the Gunpowder North Trail in memory of Jim Gracie, trout fisherman and stream restoration advocate who died in 2020. A ceremony at Gunpowder Falls State Park was attended by his wife, Jane Gracie, numerous current and former state officials, and others in the fishing and conservation communities. A …


Crime, Police/Fire

Video shows shots being fired in downtown Towson over weekend [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Towson residents are on edge after another shooting incident occurred over the weekend, and this one was caught on video. At just before 2 a.m. on Saturday night/Sunday morning, shots rang out in the 500-block of York Road (21204) near the Towson Circle. An altercation reportedly occurred at the scene and one individual took out a gun and fired …


County Executive Olszewski announces distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits, county testing expansion

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced updates on Baltimore County’s ongoing efforts to expand access to COVID-19 testing, including plans for the distribution of 100,000 rapid at-home COVID tests for residents and the expansion of county-run testing sites. “Expanding Baltimore County’s testing availability will help ensure residents can take every precaution to protect themselves and their loved …

Two suspects arrested in connection with Timonium bowling alley murder

TIMONIUM, MD—Two suspects have been arrested in connection with a homicide that occurred outside of a Timonium bowling alley last month. Craig B. Whitaker Jr., 32, and David A. Davis, 32, have been charged in connection with the killing. At just after 11:00 p.m. on October 15, officers responded to Bowlero in the 2100-block of York Road and found 48-year-old …

Baltimore County Public Schools to host recruitment event for school nurses, health assistants

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will be hosting a recruitment event for school nurses and health assistants in November. The event will be held 5 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. Interested professionals are encouraged to apply online before the event. BCPS officials say school nurse applicants must …

Man shot to death at Timonium bowling alley

UPDATE: Two suspects have been charged in connection with this incident. Original story below… —— TIMONIUM, MD—Detectives in Baltimore County are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday night. At just after 11:00 p.m., officers responded to Bowlero in the 2100-block of York Road, and found 48-year-old Anthony Cooper suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. …

Baltimore County Public Schools to hold job fair next week

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will hold an in-person job fair next week for qualified professionals seeking to join its team. The event will take place 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. The school system is seeking art, elementary, English, French, math, music, science, Spanish, physical education, special …

Maryland administers over 7.5 million COVID-19 vaccines

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday announced that the State of Maryland has officially surpassed the major milestone of administering more than 7.5 million COVID-19 vaccinations. To date, Maryland has reported 7,502,652 vaccinations. 80.6% of Marylanders 18 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 94.5% of Marylanders 65 and older have received at least one …