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Baltimore County Workforce Innovation Plan open for public comment

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2016 CONTACT: Fronda Cohen 410-887-8032 office 410-967-6970 cell [email protected] Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act local plan open for public comment Towson, MD -- Baltimore County’s blueprint for implementing the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is open for public comment. The...

Druid Hill Park Plays Host to 14th Annual Victim Fund Run

While violent crime statistics are falling in Baltimore in recent months, there are still victims of crimes every day. That is why the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City is holding their 14th Annual Victims 5K Run-Walk and...

Earvin: `Maryland is ready for a woman of color at the top of the...

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Valerie Ervin, the former running mate of Kevin Kamenetz, the gubernatorial candidate who died suddenly last week, today decided she would pursue the governor’s mansion at the top of ticket. Ervin, a former Montgomery County Council...

Balt. Co. Executive, Gubernatorial Candidate Kamenetz Dies Suddenly

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Kevin Kamenetz, the two-term Baltimore County Executive and gubernatorial candidate died early this morning of cardiac arrest, sending shockwaves across the state. He was 60. According to a press release by Baltimore County Police, Kamenetz was...

Former Superintendent Dance Pleads Guilty to Perjury

Former Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance pleaded guilty this morning to four counts of perjury for failing to disclose nearly $150,000 he was paid for private consulting work while he was Baltimore County superintendent. He abruptly...

BCPS Students Select Dundalk High Junior for Student Member of the Board of Education

BCPS Students Select Dundalk High Junior for Student Member of the Board of Education Joshua Muhumuza’s name to be forwarded to Gov. Larry Hogan for appointment TOWSON, MD. – Students from across Baltimore County have selected Dundalk High School junior Joshua...

Public Schedule for Kevin Kamenetz

For Release: Immediate September 26, 2016– October 2, 2016 MONDAY, September 26 OFFICE SCHEDULE TUESDAY, September 27 OFFICE SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, September 28 7:15 p.m. – The Education Foundation of Baltimore County “Honoring Partnership, Goodwill and Legacy” Program Grey Rock Mansion, 400 Grey Rock Road, Pikesville 21208 THURSDAY, September...

State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam Announces Retirement

By The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Sen. Shirley Nathan-Pulliam is retiring. The Baltimore County Democrat made the announcement Sunday in a letter to Senate leadership. The 80-year-old lawmaker is citing health issues. She notes in her letter that...

UPDATED: Cabinet Secretaries and Directors to Visit Baltimore County

For immediate release: February 11, 2018 Contact: Shareese Churchill [email protected] 410-974-2316 Cabinet Secretaries and Directors to Visit Baltimore County ANNAPOLIS, MD – Following the Regional Cabinet Meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018, Governor Larry Hogan's cabinets ecretaries and directors will tour Baltimore County to visit with local elected...

First Black Woman CAO of Baltimore County

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO Stacy L. Rodgers, was recently named County Administrative Officer (CAO) by County Executive Johnny Olszewski. She is the first Black woman and second female CAO for Baltimore County. Before this prestigious promotion, Rodgers, continuing...
Verletta White has been named interim superintendent of Baltimore County’s Public School System. (Courtesy Photo)

Amid Swirl of Controversy, Verletta White Fights to Lead Baltimore County Schools

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Maryland State Superintendent Karen Salmon recently made what some argue is a controversial decision to deny final approval of Verletta White’s appointment as permanent superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, despite an 8-4 affirmative...

Mosby, Accusations of Baltimore Police Misconduct Will be Available at Trial

Charges of a Baltimore police officer’s past or present misconduct will now be available at trial, a State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) press release announced Friday. If an Internal Affairs (IA) file of such charges exists, officers testifying in court must...

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