Thursday, March 28, 2013
Former Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks Director and then-7th District Delegate Bob Staab weighs in on the potential sale of the North Point Government Center.
Thursday, March 28
Dundalk Patch received the following letter from Dundalk resident Bob Staab: It's time for the people of the Southeastern area to wake from their doldrums and begin protecting the interest of themselves, their children and future generations. I grew up and have lived in the Dundalk area my whole life. I've seen many changes occur, many of which have done harm to the integrity of the area. Some of the worst occurrences have been thrust on us over the past decade with administrations who don't seem to care about our people or our "Quality of Life." A once proud and well recognized Recreation and Parks program in the county has gone from the best in the country to a total abomination. This has happened not because of the Recreation and Parks …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Here are Baltimore metropolitan closures caused by Tuesday's overnight snow.
Baltimore County Public Schools and the system's offices will be closed Wednesday; essential personnel must report. According to forecasts, some parts of the Baltimore area could see as much as 10 inches in the snow that began early Wednesday morning. Baltimore Gas and Electric officials are expecting hundreds of thousands of outages. Outages can be reported on the utility's website or by calling 877-778-2222. Schools are also closed in Harford, Carroll and Howard counties as of 5:22 a.m. Baltimore County will be posting snow removal updates and other information on its @BACOEmergency Twitter feed. City officials will be doing the same on the Office of Emergency Management Twitter account. Keep tabs on the roads using our commute page. …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Here are closures for Monday's federal holiday.
Monday is Presidents Day, a federal holiday. Here are area closures to know about. County offices: closed Schools and school offices: closed Courts: closed Health department: closed Senior centers: closed CountyRide: not operating Mass transit: Light rail, subway and local buses on regular schedule; no MARC train service, no commuter bus service except route 201, which will operate on a weekend/holiday schedule. Visit the MTA's website for more information. Libraries: closed Landfills and recycling drop-off centers: open Trash and recycling pick-up: as scheduled
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Community residents are encouraged to attend and offer their thoughts regarding the proposed closure of the magnet school.
Wednesday, January 23
Baltimore County Public Schools officials have issued the following announcement of a public hearing regarding the proposed closure of Eastwood Elementary Magnet School: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED CLOSING OF EASTWOOD CENTER The Board of Education of Baltimore County has received a recommendation from the Superintendent to close Eastwood Center Elementary Magnet School,
(428 Westham Way, Baltimore, MD 21224 ). On February 12, 2013 at 6 p.m. at Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21222, the Board will conduct a public hearing on the Superintendent’s proposal to close Eastwood. Snow date will be February 20, 2013. All persons wishing to testify at the public hearing must: • Identify themselves, and, if …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
One proposal would merge Eastwood and Norwood Elementary and Holabird Middle schools into a K-8 STEM academy.
About 150 Dundalk residents and school children attended a meeting Monday night at Holabird Middle School that addressed the futures of three Dundalk schools. Parents said they were notified of the meeting late last week and were given little information as to what it was about. The meeting was called to discuss a potential reorganization of Eastwood Elementary Magnet, Norwood Elementary and Holabird Middle schools. At its end, some parents thought school officials delivered mixed messages. School system Deputy Superintendent Kevin Hobbs told those gathered that no school was being closed, but parents said they heard something completely different. "Nothing's being shut down, nothing's being lost, we're not losing a school," Hobbs told the…
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Damage and power outages in wake of Hurricane Irene have delayed the start of school until Wednesday.
UPDATE (7:18 A.m.)—All but 21 Baltimore County public schools will open for the 2011-2012 school year on Wednesday, school system officials announced Tuesday afternoon via Twitter. Every public high school will open Wednesday, but three middle schools and 16 elementary schools will remain closed. Stoneleigh Elementary had been scheduled to open but was closed after a transformer blew, causing electrical outages, according to a recorded telephone message from the Towson school's principal. Middle school closures for Wednesday: Elementary school closures for Aug. 31: Stay with Patch for updates.