Tuesday, May 21, 2013
At the second annual Conference on Combatting Human Trafficking, the governor noted inter-agency cooperation was key to success.
New statewide outreach programs have helped more than 15 child victims of human trafficking in the past five months alone, according to the governor’s office. Last year, nearly 80 victims received services from the state. Those numbers were some of the highlights of Monday's Second Annual Conference on Combating Human Trafficking in Maryland, in which more than 400 stakeholders and representatives of local, state and national organizations got together to discuss efforts to battle this crime, which is alive in Maryland. “Working together with all of our partners in law enforcement, we’ve assembled quite a collection of public servants and leaders in the fight against human trafficking,” Gov. Martin O'Malley said in a statement. Like …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
From fitness clubs to restaurants, there's plenty to follow.
Check out these Pikesville-centric pages on Facebook. 1. Pikes Diner 2. Jilly's 3. Baltimore Fitness & Tennis 4. Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville - MD 5. Masada Tactical 6. Charm City Yoga 7. Suburban House Restaurant 8. Pikesville Chamber of Commerce 9. J. BROWN JEWELERS 10. The Weave Cafe 11. YogoLaada - Frozen Yogurt & Cereal Bar 12. Diva by Cindy 13. Synchronicity Boutique 14. Bradley Images, Inc. 15. Betsy Robinson's Bridal Collection 16. Maryland Center for Missing and Unidentified Persons (MCMUP) 17. Fleet Feet Sports Baltimore 18. Lifebridge Health and Fitness 19. First Watch Restaurants Inc. 20. AMF Pikesville Lanes 21. The Olive Branch 22. Vineyards Elite 23. Quarry Wine & Spirits 24. aMuse Toys 25. Arenal Fitness 26. The …
Friday, May 3, 2013
A state’s attorney, delegate and state senator announce a campaign to put the newly passed death penalty repeal in Maryland to referendum.
Using Oriole Park as a backdrop, three elected officials told reporters Friday the prospect of a terrorist attack at sporting events and other public gatherings justifies repealing a new state law ending the death penalty. Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger, a Democrat, Baltimore County state Sen. Jim Brochin, a Democrat, and Washington County Del. Neil Parrott, a Republican, announced their plans to support an effort to use the website MDPetitions.com to gather enough signatures to challenge the death penalty repeal on the 2014 ballot. "One only has to look back to Oklahoma City, Aurora, CO, Newtown, CT, and the recent massacre in Boston to recognize that if these crimes were committed today, here in Maryland, we would …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
A new business is moving into the Festival at Woodholme Shopping Center.
Vein Clinics of America is moving into a suite at The Festival at Woodholme Shopping Center. Signage is up, and work is under way to renovate suite 146. The clinic is part of a chain—a network of phlebologists—treating vein disease, including vericose and spider veins. For more information, call 866-923-VEIN. Have you been waiting for this type of business to move in at the festival?
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Here are some of Patch's top Local Voices posts across Maryland this week.
Bevins Critical of Proposal to Tighten County Car Rules: Baltimore County Councilwoman Cathy Bevins said a colleague is only calling for the changes because he was questioned by a reporter for breaking a campaign promise not to take a county vehicle if elected. Sequestration to Have Serious Local Impact: Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young talks about what the impact of the sequestration's mandated federal budget cuts would be on city services. State of the River Address: The South River Report Card is discussed in this blog that details the health of one of the local waterways in Anne Arundel County. Anne Arundel 'School Hours Study' - Answers to the Questions: Blog reacts to a recent study as part of the ongoing …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Whether the weather is clear or not, roadwork, accidents and other obstacles could hamper your commute. We have a map for that.
Pikesville Patch's commute map is always available to check whether the route you're planning to take is clear, or fraught with delays. Check our commute map for traffic updates that may occur along your route.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
A woman has a gun put to her head and chest at Greenspring Shell station, and more.
Monday, February 25, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department's Pikesville Precinct. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, it does not indicate a conviction.
A student who boards at St. Timothy's School reported cash stolen from the desk drawer in her room. At 6 p.m. Feb. 15 she came into her room and noticed that the money was missing, and that the lock on the drawer had been unsecured, according to a Feb. 23 report by Baltimore County police. The high school is located at 8400 Greenspring Road in Stevenson.
There's a 100 percent chance the Baltimore metro area will get precipitation Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
UPDATE (11:39 a.m. Feb. 26) Expect a total of up to 1.25 inches of rain Tuesday for most of Baltimore metro area. Rain could begin falling this afternoon, leaving about .25 inches in the Baltimore Metro area. Wind gusts could be as high as 30 mph in the afternoon, and up to an additional 1 inch of rain is possible Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Temperatures Tuesday could get as high as the mid-40s, with the low around 40 degrees, the forecast states. Wednesday will begin as cloudy, as there's a chance of rain showers, according to the forecast. But there will be sunshine later, with highs in the mid-50s. The low Wednesday will be in the low 30s for the Lutherville and Hunt Valley areas, and the mid-30s …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The National Weather Service, forecasts less than one-half inch of precipitation Thursday.
Early morning rain and snow could amount to about one-half inch of precipitation Thursday. Through 1 a.m., there's a possibility of both rain and snow, according to the National Weather Service forecast for Pikesville. But between 1 and 4 p.m., snow is expected, it states. The high Wednesday is expected to be 41 degrees, with a low of 30 degrees, the forecast states. On Thursday, the high could reach 47 degrees, with a low of 34 degrees. There could be more rain Friday night.