Make Verletta White Permanent Balto. County School Superintendent

By AFRO Editorial Staff Verletta White and S. Dallas Dance are not the same person. While they both improperly failed to disclose side jobs with the Education Research & Development Institute while working for the Baltimore...
Verletta White has been named interim superintendent of Baltimore County’s Public School System. (Courtesy Photo)

Baltimore County’s Black Leaders Decry State’s Obstruction of Verletta White’s Permanent Appointment

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Baltimore County’s African-American leadership is responding to an unprecedented move by Maryland’s Secretary of Education to block the permanent appointment of Verletta White as Baltimore County superintendent. On May 2,...

Misconduct Allegations Continue to Dog BPD

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] More allegations of police misconduct are being aimed again at the beleaguered Baltimore Police Department (BPD). The latest charges are being leveled by Baltimore’s Civilian Review Board (CRB) in reference...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

County to Make Major Improvements at Intersection of Towsontown Boulevard and Osler Drive

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2016 CONTACT: Ellen Kobler 410-887-3835 (o), 410-365-2834 (c) [email protected] County to Make Major Improvements at Intersection of Towsontown Boulevard and Osler Drive - Upgrades to ease congestion near hospitals and Towson University Towson, MD – Baltimore...

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...

Young adult job services expanded in Baltimore County

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22, 2016 CONTACT:  Fronda Cohen 410-887-8032 (o) 410-967-6970 (c) [email protected] Job readiness training for young adults expands $1 million grant to CCBC will provide educational programming, employment services Towson, MD -- Jobs are out there for young adults who have...

Revised: Oregon Ridge Nature Center expands with new $190,000 nature pavilion

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2016 CONTACT:  Ellen Kobler 410-887-3835 (o), 410-365-2834 (c) [email protected] REVISED - - Oregon Ridge Nature Center expands with new $190,000 nature pavilion Towson, MD – Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz led a festive ribbon-cutting this morning...

Oregon Ridge Nature Center expands with new $190,000 nature pavilion

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2016 CONTACT:  Ellen Kobler 410-887-3835 (o), 410-365-2834 (c) [email protected] Oregon Ridge Nature Center expands with new $190,000 nature pavilion Towson, MD – Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz led a festive ribbon-cutting this morning of a new...

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